G9450 "Dixie" 5-String Open Back Banjo, Long Scale, Rolled Brass Tone-Ring

Model: 2720010521

Featuring a rolled brass tone ring, Grover® machine heads and a Remo® Renaissance head!

For authentic tone and appointments at an attractive price, look no further than this “good-time” banjo lineup from Gretsch®. These new/old banjos are true players styled after the innovative models of the early 20th century, exuding undeniably Gretsch vibe and attitude. The G9450 Dixie 5-String Open-back Banjo features a mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard with dot inlay, mahogany rim, 18 brackets, Grover Sta-Tite™ machine heads, geared fifth string machine, dual coordinating rods, "no-knot"-style tailpiece, chrome hardware, 27 1/2” scale, 1 3/16” nut, and matte finish.
Optional G2182 Dixie Banjo Gig Bag (#099-6483-000).


Model Name: G9450 "Dixie" 5-String Open Back Banjo, Long Scale, Rolled Brass Tone-Ring
Model Number: 2720010521
Series: Gretsch® Roots Collection
MSRP: $399.00
Color: Mahogany Stain


Body Shape: Banjo
Rosette: NA
Body Material: Mahogany
Body Finish: Matte Vintage Mahogany Stain


Neck Material: Mahogany
Neck Shape: Vintage "U"
Scale Length: 27.5" (699 mm)
Number of Frets: 22
String Nut: Plastic
Nut Width: 1.18" (30 mm)
Truss Rod Nut: Hex
Headstock: 1950's Gretsch® 2x2
Neck Finish: Matte Vintage Mahogany Stain
Position Inlays: Dot


Bridge: Maple/Ebony
Tuning Machines: Grover® Sta-Tite™ Die-Cast
Orientation: Right-Hand
Pickguard: None


Strings: D'Addario® J61, Nickel, (.010-.023 Gauges)
Unique Features: Mahogany Rim, Rolled Brass Tone Ring, Steel Tension Hoop, 11" Remo Renaissance Head, 18 Brackets, Armrest, No-Knot Style Tailpiece, Dual Coordinating Rods and Geared 5th String Tuner.
Included Accessories: Truss-Rod Wrench; Head Wrench
NOTICE REGARDING USE OF HISTORIC PATENT NUMBERS/MARKINGS: Some GRETSCH® products are intentional recreations or reissues of vintage guitars and guitar components, and may therefore incorporate markings or text associated with original patents that have since expired. Specific examples of such models include patent numbers on certain FILTER'TRON™ pickups and patent numbers on BIGSBY® tailpieces. Such markings are included only for the sake of historical accuracy, and are not intended to denote or imply live patents or ongoing patent protection.