Price: $300.00 USD
Handmade banjo by a local guy when he was 16. I reworked it a little and added some new hardware. Will include some before pics of it.
One piece bolt-on walnut neck with ears
26 3/8 scale length
heavy 11 x 3 x 3/4 block oak rim
Unmarked 20-hole aluminum tone ring
vintage Kluson geared tuners with added geared fifth peg
New hardware (mostly Golden Gate) including new hooks, shoes, tension hoop, adjustable tailpiece, armrest, and low-crown Fiberskyn head
new bone nut and pip
5th string spike at 7th and new 1/2 bridge
Work done to it included gluing up some loose joints in the rim and peghead ears, grafting a new piece of rosewood on the fifth peg shoulder of the fretboard, adding a brass shim in the heel, adding and fitting the new hardware, and replacing one of the missing bushings and shimming and gluing them into place. Also plugged two holes in the neck from a fine tuner bracket that had been mounted for a reverse fifth string peg setup (a guitar tuner was mounted on the edge of the rim). I also tried crowing what was left of the frets. I considered pulling them and installing new, but didnt have the heart to as they kinda go with the quirkiness of it of it being a hodgepodge of parts; the first three look like guitar frets, the fourth is smaller and brass, and the remaining are the same size. A final cleaning with steel wool and mineral oil wiped down on all the wooden components to freshen it up. Video of me playing it under More Info.
Edit: Seeing that its been well over a month, Im now willing to ship it.
Shipping: Free to the lower 48
Posted By: Noah Cline
United States, Burlington, WV, 26710
Condition of Banjo: Used - Very Good Condition
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