I love my Blue Ridge with xyz mount. When you raise it above the hoop for best sound, it is "floating", with only string pressure holding it. My Prestos don't wobble and etc. I like the tone depth, and even clarity of the Fults. Get the best deals for 5 string banjo tailpiece at eBay.com. Brooklynbanjoboy - Posted - 02/28/2013:  13:13:52.  Other Banjo-Related Topics HOLD More Photos IMPORTANT NOTICE. Vintage Adjustable Tailpiece - Original postwar nickel plated adjustable banjo tailpiece with original attachment bolt. Padron 1926 Series. sku: P119. I agree with Ken. Aradobanjo - Posted - 05/22/2017:  19:48:09. Continuing the Padron tradition, this series offered a box-pressed format of refined tobacco aged five to ten years, then blended to create an exceptionally smooth, complex balanced and full-bodied flavor. Fantastic product. Elton Banjo Tailpiece $15.00. $45 $53. This tailpiece is in great working order and all the string attachments are here and in perfect condition. Aradobanjo - Posted - 03/01/2013:  19:54:34. so I can't relate to the criticism, no issues ever here. Hankon5 - Posted - 03/02/2013:  22:07:56. If you continue, we will assume that you agree to. I think it is important to know what the Fults is designed to do and decide if this is what you want. FREE Shipping. The award-winning Padron 1926 Serie premiered in 2002 to commemorate Jose O. Padron’s 75th birthday. Contact Us. Zinc Alloy 5 String Banjo Tailpiece for Banjo Luthier Maker DIY Parts. You can figure out your own deal. All Rights Reserved. Nickel plated brass tension tailpiece. One can hope. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Copyright 2020 Banjo Hangout. This tailpiece is Nickel Plated and the plating is great. lyndabee - Posted - 05/22/2017:  22:53:39. Clifford Essex Banjo 5 String Tailpiece, used . The mount might give you more or fewer adjustment capabilities, I just don't remember. Price SL-5 Straight Line Banjo Tailpiece. IMHO a reliable means of maintaining head tension will do more than any other gadget as the banjo sound is highly, highly dependent on this factor. My presto broke on my Gold Star. Maybe because I am fascinated with the engineering and design Bob came up with. rbfour5 - Posted - 05/22/2017: 21:03:18. I went through my phase with trying out gadgets. Fults Blue Ridge Tailpiece with XYZ Mount If there's one thing that hasn't served me well on my Gibson banjo, it has to be the tailpiece. See our vintage Gibson inventory, plus new banjos from Prucha, OME, Williams and more. Deering True Tone Tailpiece for 4- and 5-String Banjo $ 97.00 The Deering True Toneé Tailpiece is designed to combine the best features of easy adjustment, ease of string changing, and enhance the tone of the banjo without humming. Not to mention it weighs less and doesn't have all that hardware hanging off the end of the instrument. I have one of his tailpieces and I'm curious to learn if he has an inventory of parts still available and if so, if I should get some backup components, now that they're out of production. It is nickel plated with six original string prongs. Many bluegrass players say it improves their tone tremendously. http://www.banjohangout.org/archive/257310, 'For Sale: 2007 Deering Sierra Banjo in Mint-Excellent Condition'. Well, it was inevitable ....we all retire sometime! $10.99 $ 10. Hide these Google ads: join the Players Union! Golden Gate Banjo Tailpiece - Old Presto $19.95. Dean, do let us know, if you can. And having something else to fuss with and fine tune -- in terms of the infinite possibilities that adjustability of a Fults offers -- is a good thing. Clifford Essex Banjo 5 String Tailpiece. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Sorry Hank! 99. Others say they have never had a problem, but I seemed to. The Fults design appealed to me over another design. Standard banjo tailpieces and Knotless tailpieces. I tried Yahoo, Google, and Firefox, all with the same results. 5.0 out of 5 stars 1. Can accomodate 4, 5 or 6 strings. Only 7 left in stock - order soon. lightgauge - Posted - 05/23/2017:  04:24:31. Padron 1926 Series. The Presto is back on my Mastertone, and the Fults is on the shelf. I would save your money. Strange. The Richelieu version of the Oettinger tailpiece is also a good one, providing the correct string spacing; however, it does not have the same effect on the string segments. See our vintage Gibson inventory, plus new banjos from Prucha, OME, Williams and more. $10.99 $ 10. Hankon5 - Posted - 02/28/2013:  16:20:49. SReynolds - Posted - 03/03/2013:  11:56:19. The 34's are heavier. DVD-quality lessons (including tabs/sheet music) available for immediate viewing on any device. FREE Shipping. Edited by - Hankon5 on 02/28/2013 16:23:16, Charles in SC - Posted - 02/28/2013:  18:42:36. I think he came up with a great product. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Copyright 2020 Banjo Hangout. There is a little patina that you can clearly see in the photographs. See our vintage Gibson inventory, plus new banjos from Prucha, OME, Williams and more. Having the cleverly engineered stability afforded by the Fults tailpiece mount is a real plus. You're right. Weekly newsletter includes free lessons, favorite member content, banjo news and more. All Forums I **JUST** bought another. The Fults tail piece. I installed a Cumberland this week. He was a real gem to talk to and get ideas! I don't use the screw mentioned above. 1 available #180 Nickel. If you continue, we will assume that you agree to. a little roughness to to the plating underneath where the strings come out.. banjo tailpiece . Little used so good condition and very clean. Any questions, please ask. Sort by. Reminiscent of tailpieces designed around the turn of the century, this tailpiece increases downward pressure on the bridge, recreating the look and tone of banjos produced during this golden age of banjo building.  Banjo Building, Setup, and Repair Hankon5 - Posted - 05/23/2017:  16:08:10. A sound comparison of my 1929 Gibson before I installed a Fults 1934 parallel tailpiece and after to see if there was an improvement or not The mounting system works with the traditional 24 notch hook spacing. Pirouetting on the rim or ring just doesn't appeal to me. Rock solid with no worries about wobbles or buzzes coming from unknown places that make you pull your hair out. Rock solid with no worries about wobbles or buzzes coming from unknown places that make you pull your hair out. Having the cleverly engineered stability afforded by the Fults tailpiece mount is a real plus. Tailpiece Covers . Hello,If you like the thought of the presto screw digging into the rim/ring leaving marks or the screw removed and the TP resting on the rim, then keep the presto. $19.19 $ 19. I personally like the sound, solidness, and adjustability of the Fults more than the Presto. Sorry to know all this. I got the xyz mount with a Blue Ridge but they are all pretty much the same I think. ... Well, it was inevitable ....we all retire sometime! Someone may be interested but I have a couple of new (unused) 'Blue Ridge' Faults TP's with a bunch of different tone pins. I have heard some say they do not like the extra sustain etc. This tail piece is one of the best examples of banjo engineering we have found to date, its connection to the banjo is via the two tension hooks at the base of the body giving a tight, secure fixing, ideal when changing strings, it is adjustable in any direction. I cannot say what the results will be on an RK 50 but I am well pleased with how it works on my Gibson. The part that goes down the outside of the banjo and is attached with 3 small screws is about 40mm deep X 50mm wide. Best TP I have ever used,  Not even close! Golden Gate Kershner Style Tailpiece $49.95. lightgauge - Posted - 03/03/2013:  04:51:35. The end result is that they almost all work and make very little difference in sound. $9.85 $ 9. I purchased my Gibson banjo in 1989, and since then a vibration issue has always plagued me. Zinc Alloy 5 String Banjo Tailpiece for Banjo Luthier Maker DIY Parts. Culloden - Posted - 05/22/2017:  16:14:20. Edited by - Aradobanjo on 03/01/2013 19:57:56, Kevin B - Posted - 03/02/2013:  04:39:41. Free Shipping $75 or More! We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items! The sustain is beautiful. 99. Collection … The ones I have had mate a flat front to a round tension hoop, which is not stable enough to suit me. Too bad for pickers, maybe good for Bob Fults. Continuing the Padron tradition, this series offered a box-pressed format of refined tobacco aged five to ten years, then blended to create an exceptionally smooth, complex balanced and full-bodied flavor. Overall, I like the simplicity of the Presto and the light weight, but much prefer the stability of the '34 Fults. 1970's Morris Banjo for sale! In addition, the tonal coloring is minimal. See our vintage Gibson inventory, plus new banjos from Prucha, OME, Williams and more. A range of banjo tailpieces availableonline from Brown Dog Banjos, choose from 23 tailpiece Presto Kershner Waverley Nashville Clam shell grover 2 hump clam … Only 7 left in stock - order soon. Maybe because I am fascinated with the engineering and design Bob came up with. Same here. This is a Non- Adjustable Deering GoodTime Presto style Banjo Tailpiece. Both banjos have a Fults TP. steve huber uses mostly presto [or presto type clamshell ]tailpieces on his banjos as does frank neat on the chief banjos ,i have both banjos and have tried fults ,kerchner ,price etc ,the prestos go back on the banjos .certain products have a lot of hype going on ,as do so called prewar sounding banjos .we do all hear things differently however. The mount might give you more or fewer adjustment capabilities, I just don't remember. My personal motto lately has been "does your banjo sound good? Choose Unplated polished Brass, Nickel, or Gold Plated. So, I had to find an alternative. HEALLILY 5 String Banjo Tailpiece Chrome Plated Replacement Accessory. $115 . I purchased my Gibson banjo in 1989, and since then a vibration issue has always plagued me. I think you have the Pro-Five or '34 Parallel no? Few people do use that screw in fact. Again, that's me. Wow. Edited by - Hankon5 on 05/23/2017 16:09:15, banjonz - Posted - 05/23/2017:  21:57:40. All Rights Reserved. Fults tailpieces are no more. Spreads the strings out so they pull straight from the tailpiece to the bridge, not at an angle. Gold Tone Terminator Banjo Tailpiece, 4-String - Chrome. The pro-5 is even lighter. http://www.banjohangout.org/archive/330967, 'For Sale: 2007 Deering Sierra Banjo in Mint-Excellent Condition'. 'For Sale: 2007 Deering Sierra Banjo in Mint-Excellent Condition' 26 min, '(FF) Charcoal Powder On Your Steak' 1 hr. No Knot Od Time Banjo Style Tailpiece(P-115)Used on many banjos in the early 1900's and still popular for the old-time open-back banjo.Nickel plated brass Non adjustable Bolt and nut included This no knot tailpiece is a perfect replacement for the design that works best on open back and old time banjos. Jewelry quality plating on heavy brass.  ARCHIVED TOPIC: Fults Tailpiece, Please note this is an archived topic, so it is locked and unable to be replied to. If there is too much downward pressure on the strings, they willl be … And having something else to fuss with and fine tune -- in terms of the infinite possibilities that adjustability of a Fults offers -- is a good thing. kmwaters - Posted - 05/23/2017:  15:18:07. He did reply to my email, and he is retiring. Me too. sku: BA21. Gibson SG Guitar . $10.99 $ 10. But banjo building is quickly leaving just a few good men!!! Crafted by Gary Price. Banjo Armrest, Banjo Bracket, Banjo Flange and Golden Gate Banjo Tailpiece, to play Bluegrass Music. However, like MTBanjo, I have never had a problem with stability on any tailpiece, even with Keith D-tuners installed. The part that goes out over the head is about 50mm wide x … 5.0 out of 5 stars 1. I look at the hoop as a unit and disapprove of anything pressing or touching it. Over the years I have seen tailpieces come and go but the Presto just marches on. I just tired of everything that touched it would change the tuning. FREE Shipping. You get classic old-time tone and responsiveness, while overtones and string buzz are reduced. rbfour5 - Posted - 05/22/2017:  21:03:18. Quality TP's for sure. The award-winning Padron 1926 Serie premiered in 2002 to commemorate Jose O. Padron’s 75th birthday. His landing gear business for RC is for sale. This is the tailpiece commonly used on many postwar banjos. Take your playing to the next level with the help of a local or online banjo teacher. Killer tone and way cool. With his XYZ it has so many different adjustments, you'll never be able to try all combinations. Bob Fults is retiring. $19.19 $ 19. Would someone either post or message me Bob's email so I can order some parts. Greg Boyd's House of Fine Instruments I'm so glad I have one! Provides excellent tone! Yes? Weekly newsletter includes free lessons, favorite member content, banjo news and more. The design is pure turn-of-the-century: the Hawktail is a beautiful tailpiece. I heard no substantial difference in sound, if anything it might add a little clarity. SReynolds - Posted - 03/01/2013:  14:03:55. This is a simple lightweight tailpiece ideal for replacing similar tailpieces on various types of zither banjo. Designed by Mike Rowe of Elkheart Indiana this Ottenger style tailpiece features individual string tension adjustment using a 3/32 inch Allen key. That Cumberland is different than the others. Tailpiece Cover . FREE Shipping. And the ability to adjust in so many ways gives you more control over your setup. The mount is totally stable, so it will not move from side to side. If you've got a lot of cash, and love to experiment, it can't hurt. But banjo building is quickly leaving just a few good men!!! We will see people selling them now to make a buck since they won't have to compete with Fults himself.  ARCHIVED TOPIC: Fults tailpiece website, Please note this is an archived topic, so it is locked and unable to be replied to. Golden Gate GB-3 Deluxe 5-String Banjo … Your banjo comes to life with The Pisgah Hawktail because of increased downward string pressure on the bridge. The Fults tail piece This tail piece is one of the best examples of banjo engineering we have found to date, its connection to the banjo is via the two tension hooks at the base of the body giving a tight, secure fixing, ideal when changing strings, it is adjustable in any direction. So, what is so compelling to change out the original TP?I still have the marks of the screw on the rim and the ring. In time, I may buy more to compare them to other Fults models. All I really experiment with now are different bridges and strings. 1 available #187 Nickel. But that's me. The tailpieces attach to the two bracket hooks at the tailpiece end of the banjo. Hide these Google ads: join the Players Union! kmwaters - Posted - 02/28/2013:  12:41:00. Having the cleverly engineered stability afforded by the Fults tailpiece mount is a real plus. I got the xyz mount with a Blue Ridge but they are all pretty much the same I think. Similar to the old talon tailpiece, but the strings hook onto pins at the base then slip through individual slots and under the scalloped top edge for a bit of downward tension. Fults Banjo Tailpiece model # 1934 w/ Wrench, Very Nice! I've never had any complaints about the stability or adjustability of my Presto, so why would I spend money to get what I don't need?  Other Banjo-Related Topics It has less overtones compared to the Presto style Fults tailpiece and is way loud according to other band members. $89.95. Favorite banjo tailpiece that has been re-engineered closer to pre-war specs. Stop spending money! I was just there a couple of days ago and it was fine. Order Status. This tailpiece is for a 5 String Banjo. He said he has parts available and a few tailpieces like Cumberland, Blue Ridge and 34 Parallel Lite left. I emailed Robert earlier, but so far no reply. I don't care if they are overpriced. Presto banjo tailpiece. 'For Sale: 2007 Deering Sierra Banjo in Mint-Excellent Condition' 26 min, '(FF) Charcoal Powder On Your Steak' 1 hr. I like the fact that is is way over engineered. Not to mention, there are many different head types. Functionally, your Presto will sound just as good, if not better. I like the Presto sound over other tailpieces. I like it!!! customer service support software. The adjustment of the tailpiece is critical in banjo setup.  Other Banjo-Related Topics Would like to have several spare screws as well. Dean,Try the Cumberland head. Greg Boyd's House of Fine Instruments I am sure glad I have my Blue Ridge and a bunch of tone pins. 1970's Morris Banjo for sale! We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. When I got there, I opened the case and it was tilted over to one side. | 12222 Merit Drive, Suite 150, Dallas, Texas 75251 | 972.503.5100 | fults.com Texas Real Estate Commission Consumer Protection Notice Enter FS75 on Checkout Domestic Shipping Only, Excludes … Kershner "Unique" (Four Hole/Four Cam) $175.00. 19. We may be unable to answer the phone, but we will respond to your emails to [email protected] regarding placing orders and any other concerns. Unlike Gerry, I happen to really like Fults tailpieces. Kstevensmd - Posted - 05/23/2017:  06:41:28. No Knot Od Time Banjo Style Tailpiece(P-115)Used on many banjos in the early 1900's and still popular for the old-time open-back banjo.Nickel plated brass Non adjustable Bolt and nut included This no knot tailpiece is a perfect replacement for the design that works best on open back and old time banjos. Unlike Gerry, I happen to really like Fults tailpieces. The Pisgah Hawk Tail is the perfect tailpiece upgrade for any banjo player looking for that classic old-time tone. $295 . Banjo Harp, Mandolin, Banjo Uke, Guitar #176 Nickel Banjo harp tailpiece (cover only) $125 . I cleaned it up, put a new head on, bought the Fults tailpiece, put on a new grover bridge, and a pickup in it, and she's been playing great ever since. 6.8x2.5x0.4cm Silver Zinc Alloy Banjo Tailpiece Replacement for 5 String Banjo Guitar to Improved Tone. All Forums FREE Shipping. Then just play it! I bought this about a year ago and it hadn't been played for what looked like years. I cleaned it up, put a new head on, bought the Fults tailpiece, put on a new grover bridge, and a pickup in it, and she's been playing great ever since. stratovarious520 - Posted - 05/23/2017:  04:59:44. I live less than 5 miles from Bob; I'll stop by and check in with him. I have closed my case, put it in the car and driven on a trip. Wishing Bob a great retirement and thanks for his innovative skills in his TPs and XYZ mounts...GREAT STUFF!!!! Gold Tone Terminator Banjo Tailpiece, 4-String - Chrome. Does anyone know where Fults' website went to? Up for auction is a slightly used Fults Banjo Tailpiece model#1934 in very good condition. Banjo Tailpiece Clamshell Style Nickel,Brass for 4 or 5 String. I think the weight of the Fults absorbs some of the initial attack. You may, however, start a new topic and refer to this topic with a link: http://www.banjohangout.org/archive/257310, stillearning - Posted - 02/28/2013:  11:12:54. I have both the Cumberland and 1934 Parallel on XYZ  mounts. But to me, it's almost like a solution in search of a problem. Perhaps someone with the required skills and equipment will continue making "Fults style" tail pieces. I bought this about a year ago and it hadn't been played for what looked like years. My banjo(s) costs much more than the tailpiece. A Presto tailpiece does the job as well as I need it done. You may, however, start a new topic and refer to this topic with a link: http://www.banjohangout.org/archive/330967, stratovarious520 - Posted - 05/22/2017:  14:55:00. Three finishes: Nickel plate; Relic brass; Unplated brass We thank you for your continued support and friendship and pray that you and your loved ones stay safe and healthy. And that's really cool. DVD-quality lessons (including tabs/sheet music) available for immediate viewing on any device. I am willing to sell. Well, a $25 Waverly is also rock steady and a lot cheaper. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are currently operating during limited hours. I live less than 5 miles from Bob; I'll stop by and check in with him. Fults tailpieces are no more. Also like MTBanjo, I went thru a phase where I bought lots of tailpieces and played with them on all my banjos. Bob Fults is retiring. Nice design, nice workmanship. Fielding Banjo Tailpiece, Nickel Plated. Fults Commercial, LLC. However, if your neck is out of alignment or there is some other discrepancy, you can adjust the position of the tailpiece before you clamp it … You don't need to spend money!". All made here at Deering in the U.S.A. Fults Blue Ridge Tailpiece with XYZ Mount If there's one thing that hasn't served me well on my Gibson banjo, it has to be the tailpiece. Available in polished brass. I keep thinking that if I ever change string gauges, I might want to tighten down things down by a hair, or loosen things up by a silly millimeter, something one that is very possible with the Fults. But I don't like the initial crack/punch being softened, when playing with the band or in a jam. Golden Gate No-Knot Reproduction Banjo Tailpiece $10.00. 85. Banjo Tailpiece Clamshell Style Nickel,Brass for 4 or 5 String. I too, have a FultsTP, but a 1934 with an XYZ mount...much greater flexibility and a myriad capabilities of adjustments. Home. And the ability to adjust in so many ways gives you more control over your setup. Kershner "Unique" (Four Hole/Four Knub) $150.00. harpman54 - Posted - 07/05/2017:  10:27:10. We think it not only performs well but looks really cool to ! If someone made a good Presto that was rounded to match the tension hoop, I  think they would have a winner. I speak from having owned 2 Fults and lots of other tailpieces and having had them on lots of banjos.

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