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Where Purchased: From Wildwood
Year Purchased: 2003
Price Paid: $1375 ($US)
Typical Tubaphone sound with a little more depth due to the maple-block rim and the added optional bracket shoe band.
Sound Rating: 10
Setup is great, I probably won't change a thing for awhile.
Setup Rating: 9
Beautiful woodwork, bindings and inlays. Stained finish is deep looking and glossy.
Appearance Rating: 10
Looks to be very durable high-quality banjo. Time will tell.
Reliability Rating: 8
Talking and working with Mark was a pleasure.
Customer Service: 10
Very nice tailpiece. Tuners are solid mid-quality.
Components Rating: 8
Very nice banjo for the price: A heck of a value.
I have to go play it now!
Overall Rating: 10
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