Grafton Clipper #4 "Tubaphone" old-time open-back 5-string banjo with cutaway, 3-ply rim and bracket band - 745.00

Grafton Clipper #4
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The "Clipper #4" banjos are the next step up the "Grafton" range; all the best features in banjo design at affordable prices


Here is the specification for the "Clipper #4 Tubaphone" open back model:- 11" x 15mm thick 3-ply maple rim with 24 brackets fitted to a bracket band and a "Tubaphone" tone ring; 18 fret truss-rodded neck with edge binding and hand-dressed fretting + frailer's scoop where the top 4 frets would normally be; 2-point neck attachment with twin co-ordinator rods for extra stability; Vintage style planetary tuners and a geared 5th string peg; Renaissance head; Solid armrest and good quality "No-Knot" tailpiece; Top grade strings & bridge.Expertly set-up for optimum playability - and plain but very acceptable finish & cosmetics.All this adds up to a really nice "old-time" banjo suitable for any grade of player - at a very competitive price.


We believe that it's the best "old-time" banjo available in the UK at the moment at anything like this kind of price point. For sound quality, 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 that you really need - but at much the same price as many other brands that have few (or none) of these features.


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.


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).


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