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Michael Cypret
  • Corona, California
  • United States
  • 17 years off and on.
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Michael Cypret commented on Dan O;Connor's photo
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Michael Cypret replied to Tom Berghan's discussion Who here plays concertina?
"I just finished practicing out of the 1868 Buckley book (modern version with tab) and thought these tunes would lend themselves well to an English concertina- Minstrel banjo combination. I have a Jackie treble (?) concertina that’s currently…"
Saturday
Michael Cypret liked Tom Berghan's discussion Who here plays concertina?
Saturday
Michael Cypret liked Matthew Menice's photo
Friday
Michael Cypret commented on Dan O;Connor's photo
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And so it Begins...

"I’m considering getting a Bell Sweeney kit. What did you finish it with? Oil? Wax? "
Friday
Michael Cypret liked Paul Draper's video
Nov 5
Michael Cypret replied to John Cohen's discussion Switching between scale lengths
"What is/was the scale on the original Boucher Minstrel banjo?  Does it matter that Bell’s is 27” and that Hartel’s is 26”? I’m thinking about getting Bell’s Boucher Minstrel banjo kit and wonder a little…"
Nov 5
Michael Cypret liked Richard Katz's video
Nov 2
Michael Cypret left a comment for Jason Stamper
"Thanks!"
Oct 29
Michael Cypret replied to Jason Stamper's discussion Help picking Nylgut Strings
"Question: Can Nylgut Minstrel strings safely be tuned up to “E”? eBEG#B. "
Oct 29
Michael Cypret liked Paul Draper's video
Oct 28
Michael Cypret liked Rhiannon Giddens's video
Oct 28
Michael Cypret commented on Strumelia's photo
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My Bell Banjos "Strumelia Stichter", at last!

"I just measured a set of Nylgut Minstrels that I remembered that I have. The one that I measured is slightly longer than 48”. Thanks for the feedback. "
Oct 26
Michael Cypret commented on Strumelia's photo
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My Bell Banjos "Strumelia Stichter", at last!

"Nice banjo. Your Bell is a 27” scale? Where do people with a Hartel 31” version go for strings? Thanks!"
Oct 25
Michael Cypret liked Paul Draper's video
Oct 24
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Oct 24

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How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
Internet
How long have you played banjo?
17 years off and on.
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
5 String. Pisgah, Vega, Deering, Dogwood and Musicmakers.

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