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Where Purchased: McPherson's Music
Year Purchased: 2001
Price Paid: 795.00 ($US)
Really nice sound. Very loud, really nice
Sound Rating: 9
Banjo was completely assembled. I had to move
the bridge back by a couple of inches.
Setup Rating: 10
No flaws, a beautiful instrument. Curly maple
resonator, rosewood neck, beautiful fretboard
Appearance Rating: 10
Solid hardware. Machined screws, double support
rods, sealed tuning pegs, 24 head clamps,
engraved arm rest, etc. Very durable, should
easily last a lifetime.
Reliability Rating: 10
1 year all parts warranty. Haven't had the need for
repair or maintenance.
Customer Service: 10
Everything that is highly recommended on top-end
banjos is present with the BJ50. The unit ships
with two adjustment tools for making minor
adjustments to the neck and other screws around
Components Rating: 10
I absolutely love my BJ50. It is very well built and
for under $800 it is a very fine instrument.
Overall Rating: 10
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