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May 26, 2024 - 3:44:27 AM
2 posts since 5/25/2024

I just found this sweet banjo and I want to know all about her.
The guys at Guitar Wishes think she is a Vega Ragtime Tenor. Could she possible be a Slingerland?
My research is allll over the place.
Thanks for your expertise in advance!

May 26, 2024 - 4:11:58 AM

1976 posts since 4/25/2007

More photos would be good but I think you are possibly correct with Slingerland.

May 26, 2024 - 4:54:10 AM

DSmoke

USA

1440 posts since 11/30/2015

What is the diameter of the head (measure inside the tension hoop)?

May 26, 2024 - 5:18:25 AM

Fathand

Canada

12387 posts since 2/7/2008

Looks Slingerland to me.

May 26, 2024 - 9:11:41 AM

5772 posts since 5/29/2011

From the pictures it looks like a Slingerland. Measure the rim across the bottom. Slingerland banjos were 10 3/4" in diameter. Most of them had twenty brackets as well.

May 26, 2024 - 10:23:05 AM

2 posts since 5/25/2024

Thanks! As soon as I get her back from the shop I will check.

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