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Romero  12 in. 6 string(low bass) Banjo Reviews

Submitted by George Flink (see all reviews from this person) on 3/29/2009

Where Purchased: From maker

Year Purchased: 2009
Price Paid: Don't Remember historic exchange rates / currency converter

Sound

Rich, full, deep and bright. Loud. Like most sixes, it has great resonance and sustain. very rich, very full.

Sound Rating: 10

Setup

Set up well. Jason suggested heavier strings than I sent him and he was right. The action is quite low and needs a heavy bass string so as not to buzz.

Setup Rating: 9

Appearance

Jason's finish work is impeckable. No flaws. Beautiful wood, stain and hardware. he made the bridge, tension hoop, shoes and tailpece and they are 1st. class. Inlay work was lovely. He is a master.

Appearance Rating: 10

Reliability

Finish and hardware look very durable. Should outlast me.

Reliability Rating: 10

Customer Service

Lifetime warrenty. Jason was great to deal with. Very responsive as well as making suggestions and paying attention to my specifications.

Customer Service: 10

Components

No need for upgrades. the 12 in. tubaphone tonering looks and sounds great. Pegs are Gotah with ebony buttons.

Components Rating: 10

Overall Comments

I love it. This and my Brooks 12in. 6 string will be my go to playing banjos.The neck is particulary wonderful. the shape is just right. Jason's detail work is beautiful. The closer you look, the better it is.

Overall Rating: 10

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