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Byron Thomas commented on Jerron Paxton's blog post Fretboard extensions
"Don't know if you found your extended range Banjo yet but I was surfing and ran across this one. Happy playing! Fairbanks / Vega Tubaphone No. 9 Plectum Five String 1925 Maple | Howie’s Stringed SPECtaculars | Reverb"
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"Aww Jerron and Zac... the pefect combo. Marvelous!!"
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Nola (Banjo Dance)

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"Absolutely fantastic playing. Thank you so much gentlemen!"
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Jerron Paxton & Zac Sokolow - The Climbing Rose

"The Climbing Rose/Tyro Mazurka"#banjo #classicbanjo #oldtimebanjohttps://zacsokolow.bandcamp.com/album/zac-sokolowhttps://www.blindboypaxton.net/bio
Jan 3
Byron Thomas commented on Jerron Paxton's blog post Fretboard extensions
"Well its not the exact one that you are looking for but its basically a sister. If you know a competent luthier I'm sure they could convert this B&D https://guitars.com/inventory/je3100-1935-b-d-montana-silver-bell-1-tenor to a 5…"
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12th Street Rag

"Remember two older relatives playing solo versions of this tune on piano when I was young. First time hearing it with banjo as lead - just great !"
Nov 7, 2020
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12th Street Rag

"Excellent!!!"
Nov 4, 2020
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12th Street Rag

"LOL! This is never been my favorite tune either but everybody who sees me with a banjo from the Jazz World calls this tune first."
Nov 4, 2020
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12th Street Rag

"Completely awesome. So much fun seeing this. This has never been my favorite tune...but the level of musicianship is off the charts. Thank you!!"
Nov 4, 2020
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12th Street Rag

"Absolutely amazing playing and so relaxed.   I would give my right arm to play like this.. er let me rethink that. ;-) Thank you Jerron, Lauren and Charlie... and thank you especial for the kind comments about the website."
Nov 4, 2020
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"Phenomenal."
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12th Street Rag

"The banjo skill displayed here is unsurpassed in this century. Wow! "
Nov 3, 2020

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Fretboard extensions

I'm in the market for a banjo with at least 24 or 25 frets. I've noticed fretboards extensions are usually only on professional instruments, with a few exceptions, which makes a lot of sense somewhat. I find if I had an…

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Posted on May 21, 2020 at 17:00 — 2 Comments

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At 15:50 on May 30, 2020, R L Vaughn said…

Have you tried a long neck, such as a Christy?

At 16:02 on May 30, 2020, Jerron Paxton said…

I have not. I'm certain they wouldn't have the same tone and play ability as regular banjos with an extended fretboard. Another thing is the quality of the build. Most of the banjos are like our professional models. I can't find one of these with a big enough pot or a tone ring.

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