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).
|Model Name:||G9455 "Dixie Special" 5-String Open Back Banjo, Frailing Scoop, Rolled Brass Tone-Ring|
|Body Material:||Maple Plywood|
|Body Finish:||Amber Maple Matte Finish|
|Neck Material:||Hard Maple|
|Neck Shape:||Vintage Soft "U"|
|Scale Length:||26.4" (671 mm)|
|Number of Frets:||18|
|Nut Width:||1.875" (47.6 mm)|
|Neck Finish:||Amber Maple Matte Finish|
|Tuning Machines:||Geared Planetary|
|Strings:||D'Addario® J61, Nickel, (.010-.023 Gauges)|
|Unique Features:||Rolled brass tone ring; frailing scoop at 18th fret; 24 brackets; dual coordinator rods; vintage No-Knot style tailpiece; 11" REMO Renaissance head; vintage B&D fingerboard inlays; Vega-style armrest; geared 5th string tuner.|
*Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (United States). MSRP is for reference purposes only; consult your local Authorized FMIC Dealer for pricing. Pricing outside the United States may vary due to each country's tax schedule, tariffs, import/shipping charges, and duties imposed by customs.