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Ramsey  Student 2012 Banjo Reviews

Submitted by Steve Donnelly (see all reviews from this person) on 3/20/2008

Where Purchased: Elderly Instruments

Year Purchased: 2007
Price Paid: 740.00 historic exchange rates / currency converter


Rich full sound but not really plunky. Looks just fine. Strings are far apart since bridge is near mid head. Strings are 10 12 16 24w 10.

Sound Rating: 10


Setup just fine. No need to change anything. Store sanded bridge to get lower action - I didn't ask for this.

Setup Rating: 10


It's cherry and lools quite good. Ebony fret board and heel cap.

Appearance Rating: 10


I'm sure this banjo will be reliable.

Reliability Rating: 9

Customer Service

There's a warranty.
Folks at Elderly are always friendly.

Customer Service: 10


Well, pegs are Gotoh and head is renaissance, couple of stars and dots.

Components Rating: 9

Overall Comments

I certainly would recommend this banjo for the price I paid.

Overall Rating: 10

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