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.

Fender Rustler 6-String Banjo

Fender Rustler 6-String Banjo

Price: $549.99 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 3h 20m
Fender Rustler 6-String Banjo

Fender Rustler 6-String Banjo

Price: $549.99 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 3h 48m
GOLD TONE GOLDTONE BT 14 6 STRING BIG BANJITAR BANJO W CASE AND TUNER

GOLD TONE GOLDTONE BT 14 6 STRING BIG BANJITAR BANJO W  CASE AND TUNER

Price: $1,155.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 4h 55m
Stagg BJM30 G 6-string Deluxe Bluegrass Banjo

Stagg BJM30 G 6-string Deluxe Bluegrass Banjo

Price: $342.99 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 14h 27m
6 String Gold Tone BT1000 Banjo "Banjitar".

6 String Gold Tone BT1000 Banjo "Banjitar".

Price: $449.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 22h 46m
Deering Boston B-6 Guitar Banjo Beautiful Six String Banjo Banjitar

Deering Boston B-6 Guitar Banjo Beautiful Six String Banjo Banjitar

Price: $895.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 1d 3h 28m
GOLD TONE 6-STRING BANJO GUITAR w HARDSHELL CASE ~ ES-BANJITAR

GOLD TONE 6-STRING BANJO GUITAR w  HARDSHELL CASE ~ ES-BANJITAR

Price: $840.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 1d 5h 12m