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SHOWING 4 GLOSSARY RECORDS FOR “O”

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Oettinger Tailpiece This tailpiece has individual fingers for each string so that tension may be adjusted for individual strings. It was featured on some high end banjos during the 1920's thus many are gold plated. Most... read more
Old Time Banjo Banjos used for playing old time music tend to vary considerably more than bluegrass banjos. They tend to have no resonators but this is not a hard and fast rule. Reed Martin plays a Tubaphone #9 with... read more
One Piece Flange Gibson Mastertone banjos were and are made with two types of flanges: two piece and one piece. The one piece flange is a solid cast piece of metal with holes drilled to accept the hooks.
Open Back Open Back banjos are banjos that do not have resonators.


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