This is a very nice 1979 Gold Star archtop from Japan. As many of you know theses early Gold Stars are very nice Mastertone clones with excellent craftsmanship. And more importantly it sounds great. I switched to clawhammer and now prefer an open back. A nice OME, ODE, Vega or Deering long with tone ring and truss rod would be ideal.
Edited by - CosmicCharlie24 on 04/16/2021 09:01:20
Bump with price reduction. This banjo sounds great so if you’re looking for a killer bluegrass banjo at a modest price this is it. As most of you know these early Gold Stars are not the same as the newer China made versions. I’m the 2nd owner and this one has soul.
Bump. Don’t buy the banjo you want now. Buy the one you want 3 years from now.
'Nail polish finish repair' 22 min
'c, d7, open' 1 hr
'Leaving the Bunker' 2 hrs
'Old Washburn E 329' 3 hrs
'Ten Broeck & Mollie' 3 hrs