Minstrel Banjo

For enthusiasts of early banjo

After spending an awesome time with Bell & Son's and Mark at the Midland Folk Festival. I took a closer look at my Prest banjo and notice... The string height is a LOT higher action then Terry's Awesome Bell Banjo's these are a fine piece of craftsmanship 

What should the action be at the first postion?

I thinking this may be "ONE" of the discouraging issue I have with playing my Minstrel Axe...

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Strumelia,  I'm totally jealous.....  I had one of Terry's Stichters in my hand a few weeks ago... Only thing was its an odd duck of a banjo... seem backwards to me the way you have to hold it...   LOL!   

Really, I will tell you this, You will be very happy with what Terry has built for you I had the pleasure to see his craftsmanship first hand, Not just the minstrel banjos, But is personal Claw Hammer banjo he made for himself...  

One of these days... I will make that 50 minute drive to the Terry (Bob Barker) Bell's Banjo Shop... and we will play lots make a deal... 

I looking forward to seen that fine slice of Art work Terry created for you...  

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