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John Pearse® Banjo 5 String Nickel D Tuning, .012 - .024

John Pearse® Banjo 5 String Nickel D Tuning, .012 - .024
Manufacturer:
John Pearse
Manufacturer Part #:
1950
SKU:
JPS_1950
Price:
$5.82

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By MikeH
These are fine at regular pitch
July 25, 2017
I've been playing a similar set since the 1960s except that the 4th was a .026". Back then they were called Vega Mediums (and they're still lighter than acoustic guitar sets).

They will not "snap your banjo" or any such nonsense. For those wanting a vintage sound from a vintage banjo, these are great way to get it.
By J S.
John Pearse 5 string banjo nickel D's
August 14, 2009
A great inexensive string with lots of punch. These strings are well balanced and give the instrument a very 'plunky' buoyant tone that carries across the stage very well. Be careful, though, these are heavier strings for dropped tunings on the banjo, so don't go cranking them up to 'G' tuning; you may snap your banjo!
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