Fender Rustler 6-String BanjoItem ID: Rustler6
6-string Guitar-banjo with Mahogany Rim, Mahogany Neck, Rosewood Fretboard, and Banjo Head - 3-color Sunburst
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Play This Banjo Like a Guitar!Want that banjo sound, but don't want to learn to play one? The FENDER® Rustler 6 guitar-banjo plays like a guitar, but sounds like a banjo. A closed-back banjo design gives you a punchy tone that is perfect for fingerstyle and strumming styles. The mahogany rim and neck give you a great woody tone from the banjo head. Geared tuners provide stable and accurate tuning. If you are looking for a banjo that plays like a 6-string guitar, the Fender Rustler 6 is the perfect 6-string banjo for you.
Fender Rustler 6 Guitar-banjo at a Glance:
Traditional banjo styling and tone
Using traditional woods and design, the Fender Rustler 6 banjo will give you classic banjo tones. This instrument is perfect for guitar players looking for that banjo sound. You won't have to spend years learning how to play banjo with the Rustler 6, all of your guitar licks, chords, and runs will work on the Rustler 6. In a nut shell, this is a banjo with a guitar neck. You'll love the closed-back tones, vintage looks, and the great feel of the Fender Rustler 6 guitar-banjo.
Get that classic bluegrass sound with a resonator-backed banjo
When you want that traditional bluegrass banjo sound, you need a banjo with a resonator. The mahogany resonator on the Fender Rustler 6 gives you a full tone usually associated with bluegrass. A laminated mahogany rim gives your tone punch and sass. Reach your audience better with the increased volume and projection from this resonator backed 6-string banjo.
Perfect for stage or campfire
The quality construction of the Fender Rustler 6 makes it perfect for any application. Whether you're using it in your band or taking it camping, this 6-string banjo will hold up. Get that banjo sound without the learning curve, call Sweetwater and order a Fender Rustler 6 banjo today!
Fender Rustler 6 Guitar-banjo Features:
The Fender Rustler 6 guitar-banjo plays like a guitar, but sounds like a banjo!
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Chrystal, McMinnville, TN
Reviewsbased on 3 reviews
by Vinnie Gervasi from East Hampton CTMy six string banjo just arrived . I set the bridge with some online u tube instructions. It sounds great right out of the box. I wanted to change strings but the tailpiece only accepts loop end and I... read more [+] only had ball end guitar strings.. However it still plays and sounds great. I am very happy with this product. I have been playing guitar for over 30 years and did not want to take time to learn banjo. This instrument sounds just like a 5 string banjo. It is truly amazing.Very happy and have not been able to put it down. close [-]
December 2, 2012
Music Background: Professional singer songwriter
by R. Effner from Stanwood, WAReceived this yesterday from Sweetwater. Installed the bridge per banjo specs (12 fret to nut then same distance from 1/2 12th fret to bridge). Tuned it up and gave it to my daughter (it's hers) who... read more [+] started playing songs right away and she loves it. If you are guitarist and want to immediately play a banjo then get this. No learning curve at all! I own a SAGA III five string but there is definitely a learning curve to that one. close [-]
May 9, 2012
Music Background: Student
by Cliff Schuyler from Spring, TXThis is a great banjo and sweetwater had a great price. My only complaint was that the banjo shipped without being set up. I had to set up the bridge and adjust the intonation myself. This isn't a p... read more [+]roblem since I'm a guitar player and know how to do this, but for someone who doesn't this would be a disappointment. I'm surprised that sweetwater did not set this up before shipping. Otherwise, great product and great price! close [-]
December 30, 2012
Music Background: Hobbyist
Fender Rustler 6-String Banjo
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