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Banjos $500.00 - $1,000.00

Stepping into this price range of banjos buys you a brass tone ring in most cases, to provide you with a truly great bluegrass tone. As always, you can buy your banjo with confidence due to our 30-day, no questions asked, money back return policy.

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Gold Tone CC-100R Cripple Creek Banjo
Gold Tone CC-100R Cripple Creek Banjo
More than 25,000 Cripple Creek banjos have been sold during the last 15 years! They are by far the best student banjo for the tone and playability in their price range. Made from hard rock maple, they are durable, sound terrific, have low string action, and are a pleasure to play.
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Gold Tone CC-100R/W Cripple Creek Banjo
Gold Tone CC-100R/W Cripple Creek Banjo
More than 25,000 Cripple Creek banjos have been sold during the last 15 years! They are by far the best student banjo for the tone and playability in their price range. Made from hard rock maple, they are durable, sound terrific, have low string action, and are a pleasure to play.

The CC-100R/W features a 1-3/8″ nut width which is nearly 1/8″ wider than our standard Cripple Creek nut width at 1-3/16″ and even more so than any comparable model from other makers in its price range.

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Rover RB-45 Resonator Banjo
Rover RB-45 Resonator Banjo
The cost of getting started playing a Professionally featured 5-string resonator banjo was never lower! Top quality materials and standard features make this the perfect first banjo for any level player.
Product# RB-45
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Rover RB-45P Resonator Plectrum Banjo
Rover RB-45P Resonator Plectrum Banjo
The top-selling Rover banjo line is proud to introduce their finest model yet--the Rover 45 series! Of great interest to the Traditional Jazz fraternity is our model RB-45P Plectrum 4-string banjo. Tuned similarly to the classic 5-string, but without the short 5th string, the plectrum tuning offers deep, rich bass tones and close harmony chords at your fingertips. The novel aluminum rim with built-in tone-ring is a strong, lightweight assembly that is unaffected by changes in temperature and humidity--it gives you a clean, crisp tone with plenty of volume. The slim, professional neck and correct, vintage-styled resonator are identical to those on the costliest professional models, and the fiddle-shaped headstock is right out of the 1920's--the banjo's Golden Era. Smooth, accurate geared tuning machines and a deluxe tailpiece and armrest--all in gleaming nickel-plate--complete this remarkable, affordable banjo--the Rover RB-45P!
Product# RB-45P
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Gold Tone CC-100R+ Cripple Creek Banjo
Gold Tone CC-100R+ Cripple Creek Banjo
The “Plus” model includes upgraded features like a beautiful vintage brown finish, 24 bracket hooks, Gold Tone engraved armrest, and the upgraded GT Master planetary tuners featured on our most expensive models. This model has helped to start thousands and thousands of people on banjo… Start your adventure today with a Cripple Creek!
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Gold Tone BG-150F Bluegrass Banjo
Gold Tone BG-150F Bluegrass Banjo
Our new midline, full size, bluegrass banjo includes features typical of our pro model. This would also be an excellent instrument for players looking for a lighter weight bluegrass banjo. This instrument is the next step above our Cripple Creek models and uses a one piece flat flange and has a full size 14″ resonator.
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Recording King RK-R25 Madison Resonator Banjo
Recording King RK-R25 Madison Resonator Banjo
The Recording King Madison banjos offer players an unparalleled combination of quality, versatility and value. With a hand-finished satin Maple resonator, a maple neck with adjustable truss rod and a true steam-bent 3-ply maple rim, the Madison RK-R25 starts with a great foundation for a serious banjo. Add professional appointments like dual coordinator rods, planetary tuners, nickel-plated hardware and a Remo head, and you have a banjo that beats anything on the market at the same price. The tube-and-plate flange gives the Madison a classic sound, and offers players the option to remove the resonator for open-back styles. The Madison is also available as an open-back model (RK-O25) with 24 shoes for precision tuning and a vintage old-time sound.
Product# RK-R25
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Gold Tone Maple Classic Banjo
Gold Tone Maple Classic Banjo
Economically priced, the MC-150 has all quality parts which provide excellent tone. This model is convertible which means the resonator may be easily detached for open back playing style. Recently, the MC-150 received a rave review from a popular folk magazine in England which described its incredible tone for the price. It is also available in kit form for the do-it-yourself craftsman! (GT Kit).
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Gold Tone BG-250 Banjo
Gold Tone BG-250 Banjo
The BG-250 was one of the first instruments ever introduced to the Gold Tone line and it’s the remarkable features that we keep this great player around. Its convertible resonator feature allows for an easy conversion between a bluegrass (resonator) banjo and a genuine old time (openback) banjo by simply removing the 13” resonator and mounting brackets. Like many old time banjos, this model features an openback pot assembly design utilizing 24 shoe lugs instead of a one-piece flange. This cuts down on the weight by about 3lbs while still being able to deliver a powerful and punchy tone. This convertible feature is great for players wanting to play in both popular styles. Other features include a bound rosewood fingerboard, a 12” bound mahogany resonator, the new GT Master planetary tuners, flat-top 20-hole bell brass tone ring, and a complete setup at the Gold Tone Factory in Florida.
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Flinthill FHB-300 Traditional 5-String Resonator Banjo - Flat Head
Flinthill FHB-300 Traditional 5-String Resonator Banjo - Flat Head
Flinthill banjos are hand-crafted to the original pre-war specs— to the delight of collectors and players everywhere! There are no modern banjos that come any closer to sound of the pre-war originals—but Flinthill beats EVERYBODY on price! The finest selected maple and mahogany are used for the necks and resonators and the lavish pearl inlay patterns are reproductions of vintage originals. You have your choice of an authentic, cast flathead tone ring or the rare raised head arch top tone ring—the most coveted, late 1920s solid version with no holes. All the neck proportions are pre-war-inspired and designed for easy playing. Authentic, 2-band planetary tuners and a geared 5th ensure accurate tuning and the one piece flange, correct period armrest and Presto-style tailpiece are true to tradition as well.
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Recording King RK-R30 Bluegrass Machine Banjo
Recording King RK-R30 Bluegrass Machine Banjo
Recording King is proud to introduce the all-new RK-R30-BGM tube-and-plate flathead banjo. The RK-R30 pairs the industry-favorite Recording King 20-hole flathead tone ring with the sound and ease of a 2 piece flange. Our RK tone ring delivers authentic banjo sound, while the tube-and-plate flange helps to create a more complex sound than the familiar one-piece version. The RK-R30 features our new diamond and square mother-of-pearl inlay pattern, Recording King hexagonal flange, maple neck and resonator, rosewood fretboard and presto tailpiece. Built using a combination of RK's traditional metal parts, this banjo is one of our most tonally complex banjos yet; it also allows for easy conversion to open-back.
Product# RK-R30-BGM
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Recording King RK-R35 Madison Resonator Banjo
Recording King RK-R35 Madison Resonator Banjo
The Madison RK-R35 gives banjo players the option of a high-quality, great-sounding banjo with a classic Mastertone-style tone ring and flange. The Recording King Madison RK-R35 is built around a 3-ply steam bent maple rim, from the exact same construction and materials used in the best-selling RK-R80. It has a maple neck with an adjustable two-way truss rod and a comfortable rosewood fretboard. With a 24-hook brass tension hoop, players can adjust the head tension as precisely as on any world-class banjo. The planetary tuners, geared 5th peg and dual coordinator rods are effective professional components, and add an authentic feel to these impressive banjos. The Madison RK-R35 has a maple resonator with a hand-rubbed brown matte finish. It is built with a Mastertone-style bell brass cast tone ring and a Mastertone-style one-piece flange. The Madison peghead and fretboard feature our Seagull inlay, for a banjo that looks as classic as it sounds. The American threaded nickel-plated hook and nut hardware, as well as the true presto-style tailpiece and armrest are the same as featured on the popular RK-Scout. Like the other Madison banjos, the Madison Deluxe comes standard with an authentic Remo head.
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