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ARCHIVED TOPIC: Anyone order the SkyMall /Hammacher Schlemmer catalog banjo?
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Pete Wernick - Posted - 12/22/2010: 16:55:00
This $199.95 item has been advertised most of the year. Any details about the banjo and what comes with it?Pete
Earls 5 - Posted - 12/22/2010: 16:59:28
Merry Christmas Pete! I never even heard of the mentioned banjo but it comes with a loooong name!
drew-gurbach - Posted - 12/22/2010: 17:20:49
I thought anything from Hammacher Schlemmer was supposed to be expensive? Merry Chrsitmas, Pete!
davehead - Posted - 12/22/2010: 18:59:16
Here is the site with photos and such...hammacher.com/Product/78342?promo=search
drew-gurbach - Posted - 12/22/2010: 19:44:43
Actually, It looks better than what I started on, 40 years ago. I guess it looks like a good “starter” for someone not-sure about their banjo aspirations. Even without hearing it.
TR Dockery - Posted - 12/22/2010: 20:07:54
Looks like an old Henway to me. (Fishing, fishing, fishing...Merry Christmas and Happy New Year,Randy in Germantown, TN
Tim13 - Posted - 12/23/2010: 17:36:15
I thought it looked more like a Greekern myself. Hahahahaha.Tim
Klondike Waldo - Posted - 12/23/2010: 18:54:49
TR and Tim you're both wrong, it's a genuine reproduction Pyecaust.
garman - Posted - 12/23/2010: 19:50:50
Seems the banjo is made by Saga, being sold on amazon.com for 179.95 and less with DVD, gig bag, etc.
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