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Where Purchased: mikesbanjomute.com
I can't say that I've tried a bunch of different banjo mutes but I can say for sure that I am not disappointed by Mike's. It gently clamps on to my bridge so there are no worries about it falling off or damaging the bridge. The best part is that when the kids are going to sleep I can still play. I always got complaints when they were trying to go to sleep, even when I was playing as quietly as I could. Now with Mike's mute on I am wailing on those strings and not a peep from the second floor. In fact it's so quite my wife came down and said that the banjo has never sounded so good ;-)
If I had to find a comment, I would mention that there is a tendency for the strings to whine a bit with the mute on but not enough for me to change my rating.
Overall Rating: 10
'Sally Goodwin' 14 min