We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. customer service support software. Fielding Banjo Tailpiece, Nickel Plated.  Other Banjo-Related Topics However, in the mix with the other instruments, and into a mic, the Presto comes through the mix better. FREE Shipping.  Banjo Building, Setup, and Repair Nice design, nice workmanship. I love my Blue Ridge with xyz mount. 1970's Morris Banjo for sale! I have closed my case, put it in the car and driven on a trip. FREE Shipping. I think the weight of the Fults absorbs some of the initial attack. The part that goes out over the head is about 50mm wide x … With his XYZ it has so many different adjustments, you'll never be able to try all combinations. This is a Non- Adjustable Deering GoodTime Presto style Banjo Tailpiece. sku: P119. The 34's are heavier. Free Shipping $75 or More! Maybe because I am fascinated with the engineering and design Bob came up with. The design is pure turn-of-the-century: the Hawktail is a beautiful tailpiece. Clifford Essex Banjo 5 String Tailpiece, used . I like the Presto sound over other tailpieces. $45 $53. Me too. Rock solid with no worries about wobbles or buzzes coming from unknown places that make you pull your hair out. The mounting system works with the traditional 24 notch hook spacing. $115 . 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. $19.19 $ 19. I live less than 5 miles from Bob; I'll stop by and check in with him. It can be locked in place. stratovarious520 - Posted - 05/22/2017:  18:16:59. lyndabee - Posted - 05/22/2017:  22:53:39. We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items! 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. 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. Take your playing to the next level with the help of a local or online banjo teacher. $19.19 $ 19. Well, it was inevitable ....we all retire sometime! Then just play it! I bought this about a year ago and it hadn't been played for what looked like years. 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. Jewelry quality plating on heavy brass. Does anyone know where Fults' website went to? DVD-quality lessons (including tabs/sheet music) available for immediate viewing on any device. I went through my phase with trying out gadgets. rbfour5 - Posted - 05/22/2017: 21:03:18. I like the tone depth, and even clarity of the Fults. Hide these Google ads: join the Players Union! Available in polished brass. This tailpiece is in great working order and all the string attachments are here and in perfect condition. Kstevensmd - Posted - 05/23/2017:  06:41:28. Having the cleverly engineered stability afforded by the Fults tailpiece mount is a real plus. I speak from having owned 2 Fults and lots of other tailpieces and having had them on lots of banjos. I live less than 5 miles from Bob; I'll stop by and check in with him. $10.99 $ 10. ... Well, it was inevitable ....we all retire sometime! Weekly newsletter includes free lessons, favorite member content, banjo news and more. Also like MTBanjo, I went thru a phase where I bought lots of tailpieces and played with them on all my banjos. See our vintage Gibson inventory, plus new banjos from Prucha, OME, Williams and more. Too bad for pickers, maybe good for Bob Fults. Unlike Gerry, I happen to really like Fults tailpieces. But I don't like the initial crack/punch being softened, when playing with the band or in a jam. Dean,Try the Cumberland head. $10.99 $ 10. Quality TP's for sure. oldplayer - Posted - 07/07/2017:  11:25:50. Having more control with height placement is the best part. Standard banjo tailpieces and Knotless tailpieces. I bought this about a year ago and it hadn't been played for what looked like years. It's the same thing that happened when I tried the woody rim/tone ring in my Calico... sounded great at home, but in an all out acoustic jam, something's missing, and it's that intense initial crack when you first pluck the string. 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. All made here at Deering in the U.S.A. Maybe because I am fascinated with the engineering and design Bob came up with. Tailpiece Cover . I installed a Cumberland this week. Someone may be interested but I have a couple of new (unused) 'Blue Ridge' Faults TP's with a bunch of different tone pins. Golden Gate No-Knot Reproduction Banjo Tailpiece $10.00. kmwaters - Posted - 02/28/2013:  12:41:00. Again, that's me. Choose Unplated polished Brass, Nickel, or Gold Plated. Perhaps someone with the required skills and equipment will continue making "Fults style" tail pieces. He said he has parts available and a few tailpieces like Cumberland, Blue Ridge and 34 Parallel Lite left. Home.  Other Banjo-Related Topics 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. Golden Gate Kershner Style Tailpiece $49.95. If someone made a good Presto that was rounded to match the tension hoop, I  think they would have a winner. 99. sku: BA21. Gold Tone Terminator Banjo Tailpiece, 4-String - Chrome. Kershner "Unique" (Four Hole/Four Cam) $175.00. Enter FS75 on Checkout Domestic Shipping Only, Excludes … Kershner "Unique" (Four Hole/Four Knub) $150.00. 99. 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. lightgauge - Posted - 05/23/2017:  04:24:31. Get the best deals for 5 string banjo tailpiece at eBay.com. The mount is totally stable, so it will not move from side to side. All Rights Reserved. FREE Shipping. I think it is important to know what the Fults is designed to do and decide if this is what you want. I have heard some say they do not like the extra sustain etc. It is lightweight and lead filled to add clearity. I don't use the screw mentioned above. But to me, it's almost like a solution in search of a problem. You don't need to spend money!". The part that goes down the outside of the banjo and is attached with 3 small screws is about 40mm deep X 50mm wide. SReynolds - Posted - 03/01/2013:  14:03:55. Padron 1926 Series. Zinc Alloy 5 String Banjo Tailpiece for Banjo Luthier Maker DIY Parts. Not to mention, there are many different head types. Would someone either post or message me Bob's email so I can order some parts. rbfour5 - Posted - 05/22/2017:  21:03:18. A Presto tailpiece does the job as well as I need it done. His landing gear business for RC is for sale. HOLD More Photos kmwaters - Posted - 05/23/2017:  15:18:07. Provides excellent tone! Having the cleverly engineered stability afforded by the Fults tailpiece mount is a real plus. Tailpiece Covers . I think you have the Pro-Five or '34 Parallel no? 5.0 out of 5 stars 1. Stop spending money! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are currently operating during limited hours. 6.8x2.5x0.4cm Silver Zinc Alloy Banjo Tailpiece Replacement for 5 String Banjo Guitar to Improved Tone. Fults Commercial, LLC. And that's really cool. Collection … I think he came up with a great product. Fults tailpieces are no more. 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. 1 available #187 Nickel. And the ability to adjust in so many ways gives you more control over your setup. If you continue, we will assume that you agree to. Not to mention it weighs less and doesn't have all that hardware hanging off the end of the instrument. Hankon5 - Posted - 03/02/2013:  22:07:56. I would save your money. Gibson SG Guitar . The end result is that they almost all work and make very little difference in sound. stratovarious520 - Posted - 05/24/2017:  08:59:14, Dave1climber - Posted - 05/24/2017:  14:15:32. Only 7 left in stock - order soon. MTBanjo - Posted - 02/28/2013:  13:23:40. Brooklynbanjoboy - Posted - 02/28/2013:  13:13:52. Would like to have several spare screws as well. Others say they have never had a problem, but I seemed to. 1 available #180 Nickel. The Fults tail piece. The adjustment of the tailpiece is critical in banjo setup. When you raise it above the hoop for best sound, it is "floating", with only string pressure holding it. Mandolin tailpiece cover . I tried Yahoo, Google, and Firefox, all with the same results. But that's me. I don't care if they are overpriced. Take your playing to the next level with the help of a local or online banjo teacher. FREE Shipping. All I really experiment with now are different bridges and strings. I was just there a couple of days ago and it was fine. 1970's Morris Banjo for sale! I emailed Robert earlier, but so far no reply. Heavy machined brass, nickel plated. I **JUST** bought another. Culloden - Posted - 05/22/2017:  16:14:20. Banjo Harp, Mandolin, Banjo Uke, Guitar #176 Nickel Banjo harp tailpiece (cover only) $125 . I too, have a FultsTP, but a 1934 with an XYZ mount...much greater flexibility and a myriad capabilities of adjustments. Contact Us. $10.99 $ 10. All Forums My presto broke on my Gold Star. Hankon5 - Posted - 05/23/2017:  16:08:10. 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 Presto is back on my Mastertone, and the Fults is on the shelf. My Prestos don't wobble and etc. We thank you for your continued support and friendship and pray that you and your loved ones stay safe and healthy. IMPORTANT NOTICE. Any opinions on a Fults Parallel  Tailpiece going on to an RK 50? I purchased my Gibson banjo in 1989, and since then a vibration issue has always plagued me. In time, I may buy more to compare them to other Fults models. The Pisgah Hawk Tail is the perfect tailpiece upgrade for any banjo player looking for that classic old-time tone. The mount might give you more or fewer adjustment capabilities, I just don't remember. 85. Edited by - Hankon5 on 02/28/2013 16:23:16, Charles in SC - Posted - 02/28/2013:  18:42:36. Hide these Google ads: join the Players Union! It is nickel plated with six original string prongs. Few people do use that screw in fact. And the ability to adjust in so many ways gives you more control over your setup. 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. harpman54 - Posted - 07/05/2017:  10:27:10. Padron 1926 Series. Strange. 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. 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 Up for auction is a slightly used Fults Banjo Tailpiece model#1934 in very good condition. 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. Functionally, your Presto will sound just as good, if not better. 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. 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