Banjo #429 Fretless Gourd 5 String Banjo “Watermelon Man”

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Banjo #429 Fretless Gourd 5 String Banjo “Watermelon Man”


Cherry Neck with oil finish
Oak Fretless Fingerboard
Hand Carved and Colored Peghead
Ebony Friction Violin Tuners … very smooth operation
Big Canteen 11″ deep x 5 1/2″ tall … Deep Tone
1 3/4″ Soundport
Romero Style Tailpiece
Barry Sholder Standard Gourd Banjo String Set
*Extra strings available on the accessaries page
**This banjo can be custom ordered with frets.



  • Description


This originally started out as a Greenman, but when I dyed the gourd green as I have done in the past, it looked exactly like a watermelon… thus Watermelon man. This guy has a Big canteen gourd(melon, LOL)putting out a big range of tone. Always an attention-getter.