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Epiphone Earl Scruggs Golden Deluxe Banjo - Natural

Epiphone Earl Scruggs Golden Deluxe Banjo - Natural

***Expected arrival 8/23/24***

An Accessible Replica of the Most Sought-After Banjo of All Time

Earl Scruggs is unequivocally the most influential banjo player in history. He revolutionized bluegrass music with his iconic three-finger picking style, now termed "Scruggs style." The Epiphone Earl Scruggs Golden Deluxe Banjo is a heartfelt tribute to Earl's legendary Gibson RB-Granada Mastertone five-string banjo, his musical companion from 1949 until his passing in 2012.

This exceptional instrument offers a vintage aesthetic combined with modern performance features, providing an accessible replica of the revered banjo. Experience the rich heritage of bluegrass music with the following unparalleled specifications: 

Specifications & Features

Body Style:

  • Type: Resonator Banjo

  • Shape: 11" Resonator Banjo with One Piece Flange and Mastertone Construction

  • Materials:

    • Body: 3-ply Turned Layered Maple

    • Top: Remo 11" Frosted Banjo Head

    • Back: 3-ply Maple Resonator with Figured Maple Veneer

    • Rim: 3-ply Turned Layered Maple

    • Centerblock: Dual Coordinator Rods

    • Binding: Single Ply on top, back (resonator), and fretboard edges

    • Finish: Glossy

Neck Profile:

  • Shape: C-shaped

  • Length: Approx. 670.56 mm / 26.4 inches

  • Material: Figured Maple

  • Fingerboard: Ebony

  • Fingerboard Radius: Flat

  • Frets: 22 Medium/Tall

  • Nut Material: Bone

  • Nut Width: 30.0 mm / 1.181 in

  • Inlays: Mother of Pearl "Hearts and Flowers" and Mastertone Block

  • Joint Mechanism: Dual Coordinator Rods


  • Finish: Gold

  • Bridge: 5-string, Maple with Ebony Cap

  • Tailpiece: Straight Line, Gold Plated

  • Tuning Machines: Planetary with Pearloid Button

  • Truss Rod: Dual Action

  • Truss Rod Cover: 3-hole Bell with "Earl Scruggs" inscription

  • Strap Buttons: None

  • String Gauge: .010, .012, .016, .023, .010

Additional Features:

  • Armrest: Gold-plated with Earl Scruggs-inspired engraving

  • Case: Hardshell case included for protection during transport and storage.

Why Choose the Epiphone Earl Scruggs Golden Deluxe Banjo?

👍 Excellent Sound & Performance: Designed to deliver rich, resonant sound and superb playability that every banjo player desires.

🤞 Fantastic Design: Combining traditional bluegrass aesthetics with modern performance features to inspire and elevate your music.

 Helpful Features: From the comfortable C-shaped neck to the luxurious gold-plated hardware, every detail is engineered for a top-notch playing experience.

Enhance your musical journey with the Epiphone Earl Scruggs Golden Deluxe Banjo. Now available at Guitars on Main, Experience a piece of musical history today! 

For more information and to purchase, visit our showroom in Mount Joy, PA, or shop online at

Disclaimer: Product specifications are subject to change without notice. 

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