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This is a new product from Bart Veerman. He is a Hangout member and an expert clawhammer player. Bart has designed and developed a bridge specifically for arch-top banjos.
I've tried these on my 1926 Gibson TB 3 conversion Ballbearing arch-top and I am very pleased with the result. The bridge delivers plenty of tone and volume throughout the entire range of the instrument. There is plenty of bass response on the low d-string. The mid-range comes through loud and sweet. The high end has all the brightness and punch that I need to hear.
This is a bridge that I'm sure many players would be happy with. Definitely a high-end bridge for the discriminating player. I use Barts bridges on all my instruments and have had no problems with sound or craftmanship.
Overall Rating: 10
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