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Jan 27, 2021 - 3:35:49 PM
3 posts since 7/14/2020

I came across a pot assembly with a tone ring with kel Krydon stamped/engraved on it..any body know anything about them??..

Edited by - Mbalmer4715 on 01/27/2021 15:58:32

Jan 27, 2021 - 4:08:22 PM
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RioStat

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5413 posts since 10/12/2009

Probably built by American Made Banjos over the past 15-20 years.

They "own" the rights to the Kel Kroydon name.

I'm pretty much positive that pre-war Gibson didn't stamp that ring, and positive that Gibson KK's, like their "cousins" TB/RB-10 & 11 didn't have tone rings, just had brass tone hoops.

http://www.americanmadebanjo.com/

Jan 27, 2021 - 4:43:47 PM

3 posts since 7/14/2020

So maybe a Dannick with kel Krydon stamped??
Will see how it puts out i rekon..

Jan 28, 2021 - 9:25:31 AM

13727 posts since 10/30/2008

AMB used Dannicks in their highest-end models. I don't know exactly what they used for there other banjos, but I do know it was an American tone ring.

Jan 28, 2021 - 10:20:13 AM
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1618 posts since 10/12/2011

I have a Kel Krylon stamped tone ring and it was also stamped as being make by Richard Kulesh. So one of their rings could have come from a couple of venders.

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