The R&D work is complete and this brand new model is ready for sale! Based on a 20 inch baritone ukulele scale length and tuning. This banjo carries a (baritone banjolele) dgbe tuning similar to a standard guitars highest pitched four strings in order making it in essence a Guitar-Banjo Hybrid. Although, it has a specialized re-entrant tuning (having the d string one octave higher) giving it a truer banjo sound and playability. Clawhammer style as well as 3 finger banjo rolls sound amazing this way. If you know chords or scales on a guitar or baritone ukulele, you already know them on this banjo making it much easier to learn as well. It's been designed to be a guitar or baritone ukulele players natural extension into the banjo world. Thereby enabling you as an artist with a completely new tonal palette to create from and one that is very different from traditional 6 string guitar banjo hybrids.
Custom 10" solid walnut precision block guitar banjo hybrid rim.
Matching walnut neck with dual integrated carbon fiber reinforcements.
Beautiful ebony fingerboard with understated player side position markers.
Matching walnut peghead overlay
Unique scaloped fingerboard frailing scoop that gives a vintage look/feel
Remo fiberskyn head continues the vintage look and adds a warm pleasing tone that works well with the walnut
Gotoh planetary banjo tuners
Heavy duty brushed stainless steel tension hoop
High quality rim hardware that is all made in the USA/Canada
Fluorocarbon baritone banjolele string set for re-entrant dgbe tuning.
Durable yet supple and smooth hand rubbed oil finish.
This is really a nice instrument that plays beautifully! It has a warm, clear and mellow old time banjo tone with great sustain, projection and clarity. It has a 1 1/4" nut width and a very comfortable neck shape suitable for most hands. It is the perfect setup for both strummers and pickers alike. Especially suited for those who appreciate the style, aesthetics and sound of the traditional old time banjos of the past. The fluorocarbon strings combined with the synthetic skin head give you the tone of the traditional gut strings and calf skin head but with modern stability characteristics. If you have been shopping for a unique, custom, luthier built, baritone banjolele or guitar banjo hybrid, that is different from the rest, you've found it! This was an artist inspired custom build and there is not another one just like it. Outstanding quality for the price too! These represent the best baritone banjoleles for sale anywhere.
*Gig bag included*
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$1,700.00 Regular Price
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