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  • How To Tune A Banjo

    Tuning a banjo is easy. There are a number of different types of banjos that all are tuned differently. The most common banjo type is a 5 string banjo and has a standard tuning in open G - the notes from the 5th string to the 1st are G, D, G, B, D. Find out alternate tunings and tunings for all other banjo types here.
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  • How To Adjust Your Banjo's Coordinator Rods

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  • How To Install Spikes

    1. Draw a line with a pencil using the 5th string as a guide. Draw the line using the inside edge of the string (that which is closest to the inside of the fingerboard.) This will be your vertical guide.

    2. Measure .286 inches up from the fret you want (ie. .286 up from the 7th fret toward the direction of the 6th). This is about 1/3 of the way up from the fret; 1/4" would be .250". This will be your horizontal axis.

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  • Banjo Neck Adjustments

    While I am not suggesting any chiropractic manipulations here, adjusting your banjo neck will bring just about as much “relief” to your banjo playing as a good visit to your local doctor can do for your back and neck! Tests, tests, more tests….yes, I have a few for you to try! They can be fun, they ARE effective, and, remember our motto “YOU CAN DO IT!” 
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  • How To Change Your Banjo Strings

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  • How To Replace the 5th String Peg On A Banjo

    What you are experiencing can sometimes happen if your neck has gone through some shrinkage due to environmental conditions. It is a simple process to replace the tuner.

    1. Remove the peg from the hole.

    2. Cut a small round circle out of white paper.

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