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by Kevin D Williams
Fri Feb 28, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: String Instrument Repair: Practical and Political Issues
Topic: Banjola buzz fixing and new tailpiece/bridge?
Replies: 6
Views: 4643

Re: Banjola buzz fixing and new tailpiece/bridge?

Thanks all for your reply's. I ended up finally talking my Octave Mandolin maker (known for his "Walkabout" Dulcimers) to make me a bridge/saddle. Measurements I took of the Banjola vs the Octave Mandolin had the bridges being a string's width apart from each other. I asked that the saddle width be ...
by Kevin D Williams
Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:56 am
Forum: String Instrument Repair: Practical and Political Issues
Topic: Banjola buzz fixing and new tailpiece/bridge?
Replies: 6
Views: 4643

Re: Banjola buzz fixing and new tailpiece/bridge?

Anyone? Just a decent hardwood guitar bridge and saddle for a 5/8" height? I need you all's help.
by Kevin D Williams
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:17 am
Forum: String Instrument Repair: Practical and Political Issues
Topic: Banjola buzz fixing and new tailpiece/bridge?
Replies: 6
Views: 4643

Banjola buzz fixing and new tailpiece/bridge?

Howdy all: I didn't do an "intro", but a quick 50 cent update. My brother and I during our college years had an ongoing instrument war of sorts. Long distance phone calls produced a couple bars of a new instrument. Back and forth and I ended up loving and playing the Banjo (sort of?), Mandolin, and ...