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New banjo arrived &

Posted by Pepper Laing on Wednesday, February 16, 2011

I got my latest banjo yesterday. It`s a gold plated 1927 style 1 Gibson, Gold plated Huber ring. I like it alot. I gave the head a crank and set with the drum dial and she really sings now! May be a keeper, we`ll see. I also started fixing my old fiddle. The fiddle was my grandfathers and as a teenager I remember it sitting in unplayable condition around our families house. About 10 years ago my dad gave it to me and it`s been hanging on the wall. I started fixing it awhile ago but snapped the neck off it. I re-glued it yesterday and put the tailpiece, strings, and bridge on it today but the fine tuner screw on the D string broke off! More work to do on it til I can finaly hear it.  I`ll be posting some pictures of the both of them soon. Later all.

2 comments on “New banjo arrived &”

jimh269b Says:
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 @2:46:33 PM

well hope you enjoy that banjer pepper,just cant beat them pre-wars

dgill Says:
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 @2:48:31 PM

Congrats on the new banjo Pepper. When you get it the way you like it, send us something to enjoy.

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