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I have no idea why Smakula isn't listed on the list of music stores. I've bought from Elderly, Mandolin Bros, Janet Davis, Capos Music Store.. just about everyone and for my money Bob at Smakula is among the very best. I've purchased banjos and banjo accessories from him for a number of years and have always been MORE than satisfied. As an example, he sells a relatively new openback from Gold Tone, the Carlin CC. Well others sell that as well, but Bob is the only one who includes a huge upgrade to the Gotoh tuners from those silly looking guitar tuners--at no additional cost!
Overall Rating: 10
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