Gold Tone AC-1/L Acoustic Composite 5-String Openback Banjo with Gig Bag - Left Handed

Gold Tone
Code: ac-1/l
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A 'Best in Show' product from the Summer NAMM Trade show in Anaheim California 2016! Affordale, well made, lightweight 5 string openback banjo with gig bag. Left hand model. Note images show a right handed model.

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Key Features
Zero Glide Nut
Composite rim

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Proclaimed "Best in Show / MUST Stock" instrument at the 2016 Summer NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Show in Nashville, Tennessee, the Gold Tone AC-1 sets the bar for an economical, well-made, great-sounding and durable beginner banjo. 

The superior-sounding composite rim mated to a slim, playable neck, produces a banjo that weighs LESS THAN FOUR POUNDS. The AC-1 is the perfect choice for beginners, travel use or for a child's first banjo. Handsome, with its matching black neck, rim, Zero Glide nut and tuner buttons, the AC-1 is a good addition to the ever expanding Gold Tone range of instruments.


Brand Specifics

Range / Series
Banjo Type
5 String Banjo
Number of Strings
5 String


Pot Type
Open back
Pot Diameter
Pot Construction
Banjo Head Type
White Frosted Top
Crown Height
Low Crown (3/8")
Tension Hoop
Flat bar
Number of Hooks
3 footed maple with ebony tip
Bridge Height


Neck Material
Number of Frets
Neck Inlays
Scale Length
26 3/16" (665mm)


Nut Material
ABS (plastic)
Nut Width
1 3/16" (30mm)
Tuning Pegs
Closed geared side tuners
Tuner Buttons
Black Plastic




Right or Left Handed
Left Handed
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag
Gig Bag
Manufacturers Warranty
1 Year
1 Year

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