Gold Tone BC-350+ Bob Carlin Deluxe Model Openback Banjo

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Gold Tone BC-350+ Bob Carlin Deluxe Model Openback Banjo

All of the BC-350+’s features and dimensions are to Bob Carlin's specifications, including a 12” three-ply maple pot with an innovative dowel-stick/coordinator rod, a rolled brass tone ring, maple neck with scooped ebony fretboard, planetary-gear tuning machines, No Knot tailpiece, and "hot-dog" armrest.

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sku: GTBC350PLUS

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Gold plated hardware, fancy inlay, bound ebony headstock and fretboard, and a dark brown mahogany stain set this apart from the standard Bob Carlin BC-350. - Maple neck, 12" laminated maple rim, brass hoop tone ring, 26 brackets Remo Renaissance head, no-knot tailpiece, hotdog armrest, neck attaches with rim rod (inside dowel stick for traditional look), planetary-geared pegs, truss rod adjusts from peghead, ebony fretboard (~ 26 1/4" scale) is slightly wider at nut for left hand comfort (1 3/8") and scooped above the rim for easy playing over the neck. Fancy pearl inlay design on peghead & fretboard, pearl inlays on back of peghead and heel cap also.

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  • Neck: Maple with Scoop
  • Finish: Vintage Brown
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
  • Tuners: GT Master Planets
  • Inlay: Orpheum-Style
  • Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
  • Tone Ring: Rolled Brass
  • Rim: 12" 3-Ply Maple
  • Tension Hoop: Notched Brass
  • Binding: White ABS
  • Brackets: 26
  • Buttons: C-Style
  • Hardware: Gold Plated
  • Pickups: Optional
  • Tailpiece: No-Knot
  • Armrest: "Hot Dog"
  • Head: 12" HC Renaissance
  • Number of Frets: 18
  • Nut Width: 1-3/8" Bone
  • Scale Length: 26-3/16"
  • Weight: 6.5 lbs.
  • Tuning: GDGBD
  • Strings: .011, .024w, .016, .013, .011

Additional Information

Elderly warranty ONE YEAR
Manufacturer's warranty LIMITED LIFETIME
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