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Gold Tone Octajo Octave Mandolin Banjo

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The Octajo is a double-course tenor banjo tuned an octave below the mandolin. Featuring a 12” rim with bronze tone ring and an octave mandolin neck, the Octajo can be strung with either metal or nylon strings for a choice of dramatically contrasting tonal characteristics.The Octajo fills a niche in a time when the octave mandolin is gaining popular...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

The Octajo is a double-course tenor banjo tuned an octave below the mandolin. Featuring a 12” rim with bronze tone ring and an octave mandolin neck, the Octajo can be strung with either metal or nylon strings for a choice of dramatically contrasting tonal characteristics.

The Octajo fills a niche in a time when the octave mandolin is gaining popularity. It opens a new tonal spectrum in the banjo and mandolin families of instruments. The Octajo is Gold Tone’s folkternative Octave Mandolin Banjo with a huge voice that will find its way into all kinds of music.

Features

Tonewoods
  • Neck: Maple
  • Resonator: 14" maple
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Bridge: Maple with ebony cap; 5/8"
  • Rim: 3-ply Canadian maple
Appointments
  • Wood Finish: Vintage Mahogany
  • Fingerboard Inlay: Snowflake
  • Neck Binding: White ABS
Hardware
  • Nut: Bone
  • Tuners: Die-Cast with metal buttons
  • Tone Ring: Rolled Brass
  • Plating: Chrome
  • Arm Rest: "Hot Dog" Armrest
  • Strings: GDAE - (Doubled) - .050w, .035w, .024w, .016,
  • Flange: N/A
  • Tailpiece: No Knot
  • Tension Hoop: Flat Bar
Pro Coverage
Manufacturer's Warranty
30 day warranty on tubes. One year warranty on all amps.


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