#439 Fretted 5 String Gourd Banjo” Mini 5″ travel banjo


Walnut Neck with Crotch Grain Peghead # 41 shape
Oak Fretted Fingerboard Oil Finish
17″ scale  17 frets
Mother of Pearl position dots
Corian Nut 1  5/16″ wide
Ebony Friction violin tuners…very smooth operation
Canteen Gourd 9″ dia. X 3 1/2″ deep with 1 2″ soundport
Natural Goatskin Head
Romero Style Tailpiece
Barry Sholder Special Mini  5 string set
*Extra string sets available on the accessories page

**Out of stock/Special Order Available

Please note: Available for special order means that the instrument is currently unavailable and will have to be built Usually about 2 weeks.



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Here’s a 5 string banjo….tuned to open G or A, the size of a tenor ukulele. This banjo is built just like my standard gourdies only with a 17″ scale. Overall length 28″. Great for travel and the ladies. A full sounding instrument in a small package. Fretted. What more can I say?