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The banjo reviews database is here to help educate people before they purchase an instrument. Of course, this is not meant to be a substitute for playing the instrument yourself!

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Bridges: Tim Purcell Banjo Bridge

Submitted by OSCAR82AA on 12/28/2012

Where Purchased: Direct From Tim Purcell

Overall Comments

I have two of Tim's bridges. One is made from Arkansas Maple and the other is made from Ambrosia Red Maple. The workmanship is excellent. You can tell these bridges are made from someone who takes pride in their work.
I have a small shoe box of bridges for use and right now the Ambrosia Maple is on my banjo.Really brought back my fourth string slide from 2-5. And overall tone is just fantastic. I highly recommend Tim Purcell's bridges. And shipment is fast and Tim can easily be contacted to help with your expectations and what you are looking for with a bridge.

Overall Rating: 10

Tailpieces: Fults Parallel tailpiece

Submitted by OSCAR82AA on 5/9/2009

Where Purchased: Direct from Bob Fults

Overall Comments

Very good tailpiece , really helped my 1987 Earl Scruggs Standard.
I have to admit it took awhile to get things set up right but now this banjo sounds sweet!
Nice workmanship and Bob Fults is very easy to talk to and answer all questions.
I am glad I went for it now.

Overall Rating: 10

Mutes: Mike's Banjo Mute

Submitted by OSCAR82AA on 11/14/2008

Where Purchased: Diresct from Mike

Overall Comments

Very good mute, BNL wrote that it is the best and I agree.Banjo gets muted but still has some tone.

Overall Rating: 10

elderly Instruments

Submitted by OSCAR82AA on 10/11/2008

Overall Comments

I have only good things to say about Elderly.
They are always fast and correct when ordering on-line.
And if you ever get the chance, go there. You will love it.

Overall Rating: 10

Steve Huber: Killer Tone

Submitted by OSCAR82AA on 9/13/2008

Where Purchased: Elderly Instruments

Overall Comments

Very Good DVD.
Steve Huber is a great banjo man making the Huber Banjo and he teaches you everything about setting up a Mastertone type 5-String.
All the elements are covered.

Overall Rating: 10

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