Minstrel Banjo

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"That 'nail violin' is fascinating. Played with a bow.... how?"

Strumelia replied Apr 3 to Original Bones?

6 Apr 3
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"Tom, what kind of music are you wanting to play on it, and in what keys?"

Strumelia replied Mar 19 to Who here plays concertina?

15 Apr 7
Reply by Jim Robertson

"But Al, they're both the same thing!  lolol"

Strumelia replied Mar 1 to Messages

3 Mar 1
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"On my oldtime banjos, I slowly evolved to setting the head and the tailpiece screw f…"

Strumelia replied Feb 26 to Head tension and tuning

1 Feb 26
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"Just found this cool article on gourd banjos and gourd items... Dena is a member her…"

Strumelia replied Feb 26 to October is GOURD BANJO MONTH ! Show the love!

73 Mar 11
Reply by Jeff Menzies

"Yes there are plenty of people who buy 'minstrel style' or gourd banjos because they…"

Strumelia replied Feb 16 to How many minstrel banjoists out there?

4 Feb 19
Reply by david caron

"I sure love my beautiful Bell Stichter banjer... it's a gem.  That said, I did exper…"

Strumelia replied Feb 9 to Terry Bell

8 Feb 14
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"Did you retune it all again after moving the bridge down? Also, if the bridge or nut…"

Strumelia replied Feb 6 to String Slap

7 Feb 7
Reply by John Masciale

"What happens when you slide the bridge an inch and a half closer to the tailpiece, a…"

Strumelia replied Feb 6 to String Slap

7 Feb 7
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"What is the scale length (from nut to bridge) of your banjo, and what note is your b…"

Strumelia replied Feb 6 to String Slap

7 Feb 7
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