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The Orange Blossom (OB) banjos harken back to Gold Tone's early days and their popularity hasn't diminished over the decades. These professional-grade banjos evoke the great pre-WW ll banjos played by the Masters: Earl Scruggs, Don Reno, and J.D. Crow all depended on those great banjos from the Midwest USA to power their sound.

The OB-250 has everything needed to produce THAT tone: a sand-cast bell brass flathead tone ring, a cast one-piece resonator flange circling a multi-ply maple rim with twin coordinator rods, and an extra-deep curly maple multi-ply resonator for a better low-end response. The curly maple neck has a bound ebony fretboard with hearts & flowers inlay. The bracket hooks even have metric threading to enable finer tension adjustment. The price includes a hard shell case.

Features: 

  • Bell Brass Tone Ring.
  • 3-Ply Canadian Maple Rim.
  • GT Master Planetary Tuners.
  • Hearts & Flowers Inlay. 

Specifications 

Headstock 

  • Buttons:                       C-Style
  • Nut Width:                     1-3/16" ZeroGlide Nut
  • Tuners:                         GT Master Planetary. 

Neck 

  • Fingerboard:                 Ebony.
  • Frets:                             22.
  • Inlay:                             Hearts & Flowers.
  • Material:                       Maple.
  • Truss Rod:                   Two-Way Adjustable. 

Body 

  • Armrest:                       Gold Tone Engraved.
  • Binding:                       Wood.
  • Brackets:                     24.
  • Bridge:                         Maple w/Ebony Cap.
  • Coordinator Rods:       Dual 11".
  • Finish:                           Vintage Brown/High Gloss.
  • Flange:                         One Piece Cast.
  • Hardware:                     Chrome Plated.
  • Head:                           11" Remo HC Coated Topside.
  • Resonator:                   14" Flamed Maple.
  • Rim:                               11" 3-Ply Maple.
  • Tailpiece:                     Straightline.
  • Tension Hoop:             11" Notched.
  • Tone Ring:                   11" Bell Brass. 

Dimensions 

  • Scale Length:               26-3/16".
  • Weight:                         13 lbs.

Other 

  • Bag                              HPB (Optional).
  • String Gauge:               .011, .024w, .016, .013, .011.
  • Tuning:                         GDGBD.

Accessories Included:

  • Hard Case.

Special Note B-Stock 

B-Stock instruments play and sound perfect and meet our quality standards, but may have some slight cosmetic wear/blemishes that prevent us from selling them as A-Stock. These instruments are still set up by our luthiers and come with a full warranty!

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ConditionB-Stock (Used)
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Brand
Model
  • OB-250/L
Finish
  • Vintage Brown High Gloss
Categories
Year
  • 2022

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The Gator Tone

Gainesville, FL, United States
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