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The basic Grafton "Clipper" banjo is the intermediate model in the range that offers all the best features in banjo design at very affordable prices and now comes with a wider neck! - here is the specification for the "Clipper" resonator model:- 11" x 15mm thick maple rim with 24 brackets and a brass tone ring 22 fret truss-rodded neck with edge binding and hand-dressed fretting 2-point neck attachment with twin co-ordinator rods for extra stability Vintage style planetary tuners and a geared 5th string peg Solid armrest and good quality "New Kerschner" tailpiece Easily removable resonator Top grade strings & bridge Expertly set-up for optimum playability - and plain but very acceptable finish & cosmetics.
This is the convertible resonator version which can be played with or without the resonator (to allow for trying out a variety of styles). A resonator & flange model (purely for bluegrass and related styles) can be found further down this list - open-back versions will be found on the open-back list.
FREE with this banjo: 1 set of top-quality spare strings, a capo (for the 4 long strings) & a pair of fitted capo spikes (for the 5th string). All this adds up to the best intermediate banjo available in the UK at the moment - for sound, playability and stability, nothing else in this price bracket comes close .... (it's econimcal enough that many beginners could well afford it too!!
Built in the UK from imported parts. Get a great sounding banjo with all the design quality that you really need to get started on banjo.
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