Minstrel Banjo

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"For tunes i particularly like, I tend to want to play them on more than one type of…"

Strumelia replied 3 hours ago to How long do you take to learn a song you haven't heard before?

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Reply by Joel Hooks

"Wes, that's very cool!"

Strumelia replied on Monday to Harmonica Used by Minstrel Performers?

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Reply by Bob Sayers

"Triangle!   Now officially acceptable for minstrel show genre!     =8-D I myself fin…"

Strumelia replied on Sunday to Harmonica Used by Minstrel Performers?

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Reply by Bob Sayers

"When you put on your gut strings, don't cut off the excess length.  Instead, attach…"

Strumelia replied Jul 10 to 29" scale length gourdie

9 Jul 10
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"String calculators designed for steel strings will not be useful for gut or nylon st…"

Strumelia replied Jul 10 to 29" scale length gourdie

9 Jul 10
Reply by Strumelia

"They may be long enough, but that's not the issue.  At a long scale of 29", if you t…"

Strumelia replied Jul 9 to 29" scale length gourdie

9 Jul 10
Reply by Strumelia

"If you intend to keep the scale from nut to bridge at about 29", then you will need…"

Strumelia replied Jul 9 to 29" scale length gourdie

9 Jul 10
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"Will, is that the banjo shown in your avatar?  If so... what a beauty!  You should p…"

Strumelia replied Jun 22 to Bell Banjos

22 Jun 29
Reply by Parker Buckley

"Wow that was fast.  Congrats and enjoy!   :)"

Strumelia replied Jun 6 to Bell Banjos

22 Jun 29
Reply by Parker Buckley

"Mostly "Briggs" tuning- low bass for playing in G.  Some tunes I retune to 'high bas…"

Strumelia replied Jun 2 to Bell Banjos

22 Jun 29
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