Does anyone know if anyone still makes or sells the Ottinger style or anything close in a 5 string finger tailpiece.
Oettinger tail piece
Bill Richards-June banjo newsletter
Arthur, that's June 2017 issue of Banjo newsletter
Arthur - you might try Dan Goodrich in Chico, CA.
He shows on Linked in as owner of tension lock tailpieces.
Monte Hendricks makes this style of tailpiece & does sell individual parts.
PO Box 1197
Pollock Pines, CA 95726
Bob Smakula sells them: Tensionator from ABM in Germany.
rickardbanjos.com has a very similar Mike Rowe design. Pricey, though.
Gold Tone has them .
I have an original Oettinger tail piece I'd be willing to sell.
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