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Gold Tone Plucky Short Scale Travel Banjo with Gig Bag

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  • £299.00
  • RRP £351.00
  • Save £52.00

A true lightweight backpacker banjo weighing in at only two lbs (0.907 Kg)This 5-string banjo also brilliant for getting children started on bluegrass and other styles of 5-string banjo.The Plucky is a backpacker's dream weighing in at only two pounds! It can be tuned to open C (CGCEG) or open D (DADF#A) or even to standard G, by changing to strings gauged 016, .034, .024, .019, .016. The Gold Tone Plucky is no toy; the neck width is similar to that of a full-size banjo for comfortable fingering and its low string action provides effortless playability. It's perfect for a young player, to pack for the trail, or for just cuddling up with on the couch. Supplied in a padded gig bag. Please see below for more details and Gold Tone specification chart.
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Buy your Gold Tone Plucky Short Scale Travel Banjo with Gig Bag from Eagle Music Shop and receive our premier workshop setup at no extra cost.

May be tuned in C (5-C,4-G,3-C,2-E,1-G) or D (5-D,4-A,3-D,2-F#, 1-A)…this banjo is no toy and is very playable.

The neck width is similar to a full size banjo for ease of fingering. It has low string action and plenty of volume. Perfect for the very young child to get started on playing 5-string banjo, on the trail, or cuddling up with on the couch!

Set up perfectly in our on-sight workshop just like the big boys.

Includes a padded gig bag with double rucksack type shoulder straps.

Please see below for specificication chart










Finishing Touches

Wood Finish

Vintage Brown (S)

Fingerboard Inlay

Dot Position Markers

Parts & Hardware




Guitar Style


No Knot




1/2" x 8" Maple



Tension Hoop






Optional SMP



Other Features & Options

Case Options

Gig bag included







2.1 lbs

Nut Width



21 medium

Total Length


Head Size

Remo Coated 8"





Category 5 String Banjo
Playing Level Beginner
Playing Style Bluegrass gDGBD
Banjo Pot Size 8 inch Pot
Body Type Open back
Travel Banjo Travel Banjo
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag Budget Padded Gig Bag
Manufacturers Warranty 1 Year
Delivery & Returns

  Royal Mail announce changes to Special Delivery and Customer Service Points.
In light of the recent advice given by the government regarding COVID-19, please be aware of the following announcement from Royal Mail advising of changes to their services.

Special Deliveries.

Due to increased absence levels, we’ve reviewed our timed guarantees for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am and 1pm services and will make the following changes.

For items posted from Tuesday 31 March 2020 onwards, our guarantee delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9.00am the next working day will change to by 12.00pm the next working day*. Our guaranteed delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1.00pm will change to by 9.00pm the next working day*.

We will endeavor to ensure that orders are speedily processed and despatched the same day if at all possible.

Ordered items requiring setting up in the workshop will be despatched within 1-2 days using DPD Local Next Day Delivery (next day being the day after it leaves Eagle Music Shop). On the day of delivery you will receive a text message with your hours delivery time slot

You will be informed immediately if there is a problem with any part of your order or if any item is 'out of stock'.

NB : Orders processed on a Saturday but will not leave us until the Monday as Royal Mail and DPD Local do not collect from us at the Weekend.

You can read our full deliveries policy here.

Should you not be entirely happy with your purchase, or you have ordered an incorrect item, Eagle Music is happy to refund your purchase (excluding postage) within 28 days providing the goods are in a fully resaleable condition (including the original undamaged packaging) and not featured within the Exclusion Policy. (Exclusions apply to selected products).

Please note the following exclusions:

DVD's and CD's cannot be returned unless they are faulty

Banjo heads cannot be returned once you have tried to fit them to your banjo

Harmonica's have a 7 day guarantee and can be returned within this time if they are found to be faulty

Goods must be returned to Eagle Music together with a covering letter and contact details so that the matter can be dealt with efficiently and promptly.

You can read our full returns policy here.


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