Banjo setup tips

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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.

In this Trade Secrets video:
  • A neat little caul for holding a banjo in the playing position
  • You might already own a notched straightedge for banjos!
  • The old "quarter trick" for setting head tension

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