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  • 2006 PSW Flathead

                 (1974 Gibson 250 Tone Ring, Randy Smith build)

 Built around a 1975 Gibson RB-250 tone ring I got on tradein, fwith a 3 play maple rim turned in house, this banjo produced a somewhat mellow yet bright tone on the high end. Very J D Crowe-ish.