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Mar 3, 2021 - 4:07:25 PM
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20 posts since 2/13/2021

I bought an older model Goodtimes Special a month ago. I've been playing it non-stop since then, having fallen totally in love with the banjo, after a fifteen-year break caused by selling my old Vega. SOOOO good to be back! I treated myself to a new bridge and chose to contact Steve Davis, after reading the reviews here. I told him I like melodic playing and wanted something to make for a full, rich sound. Steve suggested a roasted maple bridge with an ebony top, and a weight of around 2.25 grams. That bridge came today, and the improvement in sound is astonishing. Clean, rich, and beautiful, with the high notes ringing like bells. I am blown away by what a difference a bridge can make, and would like the thank Steve for this huge improvement in my sound.

Mar 3, 2021 - 6:35:25 PM

2302 posts since 2/7/2008

Yeah, they're nice aren't they!?! I got when when I switched my open back from steel to nylon. The new bridge really sweetened it up. Looks spiffy too.

Mar 3, 2021 - 6:59:47 PM
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153 posts since 9/20/2009

Here, here. I, too, have bought several bridges and appreciate his workmanship and demeanor.

Mar 4, 2021 - 4:56:37 AM
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13789 posts since 8/30/2006

Here's Helix Black Cherry Blossom #001. And a Davis bridge.

Mar 4, 2021 - 5:50:08 AM

5592 posts since 12/20/2005

I've bought a number of bridges from Steve.
I've had great results from each of them.

Mar 4, 2021 - 5:50:20 AM
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13789 posts since 8/30/2006

appreciate his workmanship and demeanor.

He's not de mean one
He's de nice one.


Edited by - Helix on 03/04/2021 05:50:32

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