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Cripple Creek 6-String Banjitar

SKU: # 188672   |   Model: # CC-BANJITAR   |   Product ratingProduct ratingProduct ratingProduct ratingProduct rating Product Reviews2 Reviews  Write a Review

Cripple Creek 6-String Banjitar

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The CC-Banjitar was Gold Tone's first banjo guitar and its popularity remains strong due its unsurpassed combination of great build quality, valued features and low price. This member of Gold Tone's Cripple Creek family of banjo-based instruments enables guitarists to play banjo-like sounds without having to learn a new instrument.

Features:
• Folkternative Design
• Rolled Brass Tone Ring
• Maple Construction
• Snowflake Inlay

Specs:
• Neck: Maple
• Finish: Vintage Brown Satin
• Fingerboard: Ovangkol
• Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
• Tuners: Sealed Guitar-Style
• Inlay: Snowflake
• Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
• Tone Ring: Rolled Brass
• Rim: Multi-Ply Maple
• Tension Hoop: Flat Bar
• Binding: Black ABS
• Brackets: 18
• Buttons: B-Style (Metal)
• Hardware: Chrome Plated
• Pickups: Optional
• Tailpiece: 6-String Straightline
• Resonator: 13" Maple
• Armrest: Gold Tone Engraved
• Head: 11" LC Frosted
• Number of Frets: 21
• Nut Width: 1-3/4" Bone
• Scale Length: 25-1/2"
• Weight: 7 lbs.
• Tuning: EADGBE
• Strings: .010 .013 .020w .032w .042w .052w

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A Folk Musician's Dream 4 of 6 customers found this review helpful

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Closest Store   Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
If you want to play bluegrass or some old-time banjo DO NOT BUY A SIX STRING BANJO. It is not made for those styles of music. A good player can mimic anything but you'll want to learn 4 & 5 string chording & techniques to play the popular banjo style.
The Six String banjo is made for finger-pickers, ragtime, blues, folk tunes, singer-songwriter, anything really. Also you can use a pick & play lots of great jazzy stuff, many of the early dixieland jazzers played six string banjos. The first male recording star of the Blues, Papa Charlie Jackson, was a six string banjo master & almost all of his recordings (starting in 1923) are played with a six string banjo.
This Gold Tone is as good as these get in the price range. There are a bunch of cheaper models & they mostly suck. This banjo is a bit pricier but it's the best of the bunch below $1000. Part of me wishes I had saved up & got the entry level Deering but this Gold Tone is good & I use it a lot but that's because I had a solid 20 yrs of old-time blues & ragtime playing under my belt before I bought it. When I picked this thing up in the music store I played it for 2 hours, absolutely made for my style. I also bought the Gold Tone case for it so I ended up spending almost $800 in total. But this is a good instrument if you've got the chops for it & play particular folk & pop styles.
Posted by anonymous on Mar 19, 2015
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A finger pickers dream 7 of 7 customers found this review helpful

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Closest Store   Calgary, Alberta
Not wanting to be just the third guitarist in a local band, I saw this 6 string banjo and decided to buy it to really stand out while on stage. Of course, I quickly found out once I brought the instrument home if this banjitar is played like a guitar, it is a guitar that sounds like a banjo. So, do not strum this thing, rather finger pick it, and all is well. Looks like a banjo, sounds like a banjo when finger picked, and solid enough to rival much more expensive banjos...and much easier to learn than a traditional 5 string banjo!
Posted by terry on May 21, 2012
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