Gretsch G9480 Laydie Belle Irish Tenor Banjo

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Overview

The new short-scale Gretch “Laydie Belle” Irish Tenor banjo is designed for playing traditional music. Loud and proud with a Whyte-Laydie tone ring and three-ply solid maple rim, the G9480 comes with special-gauge strings tuned G D A E (one octave below a mandolin) so mandolin and fiddle players can add banjo to their tonal palettes. With other string gauges it can also be tuned as a standard tenor (DGBE) for guitarists and ukulele players.

Other features include a three-piece maple/walnut/maple neck, 17-fret rosewood fingerboard with vintage-style B&D inlays, 19” scale, 24 tension brackets with notched hoop, 11” Remo High Crown Renaissance head, vintage-style “No Knot”-type tailpiece, 1 3/16” nut, geared die-cast machine heads, Vega-style armrest, nickel-plated hardware, and a luxurious amber maple gloss finish.

Specs
General  
Model Name: G9480 "Laydie Belle" Irish Tenor Banjo
Series: Roots Collection
Color / Part # : Amber / 272-1010-521
Body  
 Body Material:
 3-Ply Solid Maple
Body Shape: Banjo
Body Finish: Amber Maple Gloss Finish
Body Binding: Tortoiseshell
Neck  
Neck Shape: Vintage Soft "U"
Position Inlays: Vintage B&D
 Fretboard: Rosewood
Neck Material: 3-Piece Maple/Walnut/Maple
Neck Finish: Shaded Amber Maple Gloss
Nut Width: 1.1875" (30.1 mm)
Scale Length 19.75" (502 mm)
Hardware  
Hardware Finish: Nickel-Plated
 Bridge: Ebony-Tipped Maple
Tuning Machines: Geared Planetary
Miscellaneous  
Strings: D'Addario®, Loop-End, (.040NW, .030NW, .020, .016)
Unique Features:  19" scale; "Whyte Laydie" tone ring; 24 brackets with notched hoop; vintage No-Knot tailpiece; 11" REMO High Crown Renaissance head; vintage B&D fingerboard inlays; Vega-style armrest.

Specification

SKU115675
Weight6.0000
MPN2721010521
Warranty2 years
Number Of Strings6 string

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As good as it gets.
Professional is a cute little fellow when all goes well.But it's backbone becomes evident when all goes wrong.Direct and no nonsense service went a long way,in me giving this company the highest praise possible.
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