6 String Banjos for Sale


If you are already a pro at playing the guitar, you will find the 6-string banjo identical in every aspect to the playing of the guitar. Decay of the notes will be the only difference, with 6-strings having no sustain. This would allow the guitar player to transition directly into the banjo.

You can imitate playing a 5-string on a 6-string banjo, however it will never be authentic. The 6-string and the guitar are tuned entirely different that the 5-string which is tuned in open G, the 5th string being high G octave.

The 6 string have a good bottom end, which will support melody and other lead instruments. The gauge of the strings on a 6-string banjo are also thicker which may help in ease of playing. However, there still isnt a fifth string drone which is the key element that gives the banjo its sound and character. A couple other negative aspects of the 6-string is that the gauge of the strings is a bit too light to allow bottleneck playing, and also there isnt a bottom end to support other instruments or support playing blues solos effectively.

GOLD TONE GOLDTONE LOJO OT-6 6 STRING BANJO SIX STRING BANJO

GOLD TONE GOLDTONE LOJO OT-6 6 STRING BANJO SIX STRING BANJO

Price: $1,259.25 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 6d 17h 34m
Luna BGBCEL6 6-String Celtic Banjo Rosewood Fretboard

Luna BGBCEL6 6-String Celtic Banjo Rosewood Fretboard

Price: $349.99 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 8d 18h 13m
Deering Boston 6-String Acoustic-Electric Banjo

Deering Boston 6-String Acoustic-Electric Banjo

Price: $2,189.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 28d 17h 43m
Gold Tone AC6+ BANJITAR with Pick Up and Gig Bag(Factory Blem)

Gold Tone AC6+ BANJITAR with Pick Up and Gig Bag(Factory Blem)

Price: $399.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 5d 12h 11m
GOLD TONE GOLDTONE 6 STRING BT-14 SIX STRING BANJO W FREE HARD CASE

GOLD TONE GOLDTONE 6 STRING BT-14 SIX STRING BANJO W  FREE HARD CASE

Price: $1,214.25 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 4d 18h 22m
BRAND NEW GOLD TONE GOLDTONE AC 6+ 6 STRING SIX STRING BANJO

BRAND NEW GOLD TONE GOLDTONE AC 6+ 6 STRING SIX STRING BANJO

Price: $472.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 4d 18h 13m
BRAND NEW GOLD TONE GOLDTONE AC-6 COMPOSITE 6 STRING SIX STRING BANJO

BRAND NEW GOLD TONE GOLDTONE AC-6 COMPOSITE 6 STRING SIX STRING BANJO

Price: $374.25 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 4d 18h 1m
Vintage JH 6 String Banjo - Late 1800's -Early 1900's ?

Vintage JH 6 String Banjo - Late 1800's -Early 1900's ?

Price: $425.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 4d 2h 58m