Gretsch is proud to release an all new and improved lineup of banjos, mandolins, resonators and guitars in the 2014 Roots Collection, the eclectic family of instruments that transports players to a bygone era.
The Gretsch G9455 Dixie 5 String Open Back Banjo is the middle child in the popular Gretsch “Dixie” open-back banjo family, the all-new “Dixie Special” five-string boasts features usually reserved for more expensive instruments. Fine features include a rolled brass tone ring and 24 tension brackets, 11” Remo Renaissance head, rock maple neck, rosewood fingerboard with frailing scoop and vintage-style B&D inlays, 26 3/8” scale, vintage-style “No Knot”-type tailpiece, 1 3/16” nut, geared die-cast machine heads, Vega-style armrest, nickel-plated hardware, and a beautiful amber maple matte finish.
- Open-back banjo with maple plywood body
- Rolled brass tone ring and 24 tension brackets
- Vintage soft “U”-shaped 3-piece maple/walnut/maple neck
- Rosewood fingerboard with 18 frets
- Vintage-style “No Knot”-type tailpiece
- Maple matte finish
|Model Name:||G9455 "Dixie Special" 5-String Open-Back Banjo|
|Color / Part # :||Amber / 272-0040-521|
|Body Material:||Maple Plywood|
|Body Finish:||Amber Maple Matte Finish|
|Neck Shape:||Vintage Soft "U"|
|Number of Frets:||18|
|Position Inlays:||Vintage B&D|
|Neck Material:||Hard Maple|
|Neck Finish:||Amber Maple Matte Finish|
|Nut Width:||1.875" (47.6 mm)|
|Scale Length:||26.4" (671 mm)|
|Tuning Machines:||Geared Planetary|
|Strings:||D'Addario® J61, Nickel, (.010-.023 Gauges)|
Rolled brass tone ring; frailing scoop at 18th fret; 24 brackets; dual coordinator rods; vintage No-Knot style tailpiece; 11" REMO Renaissance head; vintage B&D fingerboard inlays; Vega-style armrest; geared 5th string tuner.
|Number Of Strings||6 string|
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