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Nov 22, 2020 - 12:07:52 PM
747 posts since 11/9/2003

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Looking to buy a Flinthill FHB 280 or similar banjo in nice condition. Trying to keep price around $500. Must be willing to ship or be within an hour from Pinehurst or willing to meet 1/2 way for face to face transaction.

Edited by - trackers on 12/03/2020 17:43:47

Nov 22, 2020 - 2:19:11 PM

2334 posts since 4/5/2006

Try uping the anty until you begin getting hits.

Nov 23, 2020 - 3:32:15 AM

747 posts since 11/9/2003

From the ones ive seen sold on marketplace and craigslist $500 seems to be the going price for a used flinthill of that model. The Recording Kings will bring a higher price. As far as price is concerned depending on the condition, case and whether or not it has been altered with through the years will determine a agreed upon price. I dont mind paying a little more if the banjo is above average condition.

Nov 23, 2020 - 6:48:47 AM

409 posts since 7/28/2016

somebody is selling one on Facebook Marketplace in Vanceboro, NC for $500....says barely used...not a thing wrong ... let me know if you want the seller's name

Nov 23, 2020 - 7:41:03 AM

747 posts since 11/9/2003

Thanks. I have messaged them 3 times with no answer. I imagine they are on vacation or have sold it already.

Nov 23, 2020 - 12:11:50 PM

2334 posts since 4/5/2006

I was thinking Flint Hill Special was the Gibson Earl Scruggs + ebony fret board & gold plated. Apples & Oranges? What exactly is a Flinthill FHB 280?

Nov 23, 2020 - 3:27:27 PM
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747 posts since 11/9/2003

Flinthill was pretty much a copy of the Recording King. Theres several posts about these and an explanation as to how these were created within the banjo hangout. Some good and some not so good reviews. Yes Gibson did have a Flint Hill Special model. And itvwas very expensive.

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