The GF-100JD, the newest addition to the Gold Star line, is based on the prewar RB-3 that J.D. Crowe used on the legendary The Bluegrass Album with Tony Rice, Bobby Hicks, Doyle Lawson and Todd Phillips. Saga, the parent company of Gold Star, spent five years working on recreating that classic bluegrass tone and this banjo is the happy result of that effort. Like the original banjo, this instrument features a mahogany neck and resonator, a 3-ply maple rim and a no-hole cast tone ring. Includes a hardshell case.

stock no. 51781

ModelGF-100JD J.D. Crowe 5 String
Nut width1 3/16"
Scale length26 1/4"
Fretboard MaterialSantos Rosewood
Neck materialMahogany
ResonatorMahogany
Diameter11"
FlangeOne-Pice Zinc Alloy
Shell3-ply Maple
Tone ringNo hole flathead tone ring
Serial No170006
CaseOrig. Hard
Tuners 4:1 Pancake Planets
Neck profileTraditional V-shaped neck