This was originally posted on the Deering banjo website, but we decided it'd be good to show here as well in order to help people learn how to buy a banjo.
Of all the questions we receive about banjos, this has to be one of the most common. We will keep this explanation very short but if you have any further questions, send them to us and we’ll answer all of your questions.
So, by popular demand, here is our answer.
So you have narrowed down your search for a banjo by figuring out you want a: 5-string banjo (vs. a 4 string or 6 string)...
We are proud to announce that we are now selling Collings guitars. If you are not familiar with these guitars, we feel these are some of the best guitars that have ever been made. You will be amazed with the tone, playability, and fit and finish on these guitars.Last week we made a trip out to Austin, Texas to visit Collings Guitars and learn as much as we can about their build process. We were really struck with how much care each and every instrument gets. What also struck us was how everyone on the team there truly had a passion and pride for the instrument they were building.
Sad news came in last Friday, October 23rd when we heard that the banjo icon Bill Keith had passed after a battle with cancer. Bill...