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Drum Dial Precision Drum Tuner for Banjo

Drum Dial Precision Drum Tuner for Banjo

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A must have for optimal banjo setup. We don't inflate our tires by gauging the pitch of air escaping the valve, we use a gauge! 

*These need to be calibrated by setting the dial to 0 on a flat piece of glass*

Your milage may vary, but we recommend a tension of at least 90 on the dial, or else a lot of punch and power is lost. 91-92 seems optimal depending on other setup factors. Some prefer the sound of a very tight head, around 93+. 

If you do set the tension by ear it's a great tool to record your setup specs for future reference, say if you got a new head or swapped tone rings. New heads, especially renaissance heads, stretch out and are best measured and retightened for the first couple weeks after installation.

About Banjos West

Banjos West was established by Tom Nechville in 2020 when he found his home and retail shop in beautiful Sisters, Oregon.

The Nechville factory has since been working tirelessly to provide ample stock and make Banjos West a perfect banjo destination for anyone on or visiting the west coast.

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About Nechville Musical Products

Nechville Musical Products was founded in the late 80s by Tom Nechville. They are renowned for their innovations, namely Tom's Heli-Mount design, which makes their adjustments easiest and quicker than all other banjos. Nechvilles often combine a multitude of appointments to the Heli-Mount frame, like our 7-12" compound radiused fingerboard, tunneled 5th string, In-line tailpiece, Enterprise compensated bridge, Comfort Bevel armrest, and more.

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