Grafton "Clipper" #3 ½ banjos are another step in the range that offers all the best features in banjo design at very affordable prices - here is the specification for the "Clipper" #3.5 'White Lady' open back model:-11" x ¾" thick 3-ply rock maple rim with top quality nickel hardware; 24 brackets, notched tension ring and a 'White Lady tone ring; 18 fret truss-rodded diamond inlay neck with edge binding and hand-dressed fretting; Remo renaissance head (head type may vary); 2-point neck attachment with twin co-ordinator rods for extra stability; Vintage style planetary tuners and a geared 5th string peg; decretive solid armrest and good 'No-knot' tailpiece; Top grade strings & bridge; Expertly set-up for optimum playability - and plain but very acceptable finish & cosmetics.
FREE with this banjo:2 sets of top-quality spare strings, a capo (for the 4 long strings) & a pair of fitted capo spikes (for the 5th string) and a fitted heavy-duty banjo strap.
This is a great intermediate-/semi-professional grade of banjo - for sound, playability and stability, it knocks spots off other, significantly more expensive, versions of this type of banjo. Built in the UK from imported parts.
All Grafton Clipper #4 and #3.5 models feature hand turned and hand finished french polished rims that are produced here in our UK factory.
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