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Mar 14, 2019 - 5:58:10 PM
778 posts since 2/15/2006

Bought a Gold Tone banjo today and I made a huge mistake. Ok. This lady posted a Gold Tone banjo on Craigslist yesterday for $200 bucks. the pictures showed the bottom and top of the banjo and nothing else but the case. it all looked great.. I assumed it was a 5 string. Being that 2 strings were broke and she had not used it in many years and said it was in great shape.. well we set up a meeting place that I would pick up . it came in a case and I met her where she worked. she was to come out and drop the 5 string banjo off to me. I was in a bit of a hurry and didnt bother to open the case, again assumming it was a 5 string. Well i get home to set it up take it out of the case and BAM its a 4 string. Lesson learned. always open the case and check no matter how busy you are. Anyway my bad. My question is there a market for theses? Im just going to take it to Music go round and see if I can trade it for a 5 stringer....lol I looked it up its a Gold Tone CC-PLECTRUM . but the ones i have seen all have a resonater. this one dont. but maybe because its older it didnt come with one back then. any way. Always check the case....

Mar 14, 2019 - 6:10:57 PM

4783 posts since 11/13/2005

$200 Bopper?!......play that 4 string as is.......you're going to love it!

Mar 14, 2019 - 6:12 PM

4783 posts since 11/13/2005

I wouldn't worry too much about it, I'm sure you can resell it for that amount.

Mar 14, 2019 - 6:13:18 PM
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778 posts since 2/15/2006

thats what i wanted to know. Thanks. I just dont want to loose any money.

Mar 14, 2019 - 6:15:26 PM

4783 posts since 11/13/2005

I'd like to hear your music. Are you on the tube?

Mar 14, 2019 - 6:18:59 PM
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778 posts since 2/15/2006

just a couple songs. Im on reverbnation. Jimmy Prince

Mar 14, 2019 - 6:21:58 PM

4783 posts since 11/13/2005

Thanks Jimmy, I'll check it out. Good Luck with the banjo.

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