Folk & Acoustic Musical Instrument Specialists


Try the instruments for yourself! We keep a huge and varied stock of new and secondhand instruments.

UILLEANN PIPES

   
Definition: type of bellows-blown bagpipe known in Scotland, Ireland and Northern England from 18th century when it was known as Union Pipes. Has a conical chanter which has a two octave range, 3 drones, and 3 keyed chanters known as regulators.
Read the full Bagpipes FAQ Page.
Price: $795.00
Qty:

Zoom In
Ashbury AB-85 5 string Banjo, Walnut Rim Frailing style open back, scooped rosewood fingerboard, brass tone ring

Ashbury AB-85 5 string Banjo, Walnut Rim


Frailing style open back, scooped rosewood fingerboard, brass tone ring

Item ID: GR37028   Model No: AB-85-5   
    Product Features
  • Geared 5th string peg. Railroad spike 5th string top nut and 2nd fret. 24 tension hooks
  • Walnut rim and neck. 22 frets. Maple bridge with ebony top,
  • Plastic top nut, ABS binding, satin finish, Gauge .010 strings
    Product Specifications
  • Top nut width: 30mm
  • Scale length: 697mm
  • Width at 12th fret: 43mm
  • Rim depth: 63mm
  • Rim width: 279mm
  • Overall length: 930mm:
  • Made in: China
  • Model Number: AB-85-5
Order online or call us today, toll free, to place your order or speak to one of our friendly staff for more information.
1 877 866 3936
When placing your order online, you can use the 'Comments' box to mention any colour preferences (if a choice is shown) or additional information.
Visa Payments Accepted Online Mastercard Payments Accepted Online American Express Payments Accepted Online Discover Payments Accepted Online Paypal Payments Accepted Online

5 String Banjos Information


The 5-String G Banjo is used for Bluegrass music, usually in the style popularised by Earl Scruggs, and players look for a resonator and tone ring. For old time clawhammer or frailing styles, an open backed simpler model is better. Finger style classical banjo also uses the 5 string, but is less common now. Used for bluegrass and country music, and for old time and song accompaniment in the British Isles.
Click through to our Banjo Information Page
Ashbury
Ashbury: Professional quality range of Guitars, Basses, Resonators, Ukuleles, Mandolins, Banjos & Fiddles   View all Ashbury 5 String Banjos   View all Ashbury Products

Ashbury produces high quality traditional and acoustic instruments, including acoustic and electro acoustic guitars, and bass guitars, autoharps, fiddles, mandolins, banjos and ukuleles.

The range is designed for the beginner to semi-professional player, offering very playable instruments with high specifications for the best price. Ashbury instruments make an excellent and affordable upgrade from any entry-level instrument, and are constantly being examined and perfected to offer the best possible value in quality and materials.