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 ARCHIVED TOPIC: Roy Smeck Banjo Head


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jahlen - Posted - 05/07/2021:  15:10:09


From what I understand, Roy Smeck put his name on anything he could, so I kinda doubt there's much added value to skin head with his name on it. I got one off a Weymann Keystone 150 that I took apart for cleaning and light repair without bothering to play it. Now that I have all the parts (along with a new Remo head) I'm ready to reassemble it. Am I missing anything special not using Roy Smeck head?

Culloden - Posted - 05/08/2021:  10:06:06


No. A signature on a banjo head won't add anything to the sound. Unless you prefer the sound of the skin head to the plastic one then you are OK with the Remo head.

beezaboy - Posted - 05/10/2021:  06:12:59


I actually have a Roy Smeck skin head new in the box. (attached).
When they return to popularity I'll be ready!



 

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