Gretsch G9450 Dixie 5-String Open Back Banjo
New and improved for 2014, the Gretsch G9450 Dixie 5-String Open-Back Banjo features a rolled brass tone ring, Grover® machine heads and a Remo Renaissance head!
- Model Name: G9450 Dixie 5-String Open-Back Banjo
- Series: Roots Collection
- Colour: Matte Vintage Mahogany Stain
- Part Number: 272-0010-521
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For authentic tone and appointments at an attractive price, look no further than this 'good-time' banjo from Gretsch. Styled after the innovative models of the early 20th century, this new/old banjos is a true player that exudes undeniably Gretsch vibe and attitude. The G9450 Dixie 5-String features a mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard with dot inlay, mahogany rim, 18 brackets, Remo Renaissance head, Grover Sta-Tite™ machine heads, geared fifth string machine, dual coordinating rods, 'no-knot'-style tailpiece, chrome hardware, 27 1/2 inch scale, 1 3/16 inch nut, and matte finish.
Gretsch G9450 Dixie 5-String Open-Back Banjo Specifications
Body Material: Mahogany
Body Shape: Banjo
Body Finish: Matte Vintage Maho Stain
Neck Shape: Vintage 'U'
Number of Frets: 22
Position Inlays: Pearloid Dot
Neck Material: Mahogany
Neck Finish: Matte Vintage Maho Stain
Nut Width: 1.18 inch (30 mm)
Scale Length: 27.5 inch (699 mm)
Headstock: 1950's Gretsch® 2x2
Truss Rods: Dual-Action Head Adjust
Truss Rod Nut: Hex
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Tuning Machines: Grover® Sta-Tite™ Die-Cast
String Nut: Plastic
Strings: D'Addario® J61, Nickel, (.010-.023 Gauges)
Unique Features: Mahogany Rim, Rolled Brass Tone Ring, Steel Tension Hoop, 11 inch Remo Renaissance Head, 18 Brackets, Armrest, No-Knot Style Tailpiece, Dual Coordinating Rods and Geared 5th String Tuner.
Truss-Rod Wrench, Head Wrench