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Gretsch G9480 Laydie Belle Irish Tenor Banjo 4-String Tenor Irish BanjoProduct Details:
The new short-scale “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 for Irish Tenor tuned GDAE (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 (CGDA) or “Chicago Tuning”. 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. Optional G2193 Irish Tenor Gig Bag (#099-6499-000).
Body Binding: Tortoiseshell
Body Shape: Banjo
Bridge: Ebony-Tipped Maple
Tuning Machines: Geared Planetary
Neck Material: 3-Piece Maple/Walnut/Maple
Neck Shape: Vintage Soft “U”
Nut Width: 1.1875″ (30.1 mm)
Position Inlays: Vintage B&D
Scale Length: 19.75″ (502 mm)
Case/Gig Bag: Optional Gig Bag #099-6499-000
Strings: D’Addario®, Loop-End, (.040NW, .030NW, .020, .016)
Unique Features: Tuned GDAE (one octave below a mandolin); 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.
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