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I recently purchased a 1927 TB3 conversion Gibson banjo, It being born in '27, over the years it had been played, adjusted and tinkered with by different folks, therefore some things had been done to make it better at the time althought over time it took its toll on sound etc.Now to the purpose of my comment, I took it to Chris (because of his excellent credentials and reputation) and the recommendation of Jeremy Stevens. First thing he did was dis-assemble & inspect. Without going into detail..He gave an estimate of the work that needed to be done. After he was finished with the banjo I could not believe how much better it was. He turned a good banjo into a great banjo. I am one happy customer. Trustworthy,honest, master craftsman and all around good guy all describe Chris Cioffi.. Thanks again Chris for an excellent job...signed Buster Kendrick, Shelby NC
Overall Rating: 10
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