Other than that this is basically perfect. The bridge is OK, 5/8 Crowe. Sign up to get the latest on sales, new releases and more …, © 2020 Banjo Ben's General Store. Includes Hardshell Case. Of course, this is not meant to be a substitute for playing the instrument yourself! The strings were medium j think so I replaced with pf 135s. This also includes an original Gold Tone hardshell case. This has nice (string height) action which is fully adjustable and correct intonation. Price Paid: UK £ (Pounds sterling ) I don't know anything about Gold Tone's quality control, but if production models are as good as this proto type it would seem like a great deal. Store stock availability may not be up to date and may be “open box” inventory. with great attention to every detail, Gold Tone was able to rebirth this classic banjo. In late 2018, CALL TODAY 404-372-5482. The no hole tone-ring, 3 ply pre-war style rim, and gorgeous mahogany neck are a unique combination which results in tone and power that is very rare to find in this price range, or any price range for that matter.
It’s not often that we pick up an instrument which inspires us to play, that’s genuinely hard to put down, and makes us better musicians. up the sustain. Find a Teacher Take your playing to the next level with the help of a local or online banjo teacher. The neck plays great and with a 1.25 nut it's wider than my pre war necks and easier to play with great string separation. Remo frosted head. We didn’t want to lessen the quality so we opted for a nice quality ebony fingerboard instead. 1999 Gibson Earl Scruggs Standard 5 string Banjo w Keith Tuners, 1999 Gibson Earl Scruggs Standard 5 string Banjo w Keith Tuners. Phone your preferred store Store to confirm availability and condition. can optionally be ordered with capo spikes, pickup, Zero Glide upgraded nut, or as The rest of the construction is beautiful too.
In my view it sounds a fair bit stronger than rk 36/36 and modern gold stars. The hardware looks fantastic.
The neck and reso have a nice, smooth cm varnished finish which may be nitro or ploy, I don't know which. Gold Tone Twanger 5 string Banjo. Replica of JD Crowe's original RB-3 ("Banger"). "I bought a Golt Tone OB-3 "Twanger" from Banjo Ben's general store in July. The only blemish at all is a couple of very light scratches on the surface of the finish on the back of the resonator. The tailpiece is a presto copy with small screws holding the tailpiece cover. See our vintage Gibson inventory, plus new banjos from Prucha, OME, Williams and more. The setup from factory was poor in that the lugs were not wound in and the resonator does not sit quite round but OK. What makes this banjo truly unique is its "No Hole" tone ring, which really tightens up the sustain. There is white binding on each side of the neck and resonator and the headstock has inlay work as well. I have played banjo as a hobbist, serious amature and professional musician for 50 years.
Wayne at Goldtone was very responsive and helpful. players of all time, JD Crowe's original RB-3 ("Banger"). The first shipment of these exquisite banjos are exclusive to the Banjo Ben General Store, and will be limited to only 36 pieces!
Its a newer sound than my 2 prewar, a tone hoop tb1 29 and a 27 pyramid which are both great, neither are full flat heads so it's not like gor like. Each one will be personally and professionally setup and include a free premium bridge upgrade as well as 5th string spikes installed and free shipping!
Each one will be numbered and have a special label on the inside of the rim signed by Banjo Ben, Robby Boone, and Jake Stogdill upon inspection and approval! I just wanted to let you know that the OB-3 is about the best banjo I've ever owned. Tom Lee Music has proudly been supporting music making within the Greater Vancouver and Vancouver Island communities since 1969. The rest of the construction is beautiful too. Sounds great, especially for $1600.
One or two finish checks and a finish problem on the rim and reso but not to bad. Includes an archtop hardshell case, lifetime transferrable warranty, and can optionally be ordered with capo spikes, pickup, Zero Glide upgraded nut, or as a left-handed model. Another Metacake Creation. We provide the very best in musical instruments, equipment, services, and education. Gold Tone Twanger 5 string Banjo with original Gold Tone Hardshell Case EARN CASH We … "I bought a Golt Tone OB-3 "Twanger" from Banjo Ben's general store in July. The notes just sing out with very little effort required, and the attack is sharp and crisp while the tone is as deep as a well. The no hole tone-ring, 3 ply pre-war style rim, and gorgeous mahogany neck are a unique combination which results in tone and power that is very rare to find in this price range, or any price range for that matter.
This has been inspected and set up at the Banjo [...], Pre War Gibson TB11 4 string Tenor Banjo PERFECT CONVERSION PROJECT, Pre War Gibson TB11 4 string Tenor Banjo. This has been inspected and set up at the Banjo Warehouse in Atlanta Georgia.
GOLD TONE OB-3 Mastertone Orange Blossom Twanger Pre-war Resonator Banjo With Case. Batch #4 has sold out. What makes this banjo truly unique is its "No Hole" tone ring, which really tightens