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Picking a lighter banjo

Posted by carmelite on Friday, December 23, 2022

Hi banjo pickers...

  I have a Fender Deluxe 5 string banjo and it weighs quite a bit. I was thinking of selling it and getting a lighter one. However, I want it to sound good also. I know that my Fender must have a brass tone ring which makes it heavier. Ive had a cheep banjo before with a wood tone ring and it sounded pretty good.

  Can I get suggestions on what to get so my old back...(70 yrs. old almost) can play without so much weight on my shoulders? lol

Thank you so much. Have a great Christmas and thank you ahead of time.

Gary Major



1 comment on “Picking a lighter banjo”

Texasbanjo Says:
Saturday, December 24, 2022 @4:40:44 AM

You might want to ask your question on the forums. They get more reads than the blogs.

Forums are located on the left hand side of the page. Under forums, click on browse forums, scroll to appropriate one and click on it. In upper left hand side of page click on post topic. Give your topic a subject, ask your question(s) and click on post comment and either subscribe to the topic or check back for suggestions.

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