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 ARCHIVED TOPIC: Dayton tenor banjo head size


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Jimmy DeHeno - Posted - 01/26/2020:  07:45:11


I have a Dayton tenor banjo on my bench. #1734 Looks like an 11'' head. Looks to me like a 10 15/16 " head would fit. Not sure of the crown height neither. Any one have some experience with these banjos. Seems like a fine instrument and is in great shape, just getting it up and running. Thanks. Jimmy DeHeno 810 278 2332

Culloden - Posted - 01/26/2020:  14:43:00


Measure across the rim in four or five different places and you should find out what the diameter is. A 10 15/16" head will not fit an 11" rim. If it has a flat head ring then a medium crown head is usually safe to use.


Edited by - Culloden on 01/26/2020 14:49:12



 

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