Gold Tone BC-350 Bob Carlin Banjo

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  • $1,134.25
  • Regular price $1,499.00



This Carlin model was the first to be issued; it was the result of a meeting between Bob and Gold Tone president Wayne Rogers at the 2004 IBMA Fan Fest.

All of the BC-350 features and dimensions are per Mr. Carlin's specifications (arrived at after several trips by Bob to the Gold Tone plant) and include a twelve-inch three-ply maple pot with an innovative dowel-stick/coordinator rod, a rolled brass tone ring, maple neck with scooped ebony fretboard, planetary-gear tuning machines, No Knot tailpiece and "hot-dog" armrest.

All metal parts are richly nickel-plated for long-wearing durability. Of course, each BC-350 is set up by skilled hands in our Florida shop.

-GT Master Planetary Tuners
-Scooped Maple Neck
-Dot & Star
-12" HC Renaissance Head

Specifications
Neck: Maple with Scoop
Finish: Natural Gloss
Fingerboard: Ebony
Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
Tuners: GT Master Planets
Inlay: Dot & Star
Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
Tone Ring: Rolled Brass
Rim: 12" 3-Ply Maple
Tension Hoop: Notched Brass
Binding: Black ABS
Brackets: 26
Buttons: C-Style
Hardware: Nickel Plated
Pickups: Optional
Tailpiece: No-Knot
Armrest: "Hot Dog"
Head: 12" HC Renaissance
Number of Frets: 18
Nut Width: 1-3/8" Bone
Scale Length: 26-3/16"
Weight: 6.5 lbs.
Tuning: GDGBD
Strings: .010, .024w, .016, .013, .010
Option 1: SMP+ P
Hard Case: HD15-M
Bag: HPB
Left-Handed Available: Yes