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Any info on Schoenberg Delta Queen banjo?

One of my YouTube buddies has a beautiful long neck banjo of unknown origin. has anyone heard of it?The name "Delta Queen" is inlaid on the peg head, an eagle engraved on the back of the resonator…Continue

Started Feb 19, 2012

Portuguese music.
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While following some odd links I came across some…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sylvia Jul 24, 2011.

Banjo for sale near San Diego
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Here's a pleasant little find.This is at…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Trapdoor2 Apr 21, 2011.

How does a tone ring work?
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Does anyone know how a tone ring does its job? Is it a resonating unit or is it a hard weight to keep the vibrations of the skin from dissipating into the wooden rim?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Claude L. Medearis Mar 23, 2011.

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American Banjo: Three-finger and Scruggs style



I bought the book this week. Mel Bay, 2007.

I was hoping for some history and comparisons of the various styles, but it turned out to be a collection of tablature, transcribed by Steve Garner, from the album Mike Seeger  recorded for Smithsonian Folkways in 1956. The text is limited to a two  page…

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Posted on January 16, 2011 at 4:00

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At 3:48 on May 8, 2015, George Martin said…

Seen your walnut banjo, looks great. Do you have any detailed plans/drawings/measurements.  I have just made a plectrum banjo and it sound not to bad.  I would really like to make similar to your walnut banjo, so help would be appreciated.

Cheers

George Martin

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