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I Love The Joy Of The B6 Banjo

Advantages: A Quality Instrument that sounds great.
Disadvantages: Hard to keep the hardware clean.

I have owned the Deering B6 Banjo for over 14 years. I added this to my collection because not only is it a beautiful sounding instrument, but I really like the Deering company. If I mention Deering, I believe people think quality. This is a high quality ...

Shorty29 25.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Deering B6 Boston

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A horrible violin shaped object marketed as quality

Advantages: Makes a great frisbee
Disadvantages: Everything. save your money.

...I work on (and make) violins so have seen lots of different types and makes. Stentors on the whole make my teeth itch.... Stentor are a company that generally make starter violins. Like "Skylark" were in the 1970's, their main customers are usually fraug ...

spiritwood 22.03.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Stentor Conservatoire 4/4 Size Violin Outfit

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Great for the Beginner!

Advantages: Good value, nice instrument
Disadvantages: Bow lets the outfit down a little

As I discovered recently, choosing a first Violin isn’t all that easy, certainly not as easy as say a first Electric Guitar. There hundreds of makes to choose from, but the two most commonly recommended I found were Primavera and Stentor. I purchased th ...

JoshD82 25.07.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Stentor Conservatoire 4/4 Size Violin Outfit

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It's Finger Pickin' Good

Advantages: great sound, unusual
Disadvantages: more expensive than a similar standard guitar

Yes I'm back with yet another instrument from my music collection. This one isn't deafening or wind intensive, doesn't make the cats run for the hills or incur the wrath of the neighbours. Last year I got an extremely rare thing, an award from my empl ...

JeffFromPoole 11.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Tanglewood TB18-5 5-String Banjo

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Going Greek....

Advantages: Beautiful to look at, gorgeous rich tone, easy to play.
Disadvantages: None

If you are looking for something a bit different to the guitar or uke then a Bouzouki could be for you. These beautiful fretted stringed instruments sound less jangly and tinny than a mando and are easier to play due to their size. They are also stunning ...

spiritwood 02.04.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Gewa Greek Bouzouki

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