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For all things related to the use of SKIN BANJO HEADS. Calf, goat, possum, hairy, shaved, stained, pre-mounted. You name it.

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Created 3/28/2011
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Old head Identification.

 Does anyone have any info on the company that produced hide heads with a little cow stamped on them? See the link below for picture. This came off an 1890's banjo. Don't know the exact... Read More
From Banjolution 1 year ago
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Cleaning a hide head?

Starting to develop some dirt on my Hide and wondering on the best way to clean it without stretching or staining the hide. Really do not want to let it develop to head cheese. Any... Read More
From Rocketrob 1 year ago
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Thanks for the online advice!

I just recently started playing clawhammer banjo.  I picked up a no-name spun-over pot fretted banjo c. 1890 +/-.  With all the playing around with different bridges, different strings, and... Read More
From ToneHz 1 year ago
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Head tension...

This link is to a recent forum topic that you may find of interest.  It describes Steve Davis' simple method to adjust head tension.  http://www.banjohangout.org/topic/267023 I... Read More
From Bill 1 year ago
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Hide heads splitting

I bought 3 Bill Miller pre-mounted hide heads just over a year ago and mounted them on 3 banjos.  I was very careful in ensuring a good mount, even tension all the way round, and use the... Read More
From flailing 1 year ago
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