Dean Gran Sport 6-String Solid Body Banjo, Gloss Natural

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  • Solid Mahogany Body Delivers Rich & Resonant Warmth
  • Ideal For Guitar Players Wanting To Transition To Banjo
  • Maple Neck Delivers Bright Attack & Great Sustain
  • Pickups Deliver Warm Powerful & Punchy Tones
  • Tobacco Sunburst Finish Offers Eye-Catching Appearance

Dean Gran Sport 6-String Solid Body Banjo, Gloss Natural

The Dean Gran Sport 6-String Solid Body Banjo, Gloss Natural is the ultimate hybrid between an electric guitar and a banjo, resulting in an instrument that is ideal for players of both backgrounds. Its solid mahogany body delivers a rich resonant warmth, and is ideal for a wide range of playing styles and genres. With DMT pickups this unique banjo is able to take to the stage and sing melodic banjo tones, perfect for the gigging banjo player. Although the Dean Gran Sport is ideal for bluegrass players, its design provides the appearance of an electric guitar, for a unique collaboration. With a gloss tobacco sunburst finish, pearl dot inlays, and dome knobs with chrome hardware, the Dean Gran Sport provides an edge, rock-ready appearance that is certain to stand out from the crowd.

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DMT Design Lipstick

With a DMT Design lipstick pickup in the neck position, players can achieve a rich and well-rounded sound. The original lipstick pickups were made with actual lipstick tubes that were bought from a cosmetics manufacturer. These lipstick tubes then had electronics inserted within ad therefore made them a low-cost guitar pickup at the time. Currently, the production of these pickups does not involve cosmetic lipstick tubes, but tubes that have been designed and machined especially to match the original design.

DMT Design Humbucker

Loaded with a DMT Designed humbucking pickup in the bridge position the Gran Sport delivers a powerful and punchy tone with plenty of bottom end and sparkling highs.

Solid Mahogany Body

The Dean Gran Sport features an all-mahogany body which produces clear, distinctive tones. Its mahogany build adds resonance, and delivers an authentic, punchy, bluegrass tone, making it ideal for the guitar players wanting to transition to a bluegrass banjo sound.


  • Unique hybrid of banjo and electric guitar, making it ideal for players of both backgrounds
  • Solid mahogany construction delivers a rich and resonant tonality
  • Tobacco sunburst finish offers eye-catching appearance
  • Ideal for gigging banjo players
  • 8 inch remo head offers great projection


Body & Bridge

  • Top Material: Remo Head 8''
  • Top: Solid Mahogany
  • Body: Solid Mahogany
  • Finish: Gloss
  • Colour: Tobacco Sunburst
  • Binding: Single Ply White

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Shape: C
  • Neck Construction: Bolt-On
  • Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Inlay: Pearl Dot
  • Number of Frets: 21


  • Hardware Colour: Chrome
  • Knobs: Dome