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The American Collection “USG-66” – MADE IN USA

Gold Tone is proud to introduce our very own “American Collection” bluegrass banjos produced from the finest materials America has to offer.  If you seek the ultimate bluegrass cannon reminiscent of the traditional “pre-war” banjos, the USG-66 ‘Iron Horse’ is the model for you.

The Iron Horse features a Gold Tone GN3 carbon graphite neck for a consistent and solid tone.  The neck is designed and molded to be perfectly straight allowing for effortless playability and tonal consistency a wood neck just isn’t capable.  Equipped with a two-way adjustable truss rod, the GN3 can be adjusted to meet the most demanding setup specifications.



Neck Gold Tone GN-3 Graphite Neck Resonator Tapered Wall; Flame Maple
Bridge Gary Sosebee Aged Maple w/ Ebony Cap; 5/8″
Finishing Touches
Wood Finish Nitrocellulose Lacquer Fingerboard Inlay Hearts & Flowers
Body Binding ABS White Celluloid
Parts & Hardware
Nut ZeroGlide Nut; Bone Tailpiece Presto
Flange One-piece Die Cast Tone Ring Bell Bronze Tone Ring
Strings GDGBD – .010, .013, .016, .024w, .010 Rim 3-Ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
Plating Nickel Tension Hoop Brass; Notched
Pickup Optional Gold Tone SMP+ Magnetic Pickup or Gold Tone ABS Clip-on Microphone System
Other Features & Options
Case Options HD16GT Deluxe Hardshell Arched Case Included
Scale 26-3/16″ Weight 11.4 Lbs.
Nut Width 1-5/16″ Frets 22 Medium
Total Length 38.5″ Head Size 11″ Remo Weatherking; High Collar