Minstrel Banjo

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Ryan Gray
  • Caro, MI
  • United States
  • 1 year
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Dirty spots

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bell Banjos Jan 26, 2013. 7 Replies

Anyone else think its really cool to see a banjo with dirty spots on the head, neck, or rim? I think it gives a banjo character and gives it that old time look that says "Yea, that's right, I'm a…Continue

The Striking Finger and Tone

Started this discussion. Last reply by Trapdoor2 Jul 16, 2012. 3 Replies

I noticed that tone is severely effected by the way that the striking finger is angled when hitting the string. For me when hitting in dead on with the fingernail being perpendicular to the strings,…Continue

Bay City Minstrels

Started May 29, 2012 0 Replies

Danny, sometimes Terry, and I are bringing Minstrel music back to Bay City Michigan. We play there at least once a month and along with our celtic, and mountain tunes, we throw in some minstrel smash…Continue


Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Twiss Apr 6, 2012. 2 Replies

Is anyone playing anywhere this summer? If so, please keep me updated. I would love to see how the "giggers" do it. Also, If you are playing outside or where it is humid, I hear that mink oil on the…Continue

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How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
Terry Bell
How long have you played banjo?
1 year
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
Boucher replica, Steel Clawhammer

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