Fender’s new Rustler six-string closed-back banjo is perfect for guitarists who want to get perfectly sparkling banjo sound in a comfortably familiar six-string format. Features include a resonant closed-back mahogany body with an elegant three-color sunburst finish, 24-piece bracket, rolled-brass tone ring with chrome plating, mahogany neck with 22-fret rosewood fingerboard and distinctive Fender headstock shape, and die-cast tuners.
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I was happy to find out that Fender has a 6-string banjo and it's not too bad.
Sounds great, plays like a standard guitar and I think it's worth the price (bought mine at $430 CAD)
My only complaint is that the fit and finish could use improvement. For example, the round wood backing has a white mark that is supposed to line up with the center of the neck, but it is slightly off angle. Everything else about the instrument is solid.
Overall, I'm happy with this banjo.
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|Model Name:||Rustler 6-String Banjo, Rosewood Fingerboard, 3-Color Sunburst|
|Series:||Folk Music Instruments|
|Body Back:||Laminated Mahogany|
|Body Sides:||Laminated Mahogany|
|Scale Length:||25" (635 mm)|
|Number of Frets:||22|
|String Nut:||Synthetic Bone|
|Nut Width:||1.75" (44.45 mm)|
|Unique Features:||Closed back, rolled brass chrome plated tone ring- 24 piece bracket, Three-color Sunburst finish, die-cast machine heads, Rustler and Fender mother of pearl acrylic logos and Fender headstock shape|
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