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Morgan Monroe: Cascade MFB-5DX

Submitted by Cedarguy on 6/8/2005

Where Purchased: Vance Music

Year Purchased: 2005
Price Paid: 699.0 ($US)

Sound

I play mostly bluegrass and this banjo. And I can get plenty of volume out of it if I want. Hammer ons, Pull offs, and slides all sound very good. The tonal qualities are great in all positions.

Sound Rating: 9

Setup

I like a high action and brighter sound, So I installed a 11/16 bridge and tightened the head. All adjustments were very easy to do.

Setup Rating: 8

Appearance

Wow, It is a great looking banjo. There were no flaws I could find.

Appearance Rating: 10

Reliability

It seem very well constructed, I have no fear using it in any performance without a backup banjo.

Reliability Rating: 10

Customer Service

Life time warranty. I havent had it long enough to worrie about any repair issues. Mike with Morgan Monroe has replied to every email I have sent him. Their web site and warranty registation online needs a little help.

Customer Service: 9

Components

All parts seem to be in good working order. I dont see any parts that standout but then none seem to be bad.

Components Rating: 9

Overall Comments

The Cascade seems to be just as good as any other in that price range. It has a great sound that just seems to improve the more I play it. I would recommend it to anyone.

Overall Rating: 10

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