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Jan 17, 2021 - 10:34:38 AM
1270 posts since 3/10/2005

trying to find a 10 3/4" medium crown fiberskyn or barring that, Renaissance head and can't find one anywhere. Is there a Covid shortage, did they stop making them, or what the heck?

Jan 17, 2021 - 10:44:11 AM

Bill Rogers (Moderator)

USA

24395 posts since 6/25/2005

Have you tried Bob Smakula?

Jan 17, 2021 - 10:59:26 AM

1270 posts since 3/10/2005

quote:
Originally posted by Bill Rogers

Have you tried Bob Smakula?


No, but his page does answer the question. There is a shortage.

The Remo factory was closed for a Safe At Home order in April and May, 2020. They have resumed manufacturing with a significantly smaller crew than pre-pandemic. We expect the supply of banjo heads to continue to be limited going in to 2021 Please plan appropriately.

Jan 17, 2021 - 11:44:33 AM

112 posts since 12/9/2018

Bob Smakula has them in stock in all three crown heights.

Jan 17, 2021 - 12:55:39 PM
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2495 posts since 4/7/2010

There isn't exactly a shortage. OK, at my shop anyway.  Remo has been slow at filling my orders and sometimes only sending partial shipments. Knowing this, I have tried to order ahead of what I would normally keep in stock. So far that seems to be working as most of the heads I offer on my banjo head web page are in stock.

Bob Smakula
smakula.com

Edited by - Bob Smakula on 01/17/2021 12:57:53

Jan 17, 2021 - 6:00:45 PM
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Edwards

USA

130 posts since 3/26/2014

You know I didn't even think about it but I ordered a 12" fiber skinhead , do replace the restaurants head And it took a while Like 2 months.

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