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Jun 5, 2023 - 12:30:56 PM
3207 posts since 1/16/2013

Thanks for looking!

Edited by - Ceres Banjo Works on 07/12/2023 13:08:45

Jun 6, 2023 - 10:50:09 AM
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90 posts since 11/14/2022

The funny thing is, I have been trying to find the best way to get a classic bluegrass style banjo with a radius fretboard. Been pricing out pots, scouring ads for good necks and looking into what it would take to assemble my own. I am more attracted to the timbre of walnut or mahogany.

I’ve got a Nechville Phantom, mahogany, which I love top-to-toes. Mellow sound, and the radiused neck converted me.

One thing: is the included Snuffy bridge radiused? Nothing mentioned on the GT site other than it is 5/8”. (EDIT: your pix are far superior to the GT site, and I can clearly see the curve of the bridge)

I guess worst case scenario if I get this, I would have a decent neck that I could fit onto another quality pot down the road…

Edited by - GeeBeeThreefinger on 06/06/2023 10:53:16

Jun 20, 2023 - 9:27:17 PM

15 posts since 7/10/2004

I also have a Nechville Phantom Maple and a Deering Golden Wreath. So i get my modern thing and the classic thing. I just bought the Gold Tone OB-3 "Twanger" w/Radius Fretboard and it is one hot banjo. Very loud, great tone up and down the neck, which is a joy to play with the RF and all. This banjo is a perfect union of the modern and classic. You could also put the Bela Fleck neck on this model and pretty much have the Bela Fleck Gold Tone model.

Jun 20, 2023 - 9:49:48 PM

15 posts since 7/10/2004

Deering Golden Wreath

Edited by - RandyWhiteBanjo on 06/20/2023 21:50:52

Jul 12, 2023 - 1:09:49 PM

3207 posts since 1/16/2013

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