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Presto Banjo Tailpiece

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The nonadjustable tailpiece preferred by most professional players for the traditional Scruggs bluegrass sound.

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Presto Banjo Tailpiece
Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
0985 Presto Banjo Tailpiece Yes
3 or more $22.69  
6 or more $20.98  

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Made of stamped nickel-plated brass, it has a hinged cover for easy string changes, and can be installed on 5-string or 4-string banjos.

Nickel-plated screw, attachment bolt and nut included with each tailpiece.

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Presto Banjo Tailpiece
Presto Banjo Tailpiece
3.5 out of 5 stars
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1 3-05-2013

This is the the kind of parts you don't expect from a good supplier like Stewart-MacDonald. It is so far the worst presto tailpiece I have seen. The Presto name is not even stamped completely missing a few letter parts, the hinged cover is almost 1/4 inch over the tailpiece surface and is very thin compare to an original one. Overall this is a very bad reproduction. I had bought other Presto tailpiece here in the past and they were much better in quality.

Carl from Second Life banjo  Ulverton, Quebec, Canada Read my reviews (3)
StewMac responds

We're sorry to hear you received a defective tailpiece. We're happy to provide a free replacement. We appreciate your feedback and hope to hear from you again soon.

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1 11-20-2012

I purchased one of your presto tailpieces and was very disappointed with the quality of this part. The reason I purchased this was to replace a cheap flimsy presto that came with a used banjo I had bought. I was very disappointed to see that your tailpiece was even worse than the one I wanted to replace. Also, the tailpiece shown in you photos appears to be much of much better quality than the one I received. The one you sent me looks really cheap. It looks just like one that I turned down because of the poor quality. All of the other items I received were of good quality but I wasn't happy with the cheap presto tailpiece! Next time I'll be sure to ask a lot of questions before ordering anything.

BG  Nokomis, IL
StewMac responds

We're sorry to hear you were unhappy with the tailpiece. We offer a 100% guarantee; if any item fails to meet your expectations, you may return it, unaltered, for a refund or exchange.

5 9-28-2012
Presto Tailpiece

Excellent quality. The two I recently received were the 3rd and 4th ordered. Stewmac's processing and ship time continue to be amazing.

Richard Graves  DeSoto TX Read my reviews (2)
5 11-02-2011
Presto Change-o!

A customer had brought in a banjo for repair. A little research revealed it to be an early Great Lakes Banjo, Standard Model. An elegant instrument indeed. A quick once over revealed the tailpiece to be cracked at the bend. A quick look into the StewMac catalog revealed a suitable if not exact replacement. Presto-Change-O! The banjo lives again!

This Presto tailpiece is quite sturdy, easy to install,looks rather good and makes a nice, solid connection to the head ring. Gotta love a part that just slips in and does it's job like it's always been there.

Ross  Indiana Read my reviews (4)
5 5-18-2011
Presto Tailpiece

Fit and finish are very nice. Easy to apply and use. Along with Waverly tuners I'm a happy dude.

The captain  Simi Valley, Ca. Read my reviews (2)
5 10-13-2010
Very nice tailpiece

I was more than satisfied with the quality and price. The nickel finish was rich and flawless. Also the cover has nice tension so it doesn't vibrate like most clam-shells do. Shipping was very fast !!

Johnny Banjo  Michigan Read my reviews (13)
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