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Gold Tone BG-250FW Bluegrass Banjo with Flange and Wide Neck Vintage Brown

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1500000271265   POS #:115401341
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The BG-250FW is Gold-Tone's value-priced, fully professional-spec bluegrass banjo; its equipment list reads like a pre-war collector banjo, but its price is within reach of any player searching for a keeper banjo. Featuring Gold Tone's bell-brass tone ring and die-cast brass one-piece flange, the BG-250FW has a bound rosewood fretboard (with tastef...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Price: $1,165.50
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Overview

The BG-250FW is Gold-Tone's value-priced, fully professional-spec bluegrass banjo; its equipment list reads like a pre-war collector banjo, but its price is within reach of any player searching for a keeper banjo. Featuring Gold Tone's bell-brass tone ring and die-cast brass one-piece flange, the BG-250FW has a bound rosewood fretboard (with tasteful snowflake inlays), a maple neck with GT Master planetary tuning machines, and a hard-rock maple rim for brighter tone. The straight-line tailpiece provides equal down-pressure for all strings for more balanced playing response. This is the left-handed version.

The BG-250FW is identical to Gold Tone's BG-250F in every way except that the fretboard width at the nut is increased to 1" and 5/16". This extra 1/8" width is great for players with larger fingers and also appeals to those pickers that play a lot of single-string (Reno, jazz or Celtic) style banjo.

Features

  • Gold Tone Planetary tuners
  • 3-ply Canadian maple rim
  • Bell brass tone ring
  • One-piece cast flange
  • White ABS binding
  • Two-way adjustable truss rod
  • Tuning: GDGBD
Specifications
  • Neck: Maple
    Finish: Vintage Brown
    Fingerboard: Select Wood
    Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
    Tuners: GT Master Planets
    Inlay: Snowflake
    Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
    Tone Ring: Bell Brass
    Rim: 3-Ply Canadian Maple
    Tension Hoop: Notched Brass
    Flange: One Piece Cast
    Binding: White ABS
    Brackets: 24
    Buttons: C-Style
    Hardware: Chrome Plated
    Pickups: Optional
    Tailpiece: 5-String Straightline
    Resonator: 13" Mahogany
    Armrest: Gold Tone Engraved
    Head: 11" HC Frosted
    Number of Frets: 22
    Nut Width: 1-5/16" Bone
    Scale Length: 26-3/16"
    Weight: 13.5 lbs.
    Tuning: GDGBD
    Strings: .011 .013 .016 .024w .011
    Option 1: SMP+ Pickup
    Option 2: Fishman Rare Earth Pickup
    Hard Case: HD16 (Optional)
    Bag: HPB (Optional)
    Left-Handed Available: Yes
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