Shackleton Sixer Banjitar Series

Contact us for details about customization. 01603 417903

The perfect solution for the guitarist who wants the sound of a banjo!

  • The best sounding 6-string banjo you can buy.
  • Tuned just like a guitar: EADGBE (also great in open tunings with a bottleneck). 
  • Plays like a guitar: with plectrum, fingers, or picks.
  • Sounds like a banjo!
  • Great acoustic sound... with superb electric options!
  • Resonator models include full Bluegrass resonator and flange
Currently used on tour with Natalie Imbruglia and Mika. Fully customizable design. Left hander at no extra charge. 

     (Fraser plays a little ditty to check the set up)

    Adam Evans Plays an Electric Sixer on tour with Natalie Imbruglia

    SIXER STANDARD ACOUSTIC

    • Neck: choose from quarter-sawn Appalachian rock maple or sapele
    • Twin adjustable truss rod
    • Slotted headstock
    • Rosewood fingerboard
    • Rosewood head veneer and heel cap
    • White mother of pearl fret dots
    • Pot: block construction, choose from maple or sapele, unbound
    • Maple dowel stick
    • Unbleached bone hand-cut top nut
    • 12 brackets, nickel plated
    • Hand-made biscuit bridge in maple with rosewood cap
    • Round Brass Rod tone ring
    • Grover Sta-Tite 18:1 guitar tuners
    • OSMO hardwax oil hand finish
    • Choice of Remo Renaissance or Remo Frosted skin
    • 6-string No-Knot style tailpiece
    • Shackleton UK-made semi-rigid gig bag

    SIXER STANDARD ELECTRIC

    • Specification as Standard Acoustic model except for...
    • Maple disc back plate
    • EMG ACB-5 humbucker banjo pickup
    • Stainless steel coordinator rod

    SIXER DELUXE RESONATOR ACOUSTIC

    • Full Bluegrass-style resonator back in American black walnut, x-braced and fully bound
    • Flange: UK-made laser cut, snowflake design, mirror-bright stainless steel
    • Neck: walnut
    • Maple dowel stick
    • Twin adjustable truss rod
    • Slotted headstock
    • Ebony headstock veneer with white mother of pearl snowflake inlay
    • Separate ebony fretboard, bound in ebony with two-layer purfling
    • Ebony heel cap
    • White mother of pearl fret dots
    • Pot: block construction in American black walnut
    • Unbleached bone hand-cut top nut
    • 12 brackets, nickel plated
    • Hand-made biscuit bridge in maple with rosewood cap
    • Flathead bluegrass tone ring
    • Grover Sta-Tite 18:1 guitar tuners
    • Lacquer hand finish
    • Choice of Remo Renaissance or Remo Frosted skin
    • 6-string No-Knot style tailpiece
    • Hard case

    SIXER DELUXE RESONATOR ELECTRIC

    • Specification as Deluxe Resonator Acoustic model except for...
    • EMG ACB-5 humbucker banjo pickup
    • Stainless steel coordinator rod


    COMMON TO ALL MODELS

    • 6-year transferable return-to-base warranty
    • Signed ownership certificate

    OPTIONS

    • Left handed version available at no extra charge. Select from options.
    • Remo Renaissance skin fitted as standard, for Remo Renaissance at no additional charge, please enquire.
    NOTES
      Please note that as we are no longer able to ship Rosewood overseas, we are now providing a Ziricote option for international customers



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