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Parker Buckley
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  • Yellow Springs, OH
  • United States
  • 3+ years
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Bell Boucher Minstrel Banjo for Sale

Started this discussion. Last reply by Parker Buckley Oct 27. 1 Reply

I've decided to sell my Bell (and Son) Boucher banjo, with gig bag.  Both are in like new condition.  The banjo has very little playing time....I spend most of my banjo time with OT lessons.  Price…Continue

Recording Suggestions?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Parker Buckley Apr 6, 2015. 4 Replies

I would appreciate suggestions for recording programs and tools, should I gather the courage to want to post a song or two at some point.  I have a good webcam and a high quality USB mic, which I…Continue

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Parker Buckley replied to Jim Garber's discussion Gig Bag or Decent Case for Bell Boucher
"I certainly understand.  I took a risk by ordering one, which worked out for me, but you might feel like it's too snug.  And it would be a pain to ship it back.  I agree on the store.....I got to visit them a couple of years ago,…"
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Parker Buckley replied to Jim Garber's discussion Gig Bag or Decent Case for Bell Boucher
"I guess you remain convinced that the Alpine bag won't work, but when I was shopping for a bag, I called Bernunzio's and asked them to actually measure one for my Bell Boucher.  They thought there was enough flex in the bag for it to…"
yesterday
Parker Buckley replied to Jim Garber's discussion Gig Bag or Decent Case for Bell Boucher
"Not having mine here any longer, I can't verify the dimensions, but my guess is that the 42" includes the dowel extension out the back of the pot.  That's easily accommodated by the flexibility of the gig bag, just like the…"
Thursday
Parker Buckley replied to Jim Garber's discussion Gig Bag or Decent Case for Bell Boucher
"I ordered a Boulder Alpine resonator banjo gig bag from Bernunzio for mine (both banjo and gig bag have recently been sold).  It was a snug fit length-wise, but I was quite happy with it.  It did stretch the bag lengthwise just a little…"
Thursday
Parker Buckley replied to Parker Buckley's discussion Bell Boucher Minstrel Banjo for Sale
"Just sold the banjo through BHO.  It's on the way to Canada....hopefully you'll have a new (and more active) member here in the future! Thanks, all.Parker"
Oct 27
Parker Buckley posted a discussion

Bell Boucher Minstrel Banjo for Sale

I've decided to sell my Bell (and Son) Boucher banjo, with gig bag.  Both are in like new condition.  The banjo has very little playing time....I spend most of my banjo time with OT lessons.  Price is $450.  You can see details posted on Banjo Hangout here. Happy to answer any questions or send additional photos. It's a great banjo; I'm just not playing it. Thanks.See More
Oct 14
Parker Buckley and Tom Taggart are now friends
Oct 14

Profile Information

How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
Came across it on the web while looking for info on converting my Goodtime to nylon strings.
How long have you played banjo?
3+ years
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
Brooks open back, Enoch Tradesman, Bell Boucher, a mountain banjo, a gourd banjo, one I made with Remo hand drum.

Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 8:36pm on January 4, 2015, Christopher Stetson said…

Welcome Parker.  You have a venerable banjo name!

At 10:20pm on January 4, 2015, Parker Buckley said…

Thank you!  Naturally I ordered Buckley's 1860 book as soon as I found out about it.  I would love to find out that I'm somehow related.  I'm really looking forward to trying Minstrel banjo.

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