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Offline Daniel Burdett

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Banjo Maintenance
« on: November 13, 2010, 09:27:54 PM »
I have  a B-16 banjo and the neck kind of wabbles from side to side.  Any suggestions on how to tighten the neck to prevent this from happening?
 

Offline mswhat298

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« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2011, 02:29:09 PM »
Daniel...I'm no banjo tech expert but I did a minor adjustment on mine that helped tremendously.  If you have a resonator, take it off and you'll see either one or two coordinating rods.  Mine is a low end model banjo and only has one so it's easy...just tighten it up.  But the rod adjusts 2 ways so make sure your string action is suitable before tightening.

See this:  http://www.frets.com/FRETSPages/Musician/Banjo/CoordRods/coordrod1.html


Offline magoo99

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« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2011, 12:05:27 PM »
Hey Daniel, how did you make out with the repair?