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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?


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...

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.


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 for 179.95 and less with DVD, gig bag, etc.

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