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    A re-creation of Bela's customized Mastertone that Bela himself is excited to play.  The Gold Tone OB-Bela Bela Fleck Bluegrass Heart banjo features a no-hole tone ring on a maple pot. The  heftier, wider mahogany neck provides extra mass and contributes to a deeper, fuller tone.  The fingerboard is radiused for comfort and Rickard tuning pegs have a precise 10:1 gear ratio. Get ready to explore new tonal possibilities.
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Model: GTOB-BELA  OB-Bela Banjo & Case
  • Neck: Mahogany – custom shape
  • Truss Rod: 2-way Adjustable
  • Fingerboard: Ebony, Radiused
  • Nut: 1-3/8” 
  • Scale Length: 26-1/4”
  • Inlay: “Flying Heart”  (Flying Eagle with red heart on peghead)
  • Number of Frets:  22
  • Tuners: Rickard Cyclone 10:1 Ratio, black buttons
  • Rim: 11”, 3-ply Canadian Maple
  • Tone Ring: 11” Flat Top, No Hole, Bell Bronze
  • Tension Hoop: 11” Notched
  • Brackets: 24
  • Armrest: Little Mountain Style, wooden
  • Tailpiece: Prucha Presto
  • Head: 11” Remo High Crown Black Suede, as used by Bela Fleck
  • Bridge: Maple with Ebony cap, 7/8” 
  • Hardware: Nickel Plated
  • Resonator: Mahogany with Concentric Rings
  • Finish: Satin
  • Strings: .010, .022, .013, .011, .010 
  • Tuning Standard GDGBD
  • Case/Gigbag: Hardshell Case
  • Weight:  11.5 lbs

Gold Tone OB-Bela Bela Fleck Bluegrass Heart Banjo & Case

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Limited Warranty Included

SKU: GTOB-BELA

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$3,699.99 USD
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$3,699.99 USD
A re-creation of Bela's customized Mastertone that Bela himself is excited to play.  The Gold Tone OB-Bela Bela Fleck Bluegrass Heart banjo features a no-hole tone ring on a maple pot. The  heftier, wider mahogany neck provides extra mass and contributes to a deeper, fuller tone.  The fingerboard is radiused for comfort and Rickard tuning pegs have a precise 10:1 gear ratio. Get ready to explore new tonal possibilities.
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More Details

Model: GTOB-BELA  OB-Bela Banjo & Case
  • Neck: Mahogany – custom shape
  • Truss Rod: 2-way Adjustable
  • Fingerboard: Ebony, Radiused
  • Nut: 1-3/8” 
  • Scale Length: 26-1/4”
  • Inlay: “Flying Heart”  (Flying Eagle with red heart on peghead)
  • Number of Frets:  22
  • Tuners: Rickard Cyclone 10:1 Ratio, black buttons
  • Rim: 11”, 3-ply Canadian Maple
  • Tone Ring: 11” Flat Top, No Hole, Bell Bronze
  • Tension Hoop: 11” Notched
  • Brackets: 24
  • Armrest: Little Mountain Style, wooden
  • Tailpiece: Prucha Presto
  • Head: 11” Remo High Crown Black Suede, as used by Bela Fleck
  • Bridge: Maple with Ebony cap, 7/8” 
  • Hardware: Nickel Plated
  • Resonator: Mahogany with Concentric Rings
  • Finish: Satin
  • Strings: .010, .022, .013, .011, .010 
  • Tuning Standard GDGBD
  • Case/Gigbag: Hardshell Case
  • Weight:  11.5 lbs