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SKU: GRETSCH272-0040-521

Gretsch Roots G9455 Dixie Special 5-String Open-Back Banjo

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£456.00

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The middle child in the popular Gretsch Dixie open-back banjo family, the all-new Dixie Special five-string 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, nickel-plated hardware, and a beautiful amber maple matte finish.Optional G2182 Dixie Banjo Gig Bag (#099-6483-000).

Product Specification:

General

  • Model Name: G9455 "Dixie Special" 5-String Open-Back Banjo
  • Series: Roots Collection
  • Color / Part # : Amber
  • 272-0040-521

Body

  • Body Material: Maple Plywood
  • Body Shape: Banjo
  • Body Finish: Amber Maple Matte Finish

Neck

  • Neck Shape: Vintage Soft "U"
  • Number of Frets: 18
  • Position Inlays: Vintage B&D
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Neck Material: Hard Maple
  • Neck Finish: Amber Maple Matte Finish
  • Nut Width: 1.875" (47.6 mm)
  • Scale Length: 26.4" (671 mm)

Hardware

  • Hardware Finish: Nickel-Plated
  • Bridge: Ebony-Tipped Maple
  • Tuning Machines: Geared Planetary

Miscellaneous

  • Strings: DAddario 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.

Accessories

  • Case Gig Bags: Optional Gig Bag #099-6483-000

 

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