Luminous chrome hardware, white body and neck binding, and intricate inlay work on the headstock and rosewood fingerboard make this banjo hotter than a 2-dollar pistol. Mahogany neck, maple body, and ... Click To Read More About This Product
Luminous chrome hardware, white body and neck binding, and intricate inlay work on the headstock and rosewood fingerboard make this banjo hotter than a 2-dollar pistol. Mahogany neck, maple body, and U.S. Remo head project a strong, clear sound. 26-1/4" scale. 1-1/4" nut width.
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My musical style is Bluegrass & Country and this banjo suits them just fine! I was very surprised with the sound of the Epiphone MB-250 when I first tried it. The MB-250 has the same quality sound as some of the other "high priced" banjos I have played, and is far superior to others in it's price bracket. For what I paid, you just can't beat it. I bought the banjo online from GuitarCenter.com It took only 5 days from the time I ordered it to the day it was delivered! The packing was pretty good, no damage from the shipping. There was no "pre-setup" done on the banjo at all. I had to do it myself, which wasn't hard and didn't take much time. The neck did have a slight bow in it so I adjusted the truss rod and that took care of it. I highly recommend this banjo, for the price I paid it's a quality instrument. If my banjo was ever lost or stolen I'd have no second thoughts about going out and buying the same banjo right away. I love every thing about this banjo, from the sound to the looks to the price I paid!
I've had mine for 5 years and still can't find any fault with it. In the springtime, on the back porch at the farm in West Virginia it sounds right at home. The neighbors (1/4 mile away) can hear it and have asked me to get it out more often than I do. Bang for buck? It's difficult to beat this banjo.
I currently play guitar, bass and Ukulele. I had always wanted to play the banjo because of the influences in my life. I tried a bunch of banjos at my local stores and I found a MB-250 in a local store which felt the best for my price range. They didn't have a banjo case to sell me, so I ordered it online with a case. I am very happy with the way the MB-250 plays and feels. I plan on it lasting me years of play.
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