Gold Tone GT-500

Gold Tone GT-500

Brand: Gold Tone | Stock Id: GOLDTONE-GT-500

The Gold Tone GT-500 6-string Banjitar is the most sought after 6-string banjo guitar in its class. it was designed by guitar players for guitar players. Traditionally-styled with a maple rim (with a full-weight brass flathead tone ring) and maple resonator, the GT-500’s pot assembly joins with a comfortable maple neck crowned with a rosewood fingerboard. Killer acoustic tone abounds and the unique Gold Tone SMP Sliding Magnetic Pickup provides powerful plugged-in full range fidelity from the low E string to the first string’s final fret. Available as left-handed model.

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Style: 6-String Resonator Banjo 

Head: Remo 11″ HC Frosted

Resonator: 13″ Maple

Rim: Multi-Ply Maple

Neck Wood: Maple

Electronics: SMP with Volume Control


6-String Banjo

  • Neck: Maple
  • Finish: Natural Gloss
  • Fingerboard: Radiused Blackwood
  • Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
  • Tuners: Sealed Guitar-Style
  • Inlay: Snowflake
  • Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
  • Tone Ring: Steel Alloy
  • Rim: Multi-Ply Maple
  • Tension Hoop: Notched Brass
  • Binding: Black ABS
  • Buttons: B-Style
  • Hardware: Chrome Plated
  • Pickups: SMP with Volume Control
  • Tailpiece: 6-String Straightline
  • Resonator: 13″ Maple
  • Armrest: Gold Tone Engraved
  • Head: 11″ HC Smooth
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Nut Width: 1-11/16″Bone
  • Scale Length: 25-1/2″
  • Weight: 11 lbs.
  • Tuning: EADGBE
  • Strings: .010 .013 .020w .032w .042w .052w
  • Left-Handed Available: Yes – although may be a special order

Due to ongoing product development efforts, specifications are subject to change without notice.

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