Gold Tone BG-250F

Gold Tone BG-250F
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  • Brand: Gold Tone
  • Product Code: BG250F
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $1,072.00
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The BG-250F is the first professional 5 string banjo in our line. It is a vintage replica of the most famous banjo ever played in bluegrass music. All its parts are accurate reproductions of the original. In addition, we have added a maple neck to brighten the tone compared to the original mahogany necks and added a straightline tailpiece to provide extra downward pressure on the bridge creating even more volume. Features also include a bound rosewood fingerboard, a die cast one piece flange and 14” bound mahogany resonator, the new GT Master planetary tuners, a 3-ply Canadian maple rim, flat-top 20-hole bell brass tone ring, and a complete setup here at the Gold Tone Factory in Florida. For a no frills, straight ahead bluegrass banjo, the BG-250F cannot be beat for quality and tone.

Woods
NeckMaple Resonator14" Mahogany
FingerboardRosewood BridgeMaple w/ Ebony Cap; 5/8"
Finishing Touches
Wood FinishVintage Brown Fingerboard InlaySnowflake
Neck BindingCelluloid Body BindingCelluloid
Parts & Hardware
NutBone TunersGT Master Planetary Tuners
TailpieceStraightline Tailpiece FlangeOne Piece Die Cast Zinc
Tone RingBell Brass Tone Ring StringsGDGBD - .010, .013, .016, .024w, .010
Rim3-Ply Canadian Maple PlatingChrome
Tension HoopBrass; Notched Arm Rest"Gold Tone" Engraved
Electronics
PickupOptional SMP+
Other Features & Options
Case OptionsHD16 Hardshell Case; HPB Heavily Padded Gigbag Other OptionsLefty / Capo Spikes / Wide Neck Option (BG-250FW)
Dimensions
Scale26-3/16" Weight13 lbs
Nut Width1-3/16" Frets22 Medium
Total Length38-3/8" Head Size11" Remo High Crown Frosted
Suggested Retail Price: $1,349.00

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