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Rob Mohr
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  • Milford, VA
  • United States
  • 7 years
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Decisions, decisions...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Mohr May 9. 2 Replies

I had been considering a mountain banjo because it just seems like FUN!! However, I decided another minstrel banjo is probably the way to go. My Stichter repro tends to wilt with heat and humidity…Continue

Google Doodle

Started Jan 11 0 Replies

I know this isn't quite minstrel banjo related, but today's Google doodle was Earl Scruggs and the banjo.…Continue

Converse Thumb Lead

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Mohr Sep 18, 2018. 4 Replies

Since The Convergence, I have jumped into the yellow Converse. I'm struggling with the thumb lead. I've stopped trying to cheat the walk around. I've really been working the exercises and using the…Continue

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Rob Mohr replied to Steve Stroot's discussion Fretting over fretless
"From what I've read and understand, the originals did not as they were modeled after the gourd instruments that did not have frets. However, as the banjo evolved, frets were added (borrowed from the guitar). For the era, I'd say…"
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"Rob, great to meet you and play the banjo next to you. Great time had by all!!"
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Rob Mohr left a comment for D. Wooldridge
"Yes, I will be there...and my wife & daughter will be in & out. Plan on being there FRI-SUN"
Sep 3
Rob Mohr and D. Wooldridge are now friends
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Rob Mohr commented on Jason Adam Young's blog post Bell vs a Hartel minstrel banjo? (can someone explain?)
"If I remember correctly from my previous shopping/buying, all of Bell's rims are the same size based on the original Boucher rim & tailpiece, necks & headstocks are near the originals. Hartel on the other hand bases his banjo on each…"
Aug 29
Rob Mohr replied to John Masciale's discussion Another year
"Ok, folks, we can do this!! I split the difference, which leaves $29. This site has made a difference for me; hopefully, it has for you too..."
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Rob Mohr replied to John Masciale's discussion Another year
"John, I PayPal'd you some money. Please let me know you received it."
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How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
How long have you played banjo?
7 years
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
Bell Stichter, Backyard Music fretted & fretless, Carver Gourd, Flint Hills resonator

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At 12:24pm on August 31, 2018, Tom Taggart said…

Rob, I am sure your family will enjoy the day. Looking forward to meeting you there.

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