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.
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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