At Gold Tone, they are committed to providing a quality banjo at an affordable price. That means quality parts, professional design, tight fitting assembly, and an expert set up by real musicians. Gold Tone owner Wayne Rogers continually strives for "MORE BANG FOR THE BUCK" in every design and all price points. He plays every instrument before shipment and verifies Gold Tone's commitment to great tone, superb set-up, and your musical satisfaction! Compare and you'll find out why thousands of musicians are playing Gold Tone.