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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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