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Epiphone MB-100 5-String Banjo

With no resonator, it's light yet the tone is perfect for impromptu "acoustic jams".


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MSRP: Old Price $382.00 Discounted Price $229.00 Save : $153.00 (40%)
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MSRP: Old Price $382.00 Discounted Price $229.00 Save : $153.00 (40%)
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The Epiphone MB-100 open back 5-string banjo is the perfect traveling banjo and an ideal first instrument for players interested in bluegrass and stringband music. Open back banjos are appreciated for being lightweight (easy on the shoulder!) and for their unique, mellow tone. Epiphone’s founder Epi Stathopoulo’s first patent was for a banjo and Epiphone has always been at the forefront of banjo design, setting trends, and leading the industry in making affordable quality instruments.

The Epiphone MB-100 features a mahogany body with a classic Remo banjo head. The 26.25” traditional mahogany neck has a rosewood dot fingerboard for easy playing and a full and balanced tone. The MB-100 has a Natural color finish just like Epi’s vintage banjos! Vintage banjos suffer from the wear and tear of a century of playing and the hardware often shows the most wear. Epiphone’s nickel tuners are designed at Epiphone in Nashville, TN and provide solid tuning and reliability. Case not included.


  • Body: Mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Scale: 26.25”
  • Nut width: 1.25”
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood with dot inlay
  • Top: Remo head
  • Machine Heads: Premium nickel with white buttons
  • Case: Not Included

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This is a beautiful instrument with rich and bright tone from a light and comfortable body. I had to look up some videos in order to set up the bridge properly, but it wasn't difficult and was a good way to get acquainted with this Epiphone.



I would recommend it as good value for the money.


Good beginner banjo. Frets are a little rough.



Nice Banjo


Nice banjo for the discounted black Friday price.No complaints so far....gotta get a case for it.



Inexpeirenced but loving it


Learning to play on this. So far its going great




I would buy this product again.


Great open-back banjo. Great sound and action.


Batpn Rouge, LA


Good starter.


Theres only two things Ive found not up to par with this banjo- playing down the neck will leave notes vary sharp and the neck to pot weight makes playing a little difficult at times. Overall its great for a beginner but as your ear and playing improve you will want a better instrument.




MB-100 5-String Banjo

4.3 6


Series Bluegrass
Other Features Genuine Remo Head
Model MB-100
Warranty Info:

MB-100 5-String Banjo

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts and labor for the lifetime of the product. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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