Cripple Creek CC-0T is Gold Tone’s recommended entry level openback
banjo. A world above the standard CC-50 model, the CC-0T comes in a
complete package designed to learn clawhammer style banjo. They sound
and play to way a real openback banjo should! The banjo includes a
maple neck, scooped rosewood fingerboard with 5th string capo spike, a
Fiberskyn banjo head, No Knot tailpiece, Vega-style armrest, vintage
Fairbanks headstock design, and geared tuners. The package also
includes a gig bag, a banjo strap, and the popular Bob Carlin
Instructional DVD where he discusses the fundamentals of clawhammer
banjo techniques and teaches several traditional songs with tablature.
With a complete setup at the Gold Tone Factory in Florida, the CC-0T is
durable, has low string action, and is a pleasure to learn on!
Gold Tone Clawhammer Style CC-OT Openback Banjo Features:
- Banjo specs:
- Neck: maple, scooped
- Fingerboard: rosewood
- Bridge: maple/ebony cap compensated
- Wood finish: antique brown satin finish
- Fingerboard inlay: star/dots
- Peghead inlay: star
- Neck binding: celluloid
- Nut: bone
- Tuners: sealed
- Tailpiece: no knot
- Tone Ring: rolled nrass
- Strings: medium
- Plating: chrome
- Arm Rest: Vega-style
- Scale: 26 3/16"
- Weight 5 lbs
- Nut Width: 1 3/16"
- Frets: medium
- Total length: 37"
- Head size: Fiberskyn 11"
- 5 Year Warranty
Who can learn clawhammer?
Virtually anybody with this package. Bluegrassers, guitarists, folk
singers, kids ages 8+, baby boomers, entire families, and college
Have you heard the buzz? Old-Time is the new Punk!
How easy is it to play Old-Time?
Clawhammer (also known as frailing or down-picking) is extraordinarily
easy to learn (easier than bluegrass). With a few days of practice you
will be playing timeless traditional songs.
Who's going to teach me?
The OT packag ecomes with an instructional DVD by Old-Time Banjo Master
Bob Carlin. Even those without previous experience will be able to play
How will I learn to take care of my banjo?
The DVD includes a session with Gold Tone founder and president Wayne Rogers on banjo set-up and maintenance.
What if I want to play in different keys?
The CC-OT comes with a 5th string capo spike and instructions on how to jam.
What do I do after learning the basics?
Don't worry, we've got you covered! The Gold Tone "Pick Up Your Banjo"
DVD repertoire series shows you in detail how to learn common jam tunes.
Each volume features a different artist presenting 15 tunes. learn from
Bob Carlin and other Old Time masters.
What else do I need to get started?
This package includes a banjo, gigbag, strap, capo spike, and instructional video. The only ingredient missing is you!
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