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1926 Gibson TB3 5 string Banjo conversion with Pre War Gibson 40 Hole Tone Ring

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Gold Tone brings back the high-quality, low-priced beginner Bluegrass banjo!

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The Cripple Creek CC-50 is an entry-level banjo designed for easy learning, specifically designed to play effortlessly, sound great and be affordable.

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The Recording King Madison RK-R36 is for every banjo player looking for a high-quality, great-sounding instrument that won't break the bank.

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Winner of the "Best in Show" award at Summer NAMM 2018, these Little Gem Banjo Ukes feature a composite see-through plastic rim and resonator and are available in 4 "gem" colors (Diamond,Ā Amethyst,Ā Sapphire, andĀ Ruby)

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The "plus" in the OB-250+TP is the ultra-premium JLS #12 tone ring.

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"Pre-war" style, at a price anyone can afford, AND authentic tone and superb playability describe the OB-150.

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The CC-100R plus is a newbie player's dream come true.

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Left-handed Mastertoneā„¢ OT-800: Old Time Tubaphone-Style Banjo with Case The Old Tone OT-800 pays homage to one of the most sought-after banjos of the “classic” period (1890 to 1930) when the Boston School of banjo making was the highest expression of the art. The pot sports a pre-WW II-style Tubaphone tone ring, which adds pleasing [...]

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