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Old 07-27-2023, 11:24 PM
Mandobart Mandobart is offline
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I did do this on my 6 string banjitar - replacing the low E and A with strings to go one octave higher. It doesn't match the real banjo drone sound at just one octave.

On a 5 string banjo tuned in G the drone is the same pitch as your guitar's high E at the 3rd fret. So about 2 octaves higher, not 1.

I tuned my banjitar to G with a proper drone (.010" diameter) with spikes on the 3rd and 5th frets. Now it sounds like a banjo should.
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Old 12-06-2023, 08:28 PM
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6 String Banjos need to have a deeper body for those low notes to speak clearly (Cello-Banjo size) like Violas having a deeper body than Violins
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