I believe it has a brass tone hoop. Decent banjo, Samick product(?). Value= $200-300
Bill Rogers (Moderator)
So yes, fine for a starter—and a bit beyond.
Not as a collector, or is this in the wrong forum?
Might want to read the reviews here on the BHO.
Fine as a starter. Depending on your ability, could be all the banjo you ever need.
If you can show us a side view photo of the "pot" (body), we can tell if it has a tone ring. I agree with Beegee: If it lacks a heavy tone ring, it probably has a tone hoop.
Maybe a mod should move this to Shopping Advice.
Edited to add: No tone ring visible in the side view photo in this sold listing.
Edited by - Old Hickory on 02/24/2020 08:01:04
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