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rupickin5 replied to topic 'Sold ~ vintage Vega pie-plate resonator w/ all original install hardware' 12 days
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rupickin5 posted a forum topic 'Sold ~ vintage Vega pie-plate resonator w/ all original install hardware' 21 days
rupickin5 posted a forum topic 'Acquired~Elton aluminum hub-cap resonator for a 10 15/16” Vega' 23 days
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Playing Since: 2017
Experience Level: Just Startin'
mgbbrown has made 5 recent additions to Banjo Hangout
Occupation: Registered Nurse (retired)
1927 Gibson TB-3 Conversion Mastertone purchased from Jim Mills in July 2017; Serial Number 8823-80; Flathead conversion with a Gary Price tone ring (uncut rim); original two-piece flange; pot metal Pre-War tone ring replated by Ron Satterfield; no hole arch top tone ring (original); E2 brass tension hoop retained; Frank Neat 5-string conversion neck to the original Diamonds and Snowflakes inlay pattern (I have the original tenor neck); original tenor Presto Patent tailpiece (I have this); using a punched original Presto Patent tailpiece done by Jerry Keys; original Grover Patent tuners with Ivoroid buttons; Pre-EPA head, fat rim early 1927; set-up and stabilization of the original resonator finish by John Boulding; original 1927 case and tuning wrench; in John's words-"This thing's a hoss!"
Jim Mills; Russ Carson; Dr. Ralph Stanley; Earl; J. D. Crowe; Don Reno; the Grascals; Ronnie Boone
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I am a retired Schizophrenia rehab nurse who is currently restoring a 1969 MGB Roadster historic SCCA/Tar Heel Sports Car Club rally car; married to my beautiful wife Sharon Ann who is a Special Education teacher; originally an archaeologist who discovered bluegrass in the 1970's in Cimarron, New Mexico and have always wanted to play a Gibson Pre-War Mastertone banjo! God Bless! Tony
'Guitar Wall Mount' 5 hrs
'Endorsement' 7 hrs