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Congrats to Huber tone ring winner Matthew Johnson

Posted by schlange on Monday, February 22, 2010

Matthew wins a sweet new Huber HR-30 tone ring. You can see Matt's homepage here.



18 comments on “Congrats to Huber tone ring winner Matthew Johnson”

Banjov1 Says:
Monday, February 22, 2010 @2:22:49 PM

Congrats Matt! Good to see someone with a few contributions winning some of the goodies. I've heard that's a really nice tone ring. Enjoy It

Grinnin&Pickin Says:
Monday, February 22, 2010 @2:40:22 PM

Way to go Matt!

banjotef Says:
Monday, February 22, 2010 @2:47:16 PM

This is me, being jealous! (congrats to infinity, btw).

blackshirtbacker Says:
Monday, February 22, 2010 @3:47:35 PM

This is just too cool!!! Thanks so much Eric Schlange and the whole hang out crew!!! Seriously brought tears to my eyes when I read the e-mail! Now I am seriously on my way to upgrading! Thanks a ton guys!!!

blackshirtbacker Says:
Monday, February 22, 2010 @3:55:06 PM

And thanks so much to Steve Huber for his generosity in giving his new ring away! My dream Banjo is a Huber and I'm a long ways from getting one but I'm now a tone ring closer!

Pickin furry paws Says:
Monday, February 22, 2010 @3:58:34 PM

I can't believe I lost. I must have sent a gagillion e-mails to friends so I could increase my chances. What a darn waste of time.

blackshirtbacker Says:
Monday, February 22, 2010 @4:19:57 PM

Sorry you couldn't win paws but maybe this will make you feel better it went to a guy that owns a 300 dollar banjo and has been drooling over steve's products since I heard about them. It might be a while before I have a banjo to put this ring in because of my financial situation but it's going to be a ring I have for ever!!

plunka5 Says:
Monday, February 22, 2010 @4:32:55 PM

Congrats Matt! Post a sound clip when you get it in a banjo!

dmiller Says:
Monday, February 22, 2010 @8:14:02 PM

Congrats Matt! It's good to see a regular poster here (and a BHO union member to boot) win the prize. Here's hoping you find a good banjo to put that in sooner rather than later, eh? I'm not sorry I lost now. I already have a decent banjo (and ring). Someone like you deserves this more than I do. :)

stringbender642 Says:
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 @2:48:46 AM

Congrats, Matt! Let us know how the upgrade goes.

rdy2lrn Says:
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 @4:52:19 AM

Hey, Congrats Matt! I hope that makes your 300.00 dollar banjo sound like a million bucks if you use it in it. Sounds to me like it couldn't have gone to anyone more appreciating.

troy_nov1965 Says:
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 @5:24:24 AM

congrats on our win!!!!!

, let us hear it after you get it installed

troy_nov1965 Says:
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 @5:25:28 AM

lol i mean your win .....sorry for the typo

blackshirtbacker Says:
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 @5:25:48 AM

Thanks again guys! I'm still pinching myself!! Unfortunately I won't be able to use the ring in my heap. It is a tone hoop banjo rather than a tone ring.... Bummer! I am most likely going to try to piece something together around this hot rod ring. Another thing I have thought about is seeing if I can give it back to Steve huber and have him build a banjo with the ring in it. I have had my heart set on a Huber for my next banjo going on 2 years now. We'll see how it all shakes out but I will be pickin something with this ring in it!
THIS IS JUST AWESOME!!!!

5stringpicker2 Says:
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 @5:10:08 PM

I was gonna build a great Banjo around that Tone Ring. Oh Well, Congrats Matt Let us hear it when you get her installed.

(I )===='---<::)

westems23 Says:
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 @6:02:12 PM

congrats Matkeep us posted on the build project

blackshirtbacker Says:
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 @3:14:45 PM

Thanks again guys! I did it, I'm having Steve build a berkshire around that ring. It's been my dream to own a Huber banjo and this ring just made me dive in head first! I guess I will have Jim e-mail me some pics of the ring so I can at least see what I won before it's in a banjo. Thanks a ton Eric for all you do with the site! So, my two years of player union dues minus the cost of the ring, I guess that means I owe you about 23 more years of player union dues! Totally worth it in my humble opinion!

banjotef Says:
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 @3:34:36 PM

Glad you're getting that banjo built! We wanna see pics of the newborn when you have it. Yipppeeeeee!

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