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Banjo setup tips


Issue 214 April 10, 2014



How do you set the tension on a banjo head? If you're more familiar with guitars than banjos, Dan Erlewine has a few quick tips for you.
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blankIn this Trade Secrets Video:
  • checkmarkA neat little caul for holding a banjo in the playing position
  • checkmarkYou might already own a notched straightedge for banjos!
  • checkmarkThe old "quarter trick" for setting head tension

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