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Eagle: Silver tone

Submitted by Julies Music on 8/3/2008

Where Purchased: Miles Music

Year Purchased: 1988
Price Paid: Trade in (Trade in an banjo) historic exchange rates / currency converter

Sound

It has a rich and full sound

Sound Rating: 9

Setup

sruggs tuners installed which were transfer from my Hondo banjo when I trade it. easy to setup. very good action

Setup Rating: 10

Appearance

has arm rest, good wood finish. good looking banjo

Appearance Rating: 10

Reliability

Hardware lasts, I depend on it with no problems

Reliability Rating: 10

Customer Service

Customer Service: not rated

Components

Components Rating: 9

Overall Comments

I would died if it was stolen, It name is Old Betsy. I love it. the logo of Eagle looks simlar to the Seahawks logo which is cool because I am a Seahawks fan. I have Sruggs tuners on it from another banjo I had. I have Buddy Watcher, Earl Cruz and just recently Dick Weissman autographs on the skin

Overall Rating: 10

Tuners: schaller D tuners

Submitted by Julies Music on 8/3/2008

Where Purchased: Miles Music

Overall Comments

Love them had the since my first banjo the Hondo, they are on my Eagle banjo. use them a lot.

Overall Rating: 10

Capos: Regan

Submitted by Julies Music on 8/3/2008

Where Purchased: Janet Davis Music - The Banjo Store

Overall Comments

I love it, Find it very useful

Overall Rating: 10

Other: Write Tool & Die Banjo TONE ENHANCER and MUTE

Submitted by Julies Music on 8/3/2008

Where Purchased: Janet Davis Music - The Banjo Store

Overall Comments

Love it very useful for enhancing my Eagle banjo or mutiing.

Overall Rating: 10

Digital Tuners: Intellitouch PT-2 tuner

Submitted by Julies Music on 8/3/2008

Where Purchased: Taylor's Music

Overall Comments

Great for tuning banjo in a noise area especially where other instuments play nearby. Do have a slight problem tuning the 5 string of a banjo

Overall Rating: 9

Digital Tuners: Fender AX-5000 Chromatic Auto Tuner

Submitted by Julies Music on 8/3/2008

Where Purchased: Miles Music

Overall Comments

Been using it to tune my muscial instruments since 1987, It is my workhorse as for tuning

Overall Rating: 10

Hondo: N/A

Submitted by Julies Music on 3/20/2007

Where Purchased: Miles Music

Year Purchased: 1987
Price Paid: 100 ($US) (bought USED)

Sound

It was great beginner banjo. It was a nice sound and easy to play.

Sound Rating: 7

Setup

It had a good action. The owner of the store keep all the instruments in good shape and well care for.

Setup Rating: 8

Appearance

Like I said before it was a great beginner banjo. Had a good finish to it. Had sruggs tuners installed which were transfer to my eagle banjo when I trade it.

Appearance Rating: 7

Reliability

I had a tuner break but it was last for a long time. At the time I would use it as in a gig would a backup

Reliability Rating: 8

Customer Service

Where I bought the banjo the customer service was great. The owner help me learn to play the banjo as well help me keep my banjos in great playing shape.

Customer Service: 10

Components

Components Rating: 8

Overall Comments

I would be upset if it was stolen. It was a great banjo to learn to play the banjo with. I did evenly trade it for better banjo. my Eagle. I wish I still had it for a 2nd banjo.

Overall Rating: 9

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