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Wildwood: Troubadour

Submitted by Boydj5a on 11/4/2011

Where Purchased: Wildwood Banjo Shop/Bend, OR

Year Purchased: 2011
Price Paid: 1800 w/ H. S case. ($US)

Sound

Wonderfully rich and full tubaphone sound. Great bass tone. Can play it softly or loud, as needed.

Sound Rating: 10

Setup

Setup was perfect for my style of playing (clawhammer). Great action.

Setup Rating: 10

Appearance

A beautiful, well made banjo. Neck inlays and binding are flawless. Highly figured neck and pot look great also.

Appearance Rating: 10

Reliability

Solid construction and wonderful finish. Should last a lifetime without any problems.

Reliability Rating: 10

Customer Service

Banjo returned to Wildwood for a minor neck adjustment. Mark Platin (owner/builder) completed the adjustment quickly (and with no charge) and was very easy to work with.

Customer Service: 10

Components

Components seem to be of high quality. I see no reason to upgrade any of the compnents.

Components Rating: 10

Overall Comments

This is a well constructed and beautiful banjo. I was vacationing in the West and decided to visited the Wildwood shop to take a look at Mark's banjos. I was so impressed with the Troubadour that I bought one on the spot and had it shipped home. Best sounding banjo I have ever played.

Overall Rating: 10

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