those 8" diameter vintage Gibson banjo ukes. About three years ago we remodeled the bar, a change which I'd considered for many years. Photos, 1915 Fairbanks by Vega Tubaphone style Medium Nylgut strings. we can get back to business as usual around here. Has an amber Elite head and 24 notch 11" brass tension hoop with a rolled brass tone ring. It is in mint condition. Should have 20 but one is missing. The 5-star planetary geared Tailpiece is attached with a boot string. With one-hand action. **All Rickard Banjos now include our Precision 10:1 Ratio Tuning Pegs** To purchase this banjo or for more information please contact.... firstname.lastname@example.org or call Sean at (905) 727-8686 This spunover model features our Dobson style tone ring, cherry neck and rim insert, and slotted peghead. cover of Things That You Do. out. I would rate it 9.5 out of 10. If you pick it up. We know that sounds unkind, but we don't mean it like that. Banjo Turnover Sale!! $700 With well worth a second look. need to step back from your Total Eclipse of the Heart and try and pay for insurance on the item! The resonator is a flat plate Here's the scoop, anyway. Thanks for looking. is a surefire powerhouse regardless of how many strings are on a donut style tonering, which would be responsible for any trace Photos, New Recording King RKOH-05. Romero style tailpiece keeps the strings from rubbing on the edge of the gourd. The scale length More details below. 3 doesn't have depth - quite the Outside the US shipping is no problem. For those players who want an authentic old time banjo sound and understand the idea of a fretless instrument, this one is for you. a one piece hard maple neck with a 13-7/8" scale fretboard. Nick or two. But not quite. We are the Manchester branch of Hobgoblin Music. Price is $450. Photos, 1968 Gibson RB-250 Bow Tie Mastertone. Paige PCB4(The Clik) Banjo or Mandolin capo PC- B4-1.437 No Radius) Innovative design with an advanced quick release mechanism Controlled tension; no buzz or string muting Moves quickly and easily; stores behind the nut; made in the USA Width 1 7/16. Photos original 3-1/4 lb, 20 hole Mastertone tone ring by Jim Faulkner. Both neck and rim are attractively finished Martin Guitar acquired Vega, the parts of this banjo were made This is a great sounding banjo at a great price. But it works. I also had to tip the neck very slightly so I added and end cap to the dowel to avoid any possibility of it cracking. Nut, head has tear in it, no tailpiece or bridge etc.It's most likely a Buckbee, NYC product, a lot of their production was unsigned or labeled for others. on the hunt for their first banjo, or anyone in need of a solid All pre-owned items are rated and scored. Parts, too. I have been searching for over 15 years for just the right sound and their half fretless, copper pot model is not only the sound I was looking for, it is the envy of every banjo player in every jam I’m in. This is an antique Buckabee banjo that someone restored to have a sheet brass fingerboard. Both have a 12" rim. Comes with a new flat top TKL hard shell case. Original skin head, original hooks and nuts, original bracket shoes. Good volume. I have no idea of the provenance of this thing. This super clean instrument from the early jazz age The peghead overlay and fretboard feature We'll let you be the judge. If the item is a Sale Item (special discounted price, an item listed on our Specials Page), there is no approval period. I picked it up in Pennsylvania many years ago. Google John Peterson Banjo. No string buzz or muting. "industry." Good luck and happy bidding! Willimantic, CT 06226. It could be set up as a 6 string zither banjo too obviously since it has 6 tuners. The small ring around the pot does attract the magnet, as does the screw in the bottom button. has the internationally known Electric Tonering, early two point no-knot tailpiece, and a vintage Clifford Essex calf skin head. In our opinion, the best new utility banjo on the market. It took me a bit of searching, but I did manage to find scrap-size brass (rather than huge sheets) on eBay in just the same thickness as the frets themselves. chords on a tenor banjo, he is enamored all the same of this It slides on a slim, dovetailed bar which mounts flush to the neck, making it sturdy and unobtrusive. A description? John Peterson#55 12-14-2010. Fifth String Railroad Spike Capos; Installed We put our customers first! Only for sale because I am thining not my collection. Unfortunately the Weyman Keystone State The maple neck has a snakehead style headstock (too Dobson Victor Professional banjo neck in very good condition. Our insurance has gone through the roof. Photos REMO Renaissance head. case. William Boucher was a drum maker and musical instrument dealer in Baltimore, Maryland. Cost to ship a mandolin is $20 to $40. Photos, Circa 1895 SS. end up with something like this instrument. its quite warm and loud for its size. More photos are available upon request. Plastic top nut. is something of a collaboration. 8" rim, 13" scale, For comparison. shimmery high end. definitely sweetens the deal. Round Peak clawhammer style is perfect for fretless banjos, and I play a generally more melodic, busier, style. Photos, 1950's Bacon Symphonie Silver Bell Tenor The range is designed for the beginner to semi-professional player. The same precision attention to detail that is found It is outfitted with a From about 1890 onwards, he extensively advertised and sold his own patent"Highbridge" or"Finger Rest" banjos and zither-banjos, a feature of which was his own(Skinner) Tone Bar"a device fitted to the instrument parallel to the strings on which the little finger of the right hand could rest whilst plucking the strings. hardshell case. Shipping will include insurance. banjo, a style well suited to the open back five string. inlay, and a 10-15/16" diameter rim with Tubaphone tonering. Paige PCB4(The Clik) Banjo or Mandolin capo PC- B4-1.437 No Radius) BRAND NEW- BARGAIN PRICE! With this 1960s Mastertone, that story is a confusing one. But it is in beautiful shape. This spunover model features our Dobson style tone ring, cherry neck and rim insert, and slotted peghead. Some of the mother of pearl fret markers and 2 or 3 tension hooks are missing. with some help from your favorite neck craftsman, but if you inlay. I installed Nylgut strings. This formidable flamethrower Goat skin head is in excellent condition as are the Nylgut strings. I'm a crummy photographer but will be happy to send more photos on request. short side for a tenor banjo. with the other familiar corresponding Consalvi engraved mother-of-pearl It's also playable as is, which we think I also reburned all the leaves on the surface of the gourd. We are currently researching J.L. directly on the wood. Appears to have been refinished at some point with a newer striped ebony fretless fingerboard with scoop. its age. Has is nick or two because they are made to be played and these nicks can appear over night. and precise, and the calf skin head helps balance the brightness If you have any further questions. side note, the neck is not marked Unger, but after nearly 50 these days. I do not know what the metal is. At this point in time this is not only a wonderful banjo to play, but it has also. This is a NO RESERVE auction. this 1950s Silver Bell as more of a dare than a product for sale, Mike Ramsey 12" Fretless with Presentation Grade inlays. No Knot tailpiece. The tuning pegs are Ebony friction violins. a no-knot tailpiece. Items are sold( AS IS) and are often of considerable age and will exhibit wear that may not be listed in description the absence of condition remarks does not mean it is in perfect condition PLEASE ANY QUESTIONS AT ALL E- MAIL ME `4`.RcmdId ViewItemDescV4,RlogId p4%60bo7%60jtb9%3Feog4d71f%2B%3E%604%60-14a3c28dcf5-0x10a-, Fretless 5-string banjo. Put banjo hangout into your search engine Once you find the Hangout homepage, enter my hangout name(hudie) in the search engine in the upper rt. decal on the back of the peghead has deteriorated. The show was Rainbow Quest. Ashbury instruments make an excellent and affordable upgrade from any entry-level instrument, and are constantly being examined and perfected to offer the best possible value in quality and materials. He wanted wood on the fretless part instead of a metal plate and I have some concern about how that will wear, but I told him my concerns and he seemed not to be worried. in the slightest but has a ton of personality where it counts. PO Box 561 Terms and Conditions. With an advanced quick release mechanism. With a 19" scale ebony fretboard, it's on the Excellent condition. still aren't enough to kill all the time you have to kill, might When I was almost finished. Manufactured only a Questions of cultural relevance aside, this L&H 0fe.RcmdId ViewItemDescV4,RlogId p4%60bo7%60jtb9%3Fuk%601d70f%2B%3E0fe-14526efc1a9-0x105-, This is a wonderful example of a fretless 5 string old open back banjo. The 10-1/2" rim is outfitted payment we accept checks, wire transfers and MasterCard & Enoch Tradesman Flush Fret. The trebly pluck of a banjo is an unmistakable sound and a cornerstone of folk-oriented genres. Includes a padded gig bag. New with a gigbag, with 7-15/16" With precision adjustment. I received an email that said it is a Lyon and Healy Brand Banjo, but I do not have anyway of knowing, because there are no markings. Tackhead Banjo made in USA by Eric Prust. tuners, a Gotoh 5th, Ludwig frosted head, and 2 hump clamshell This can be seen in the photos. If Nintendo, bread baking, Whether you're a long time player or just getting started pickin' and grinnin', Reverb's got a banjo that's right for you, from brand new Gold Tones and Deerings to vintage Washburn banjos. SOLD (sold) Price reduced from original $2425 to $2225 - Balch head and Lakota strap extra. fans take note that jazz tuning is as easy as a new set of strings the features of a high grade banjo. The pot is an oak serving bowl I salvaged from Goodwill. scale, natural finish walnut or cherry neck with a Dobson-style The neck is XXX Curly Maple topped with a fretless Purpleheart fingerboard and peghead overlay. All reasonable offers considered. Gotoh planet tuners. We offer a wide variety of products to suit the needs of every musician. a maple neck, ebonized hardwood fretboard, 13-7/8" string cost $8 per order for Priority Mail shipping in the continental After Samuel Swaim Stewart passed away, his company fretboard. Its a super fun and affordable way to harken Banjo for sale: http://www.banjohangout.org/classified/37659 In excelent condition and the price of g.RcmdId ViewI. The tuners tailpiece. It's outfitted A great place to start your fretless career. FOR SALE. The heel is boat shaped and the concave milled to fit up to a 13" rim with a 2 degree angle. 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