Gold Tone CC-50RP Convertible 5-String Banjo

(Mahogany)  Sku #H94921000001000

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An upscale beginner's banjo with a hard maple neck and rim, and a whole host of other deluxe appointments.

Entry-level banjos must be designed for easy learning. The Cripple Creek 50 with Resonator and Planetary tuners (CC-50RP) is just that. They've taken their popular CC-50 model and added a full-walled resonator and geared planetary tuners to suit the beginning bluegrass banjo player. Features include a hard maple neck and rim, a convertible mahogany resonator, planetary tuners, a geared 5th string tuner, and a single coordinator rod, Straightline tailpiece, rosewood fingerboard, and a brass tone ring. With a complete setup at the Gold Tone Factory in Florida, the CC-50RP is the perfect model for the entry-level bluegrass banjo player.

The CC-50RP includes a light-duty gig bag for easy transport.

  • Hard maple neck and rim
  • Convertible mahogany resonator
  • Planetary tuners
  • Geared 5th string tuner
  • Single coordinator rod
  • Straightline tailpiece
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Brass tone ring

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CC-50RP Convertible 5-String Banjo Specifications:

  • Woods
    Neck: Maple
    Resonator: 13" Maple
    Fingerboard: Rosewood
    Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap; 5/8"

    Finishing Touches
    Wood Finish: Vintage Brown; Satin
    Fingerboard Inlay: Dot
    Neck Binding: Celluloid
    Body Binding: Celluloid

    Parts & Hardware

    Nut: Composite
    Tuners: Planetary Tuners
    Tailpiece: Straightline Tailpiece
    Flang:e No Flange / Convertible to Openback
    Tone Ring: Rolled Brass Tone Ring
    Strings: GDGBD - .010, .013, .016, .024w, .010
    Rim: Multi-Ply Plating Chrome
    Tension Hoop: Steel
    Arm Rest: "Gold Tone" Engraved


    Pickup: Optional SMP+


    Scale: 26-3/16"
    Weight: 6.5lb.
    Nut Width: 1-3/16"
    Frets: 22 Medium
    Total Length: 38-1/4"
    Head Size: 11" Remo Low Crown Frosted
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