Gretsch G9480 Laydie Belle Irish Tenor Banjo

732.00 RRP 747.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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  • Short scale Banjo
  • Laydie Belle Irish Tenor
  • Ideal for Traditional Music
  • Can be Tuned to DGBE

Gretsch G9480 Laydie Belle Irish Tenor Banjo

Details

The short scale Laydie Belle Irish Tenor Banjo is designed for lovers of traditional music. The banjo has a Whyte Laydie tone ring and good volume. The G9480 comes with a three ply solid Maple rim and special gauge strings tuned GDAE (one octave below a mandolin), so mandolin and fiddle players can add banjo to their tonal palettes. The G9480 banjo can, with other string gauges, also be tuned as a standard tenor (DGBE) for guitarists and ukulele players.

Product Ref: 42826

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Features/Specifications

Body & Bridge

  • Series Gretsch® Roots Collection
  • Body Style: Open Back Banjo
  • Body: 3 Ply Solid Maple
  • Body Finish: Amber Maple Gloss Finish
  • Bridge: Ebony Tipped Maple

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: 3 Piece Maple/Walnut/Maple, Vintage Soft "U" Shape
  • Neck Finish: Shaded Amber Maple Gloss Finish
  • Nut Width: 1.1875" (30.1625 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 17
  • Position Inlays: Vintage B&D Inlays
  • Scale Length: 19.75" (502 mm)

Hardware

  • Hardware: Nickel-Plated
  • Tuning Machines: Geared Planetary Tuners
  • Strings: D'Addario Loop End (.040NW, .030NW, .020, .016)
  • Incl. Accessories: 4 mm Truss-Rod Adjustment Hex Wrench
  • Other Features: 19" scale, "Whyte Laydie" tone ring, 24 brackets with notched hoop, vintage No-Knot style tailpiece, 11" REMO High Crown Renaissance head, vintage B&D fingerboard inlays, Vega-style armrest