Top 10 Best banjos under 1000 2022

1. Ashthorpe 5-String Banjo – Full Size with 24 Brackets, Closed Back, Mahogany Resonator, Geared 5th Tuner, Padded Gig Bag

  • Traditional style: This 5-string banjo is perfect for any style of play with its guitar-style headstock and neck combined with a tambourine shaped body. Whether you’re playing mellow country tunes, folk, bluegrass, clawhammer-style, even rock, you’ll get a great response and sound from this right-handed banjo.
  • Remo head: This banjo kit is flawlessly designed with a Remo head, made by the world-renown Remo drum company. The crisp white, frosted head delivers bright sound and clarity. The head is secured with 24 chrome-plated brackets and resting on the Remo head is a beautiful 5/8″ maple/ebony bridge for superior string vibration transfer.
  • High-quality craftsmanship: Ashthorpe’s banjo features a mahogany neck and laurel fretboard with finely manicured, smooth seated frets. The body is crafted from mahogany with a high-gloss finish. The closed-back resonator can be easily removed, allowing this banjo to be played open back. Designed with a 5-ply maple and mahogany shell, a 5-ply maple rim, 15:1 ratio geared tuners with high-quality tuning pegs, an adjustable hinged tailpiece, and chrome-plated armrest.
  • Geared 5th tuner and adjustable truss rod: This 5-string banjo also includes a geared 5th string tuner, typically found on more expensive banjos. The geared 5th tuner is an upgrade over the common friction tuner, providing more accurate tuning and less slippage. The adjustable truss rod allows you to adjust the neck, ensuring it remains straight.
  • Banjo bundle kit includes: This banjo is safely stored inside a 15mm premium fabric padded “gig bag” guitar case with pocket, carry handle, and shoulder strap. Extra strings, a polishing cloth, and three celluloid picks are also included.

2. Mulucky 5 String Banjo, Full Size with 24 Brackets, Open Back, Maple Banjos with Remo Head, Geared 5th Tuner, Gift Package with Beginner Kit – MB1101

  • ♪ Remo Head: This open back banjo kit is flawlessly designed with a Remo head, made by the world-renown Remo drum company. The professional retro imitation animal skin; warm and retro tone, delicate, transparent, with moderate overtones. The head is secured with 24 chrome-plated brackets and resting on the Remo head is a beautiful 5/8″ maple/ebony bridge for superior string vibration transfer.
  • ♪ Sound – The open back produces a more mellow, softer sound, and since the sound chamber rests against the player, some of the sounds are absorbed into his clothing and the player’s body, which lowers the banjo’s volume
  • ♪ Adjustable Bracket – 24 brackets ensure even head panel tension to fusion melodious percussion timbres by gently beating on the head, It can be adjusted according to the sound you want
  • ♪ Geared 5th Tuner and Adjustable Truss rod: This 5-string banjo also includes a geared 5th string tuner, typically found on more expensive banjos. The geared 5th tuner is an upgrade over the common friction tuner, providing more accurate tuning and less slippage. The adjustable truss rod allows you to adjust the neck, ensuring it remains straight
  • ♪ Mulucky Banjo Kit: The 5 string banjo kit comes with a full-size banjo x1, spare strings set x1, tuner x1, tuning wrench x2, fingerpick x4, strap x1, cleaning cloth x1, and gig bag x1, ruler x 1. We are a professional banjo supplier, If you have any questions about this banjo, please contact us

3. Deering Goodtime 5-String Banjo

  • Low-profile, 22-fret rock maple neck with hardwood bow tie inlays
  • Sealed, geared tuning machines, including fifth string
  • 5/8-Inch maple/ebony Goodtime bridge with adjustable Deering tailpiece
  • Six-year warranty
  • Three-ply, 11-inch maple rim with steel tension hoop and high crown head

4. ADM 5-String Banjo Large 24 Bracket with Closed Solid Wood Back and Geared 5th Tuner, Gift Package Banjoe Beginner Kit with Pad Bag, Tuner, Strap, Extra Strings, Picks, Allen Key etc, Large Size

  • High-Quality Remo Drum Head – As Banjo panel can produce a sweet tone, ensures clarity sound, stable bridge setting when fast fingerpicking
  • Superior Material- Mahogany fingerboard and bridge, sturdy and stable, make the sound more layered; Sapele sides and back have beautiful wood grain, hard and not liable to warp or corrode, making the banjo durable.
  • Geared 5th Tuner – Important for both tuning and playability, brings you the classic tones and perfect for country, folk, bluegrass and even some modern rock. And it is important upgrade over the common friction tuner.
  • Equipped with a thicker bag to better protect the banjo,ideal for traveling, camping, hiking, taking to the beach. And Perfect for anyone who has always wanted to learn to play this iconic instrument.
  • ECONOMICAL KIT Coming with bag, digital tuner, strap, strings, picks, hanger, clearing cloth. you can get these accessories which is suited to beginner one-off at a cost-effective price.

5. Pyle, 5 String Resonator Banjo Size 24 Bracket, Geared 5th Professional Instrument w/Remo Drum & Hardwood Back-Full Beginner Starter Kit Gig Bag, Tuner, Picks, Strap, Tools

  • COMPLETE BANJO SET: Pyle brings you an all-in-one banjo set, everything you need to start playing! Comes w/ a gig bag, digital tuner, spare strings, 3 finger picks, cleaning cloth, detachable shoulder strap w/ hanger & wrench (to adjust the brackets)
  • PROFESSIONAL FULL SIZE : 38.6” instrument features a tunable 5-string banjo with 24 brackets and 22 frets, equipped with a classic traditional style binding design. Features a coated and polished rich wood finish with chrome-plated hardware/accents
  • HEAVY DUTY HARDWARE: This complete all-in-one standard acoustic banjo starter kit is equipped with a geared 5th string tuner and high quality remo drum head. It is handcrafted from sapele hardwood
  • ADJUSTABLE TRUSS ROD: Features adjustable truss rod & pearl color tuner pegs w/ additional 5th geared tuner side-peg. Adjust the truss rod can balance the tension caused by strings/climate change, set up perfect string height to meet different needs
  • SAPELE WOOD: Features a rich and polished Sapele wood resonator, high-density man-made wood fingerboard, and remo milky skin banjo top, it is designed to sound as good as it looks. Includes maplewood bridge stand and truss rod adjustment tool

6. Donner DBU-200 Banjolele, 4 String Banjo Ukulele Concert 23 Inch Remo Sapele Drumhead with Strap, Picks, Strings, Gig Bag, Tunner, Ruler, Truss Rod for Kid Adult Beginner

  • Remo Drumhead – the drumhead of Donner banjolele is from the professional drumhead supplier – Remo, contributing to a warm, full and clear tone.
  • Quality Material – the body of Donner banjo ukulele is made of sapele, enabling it to produce a mellow, and soft sound. Made by maple and hardwood, the bridge is hard enough to prevent the strings cut into the bridge.
  • Easy to Learn – innovative use of finger plates inlaid with muscovite to help beginners quickly find the appropriate position and the board points are very clear, and there will be no reflection under the light.
  • Banjo Tone and Ukulele Style – Donner banjolele is a four-stringed musical instrument with a small banjo-type body and a fretted ukulele neck.Combining banjo’s distinctive tone with ukulele’s tuning and playing style. It uses standard ukulele tuning of G-C-E-A.
  • Complete Beginner Kit – Donner banjo ukulele comes with all accessories you need to get started: ruler, strap, picks, strings, gig bag, tunner and truss rod.

7. Banjo Shirt – Banjo Heartbeat T-Shirt for Men Women & Kids

  • The ultimate banjo shirt for any professional or beginner banjo playin bluegrass music makin musician! Simple clean design features a Banjo worked into an EKG Heartbeat Pulse Line
  • Official “Banjo Shirts & T-Shirts for Men Women & Kids” Brand Banjo Shirt makes a great gift for men women kids boys girls – anyone who loves playing the Banjo – the perfect gift for Bluegrass Musicians and Fans!
  • Lightweight, Classic fit, Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem

8. String Theory

9. Vangoa 5 String Banjo Remo Head Closed Solid Back with beginner Kit, Tuner, Strap, Pick up, Strings, Picks and Bag

  • 1. REMO DRUM HEAD It uses high-quality Remo drum head as Banjo panel that can produce a sweet tone. You can also gently beat the head to fusion different timbres in your melodies.
  • 2. ADJUSTABLE STRING HEIGHT It equips a truss rod that can adjust the string height, so that you will feel comfortable and perform fluently.
  • 3. DURABLE MATERIAL Mahogany neck, sides and back have beautiful wood grain, hard and not liable to warp or corrode, making the banjo durable.
  • 4. SMOOTH DECENT TOUCH It has a fine bright paint, glossy and smooth, giving you a comfortable playing experience.
  • 5. ECONOMICAL KIT Coming with bag, guitar Tuner, Strap, Pick up, Strings, Picks, you can get these accessories which is suited to beginner one-off at a cost-effective price.

10. Beginning Banjo: For 5-String Banjo

  • Several months of lessons
  • Phrase-by-phrase demonstrations
  • Split-screen closeups
  • Tablature booklet
  • Guitar accompaniment

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