Gold Tone AC-Traveler Affordable Lightweight Travel Banjo or Child Sized Beginner Banjo

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Gold Tone AC-Traveler: Travel-Scale Lightweight 5-String Banjo

Perfect for Adults Traveling or Children to learn on.

The Gold Tone AC-Traveler 5-string lightweight Travel Banjo with Gig Bag is a low priced affordable banjo you can tune to G tuning. It's a perfect affordable banjo for adults to play and carry easily or for children to learn on.

A short neck version of our popular AC-1 5-string banjo.

The composite makes it very durable.

Includes gig bag.

List of FREE Items Included with this Banjo

  • Free Banjo Lessons Online with Banjo Purchase Free 1 YR Access to Silver Members Lesson Site
  • Professional Banjo Set Up Professional Banjo Set up
  • Professional Banjo Set Up FREE Zero Glide Nut Installation
  • Free Banjo Case and Gig Bags with Banjo Purchase Free Padded Gig Bag Case
  • Free US Banjo Shipping $20 Flat Rate Shipping
  • Shipping a Banjo Overseas from the US $30 Intl. AK, HI Shipping Credit
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FREE ITEMS don't add to our normal discount price which is the lowest price we are allowed to advertise by the Manufacturer.


The AC-Traveler with includes an easy to carry "over the shoulders" gig bag case, a 3 year transferable warranty, The Fundamentals of Five String Banjo a comprehensive Beginner Banjo Book, DVD and CDs by Ross Nickerson, Online Banjo Lesson access and FREE SHIPPING! Banjo comes fully tuned and set up Free too!

Our Beginner Package comes has all you need to get started. Banjo Picks, Strap, Electronic Banjo Tuner, Extra Set of Strings and Ross Nickerson's Book, DVD and CDs. a $79 value for only $20 more.
Travel Banjo or Easy to Play Practice Banjo
If you a more experienced banjo player and already have a primary banjo the AC-Traveler makes a great travel or light and easy to play practice banjo too. It weighs only 4lbs and 10 ounces so it's perfect for beginners, on the go and also for kids to learn banjo on.

Banjos at come set up and ready to play
Each banjo is played before it leaves the shop!
Along with the strict quality control that Goldtone is known for and the banjos being checked very carefully before being shipped, each banjo is given a 12 point inspection, full head tuning, setup and will arrive tuned and ready to play Beginner Banjo Package Deal
Our Beginner Banjo Package includes a Comprehensive 64 page Beginner Banjo Book with a two hour beginner banjo DVD and two audio CDs. You also receive a set of banjo picks, a clip-on chromatic banjo tuner, a spare set of banjo strings and a banjo strap

Add 5 Piece Beginner Banjo Package $25 - Retail value $79.00

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  • NO - Planetary Tuning Pegs
  • YES - Install Planetary Tuning Pegs $79
  • Standard Open Back AC-Traveler
  • Add Resonator on AC-Traveler - $119
  • NO - Beginner Package
  • YES - Add Ross Nickerson Beginner Package $25
  • YES - Add Ross Nickerson Package $25 - with Child Size Picks

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Zero Glide Nut Installed FREE
All Gold Tone Banjos from now come with the Zero Glide Nut installed FREE
The Zero Glide makes the banjo action easier to play, increases the sound clarity and is a significant improvement for any banjo. Installation by a professional is normally done at a cost of $75 or more. It's now installed FREE on all Gold Tone Banjos.
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  • Neck: Maple
  • Finish: Black
  • Fingerboard: Select Wood
  • Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
  • Tuners: Geared
  • Inlay: Dot & Star
  • Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
  • Rim: Composite
  • Tension Hoop: Flat Bar
  • Binding: Black ABS
  • Brackets: 16
  • Hardware: Chrome Plated
  • Pickups: Optional
  • Tailpiece: Vintage No-Knot
  • Head: Remo 11" LC Coated
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Nut Width: 1-1/4"
  • Scale Length: 23-1/2"
  • Weight: 4 lbs.
  • Tuning: CGCEG
  • Strings: .011, .024w, .016, .013, .011
  • Hard Case: HD15-M
  • Left-Handed Available: Yes
  • Zero Glide Installed: Yes

Jun 28, 2023
Really a quality banjo for an incredibly low price
This is truly a great banjo for the price. I’ve also tuned it down to gDGBD and detected no loss of playability or tone. Really a quality banjo for an incredibly low price. Thank you. Dan

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