Minstrel Banjo

For enthusiasts of early banjo

The Boucher model from a Bell Banjos kit. Great fun to finish. More fun to play.

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Comment by Bell Banjos on March 27, 2013 at 12:33pm

I sure like that color, Chris.

Comment by Tom Morrison on March 27, 2013 at 9:33pm

A beauty.  Gut strings??

Comment by Chris Jozefowicz on March 28, 2013 at 7:43am

They're the regular nylgut strings that were included with the kit. This was my first time dealing with violin-style pegs and nylgut, so I kept extra string around in case they broke at the tailpiece and to give me something to hold on to as I was breaking them in and they were slipping a little on the pegs. Now only laziness and a dollop of superstition has me keeping all that extra string wound up.

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