G9455 "Dixie Special" 5-String Open Back Banjo, Frailing Scoop, Rolled Brass Tone-Ring

SKU #2720040521
MSRP $799.00


Specs

Model Name G9455 "Dixie Special" 5-String Open Back Banjo, Frailing Scoop, Rolled Brass Tone-Ring  
Model Number 2720040521  
MSRP MSRP $799.00  
Series Gretsch® Roots Collection  
Color Amber
Build Folk & Bluegrass
Body Maple Plywood  
Body Shape Banjo
Rosette NA  
Body Back Open Back  
Body Sides Laminated Maple  
Neck Material Hard Maple  
Neck Finish Amber Maple Matte Finish  
Neck Shape Vintage Soft "U"  
Scale Length 26.4" (671 mm)  
Fingerboard Rosewood  
Number of Frets 18  
Nut Delrin®  
Nut Width 1.875" (47.6 mm)  
Position Inlays Pearloid  
Controls NA  
Bridge Maple/Ebony
Tuning Machines Geared Banjo Tuners with White Pearloid Buttons  
Pickguard None  
Orientation Right-Hand
Strings D'Addario® J61, Nickel, (.010-.023 Gauges)  
Included Accessories Optional: 099-6483-000 G2182 Gig Bag  

The middle child in the popular Gretsch® “Dixie” open-back banjo family, the all-new “Dixie Special” five-string banjo boasts features usually reserved for more expensive instruments. Fine features include a rolled brass tone ring and 24 tension brackets, 11” Remo® Renaissance head, rock maple neck, rosewood fingerboard with frailing scoop and vintage-style B&D inlays, 26 3/8” scale, vintage-style “No Knot”-type tailpiece, 1 3/16” nut, geared die-cast machine heads, Vega-style armrest and nickel-plated hardware.
Optional G2182 Dixie Banjo Gig Bag (#099-6483-000).

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