Maple Hardwood Rim and All Brass Parts
Combined with Lambskyn head Produce and excellent mellow tone.
I have been playing banjo since '69, but this is the
best sounding banjo I have ever played .
Available now with gold plated fith string capo and
all brass parts.
Gold platted fifth string capo.
28 Brass Brackets Enhances tone
Brass parallel bars made in Canada.
I think that you will agree this is the best
sounding banjo that you have ever played! I personally like to
play the tubaphone with all brass parts tunned to three half steps lower
than the E tuning, i.e. low D tuning. If I have not included this
audio clip. Contact me so you can hear it for yourself!
case, gold plated and all brass parts & including case, 9 fret
capo, and all shipping charges. (all gold parts)
Basic economic Tubaphone without case and with
shipping: from $1,750.00 (inquire) (some gold parts)
(You can purchase this one, or I can custom build one for
Brass and Gold Parts
Pot parts all brass made in Canada.
Arm rest, fifth string capo and arm rest gold plated.
turn, inlay and finish every rim. Precision cuts
according to Vega's Blueprints.
Lifetime warranty for all parts. (Enquire about
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it sounds really
good but I will need
to do a bit of
adjusting to get the
action down a
fraction for my
liking. It came from
the USA and has no
make because it was
hand made from
neck, rim, banjo pot
etc. Jonathan Beyer
is the guy and you
can google him to
see some of his
other banjos. Tuning
for the long neck is
an open E chord: 1st
B, 2nd G#, 3rd E,
4th B and the 5th
string is E. When it
is capoed up three
frets to bring it up
to standard banjo
tuning the first
four strings form an
open G chord and you
would have to tune
the 5th string up to
G. Haven't played
banjo for so long
I'm really rusty so
it will be a while
before I come out of
hiding with this
beast. Some peeps
will be very glad
I'm sure to never
hear a banjo in
their lifetime but
this is a lovely
and will give me a
huge interest in
performing some of
the repertoire of
Pete Seeger next
year. In fact I may
change my name to
Pete Seeker for the
Below is my very new Vega Style Bracket Longneck
This one has sold!
I custom build the banjo just for you. Inquire.
*With Vega Style Brackets
These are custom made banjo. I make sure that all tolerance,
i.e. adjustments are exact.
All banjos are built to produce the very best sound, action and
I build all banjos according to
"How to Set Up the Best Sounding Banjo [Paperback]
Roger H. Siminof" book on how to set up a good sounding banjo.
Thus, I insure the very best sound for my open back banjos.
Here is a picture of the the banjo with nickel plated brass