New Fretted 5 String Gourd Banjo #493″Mini 5″


Curly Maple Neck with  Poly satin finish
Rosewood Fretted Fingerboard Oil Finish
17″ scale  16 frets tunes to Open G just like your regular banjo
Corian nut 1 5/16″ wide
Ebony friction violin tuners…very smooth operation
Canteen gourd 8 1/2″ dia x 4 1/2″ deep
1 3/4″ soundport
Custom Mini 5 string set
Natural Goatskin head
Romero style tailpiece
* extra string sets available on  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 4 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?