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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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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
4 comments

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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Questions about my first hide head

Please bear with me if these questions are a bit basic as this is my first experience with a hide head. I've just fitted the premounted head that I got from John Balch. 1. When fitted with the... Read More
From waspz 1 year ago
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Forum Post: Bleaching goat hide
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Linked by revellfa 19 days ago: Thick Goatskin head on my dad's 1935 TB-3 conversion.

Forum Post: Sealing Skin Heads
Linked by jbalch 20 days ago

Forum Post: Fireball Mail with calfskin head
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Forum Post: Special Select - Pre Mounted goat hide heads
Linked by jbalch 26 days ago

Forum Post: Davis Gauge for Skin Head Tension
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Forum Post: Ouch -- skin head split
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Forum Post: bottomed out tension hooks
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Linked by ssduke 2 months ago: This 12-inch Miller premount head split unexpectedly this week after 4 years of use.

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