This deluxe version of the classic 1950s Gretsch "Dixie" design offers unparalleled value in today's popular banjo styles. Features include a Whyte Laydie tone ring, three-ply solid maple rim, three-piece maple/walnut/maple neck, rosewood fingerboard with frailing scoop and vintage B&D inlays, 26 3/8" scale, 1 3/16" nut, 24 tension brackets with notched hoop, 11" Remo High Crown Renaissance head, die-cast geared machine heads, vintage-style No-Knot type tailpiece, Vega-style armrest, nickel-plated hardware, and luxurious amber maple gloss finish.
Body Binding: Tortoiseshell
Body Shape: Banjo
Tuning Machines: Geared Planetary
Headstock: 1920's Gretsch® 2x2
Neck Binding: Ivory
Neck Material: 3-Piece Maple/Walnut/Maple
Neck Shape: Vintage Soft "U"
Number of Frets: 18
Nut Width: 1.1875" (30.1 mm)
Position Inlays: Vintage B&D
Scale Length: 26.4" (671 mm)
Truss Rods: Dual-Action Head Adjust
Truss Rod Nut: Hex
Unique Features: "Whyte Laydie" tone ring; frailing scoop at 18th fret; 24 brackets with notched hoop; vintage No-Knot tailpiece; 11" REMO High Crown Renaissance head; vintage B&D fingerboard inlays; Vega-style armrest; geared 5th string tuner