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Want to buy a Minstrel Banjo

Started this discussion. Last reply by Byron Ed Dec 18, 2018. 27 Replies

I am a Civil War reenactor that has been playing clawhammer banjo for about six months.  I got an offer to play a fretless banjo at a Civil War event last weekend and I think I would like to purchase…Continue

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Byron Ed replied to Clyde W. Carpenter's discussion Want to buy a Minstrel Banjo
"Depending on your unit's (your) commitment to authenticity, the next step would be to "campaign" your current impression, not that I'm advising it: - If you haven't already, install natural gut strings and a genuine skin…"
Dec 18, 2018
david caron replied to Clyde W. Carpenter's discussion Want to buy a Minstrel Banjo
"I know this thread is from 2011, but I've been playing a Don Gardner Minstrel banjo for about a year now and I have no complaints. Are there any better instruments out there? Most likely, but its allowed me to explore some older minstrel tunes…"
Dec 11, 2018

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How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
Recommended by a friend
How long have you played banjo?
6 months at clawhammer, new to Minstrel banjo
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
Ome Juniper 12" openback, looking for Minstrel Banjo

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