"Thanks for clearing that up, Joel. It makes sense. I wasn't thinking of that. Also good for me to keep in mind if I ever want to buy a Banjeaurine. I would have been looking for one with 22 frets... :-)
"Strings got better in the mid…"
"Because past the 15th on this banjo the frets pretty much become useless for anything other than picking out single notes in a clumsy fashion. No position playing above the 13th.Or there is the other reason-- before rectifying and flexible…"
"Congratulations on your find. Looks really nice and look forward to hearing a sound sample. I was tempted by this one - am sure you won't have any trouble selling it on should you choose to :)
I need to stop looking on Ebay - today…"
"Here's the banjo after a bit of a clean and set-up. Has a really impressive sound and very loud. Very different from my Clifford Essex Professional which is the only other 12 inch(ish) spun over I have to compare it to. The neck profile is also…"
"Hello Andrew, Congrats on your purchase of that lovely Alvey Banjo.
Alvey was a trade name of John Alvey Turner. The banjo would have been made for them by Sydney Young, who was Cammeyers maker. there are several distinctive features which are also…"