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... for those of us who prefer the tuning and singing differences the LN provides. All questions & help welcome!

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Created 1/30/2011
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RB 175 arch top or flat top?

I never hear any body mention the fact that Gibson made two different versions of the RB175. They were identical except for the diameter of the brass tone ring that sat on top of the rim. The smaller... Read More
From LJ yesterday
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long neck values

Seems like long neck banjos are slow selling right now. Theres a log jam of Gibson rb175's on ebay right now with a nice one selling for less than $500.  Some are listed under long... Read More
From john bange 4 days ago
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New long neck player

I am new to the group having recently acquired a 1964 PS-5 banjo.  Really enjoying the low E tuning and getting use to the long reach. What strings do most long neck players use?
From flailing 6 days ago
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Orpheum Long Neck

Just acquired same from Intermountain in Salt Lake City.  It's an oddball and I really like it.  The neck was redone, probably in the 60s.  The pot is probably from the 19-teens... Read More
From wesrichards 14 days ago
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Tailpiece breakage

Hi All, Long story short. Last night, while it was in her case, the No-Knot on my Gold Tone LN snapped. I only use E tuning, and also down-tune if not playing her for a while. Any ideas? I... Read More
From will1976 14 days ago
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