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Gold Tone BG-250FW Bluegrass Banjo with Flange and Wide Neck  Vintage Brown 

(Vintage Brown)  Sku #L52174000001000

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Lefty banjo with wider spacing.

The BG-250FW is Gold-Tone's value-priced, fully professional-spec bluegrass banjo; its equipment list reads like a pre-war collector banjo, but its price is within reach of any player searching for a keeper banjo. Featuring Gold Tone's bell-brass tone ring and die-cast brass one-piece flange, the BG-250FW has a bound rosewood fretboard (with tasteful snowflake inlays), a maple neck with GT Master planetary tuning machines, and a hard-rock maple rim for brighter tone. The straight-line tailpiece provides equal down-pressure for all strings for more balanced playing response. This is the left-handed version.

The BG-250FW is identical to Gold Tone's BG-250F in every way except that the fretboard width at the nut is increased to 1" and 5/16". This extra 1/8" width is great for players with larger fingers and also appeals to those pickers that play a lot of single-string (Reno, jazz or Celtic) style banjo.

FEATURES
  • Gold Tone Planetary tuners
  • 3-ply Canadian maple rim
  • Bell brass tone ring
  • One-piece cast flange
  • White ABS binding
  • Two-way adjustable truss rod
  • Tuning: GDGBD

Pro spec lefty banjo at a manageable price.

 

BG-250FW Bluegrass Banjo with Flange and Wide Neck Specifications:

  • Neck: Maple
    Finish: Vintage Brown
    Fingerboard: Select Wood
    Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
    Tuners: GT Master Planets
    Inlay: Snowflake
    Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
    Tone Ring: Bell Brass
    Rim: 3-Ply Canadian Maple
    Tension Hoop: Notched Brass
    Flange: One Piece Cast
    Binding: White ABS
    Brackets: 24
    Buttons: C-Style
    Hardware: Chrome Plated
    Pickups: Optional
    Tailpiece: 5-String Straightline
    Resonator: 13" Mahogany
    Armrest: Gold Tone Engraved
    Head: 11" HC Frosted
    Number of Frets: 22
    Nut Width: 1-5/16" Bone
    Scale Length: 26-3/16"
    Weight: 13.5 lbs.
    Tuning: GDGBD
    Strings: .011 .013 .016 .024w .011
    Option 1: SMP+ Pickup
    Option 2: Fishman Rare Earth Pickup
    Hard Case: HD16 (Optional)
    Bag: HPB (Optional)
    Left-Handed Available: Yes
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