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Oscar Schmidt: OB-5

Submitted by hoser on 6/25/2009

Where Purchased: music store

Year Purchased: 2009
Price Paid: 240 ($US)


it has full sound clear

Sound Rating: 8


the banjo setup well when i purchased it

after had it for a few mounth the head did need to ajjusted but other than that It sill plays good

Setup Rating: 10


it easy on the eyes hard wood
good inlays i just found out i have not the off the shelf the banjo

Appearance Rating: 10


the hard ware will last

and it has

Reliability Rating: 10

Customer Service

vary good helpful/friendly

2 year warranty +trad in so when i up graed i l will loose nothing

Customer Service: 10


good rating gears good but i will replace

Components Rating: 10

Overall Comments

i Would recommend this banjo

Overall Rating: 10

Bill Evans: Parking Lot Picker's Song book banjo edition

Submitted by hoser on 5/21/2009

Where Purchased: Musicians Exchange (in goose creek. .s.c)

Overall Comments

Vary good easy to play out of a lot of song that picker know.

ok price i got for $29.95
but for 200 song it worth it

Overall Rating: 10

Musicians Exchange (in goose creek. .s.c)

Submitted by hoser on 2/3/2009

Overall Comments

full of info great price

Musicians Exchange
303 N Goose Creek Blvd, Goose Creek, SC 29445
(843) 764-1700

Overall Rating: 10

Galveston: galveston (5 string)

Submitted by hoser on 2/2/2009

Where Purchased: ebay

Year Purchased: 08
Price Paid: 100.00 ($US) (bought USED)



Sound Rating: 4


yes and no

Setup Rating: 5



Appearance Rating: 3


yes Would you use it on a gig without a backup no

Reliability Rating: 2

Customer Service

theres no home page

Customer Service: 1


there is good qt but theres no armrest but you can get one it is about $20

Components Rating: 4

Overall Comments


get a new one

Overall Rating: 5

summer ville

Submitted by hoser on 2/2/2009

Overall Comments

summer ville music center good survis

Overall Rating: 10

Ross Nickerson: beging the 5 string banjo

Submitted by hoser on 2/2/2009

Where Purchased:

Overall Comments

vary well put to gether. esey to learn by

Overall Rating: 10

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