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5-String Banjo with Closed Back, Mahogany Resonator, 24 Brackets & Geared 5th Tuner

Brand: Ashthorpe

$164.99

5-String, Right Handed
5-String, Left Handed
  • Traditional style: This 5-string banjo is perfect for any style of play with its guitar-style headstock and neck combined with a tambourine shaped body. Whether you’re playing mellow country tunes, folk, bluegrass, clawhammer-style, even rock, you’ll get a great response and sound from this banjo.
  • Remo head: This banjo kit is flawlessly designed with a Remo head, made by the world-renown Remo drum company. The crisp white, frosted head delivers bright sound and clarity. The head is secured with 24 chrome-plated brackets and resting on the Remo head is a beautiful 5/8" maple/ebony bridge for superior string vibration transfer.
  • High-quality craftsmanship: Ashthorpe's banjo features a mahogany neck and purpleheart fretboard with finely manicured, smooth seated frets. The body is crafted from mahogany with a high-gloss finish. The closed-back resonator can be easily removed, allowing this banjo to be played open back. Designed with a 5-ply maple and mahogany shell, a 5-ply maple rim, 15:1 ratio geared tuners with high-quality tuning pegs, an adjustable hinged tailpiece, and chrome-plated armrest.
  • Geared 5th tuner and adjustable truss rod: This 5-string banjo also includes a geared 5th string tuner, typically found on more expensive banjos. The geared 5th tuner is an upgrade over the common friction tuner, providing more accurate tuning and less slippage. The adjustable truss rod allows you to adjust the neck, ensuring it remains straight.
  • Banjo bundle kit includes: This banjo is safely stored inside a 15mm premium fabric padded “gig bag” guitar case with pocket, carry handle, and shoulder strap. Extra strings, a polishing cloth, and three celluloid picks are also included.

This 5-string banjo from Ashthorpe is perfect for all player levels, from beginner to advanced. This banjo includes several high-end features. It's a traditional-style banjo with a mahogany resonator (perfect for bluegrass and other playing styles) that helps to push the sound forward, providing a louder, brighter tone. The resonator is also easily removed using the thumbscrews, allowing the banjo to be played open back. The convenience of the two styles of banjo meets the expectations of seasoned players. Ashthorpe's banjo also includes a premium frosted Remo drumhead with a 5/8" maple/ebony bridge and 24 chrome-plated brackets securing the head. The geared 5th string tuner side peg provides less slippage and more accurate tuning. An adjustable truss rod allows you to keep the neck straight and adjust the strings when the action is too low or too high. Impeccably designed, this mahogany banjo, with an exquisite high-gloss finish, features pre-strung strings, 5-ply maple and mahogany shell, a 5-ply maple rim, 15:1 ratio geared tuners with high-quality tuning pegs, an adjustable hinged tailpiece, purpleheart fretboard, and a chrome-plated armrest. Includes: Ashthorpe Banjo, 15mm Premium Padded Gig Bag, Extra Set of Strings, Polishing Cloth, (3) Celluloid Picks

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Customer Reviews

Based on 29 reviews
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Carol Ross

Yes the five string banjo was everything you said it would be. Very satisfied with it and the time that it took to get here.

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Nicole Shaffery
Great quality!

This banjo is great for beginners, as it is reasonably priced but still sounds amazing!!

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Gavin

Solid construction for its price. Great for beginners!

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Randall A Davis
Quality

Once I bought a tuner and picks it’s been an adventure. The banjo tuned real easy and the sound is awesome!!! 👍👍

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Tammy

Good value for a solid 5-string banjo.

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Jacqueline Delgado
Beautiful Banjo

We bought this banjo for our son for Christmas who was very interested in learning to play the banjo and when we received it, we were all beyond thrilled. This banjo is absolutely beautiful and the case was very well made. The banjo is the perfect beginner banjo and my son has been enjoying it ever since he received it. The delivery was extremely fast and came well packaged. Thank you so much!

Customer Reviews

Based on 29 reviews
97%
(28)
3%
(1)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
C
Carol Ross

Yes the five string banjo was everything you said it would be. Very satisfied with it and the time that it took to get here.

N
Nicole Shaffery
Great quality!

This banjo is great for beginners, as it is reasonably priced but still sounds amazing!!

G
Gavin

Solid construction for its price. Great for beginners!

R
Randall A Davis
Quality

Once I bought a tuner and picks it’s been an adventure. The banjo tuned real easy and the sound is awesome!!! 👍👍

T
Tammy

Good value for a solid 5-string banjo.

J
Jacqueline Delgado
Beautiful Banjo

We bought this banjo for our son for Christmas who was very interested in learning to play the banjo and when we received it, we were all beyond thrilled. This banjo is absolutely beautiful and the case was very well made. The banjo is the perfect beginner banjo and my son has been enjoying it ever since he received it. The delivery was extremely fast and came well packaged. Thank you so much!

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5-String Banjo with Closed Back, Mahogany Resonator, 24 Brackets & Geared 5th Tuner

5-String Banjo with Closed Back, Mahogany Resonator, 24 Brackets & Geared 5th Tuner

$164.99
5-String, Right Handed
5-String, Left Handed
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