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Gold Star  G11FE. 800045 Banjo Reviews

Submitted by JOHNT1960 (see all reviews from this person) on 3/31/2017

Where Purchased: Individual

Year Purchased: 2017
Price Paid: Don't Remember (bought USED) historic exchange rates / currency converter

Sound

3 finger Great sound

Sound Rating: 10

Setup

35 years old 80 Model like new . Added sm bridge

Setup Rating: 9

Appearance

Like it just came from factory 100 % mahogany archtop

Appearance Rating: 10

Reliability

Very well built

Reliability Rating: 10

Customer Service

Customer Service: not rated

Components

Components Rating: 10

Overall Comments

Purchased from an individual. Had under bed for 36 years in a case . Original case and strings, love playing it. 1980 Gold star he sold for $200.   I've had Recording King , Stelling & Gibson ,but I really enjoy this banjo. He had no idea of value . A terrific find for sure. 

Overall Rating: 9

Submitted by JOHNT1960 (see all reviews from this person) on 3/31/2017

Where Purchased: Individual

Year Purchased: 2017
Price Paid: 200 ($US) (bought USED)

Sound

3 finger Great sound

Sound Rating: 10

Setup

35 years old 80 Model like new . Added sm bridge

Setup Rating: 9

Appearance

Like it just came from factory 100 % mahogany archtop

Appearance Rating: 10

Reliability

Very well built

Reliability Rating: 10

Customer Service

Customer Service: not rated

Components

Components Rating: 10

Overall Comments

Purchased from an individual. Had under bed for 36 years in a case . Original case and strings, love playing it. 1980 Gold star he sold for $200.   I've had Recording King , Stelling & Gibson ,but I really enjoy this banjo. He had no idea of value . A terrific find for sure. 

Overall Rating: 9

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