Tanglewood TWB18 M5 Banjo Beginners Pack

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The Tanglewood 5 String Banjo Beginners Pack. A true Maple Bluegrass Banjo with maple resonator, (closed back) From the world class Tanglewood company. The Tanglewood TWB 18 M5 Union Series 5-String Banjo Starter Pack includes all that you need to start playing 5-string banjo. Duelling Banjos here I come!

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Pack contains the following items

Code: TWB18M5

The super value TWB 18 M5 Natural Maple Tanglewood 5 String banjo with maple resonator. See also our 'Bundle Deal' special offer on this banjo.

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The TGI Transit series of bags are made of a durable canvas featuring 10mm padding, tough durable TGI zip ring pulls for quick and easy access and an embroidered TGI logo.

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Very simple single button design. The excellent Fzone FT-15 clip on chromatic tuner. Very simple to use with a single selector button for on/off and also mode selection. Suitable for any stringed instrument including banjo, guitar, ukulele, violin and others. It just simply clips on to the headstock of your instrument and picks up the vibration to register the exact tuning of your instrument. Please see more details below. Note Eastman guitar not included!

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OUR BEST SELLER! Loop or Ball End 9, 11, 13, 20w, 9

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Black webbing banjo strap with leather ends, fully adjustable for length, complete with banjo fixing ties.
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This innovative method teaches 5-string, bluegrass style and is an inspirational course with a proven track record. With two instruction books and two cross-referenced supplement books, this method offers the beginner a carefully-paced and interest-keeping approach to the bluegrass style.

Covers easy chord strums for the beginner; learning tablature; right-hand rolls characteristic of bluegrass; techniques such as hammer-on, slide and pull-off.

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From Dr Sherpa, a pair of Nickel steel finger picks and a shell thumb pick. A matched set for picking in the Scruggs Three-Finger-Style. The finger picks are adjustable for size, the thumb pick is Standard size that will fit medium to large thumbs.

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Designed and hand crafted in the USA the Eagle-Ultimate banjo mute really is the 'Ultimate banjo mute' in terms of ease of use, effectiveness and functionality! Now you can play your banjo into the early hours of the morning without serenading you neighbours!

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Shubb is the first choice for many professionals that play 5-string, tenor and plectrum banjos and mandolin. The effective bar length is 1.5 inches with a flat profile. See also Shubb 5th string capo. In Nickel or Brass finish.

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Weight Reduction System Banjo Strap ...A super design banjo strap from Neotech USA. Very comfortable with padded 'internal control-stretch' design. Easy to attach to your banjo brackets with two strong webbing loops. Also has extra strong quick release buckles that attach to the main strap. Fully adjustable for perfect length.The internal control stretch design makes heavy instruments feel up to 50% lighter.

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The TGI Transit series of bags are made of a durable canvas featuring 10mm padding, tough durable TGI zip ring pulls for quick and easy access and an embroidered TGI logo.

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Very simple single button design. The excellent Fzone FT-15 clip on chromatic tuner. Very simple to use with a single selector button for on/off and also mode selection. Suitable for any stringed instrument including banjo, guitar, ukulele, violin and others. It just simply clips on to the headstock of your instrument and picks up the vibration to register the exact tuning of your instrument. Please see more details below. Note Eastman guitar not included!

Description

This 5 string banjo beginners pack includes a massively discounted Tanglewood 'Union Series' 'Bluegrass' 5-String Banjo TWB 18 M5 with fitted resonator (closed back) Set up in our workshops & ready to play Plus a range of Quality Banjo Accessories, all that you need to start on the road to playing 5-String Banjo.
 
The banjo accessories in this pack are as follows:-

  • Tutor book
  •  Deluxe padded banjo gig bag with adjustable shoulder straps & accessory pocket
  •  Deluxe electronic fully chromatic 'Clip On' banjo tuner (Will also tune guitar, mandolin, fiddle uke etc.)
  •  Spare set of D'Addario banjo strings
  •  Fitted adjustable leather ended banjo shoulder strap
  •  Shell thumb pick
  •  Two metal finger picks

More information on the Tanglewood TWB 18 M5 5-string banjo that is included in this special price pack:-

The Pot Assembly:

  • Maple ply tone rim
  • Adjustable rim rod
  • Remo 11" Weatherking banjo head
  • Natural maple detachable resonator
  • Ivoroid binding on resonator
  • Four CHROME thumb screws to detach resonator
  • Flange & shoe design with eighteen tension hooks
  • Elton style adjustable tailpiece
  • Maple ebony tipped compensated bridge
  • Engraved low set armrest
  • Highly polished chrome plated hardware

The Neck Assembly:

  • Fast action slender maple neck
  • 22 Fret maple neck - fully bound to match the resonator in ivoroid
  • Gold script Tanglewood ‘T’ on heal
  • Fiddle shaped bevelled headstock
  • Adjustable truss rod in neck
  • Geared 5th string tuner
  • Bell shape truss rod cover plate
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Polished nickel steel frets
  • Dot inlays in fingerboard
  • Black inlaid side dot position markers
  • Geared plate style tuners
  • Pearl tuner buttons
  • Tanglewood 'Union Series' inlaid in  headstock
  • Tanglewood Guitar headstock design
  • Headstock faced in black with Tanglewood logo

     

    Scale Length:
    670mm (26.400")
    Weight:
    2.58kg (5.688lbs)


    Tuning:    
    High G, D, G, B, D
    Finish:
    High Polished Gloss

    Our company owner Steve Noon has a close working relationship with Tanglewood UK as a consultant and design specialist for Tanglewood Banjos and Folk Instruments.

Specification

Banjo Type
5 String Banjo
Number of Strings
5 String

Pot

Pot Type
Resonator
Pot Diameter
11"

Other

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

Misc

Package Deals
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