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Boucher Minstrel Banjo - 3/4 short scale A scale pony backpack

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Comment by Steve Jeter on March 21, 2013 at 2:34pm

super cool!  sound bigger than it is

Comment by Bell Banjos on March 21, 2013 at 2:42pm

Steve, this little baby surprised me too. People request all different sizes. This is the smallest one I've made. The tunes are 'It Will Never Do To Give It Up So' and 'Camptown Hornpipe.'

Comment by Jeff on March 21, 2013 at 3:04pm
Nice.... A scale...? Hhhhhmmm sounds like a new project kit for Bell Banjo's
Comment by Rob Morrison on March 21, 2013 at 3:14pm

I have several early Buckbee 23-inch scale banjos and they all sound great.  At the time they were manufacured I do not believe they were considered to be pony banjos, but full size (they have 11 inch diameter rims).  I do, however, have a much smaller Buckbee of the same time period with a 19-inch scale.  This banjo was definitely a miniature banjo.  It feels very different to play. One man's pony is another man's full size.--Rob

Comment by Ron on March 24, 2013 at 2:43pm

please pm me with the price of the "Pony" in kit form

Verrrry interestinggg


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