Gold Star GF-100JD Bluegrass Album Banjo


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Great Musical Instruments offers for sale the Gold Star GF-100JD Banjo: GF-100 Bluegrass recording history was made in 1980 in the Arch Street Studio in Berkeley, CA.  The GF-100 JD Banjo has been a recreation of that legendary prewar RB-3 pictured on that blue grass album from that recording, which produces some of the best banjo tones that have ever been created.  Become a part of the continuing tradition.

Gold Star GF-100JD Bluegrass Album Banjo Features Include:

  • Traditional V-shaped neck with single truss
  • Deep arch, tapered wall resonator
  • Period-correct twin purfling rings
  • Deluxe Gold Star 4:1 Pancake Planets for precise easy tuning
  • Bound Santos tonewood fingerboard
  • No-hole, cast, machined flathead tone ring

One-Year warranty against manufacturer’s defects

Armrest: Single leg, 1930’s design, Nickel-plated Brass
Body Type: Flathead Resonator
Bridge: Maple/Ebony Top
Coordinator Rods: Dual Coordinator Rods, Nickel-plated Steel
Fingerboard & Peghead Binding: White ABS
Fingerboard Material: Santos Rosewood/Bound
Fingerboard Position:  Inlays: M-O-P Style 3 Pattern
Finish: Natural High Gloss, Satin Finish applied to neck
Flange: One-Piece Zinc Alloy
Frets: Nickel Silver
Head: Frosted Remo
Metal Plating: Nickel
Neck Material: Mahogany
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Width: 1 3/16 inch
Other Options: Signed Label by J.D. Crowe, and numbered with Certificate of Authenticity
Peghead Inlay: M-O-P Style 3 with Logo
Peghead Overlay: Ebony
Resonator: Mahogany/Bound with Concentric Rings
Resonator Binding & Purfling: White ABS/Twin Concentric W-B-W Rings
Rim: Multi-ply Hard Rock Maple
Scale Length: 26 1/4 inch
Tailpiece: Presto-style
Tone Ring: Sandcast No-Hole Alloy
Truss Rod: Single-way
Truss Rod Cover: Two Screw, Tear-drop Black ABS
Tuners: Gotoh Planetary Style/Geared 5th/Pearloid Buttons

MSRP:            $1,980.00
Sale Price:     $1,584.00

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