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Frequently Asked Questions -

I have organised my FAQs (frequently asked questions) into separate pages, by category. Please click on a highlighted category to go to its FAQ page

About My Services
Questions covered:
   Can you do valuations on the phone?
   Can you do a valuation from photographs?
   Can you tell me about the person or firm who made my banjo?
   Can you tell me if I'm paying a fair price for a vintage banjo?
   Can you tell me if I'm paying a fair price for a modern banjo?

About Banjos:  Technical Points
Questions covered:
   How do I fit a new skin?
   How tight should a skin be?
   What's a resonator for? Do I need one?
   Can I fit a pick-up to a banjo?
   What's the best type of bridge to use?
   What are the best strings to use on my banjo?
   What's the difference between old time and bluegrass 5-strings?
   What's a zither banjo?
   What's a long neck banjo?
   What's the difference between a mandolin banjo and a banjolin?
   What's the difference between a short and a standard scale tenor banjo?
   What's a tango banjo? 

About Banjo Playing
Questions covered:
   What banjo do I need for jazz?
   What banjo do I need for Irish music?
   Can I play tunes on a plectrum banjo?
   What's minstrel "stroke" style banjo?
   What's old time banjo?
   What's clawhammer banjo?
   What's frailing banjo?
   What's bluegrass banjo?
   What's chromatic 3-finger banjo?

About the Development of the Banjo
Questions covered:
   What's the origin & history of the banjo?
   What are the "Banjo Ages"?

At the present time, we only ship to addresses in the UK and the Republic of Ireland
If you have any queries or questions about particular instruments in this catalogue, please feel free to contact us.

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