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00:21The classic Bluegrass banjo has what is known as a Flat Head tone ring. Whereas the archtop ring has it's highest point on the inside of the ring, the flat head is tallest on the outside, directly above the outside edge of the rim. This arrangement tends to increase the bass response and depth of sound due to the larger vibrating area.
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