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Old 08-20-2017, 11:52 AM
SpruceTop SpruceTop is offline
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Yesterday, I played a used, mint-condition Eastman EBJ-WL-1 Whyte Laydie which is a reproduction by Eastman of a 1903 A. C. Fairbanks Number 2 with research input from Bob Bernunzio of Bernunzio Uptown Music, here in Rochester, New York. The banjo is quite fancy with engraved Griffin on the headstock and nice inlays on the fingerboard. It's craftsmanship was good, and with its Whyte Laydie tone ring I found the banjo very nice sounding. Has anyone else auditioned one of these Eastman WL1 open-back banjos and what is your opinion of this model? Thanks.

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