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    Re: Great rock tune?

    That's pretty awesome! good for them!
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    Great rock tune?

    What works good on the banjo is an old traditional tune,made famous by Led Zepplin, " Gallows Pole"..
  3. Re: Melodic "Keith" Style Compared to Scruggs Style.

    To hear the differences,go to YouTube and type in "Earl Scruggs" and then type in " Bela Fleck", the difference becomes obvious. Scruggs style sounds like 2-3 people playing at once, very full,...
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    Year of the banjo

    I think the year of the mandolin blew us by,,despite colonel sanders early ad efforts last year, the mandolin comeback just didn't happen,and instead the freaking ukulele took right over,and last...
  5. Re: Melodic "Keith" Style Compared to Scruggs Style.

    I've never cared for it much myself either, my approach is through the Scruggs style, I think it really brings out the tone and sound of what a banjo can do.
  6. Re: Melodic "Keith" Style Compared to Scruggs Style.

    Scruggs stlyle incorporates all the rolls, within the rolls is a basic feel or melody, the other notes, played at intervals, fill in with passing and drone notes. often has a chaotic or exciting feel...
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    Re: Classic style banjo

    can I ask,what did Ome do exactly to change the set up for nylon strings?
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    Re: Classic style banjo

    I am really fascinated with this. Not just figuring out classical on a 5 string, but the real thing, like what they played on Fairbanks banjos. Where do you get music like this? And what technique do...
  9. Thread: eBay

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    Re: eBay

    Instruments on eBay are really "iffy"..I wouldn't normally do it..it pays to do your homework,,find a budget , then decide on some models,,and check the classifieds , or direct to a maker, I've had...
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    Re: MF Knipp - 1929 - RB-Granada - 9475-1

    That is really nice,,what are the tuning buttons made of?
  11. Thread: Banjo newbie

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    Re: Banjo newbie

    Hey Carl,,it's good to get in early,,it won't be long before this is a busy site.its laid out much better than the other banjo one,,and much more cohesive,,,
  12. Thread: Grundy

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    Re: Grundy

    There are a lot of banjos out there. In the builders section above,,I clicked on resonator eye candy,,and there were a lot of makers I was not aware of. Currently,,I'm still liking the Grundy, Lonnie...
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    Re: Custom Ome Flora

    That is a really good looking banjo..
  14. Thread: Grundy

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    Grundy

    I'm interested in getting a real high grade instrument,,,my choices are a Gibson Granada,selling golden cross or a Grundy,,I'm leaning toward a Grundy right now,,I've read they are very...
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    Silver picks..

    Has anyone tried sterling silver finger picks,,how is the wear and tone quality?
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