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A higher-grade entry-level/intermediate model built in the UK from Saga components. It has a heavy 11” cast aluminium alloy rim with an integral tone ring & good quality metalwork - 24 brackets, an armrest and a 'Clamshell' tailpiece (tailpiece may vary due to stock). The plating is excellent. Fitted with a new Remo 'Fiberskyn' head. The truss rodded mahogany neck is quite slim with a rosewood fingerboard and pearl dot fret inlays. Two-point neck fixing with twin co-ordinator rods for extra stability. The scale length is 26 ½” with 22 frets. Modern banjo fretting. The action is set-up low but is adjustable as required. Fitted with planetary banjo tuners and a geared 5th string peg. Standard cream plastic bound convex “Gibson” style resonator with 2-piece flange and 4-point fixings. The neck is finished in clear gloss lacquer.
FREE with this banjo; Pod gigbag, Banjo Rookie DVD, chromatic tuner, 1 sets of top-quality spare strings, a capo (for the 4 long strings) & a pair of fitted capo spikes (for the 5th string).
This banjo produces a very good tone from its well-designed rim and is suitable for any open chord tuning. A good banjo for a beginner or improver in bluegrass style.