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Gold Tone GT-500 Banjitar 6-String Acoustic-Electric Banjo

A 6-string banjo designed by guitar players for guitar players: the Gold Tone GT-500 Banjitar.


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MSRP: Old Price $1,112.00 Discounted Price $834.00 Save : $278.00 (25%)
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MSRP: Old Price $1,112.00 Discounted Price $834.00 Save : $278.00 (25%)
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If you're a guitar player who wants that distinct banjo sound and resonance, the Gold Tone GT-500 Banjitar 6-String is the perfect addition to your guitar collection. Designed by guitarists for guitarists, the Gold Tone GT-500 6-String Banjitar gives guitar players the ability to obtain that twangy, bright banjo tone while allowing them to utilize their familiar guitar-playing techniques.

The most coveted 6-string in its class, the Gold Tone GT-500 Banjitar is traditionally appointed with a maple rim, a maple resonator, and a flat top steel alloy tone ring, and sports an 11" clear Remo High Crown head for superb tone and resonance. The guitarist-friendly neck of the GT-500 is carved from hard rock Canadian maple and topped off with a radiused rosewood fingerboard. Thanks to the standard guitar tuning (EADGBe), guitar players are sure to feel right at home when playing the GT-500.

While this banjitar already has excellent acoustic volume and good sustain, the GT-500 comes performance-ready with the unique Gold Tone Sliding Magnetic Pickup (SMP) when you want to plug in. This pickup accentuates the low end response while delivering those bright, piercing trebles that are typically associated with the "banjo" sound.

Other features include a set of chrome guitar-style sealed tuning machines, a 6-string Straightline tailpiece, a bone nut, a maple bridge with ebony cap and a "Gold Tone" engraved arm rest. Case not included.

Get your Gold Tone GT-500 Banjitar 6-String Acoustic-Electric Banjo today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

    6-String Acoustic-Electric Banjo

Arrived quickly and in mint condition


Product arrived in great shape. We are going to use this instrument in our production of RAGTIME, and we look forward to using it in future musicals at Pepperdine University.



GT-500 Banjitar 6-String Acoustic-Electric Banjo

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Number Of Frets 21
Scale Length 25-1/2"
Neck Type N/A
Nut Width 1-11/16"
Neck Wood Hard Rock Canadian Maple
Bridge Type Maple with Ebony Cap
Tuning Machines Sealed Gears
Other Features Maple Rim & Resonator

11" Clear Remo High Crown Head

Steel Alloy Tone Ring

Brass Notched Tension Hoop

Proven 5-String Banjo Pot Assembly

2-Way Adjustable Truss Rod

Radiused Rosewood Fingerboard with Medium Frets Snowflake Inlays

Standard Guitar Tuning (EADGBe)

.010-.052 String Gauges

Hardware Includes Bone Nut, a 5/8" Radiused Bridge, a Chrome 6-String Straightline Tailpiece, Chrome Guitar-Style Tuning Machines and a "Gold Tone" Engraved Arm Rest

Gold Tone Sliding Magnetic Pickup with Volume Control

Natural Gloss Finish and Celluloid Binding
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included No
Series Banjitar
Model GT-500
Warranty Info:

Warranty Time Periods

   Gold Tone Banjos:

  •    Lifetime limited to original owner, 5 years to the second owner (as of 8/1/05)
   CC Model Banjos:
  •    7 years to original owner, 1 year to the second owner (as of 8/1/05)
   All wood body instruments:
  •    5 years
  •    1 year
   "GT" Series:
  •    1 year

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