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Barnes & Mullins Empress 5-String Banjo

BJ500BW - RRP $1,669.00
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American Express payments are also accepted, although most AmEx transactions will require manual authorization after payment (Someone from the team will contact you to confirm the transaction after checkout)

What payment methods do you offer?

We offer secure checkout options like Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, Zip Pay and Bank Deposit.
American Express payments are also accepted, although most AmEx transactions will require manual authorization after payment (Someone from the team will contact you to confirm the transaction after checkout)

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If you need to cancel your order it is best to give our online team a call on (02) 6282 3199
On weekends our online team may not be operating. Either give us a call monday morning or reply to your order email and we will endeavour to stop goods leaving the store.

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  1. Colour: Remo Vellum
  2. Fretboard: Other
  3. Back & Sides: Burl Walnut
  4. Guitar top: Remo Vellum

Named after the tragic ‘Empress of Ireland’ ocean liner, the Barnes & Mullins BJ500BW ‘Empress’ 5 string banjo combines outstanding quality with a unique and striking appearance. A low action and quick neck make this banjo a joy to play. It features a closed back burl walnut resonator to deliver an authentic, punchy bluegrass tone with a genuine Remo Vellum head. Geared machine heads ensure improved tuning stability. The BJ500BW also features a rolled brass tone ring to improve the volume and projection of the instrument.

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Neck: Walnut
  • Resonator: Burl Walnut
  • Fingerboard: Ovangkol
  • Rim: Stained Maple Laminate
  • Tone Ring: Rolled Brass
  • Brackets: 24
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Head: Remo Vellum
  • Machineheads: Geared, Planetary Style

Please Note: Specifications are subject to change at any time.

More Information
Brand Barnes & Mullins
Guitar type Banjo
Body shape Travel
# strings? 5-string
Series Empress
Model Empress 5-String Banjo
Acoustic Guitar Pickup No
Guitar top Remo Vellum
Fretboard Other
Colour Remo Vellum
Left or Right? Right
Back & Sides Burl Walnut
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