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Bundle Deal - Gold Star GE-1 Old Time Prospector Openback Banjo

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Black Friday "Silver" Banjo Bundle ($250 in actual savings) Includes...


  • 3 Months All Access Gold Pick Lessons Membership (Transferrable, so it can be gifted to someone else if desired)
  • Neotech Super Comfortable Banjo Strap
  • Snark Super Tight Tuner
  • Banjo Ben Ultimate Banjo Mute
  • Set of Best Seller Strings 
  • Pick Bundle (NP2’s and Plastic Thumbpick)
  • Banjo Ben Logo Case Sticker
  • 5th String Spike Installation
  • Banjo Ben’s Finger Anchor Picking Guide (Pack of 5)
  • Professional Setup
  • Free Shipping within the Continental United States

*Instrument and most items are in stock and ready to ship, but it’s possible a few of the smaller items might be subject to short back order.  If so, the instrument and most other items will be sent right along promptly, and the remainder will be sent ASAP afterward at no additional cost. Items may vary from ones in the pictures.

What a wonderful, warm feeling and sounding banjo!  This is one of those instruments that makes you sentimental when you play it, and feels and sounds in such a way that you find yourself playing all those sweet old time melodies while making the most out of the old timey tones it produces.  Just a joy to pick up and play


The Gold Star Prospector is built in the tradition of banjos from the late 1800s, with a singular combination of traditional design, tone and contemporary ease of playability.

The 1/2 inch rim of the banjo consists of two 1/4 inch layers of rock maple that form a firm vibration base for the warm tonal characteristics required for the old-time banjo styles. The “frailing-scoop” allows the player to access the warm tone found in the area just outside the confines of the banjo head.  It also sports an authentic bulb style heel on the neck.  

The addition of sturdy but light-weight neck reinforcement and coordinator rod assures the structural stability of the neck and rim without a negative impact on the balance or appearance of the instrument.

11” fiberskyn head and removable rolled nickel armrest. 

Free Profesional Setup and Free US Shipping Included.  Spikes can also be added for free upon request if desired, but is not standard on this banjo due to the traditional design.  

If you've got questions, shoot us a message or give us a call at 833-BANJOBEN (833-226-5623).

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