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Gold Tone BG-Mini

Bluegrass Mini Banjo

Product Code 69617

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Possibly the world's only child-sized fully functional bluegrass banjo, the BG-Mini shares many quality similarities to our most popular full size bluegrass banjo, the BG-250F. With a two-way adjustable truss rod, a bone nut, planetary tuners, a geared fifth string peg, and a complete setup at the Gold Tone Factory in Florida, this is a very playable novelty banjo. It has an 8" head stretched across a solid brass tone ring, and puts out a satisfactory tone and volume. Its scale length is 19-3/4 inches and tunes up to the key of C (CGCEG) with standard gauge strings, so when played in it's open position (no capo) it feels and sounds as if a capo is used at the fifth fret of a full size banjo.

If you are playing with others and need to tune to standard G (GDGBD), the string gauges may be changed to the following: .016, .034, .024, .019, .016.

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MPN: BG-Mini
UPC: 875116000219

  • Neck: Maple
  • Resonator: 10" Mahogany
  • Fingerboard Rosewood
  • Bridge: Maple w/ Ebony Cap; 5/8"
  • Wood Finish Vintage Brown
  • Fingerboard Inlay: Snowflake
  • Headstock Inlay: Snowflake
  • Neck Binding: Celluloid
  • Body Binding: Celluloid
  • Nut Bone: Tuners Planetary Tuners
  • Tailpiece: No Knot Tailpiece
  • Flange: One Piece Flat Flange
  • Tone Ring: Rolled Brass Tone Ring
  • Strings: CGCEG - .010, .013, .016, .024w, .010
  • Rim 8" Maple
  • Plating: Chrome
  • Tension Hoop: Steel
  • Arm Rest; Vega-style
  • Pickup: Optional SMP+
  • Case Options: HDBG TKL Hardshell Case
  • Scale: 19-3/4"
  • Weight: 5 lbs
  • Nut Width: 1-3/32"
  • Frets: 19 Medium
  • Total Length: 29 1/16"
  • Head Size: 8" HC Smooth

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