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Gretsch Guitars Root Series G9400 Broadkaster Deluxe Banjo 5-String Banjo

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With a sparkling good-time sound and feel the Gretsch G9400 Broadkaster Deluxe Banjo displays solid modern craftsmanship while authentically evoking the company's innovative banjo models of the early ... Read More

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With a sparkling good-time sound and feel the Gretsch G9400 Broadkaster Deluxe Banjo displays solid modern craftsmanship while authentically evoking the company's innovative banjo models of the early 20th century. It features a 1-piece flange for a more rapid note decay, with less sustain, that's ideal for notes played in rapid succession. It has a solid maple rim, which means less glue and more banjo tone. The G9400 also features a Bluegrass resonator to help increase the volume when soloing in a group. The mahogany neck has a rosewood fingerboard with deluxe inlays for beauty and precise fingering. This Broadkaster Deluxe Banjo is a splendid Southern surfeit of outstanding sound, performance and value for established artist, seasoned player and eager student alike.

Gretsch is proud to take players on a musical journey through nearly a century of great Gretsch history by introducing its Roots Collection of acoustic instruments. This exciting family of banjos, mandolins, resonator guitars, ukuleles and Rancher acoustic guitars feature classically authentic Gretsch designs that transport players to a bygone era well before the company made its acclaimed 1950s entry into the electric guitar world.

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  • Resonator "Bluegrass"
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Solid maple rim
  • 1-piece flange
  • Coated head
  • Includes gig bag
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Very nice


from Fort Myers, FL

Comments about Gretsch Guitars Root Series G9400 Broadkaster Deluxe Banjo:

So far, so good! I'm disappointed that it was made in China but this isn't typical Chinese garbage at all. All frets play the same and all strings resonate equally. Tried a Mitchell but some strings sustained, others didn't. The Gretsch is consistant. Had to tweak the bridge location a little and tighten the screen on one machine head a little but then it was great!!! I'm VERY happy with it! Added bonus is the inlay work on the back of the resonator - very pretty. Gretsch website says it comes with a truss rod wrench and head wrench but mine didn't. No biggie as it's set up well for now.

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