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Gold Tone OB-Bela Mastertone “Bluegrass Heart” Béla Fleck Signature Banjo #2315


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The Gold Tone OB-Bela Mastertone "Bluegrass Heart" Béla Fleck Signature Banjo is the ultimate collaboration between Gold Tone, banjo expert Mark Horowitz, and Béla Fleck himself. This banjo stands as the definitive Béla Fleck signature model. With a uniquely wider and thicker neck than conventional banjos, adorned with a radiused fretboard, the "Bluegrass Heart" Banjo is expertly designed for unmatched single string playability. Born from the convergence of mastery and innovation, this instrument is a testament to the shared passion of its creators, offering musicians a gateway to express their musical soul through the distinctive resonance and craftsmanship that defines Béla Fleck's unmistakable sound.

Buttons: Brass
Nut Width: 1-3/8" Bone
Tuners: Rickard Cyclone 10:1 Ratio
Zero Glide Installed1

Fingerboard: Ebony
Frets: 22
Inlay: Customized by Fleck/Rogers (Flying Eagle Modifications w/ Red Hearts)
Material: Mahogany
Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable

Armrest: Little Mountain Style
Binding: Crème
Brackets: 24
Bridge: Maple w/ Paduka Cap (7/8" w/10" radius)
Coordinator Rods: Dual 11"
Finish: Mahogany Satin
Flange: One Piece Die Cast
Hardware: Nickel Plated
Head: 11" Remo HC Coated Topside
Resonator: Mahogany w/ Concentric Rings
Rim: 11" 3-Ply Canadian Maple
Tailpiece: Presto by Prucha
Tension Hoop: 11" Notched
Tone Ring: 11" Flat Top - No Hole - Bell Bronze

Scale Length: 26 1/4"
Weight: 11.5 lbs.

Case Included
String Gauge: .010, .022, .013, .011, .010
Tuning: GDGBD


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