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Well, here she is! I wanted to get a shot of me putting on the nut and tying on the strings but I got giddy and my wife wasn't nearby to shoot em. So, my Bell and Son banjo kit is now a banjo.

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Albums: My Banjo
Location: Ladenberg PA

Comment by Bell Banjos on May 18, 2012 at 8:52pm

Looks great Matt. Love the color, especially the formula. The wound 4th Nylgut will want to start to unravel (on both ends) soon. Put a drop of Superglue on the very tip of each end of that string and it'll be ok. Great job.

Comment by Matthew Mickletz on May 18, 2012 at 9:01pm

Thanks Terry!  I'll get a photo of me with it and a comment for your website.  

Comment by Dave Culgan on May 21, 2012 at 6:49am

Congratulations Matt, that's one fine looking banjo. gonna play a lot more than trouble on my mind!

Comment by Matthew Mickletz on May 21, 2012 at 10:20am

Thanks Dave!  How's yours comin along?  I almost have Juba down pat :)  My baby boy likes it, giggles when I play and my wife seems to tolerate it well enough haha!

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