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Dan O;Connor
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  • Wallkill, NY
  • United States
  • Beginner. Playing 3 Years, Self…
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Rare Toy Minstrel Banjo

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dan'l May 30, 2015. 6 Replies

Just thought I'd Share this my latest "Minstrel Banjo Find"  and wondered if anyone ever heard of or seen one before.  No Info on line that I can find but this Company made many Toy Instruments. I…Continue

How To Distress a Banjo Skin Head

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leonidas (Lee) Jones May 11, 2015. 11 Replies

    I could use some Help... I am in the process of finishing my Bell & Son Boucher Banjo Kit and before I Reassemble it , I want to Color / Distress the Skin Head to look Old.  I have heard of…Continue

Newbie to Minstrey Banjo

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christopher Stetson Mar 20, 2015. 5 Replies

Hello Everyone,   I am an absolute Beginner to the Minstrel Banjo  Scene. Having just been aquainted with  Bell & Son Banjos, from where I am soon getting a Boucher Minstrel Banjo Kit, which I am…Continue

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How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
Banjo Hang Out Site
How long have you played banjo?
Beginner. Playing 3 Years, Self Taught
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
Bell & Son Boucher Banjo, Deering Goodtime

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Comment Wall (7 comments)

At 7:33pm on March 19, 2015, Scott Danneker said…

Is that your Goodtime on your profile photo?  I have one of those too.  Welcome to the group.  You will find many many friendly and helpful people here.

At 9:51pm on March 19, 2015, Leonidas (Lee) Jones said…
Welcome, Dan! You are not that far away from me.
At 7:30pm on March 27, 2015, Mark Bridge said…

Howdy there, thanks for the encouragement on the upcoming "Historical Notes" show.  Man have I put hours into putting it together.


At 5:07am on April 22, 2015, Douglas Jackson said…

Thanks...where do you go in the area to hear banjo playing?  I just got inspired by seeing Eric Bibb/Guy Davis at the Towne Crier in Beacon last February.

At 5:11am on April 22, 2015, Douglas Jackson said…

By the way....I'm a lefty too!!

At 5:17am on April 22, 2015, Douglas Jackson said…

Just saw your youtube video....I see you're really right-handed.

At 5:08pm on February 26, 2016, Douglas Jackson said…

Sorry....I just saw your request.....I haven't been on the site for awhile.

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