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Tailpieces  Rickard LTD Pro Banjo Part/Accessory Reviews

Submitted by Crusty (see all reviews from this person) on 7/11/2015

Where Purchased: From Website

Overall Comments

This tailpiece is like a very well made Kershner, with the addition of string tension compensation and straight line string approach to the bridge.  Top quality all the way (as everything else I've bought from there has been). 

My dowel stick end fitting sticks out from the pot so I had to fashion a shim stock spacer to ride between the tailpiece body and the tension hoop to hold the tailpiece body parallel to the tension hoop, but it's not needed on a banjo which would accept a Kershner with no mods.  My range of adjustability now is from a slight amount of down force to way too much.

When this run is sold out Bill won't be making any more so if you want one don't delay.  I understand that there's a new tailpiece coming to replace it in the future.

Bill's Store


Overall Rating: 9

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