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Where Purchased: www.mikesbanjomute.com
I looked around at other mutes, and ultimately decided to go with Mike's Mute. I'm so pleased with it! It cuts down the volume of my playing by about half, and mellows out some of the overtones which can cut through the many layers of my house, and make my roomates and neighbours cranky. Now I can practice to my heart's content at all hours of the day! It's also really well made, and I can tell it will last me forever. It's really easy to use, once you realize it sits behind, not ON, the bridge. Which resulted in accidental experiments in banjo distortion. whoops.
It's really quick to pop it onto the banjo as well, so no time wasted fidgeting and adjusting.
I also like that I'm supporting an independent business rather than some bigger company that really doesn't need my $.
Overall Rating: 10
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