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IMBanjoJim has made 130 recent additions to Banjo Hangout
1 possibly 1850s neck married to a 1870 pot,
1 circa 1865 banjo. Very nice restoration job!
1 Dobson Silver Bell and what I think is an 1870s Dobson resonator banjo, but not sure if the neck is correct. And a Dobson Resonator that has the correct neck.
1 circa 1880 banjo with a brass pot and unique hook/nut arrangement
3 Stewarts, from the 1880s and 1890s, including a Banjaurine
A 1890s Buckbee
A Lyon & Healy from the 1890s
A really wonderful Tree Of Life Acme Stewart from 1901
A Vega Senator from 1920 that is my workhorse banjo
A modern repro Civil War era banjo by my good friend Eric Prust
A gourd banjo Eric helped me make,
A tackhead Cello banjo
4 mt banjos
2 awesome minstrel era banjos from the 1870s
1 Cubley banjo from the 1880s
1 no-name banjo from the 1880s
1 Frankenbanjo: harmony pot with a homemade maple neck
1 August Pollman Mandoline-banjo
4 or 5 homemade 'bowljo's; banjos made from wooden salad bowls.
And recently sold a beginner Harmony banjo.
Not sure if thats all of them, but think I got most of them listed.
Like I said, collecting is a disease...but Visa likes me, anyway.
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Been playing guitar and banjo since the mid ྂ70s. You'd think I'd be better by now. lol
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