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Jun 21.2018

Chi McClean performs "See Your Face Again" - Deering Woodroom Sessions

Nashville's Chi McClean dropped into the Deering banjo family with his Boston 6 String AE. He was kind enough to play the Woodroom Sessions and performs his...

Topic Post : banjo set up

Jun 13.2018

How To Adjust Your Banjo's Truss Rod

Proper adjustment of your banjo's truss rod allows you to put a little bit of concave curve in the neck of your banjo to make the playability a lot easier....

May 10.2018

How Banjo Head Tension Affects Your Tone

One of the most important aspects of your banjo set up is the head tension. Changes to your banjo head tension dramatically affect the tone of your banjo....

Oct 26.2017

Deering Launches Banjo Service Center

Deering has kicked off its new Service Center with three easy to order service packages. The banjo is to making music what a knife is to a chef. It is the...

Aug 3.2017

3 Tips for Everyday Banjo Care

Keeping a banjo in top notch playing condition doesn’t have to be a difficult or time consuming task. Keeping a banjo in pristine condition is easier than...

Jun 16.2017

How To Tell It's Time To Change Your Banjo Strings

You wouldn't paint a picture with dirty brushes. You wouldn't chisel a sculpture with blunted tools. So why play a banjo with worn out strings?

If you've...

Apr 27.2017

How Does Environment Affect the Sound Of A Banjo?

Understanding how the environment can affect the sound and playability of your banjo is very important. Because your neck, your rim, and your resonator are...

Mar 28.2017

Which Banjo Bridge Should I Buy?

Recently I had an email from a customer who was confused by “radius” versus “compensated” bridges. I thought a brief explanation might be of help in finding...

Mar 13.2017

Define Your Banjo Set Up

I heard a conversation the other day between two different stringed instrument repairman. The conversation ranged from frustrations of customers...

Feb 24.2017

How Should I Get My Banjo Set Up?

 From what I have seen, human beings have amazing awareness. This keen awareness is showcased in the subtleties of banjo set up. Adjustments like string...

Apr 15.2016

Banjo Set Up: The “Hot” Rods”

Inherent in the construction of banjos are certain parts that help address the needs of banjo set up. Among these are what we will call your “hot rods” -...

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