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spun-rim banjo 

Posted 6/29/2011 12:17:32 PM

After some repair work (replacement 5th string peg etc.), the banjo sounds and plays great. It's comfortable, with a neck about 1 fret short of the modern standard. I've strung it with Aquila Nylgut strings. I assume it's English, there is no maker apparent.

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3 comments on “spun-rim banjo”

john bange Says:
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 @8:05:27 AM

It's a beauty. I'll bet it has lots of "plunky" old-timey sound

zac987 Says:
Monday, January 16, 2012 @6:33:25 AM

That looks a lot like my Washburn!

DEmery Says:
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @1:51:59 PM

Nice banjo. I have an SSS Thoroughbred with the spun over rim. Too, it is nylgut strung. These banjos are fine old players from a different time. David E.

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