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Jupiter #3 has arrived!

Posted by tkocason on Friday, April 20, 2012

Got my new Helix banjo on Wednesday morning.

I had my first jam Thursday night with it. My regulars playing buddies are saying that this open back banjo (although it has an internal resonator) is louder than my Maple Blossom!

I think think the jury is still out on that, but it weighs about half what the Blossom weighs, so if its even close that's pretty amazing.

I'm gonna' tinker with some setups and bridges, but I really think I like this thing.

Pics and sound files to follow.....

I'm gonna' enjoy the ride. ;-)

2 comments on “Jupiter #3 has arrived!”

TimDreamer Says:
Friday, April 20, 2012 @10:12:21 AM

Congrats on the new acquisition!! Happy pickin'.

tkocason Says:
Friday, April 20, 2012 @10:53:29 AM

Thanks, it's hard not to be happy when your pickin'

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