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Oct 19.2018

How To Wear Banjo Picks

It might seem like a silly question to someone who has played the banjo before, but almost every time I give banjo picks to someone who has never played...

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Oct 3.2018

What Size Head Do I Need For My Banjo?

Modern banjos have standard head sizes. Vintage banjos on the other hand have head sizes that are all over the map. At Deering we use two different head...

Aug 27.2018

How To Change Your Banjo Strings

Changing your banjo strings is one of the easiest and best ways to bring the tone of your banjo back to life. One of the most common questions we hear is...

Jun 1.2018

How To Tune A Banjo

There are a number of different types of banjos, and although there is a standard tuning for each of them, they can all be tuned in alternate tunings. Find...

May 13.2018

How To Install a Kavanjo Banjo Pickup on a Goodtime

John shows you (in under 40 minutes) how to replace your current banjo head with a customized Kavanjo head, loaded with his patented handwound humbucking...

Mar 7.2018

How To Adjust Your Banjo's Coordinator Rods

Learn how to properly adjust the action of your banjo via the coordinator rods. Deering's Quality Control Manager Chad Kopotic will take you through...

Jun 21.2017

Kavanjo Banjo Pickup System: Advice and Tips by John Kavanaugh

Magnetic pickups are nothing new to the millions of guitarists in the world. Their dependability and versatility is undisputed. Finally - this style of...

Nov 10.2016

Loop End Strings on the Goodtime 6 String Banjo?

I recently heard from a customer who was concerned to learn that our Goodtime Six 6 string banjo was designed for ball end strings.  His concern was that...

Aug 30.2016

What Does a Banjo Tone Ring Do?

It is generally accepted that the first banjos were constructed without a tone ring. They were built with a round rim made of wood with a skin head (just...

Jul 27.2016

Do I Need a Banjo Case?

“Do I need a banjo case?” sounds like a pretty simple question. Most folks would say no, if they only play at home. Let’s take a look at why you should have...

Jun 23.2016

5 Reasons Why You Need a Banjo Strap

Using a banjo strap will make you a better banjo player. Such a dramatic statement needs to be backed up with good reasons. Let me show you why.

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