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Random Ramblings

Posted by ERonshausen on Monday, September 26, 2011

I had a great cruise to Portland, Bar Harbor, St. John, and Halifax.  In Halifax, I did a pub crawl that featured a trio (Alistar MacDonald, fiddle, guitar & bass) and was quite impressed with their selections of original material and fiddle tunes.  I visited the Music Emporium in Boston which had a selection of Bluegrass Instruments.  I was impressed with a Gold Tone banjo that was light, looked well made, and fairly inexpensive.  It looked like a good travel / practice banjo to me.

I'm saving my pennies for a Stelling Red Fox.  I haven't played on one yet, but I really like the inlay work.  I hope the sound matches the craftmanship. 

I hope to meet some of my hangout friends at the "meet" in Louisville, October.  See you then! 

3 comments on “Random Ramblings”

dgill Says:
Monday, September 26, 2011 @8:25:05 AM

See you in Louisville Ed. Looking foward to shaking some hands and having some fun.

ERonshausen Says:
Monday, September 26, 2011 @11:38:56 AM

DISASTER!!! The head on my Goldstar cracked, and is only held on by the peghead overlay veneer. I'm really bumed. I guess it can be fixed, but still...

banjotef Says:
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 @3:55:44 PM

Re-glue it. I repaired a broken fingerboard that I broke before gluing it to the neck, and it went back together just fine.

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