The Cripple Creek CC-50 is an entry-level banjo designed for easy learning, specifically designed to play effortlessly, sound great and be affordable. The openback CC-50 is ideal for "old time" or folk-style banjo playing. The hard maple neck and maple rim, guitar-style tuners, geared fifth-string tuning peg, single coordinator rod, straight-line tailpiece, rosewood fingerboard and rolled brass tone ring combine to make a lightweight, all-wood instrument that's ideal for the student or for experienced picker in need of a second banjo. Completely set up at the Gold Tone factory in Florida, The CC-50's price includes a gig bag for easy transport. Available as left-handed model.