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Where Purchased: Etsy
I live in an apartment complex and I could sense my neighbors were planning on murdering me, so I entered the market for a banjo mute. I haven't had a lot of experience with different mutes so after a bit of reading, I decided on this one.
The reviews had said that it didn't alter the sound of your banjo very much (besides volume) but I've noticed it dulls down the tone, severely. While the banjo is definitely quieter, it is night and day between having the mute on and off.
It slips on and off easily and doesn't shift during play. And of course, it works as a mute so I'm giving it a 6. Nothing remarkable but functional and relatively inexpensive.
Overall Rating: 6
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