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.

Deering Banjo, Boston B6 Banjo, 6 String banjo

Deering Banjo,  Boston B6 Banjo,  6 String banjo

Price: $1,299.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 6d 19h 19m
BRUNO 6 STRING BANJO

BRUNO 6 STRING BANJO

Price: $450.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 29d 18h 31m
Fender Rustler 6-string Banjo Tone Ring

Fender Rustler 6-string Banjo Tone Ring

Price: $319.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 9d 5h 22m
Deering B6 6-String Banjo

Deering B6 6-String Banjo

Price: $1,979.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 28d 13h 30m
Deering B6 6-String Banjo

Deering B6 6-String Banjo

Price: $1,979.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 28d 10h 59m
FENDER RUSTLER 6 STRING CLOSED BACK BANJO, Int'l Buyers Welcome

FENDER RUSTLER 6 STRING CLOSED BACK BANJO,  Int'l Buyers Welcome

Price: $309.95 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 27d 5h 34m
Deering Goodtime Solana 6-String Banjo

Deering Goodtime Solana 6-String Banjo

Price: $799.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 26d 5h 30m
Deering Goodtime Solana 6-String Banjo

Deering Goodtime Solana 6-String Banjo

Price: $799.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 26d 5h 30m