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Banjo Maintenance Tips

  • How To Tighten Your Banjo Head

    Pick up a T-Wrench here to tighten your banjo head!

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  • How To Find and Fix Buzzing In Your Banjo

    While the gentle buzzing of bees in the summer is pleasant, buzzing on a banjo is just plain annoying and, as they say, “it just ain’t right!” Let’s take a look at some possible causes for what will eventually plague every banjo player in their playing career. References are made in this article to the Deering/Goodtime Maintenance Manual.
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  • How To Change Your Banjo Strings

    Watch a great video with Chad Kopotic, the Deering Quality Control Manager, who will take you step by step on how to change your banjo strings.
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  • Proper Banjo Bridge Placement

    Bridge placement is important to get the best sound out of your banjo. The intonation is improved by having the bridge in what is called the “sweet spot” on the banjo head. This is actually easy to do as a banjo has a floating bridge (it is held on by the tension of the strings) and with practice you will actually enjoy playing with the harmonics of our banjo fingerboard to place the bridge in the right place.
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