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Other: BanjoMate Thinline Armrest

Submitted by oldtimer on 2/28/2009

Where Purchased: Little Mountain Music

Overall Comments

I am very impressed with the Slimline armrest. It fills a need for openback banjos that we have had for decades. Only the Vegas repro has been available and it is not suitable for every banjo. The black Slimline was very easy to fit to my Riley Baugus banjo although the Baugus is not standard in any way. The attachment system is takes a few minutes and fits solid as a rock. The height is perfect for clawhammer and the look of the black slim design is elegant and appropriate. Although the material is synthetic, it matches the ebony peghead perfectly. I have always been leery of inventions and gadgets for traditional banjo, but this one is a home run. This is the best armrest for openback banjos I have seen in my 50 years of playing. AAA+++

Overall Rating: 10

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