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      Washburn B9 Banjo (502039)
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With clear, percussive tone this banjo is an amazing value.

For those looking to hone their bluegrass, country, or Dixieland chops, Washburn has released an affordable 5-string banjo with remarkable playability and limitless application.

Some of the standout features of this perfect beginner's banjo include a raised cast-aluminum tone ring, a bound rosewood fingerboard, a Remo head, and an adjustable tension tailpiece. With Washburn's craftsmanship and surprising affordability, this banjo is priced to fly out the door and into the nearest jam session. Case sold separately.

Washburn B9 Banjo Features:

  • 5-String
    Cast-aluminum tone ring
    Flat head construction
    Chrome standard tailpiece
    Remo head
    Maple base with rosewood tip bridge
    Stained light-brown/buffed gloss neck
    Mahogany resonator
    30 tension brackets
    Chrome hardware
    Closed chrome-covered tuning machines
    Rosewood fingerboard
    Case sold separately




Washburn B9 Banjo

One year warranty on electronic controls.
Nontransferable limited lifetime warranty.
Warranty terms vary. Check with manufacturer for specific product warranty.

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  • Does the job!...a great one

    As reviewed by Khit on 4/6/2011

    This banjo is affordable and perfect for any beginner. I love learning how to play string instruments and learning how to play banjo has been my latest project. I cant seem to put this down. In my opinion, you get more than you pay for with this purchase!

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful.
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  • Nice entry level banjo

    As reviewed by Patrick Haley on 1/6/2014

    A friend bought this instrument for her son, who has never played banjo. I was asked to set it up and get it in playing condition. It went together fairly easily, if you have an idea about how to set up stringed instruments. It would have been nice to have some simple directions (there were none) for placing the bridge, setting intonation, tuning etc. A total newbie would have no idea, given what was (or should I say wasn't) in the box. That said, within 20 minutes it was together, tuned and playable. Strings were still stretching, but that's to be expected. Tuning mechanisms, hardware, wood finish were all great. Head was tight...I didn't need to adjust it. Overall a nice entry level banjo.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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  • Just beginning!

    As reviewed by Zach on 9/6/2011

    Just started and am teaching self to play. This banjo with resonator gets plenty of volume. I am very happy with this purchase. Cannot believe this is a beginner banjo. Definetley get what you pay for and then some. Would recommend this banjo to all. Came assembled other than the bridge which my local Guitar center was more than happy to help place it for me. Very friendly buisness overall. Thanks!

    10 of 11 people found this review helpful.
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