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Hatfield Celebrity In The House

Posted by dgill on Monday, January 31, 2011

  I bought a Hatfield Celebrity today and man is it a pretty thing.  Arthur does a fine job with his builds from all aspects, but the wood on this thing is amazing.  It has a real bright sound and very nice pop to it.  Thanks to Tom Greiner for making this deal a pleasure and for meeting me in Cincinnati to get it done.


  My wife thinks this is my best banjo yet.  If she is happy I know I am.  I will post some pictures real soon.

12 comments on “Hatfield Celebrity In The House”

ralph3820 Says:
Monday, January 31, 2011 @8:11:41 PM

way to go DONNIE you are getting a pretty good stable there buddy

From Greylock to Bean Blossom Says:
Monday, January 31, 2011 @8:19:53 PM

Do you like this better than the prewar you just got and if so what do you like about it more?

joemac Says:
Monday, January 31, 2011 @10:45:04 PM

Nice Donnie, now whats next?????

Pepper Laing Says:
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 @6:43:38 AM

Cool man!

Shorty P Says:
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 @6:49:00 AM

Great deal now which one is your wife going to learn to play?


rickshunter1 Says:
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 @7:06:13 AM

You'll have to let me in on your secret on how you get your wife interested in wanting you to buy another Banjo when you already have a few of them ( Nice ones I might add ) mine always says why would you need another one you can't even play the two you have yet.........Dang voice of reason :( shes the reason I'm not Banjo poor I guess Ha Ha

dgill Says:
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 @3:06:59 PM

Greylock, this is a very nice banjo, but my prewar ball bearing is in a class of its own. I love the sound of it and enjoy playing it more than any banjo I have. Of course this is only an opinion, but when a guy buys banjos, he is the only one that must be pleased.

Rick, I am lucky to have a woman that loves to see me happy and enjoy what I am doing in life and I know I can't play that well, but I sure have nice banjos when I do play and that makes me happy and thats enough reason for me.

rickshunter1 Says:
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 @3:14:02 PM

you bet you are Donnie

John Kuhn Says:
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 @4:42:42 PM

Happy for ya man! Wish I could own more than one ..(too neurotic..LOL). make sure ya give them all an equal amount of love!!! A banjo, who doesnt get played , dies.

Camo Girl Says:
Thursday, February 3, 2011 @3:11:39 PM


southcoastman42 Says:
Sunday, February 6, 2011 @1:09:57 PM

Wow, lucky man to have the wife onboard.... Arthur's banjos are the best.. have a Dannick powered Buck Creek that is awesome...Good luck

jimh269b Says:
Saturday, February 12, 2011 @4:04:56 PM

well donnie knows what banjer is the best,i dont have to say,besides my wife is to dumb to know,she is a blonde to

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