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Eagle Music Shop (UK)

Submitted by haiku on 2/20/2008

Overall Comments

I first tried ordering from their website for small accessories (head and bridge).
I was satisfied so when the time came to get a new banjo, I get it from them too.
Great price, good service, fast delivery (less than a week from the online order to the delivery here in France)
Plus, they're Deering authorized dealers

Overall Rating: 10

Dean: Backwoods 3

Submitted by haiku on 8/3/2007

Where Purchased: Musik Produktiv

Year Purchased: 2006
Price Paid: 180 (Euro) historic exchange rates / currency converter


Entry Level Bluegrass Banjo.
I soon switch to play clawhammer - this banjo can handle it too.
I removed the resonator and put a Remo Fyberskin and it sounds OK - but it will never be an true Open-back old-time banjo

Sound Rating: 6


Setup ok as far as I remember - a few screws were loose, nothing serious

Setup Rating: 7


It looks ok, apart from the aluminium rim when the resonator is off.

Appearance Rating: 7


I'm playing it a lot since a whole year, and it's still in good condition. No big issues, I think it will last many years as my backup banjo

Reliability Rating: 7

Customer Service


Customer Service: not rated



Components Rating: not rated

Overall Comments

Well, nice beginner banjo for the price (it came with a gigbag). Not the worst, not the best.
Best suited for a Bluegrass player, I would have bought a Deering Goodtime or a Gold-tone if I had knew I was going to play clawhammer, but I was able to learn on it.

Overall Rating: 7

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