Proclaimed "Best in Show / MUST Stock" instrument at the 2016 Summer NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Show in Nashville, Tennessee, the Gold Tone AC series sets the bar for an economical, well-made, great-sounding and durable beginner banjo. Now, we are proud to offer a Long Neck option for $269.99 WITH gig bag! Our superior-sounding composite rim mated to a slim, playable neck, produces a banjo that weighs LESS THAN FOUR POUNDS. The AC-1LN is the perfect choice for beginner claw hammer players, travel use or for a child's first banjo. Handsome, with its matching black neck, rim, Zero Glide nut and tuner buttons, the AC-1LN is professionally set up in Gold Tone's Florida shop and comes with our THREE YEAR transferrable warranty.Add a Resonator for even more versatility.