Grafton "Clipper #4" banjos are the next step in the Grafton range - a range that offers all the best features in banjo design at affordable prices.
Here is the specification for the "Clipper #4 Tubaphone" open back shortscale tenor model:-
11" x 5/8" thick 3-ply maple rim with a bracket band, 24 brackets and a "Tubaphone" tone ring; 17 fret maple neck with a double-action truss rod, comfortable edge binding and hand-dressed fretting in a stained rosewood fingerboard; 2-point neck attachment with twin co-ordinator rods for extra stability; vintage style planetary tuners; solid armrest and good quality heavy-duty "Cast Presto" tailpiece; top grade strings & bridge and expertly set-up for optimum playability. The cosmetics are quite plain but very acceptable - the finish is nicely done.
All this adds up to a great intermediate-/professional-grade banjo. It's built here in our workshops in the UK and is available from stock. Both "bolt-on convertible" resonator and fixed "resonator & flange" models are available to order.
For sound, playability and stability, nothing else in this price bracket comes close ....
Built in the UK from imported parts.Get a great sounding banjo with all the design quality, playability, durability & tone that you really need - get the new Clipper #4 Tubaphone!
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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