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Bacon Peerless Banjo Repair

This instrument was manufactured at the Bacon Banjo Company’s Groton Connecticut factory around 1925, and had a non-reinforced laminated maple neck, with a simple, non laminated dowel stick to attach it to the Banjo’s “pot”, or laminated wooden rim. Many … Continue reading

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1966 Gibson ES-330 Guitar Neck Repair

Prior attempts at correcting a variety of neck issues had completely savaged this instrument’s fret board, rendering it unplayable. Examination of the neck after removal of the fret board revealed hairline fractures along the length of the neck, which were … Continue reading

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