New Barry Sholder # 411 Fretless 5 String Gourd Banjo “Tall Gourd”
Oak fretless fingerboard
Corian nut 1 3/8″ wide
Tall Gourd 10 1/2″ length X 5″ deep X 6″ wide with a 2″ soundport
African Goat Skin Head
Ebony friction violin tuners…very smooth operation
Barry Sholder Standard Gourd Sting Set
*Extra sting sets available on the accessaries page
**This banjo can be custom ordered with frets.
This is a new style of gourd called a tall gourd. Reminds me of a teardrop and produces tones similar to the Bottle gourds I use on other banjos. This compact banjo came in very lightweight, that would suit players with small hands and ladies. Same length and scale, just a different twist.