Gold Tone AC-5 5 String Resonator Banjo review: specs & price

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5-String Banjo

The Gold Tone AC-5 5 String Resonator Banjo is a 5-String Banjo with a Dot fretboard inlays, Black ABS binding, 2-Fold adjustable tension rod, 0-Fret Zero...

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Description 7-String Openback Banjo with Pickup5Sstring Dojo Banjo with Pickup5-String Banjo5-String BanjoTenor Banjo4-String Concert Banjo5-String Open-Back Cripple Creek Clawhammer BanjoIrish 12" Tenor Banjo6-String BanjoBanjo Bass
NeckMapleMapleMapleMahoganyMaple, MahoganyMapleMapleMapleMapleMaple
FretboardSelected woodRosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)-RosewoodEbony (Diospyros Crassiflora Hiern)BlackwoodBlackwoodBlackwood-Blackwood
Nut width47.6 mm30.2 mm---34.9 mm (1.37")30.2 mm (1.19")31.7 mm42.85 mm4.76 cm
Scale648 mm670 mm-700 mm-394 mm (15.51")665 mm (26.18")495 mm-812 mm
Tone ring12" Brass----SteelBrassBrass--
Rim12" Maple---3-Ply violin-grade mapleMapleMapleMaple--
Tension hoopFlat bar---Deering brass notchedSteelFlat Bar---
PickupsSMP+--------SMP with adjustable volume
TailpieceTerminator---True Tone DeeringEZ-StringNo-Knot---
Head12" LC Renaissance----8" LC Smooth-12" HC Renaissance-14" Renaissance
TuningE-E-A-D-G-B-EG-D-G-B-D-----G-D-A-E--
ColourNaturalSunburst-Natural brown-Vintage brown satinVintage Brown MatteNaturalNatural-
BodyMapleMapleMapleMahoganyMaple RimMapleMapleMapleMapleMaple
Frets21222222191818172220
Incl. Case
Incl. Gigbag
Pickup
Bridge-Maple with ebony cap--Maple/Ebony-Maple with ebony cap---
Resonator-Biscuit--Maple in stained red mahogany, high-gloss-----
Number Of Srings-555445464
Finish--SatinNitrocellulose------
Fretboard inlays----Original Eagle-Dots & Star--Snowflakes
Machine heads----Banjo Planetary-Enclosed---
Armrest-------Vega Style-Hot Dog 14"

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Description

The Gold Tone AC-5 5 String Resonator Banjo is a 5-String Banjo with a Dot fretboard inlays, Black ABS binding, 2-Fold adjustable tension rod, 0-Fret Zero Glide, 22 Frets, 16 Clamping screws, Flat Bar Tyres, Closed mechanisms, Chrome hardware & Includes gigbag. The retail price is 341.23 £.

Specifications

NeckMaple
FiretboardBlackwood
RimComposite
Head11" Remo LC coated
ResonatorComposite
Scale665 mm
Nut width30.2 mm
NutBone
BridgeMaple, with ebony top layer
Adjustable tailpiece5 String Terminator
ArmrestChrome
TuningG-D-G-B-D
ColourMatte "Composite" black
Number Of Srings5
BodyComposite
Frets22
Incl. CaseNo
Incl. GigbagYes
PickupNo

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