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Yates: Rattlesnake

Submitted by johnboyrox on 3/28/2009

Where Purchased: Here (Used)

Year Purchased: 2009
Price Paid: 1875 ($US) (bought USED)

Sound

Sounds fantastic. Exactly like a Maple banjo should sound. Very responsive to setup changes and has a nice long "sweet-spot" for your right hand. I will reserve the 10 rating because I know there is probably a better banjo out there, but I've never played it, and I could never afford it.

Sound Rating: 9

Setup

I purchased it through a third party who had it set up for themselves so I tweaked it quite a bit from there.

Setup Rating: 8

Appearance

Everything was beautiful.

Appearance Rating: 9

Reliability

Seems very sturdy and easy to work on.

Reliability Rating: 9

Customer Service

I asked warren a few questions and he always responds quickly even though I didn't buy it from him

Customer Service: 10

Components

Great neck. Great hardware. Beautiful wood.

Components Rating: 9

Overall Comments

This banjo was a steal at this price. If you get the chance to own one, you will probably love it. If someone stole it, I would find them, rip their arms off, and beat them to death with the bloody ends. I would compare it in quality a little nicer than a Deering Calico or OME Sweetgrass, both of which I played when considering the purchase.

Overall Rating: 9

Mutes: Mike's Banjo Mute

Submitted by johnboyrox on 3/14/2009

Where Purchased: Direct

Overall Comments

Great mute, great price

Overall Rating: 10

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