The banjo is a uniquely American instrument descended from traditional African instruments. Nothing else sounds like it, and it’s a fun instrument to play, which contributes to its major role in bluegrass and country (it even pops up occasionally in rock, jazz and fusion). The FB-300 Banjo Pack makes getting started on banjo easy, and includes a Fender® banjo, gig bag, strings, tuner, picks and instruction book.
Fender’s new Rustler six-string closed-back banjo is perfect for guitarists who want to get perfectly sparkling banjo sound in a comfortably familiar six-string format. Features include a resonant closed-back mahogany body with an elegant three-color sunburst finish, 24-piece bracket, rolled-brass tone ring with chrome plating, mahogany neck with 22-fret rosewood fingerboard and distinctive Fender headstock shape, and die-cast tuners.
Fender’s new Rustler open-back banjo produces a nice mellow tone with comfortably lightweight feel. Features include a maple open-back body with a smooth satin finish, maple rim and neck, and 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with “snowflake” position inlays.
The G9410 Broadkaster Special features a mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard with snowflake inlay, mahogany resonator and rim, 24 brackets, rolled-brass tone ring, coated Remo head, geared machine heads, traditional tailpiece, chrome hardware, 26 3/8" scale, 1 3/16" nut and gloss finish.
The G9460 Guitar-Banjo features a maple neck and fingerboard with pearloid dot inlay, maple plywood rim and resonator back, 24 brackets, Remo Fiberskyn head. Grover® Sta-Tite™ machine heads, dual coordinating rods, "no knot"-style tailpiece, nickel hardware, 25” scale, 1 11/16” nut and antique semi-gloss finish.
Fender has re-entered the bluegrass arena with the Fender FB-54 5-String Banjo, a banjo that follows their tradition of quality tone, superb playability, and great value. This attractive instrument features stylized inlay work and meticulously finished chrome hardware that's second to none. Powerful, cutting tone comes from the
27-3/8" scale length, mahogany resonator and neck, rosewood fretboard, aluminum rim with 30-piece bracket, and rosewood bridge.