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Is a banjo an investment?

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

My banjo teacher encouraged me to buy a new banjo.  He said the one I am playing is like him taking me on my first hike, but telling me that I have to tie cement blocks to my feet.  He suggests that a decent banjo could be had for $1500, but that $3000 would be better.  A banjo is an investment, he says, and its value will only increase.  So now, we are on a new banjo quest.  Any thoughts on this or suggestions for a good banjo?

 

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hello old friend

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Playing Since: 2012
Experience Level: Just Startin'

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Occupation: elementary art teacher

Gender: Female
Age: 59

My Instruments:
Just started banjo

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Leo Kotke, Pat Metheny, Alison Brown, Cat Stevens, Bela Fleck, Mumford & Sons, Lucinda Williams, The Beatles,....

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Created 2/21/2011
Last Visit 12/9/2012

I just started playing banjo the past two weeks! This is something I have always wanted to do and here I am at almost 50 just getting around to it.

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