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Where Purchased: Pisgah Company Asheville, NC
Year Purchased: 2013
Price Paid: 1,050 ($US)
Loud sound provided by the wooden tone-ring.
Sound Rating: 9
The action is low and I had a hard time to pull off on the open 1st string. Could fix that easily.
Setup Rating: 9
Cherry pot and neck. Walnut rim cap. Persimmon tone-ring and fret board. Very good job. The Dobsonlike neck looks great with its paddleshape peghead.
Appearance Rating: 9
High quality hardware. Gotoh tuning machines.
Reliability Rating: 9
Friendly young people. Forgot to ask about the warranty.
Customer Service: 9
Components Rating: not rated
I do enjoy this fretless Pisgah banjo, like the 1st one. Good sound, easy to play, very serious fabrication and beautiful instrument.
Overall Rating: 9
'Thumb Picks' 25 min
'Edge routing help' 2 hrs
'old spinning wheel' 2 hrs