11 inch medium Collar head with standard frosting. This is the frosted remo head used on most bluegrass banjos. and what I recommend. It's a 11 inch medium Collar head with standard frosting. I've used these for years and they are the most popular banjo head in the world. They’re known for their bright warm tone, vibration, and sustain.If you are not sure...
Precise tensioning of banjo heads You can us this for balancing the head tension on your banjo by equalizing the amount of torque on all 24 brackets. It gives you precise tensioning of banjo heads. It adjusts head tension evenly all the way around for maximum tone. Practical and effective -- it removes the guesswork. It comes with an adapter that fits...
The most accurate way to measure how tight to tighten your banjo head At BanjoTeacher.com we have the drum dial for banjo. The most accurate way to measure how tight to tighten your banjo head. How tight should I tighten the banjo head is a question that comes up often? The drum dial makes it easy to reach even pressure and accuracy. DrumDial quickly and...
T-Wrench which fits most standard size Banjos Banjo Head Tightening Key T-Wrench Tighten a Banjo Head easy with the Head Tightening Tool 1/4 inch T-Wrench which fits most standard size Banjos, Goldtone, Recording King, Gold Star, Gibson, Deering, Stelling, and most resonator banjos made today The wrenches are money back guaranteed if the standard size...
Fantastic new 3 way banjo head tightening wrench tool Fits 1/4”, 5/16” and 9/32” sockets Here is the answer, a head wrench that fits all the sizes. Covers you for all standard banjo bracket nut sizes. Really well made, invented and produced by a banjo player. I recommend them and I am using one myself. Ross Nickerson
Banjo Head Wrench This wrench is a little smaller and fits most less expensive banjos like the ones with aluminum rims, and goldtone CC100's etc. Knowing the right wrench to buy can be tricky, don't hesitate to email or call us. If you tell us what banjo you have, we can tell you the right size - 866-322-6567
Digital LCD display measures true Timpanic pressure from 0-100 Custom foam lined protective hard shell caseEdge Gage Glass calibration standardLug back drum key holder and Drum key Tuning chart and InstructionsSimple one touch calibration that maintains the cal point even when powered down!
Banjo Head Replacement 10 4/16 inch High Crown Remo Banjo head with standard white frostingThis is the frosted remo head used on most bluegrass banjos. and what I recommend. It's a 11 inch medium Collar head with standard frosting. I've used these for years and they are the most popular banjo head in the world. They’re known for their bright warm tone,...
Replace banjo head hooks and brackets needed for tightening down the banjo head! We have several different sizes of replacement banjo head brackets. Choose from different sizes, lengths and nut sizes.(B1188) Flat Hook with Nut B1188-N Flat Hook with Ball End Ballend (2 inch) NickelThese are for open back Miscellaneous banjos $4.40...
The most popular banjo head in the world. This is the frosted remo head used on most bluegrass banjos. and what I recommend. It's a 11 inch medium Collar head with standard frosting. I've used these for years and they are the most popular banjo head in the world. They’re known for their bright warm tone, vibration, and sustain. 11 inch High Crown/ High...
FIBERSKIN BANJO HEAD(B1099)Remo 11" Fiberskyn High Collar Remo 11" Fiberskyn The Fiberskyn® Diplomats have warm tones due to a poly-spun fiber single layer of Mylar® film. Theyre known for their warm full tones, resonance, and sustain.
The wrench is sturdy and has has tuning wings to make it easier to use.Two Headed Banjo Head Key- Grover Dual-Banjo Head Bracket The dual banjo bracket wrench, for installing and tightening banjo heads. This dual bracket wrench for banjo is perfect for banjo players that need both common sizes of banjo head tightening keys, 1/4 and 5/16. The vast majority...
Golden Gate Bracket Hook and Nut SetGolden Gate Bracket Hook and Nut SetP-40 A round, nickel-plated steel hook, 2 5/8” long with 1” of thread. Supplied with 9/32” hex nut. Perfect for old-timey banjos. 2 5/8" length one for $3.24set of 24 for $23.90Golden Gate 1930s-Style Bracket Hook and Nut SetP-43 A correct, 1930s style hook and nut...
Reno Weather KingThe world’s best-known and best-selling banjo head! This white, frosted banjo head available in medium, high or low crown will fit almost all banjos. Diameter is the standard 11”. The Remo weather king banjo head is the banjo industry standard, They are a long wearing banjo head that give a consistent tone and sound as good as new for as...
These nickel-plated brackets and shoes fit most vintage & modern banjos. Hex-shaped steel shoe, 3/8” screw and small lock washer. Fits 5/32” holes on banjo rims which are about 1/4” thick.Sold individually or in a set of 24 see below
Here is select quality skin head that is durable and affordable. For those who prefer the unmistakable sound of a genuine goatskin head, here is select quality skin head that is durable and affordable. Full 16” diameter allows head to be trimmed to size—after soaking in water and mounting on banjo. Be sure to save and re-use the metal head hoop from your...
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Ross Nickerson has recorded with some of the top names in Bluegrass music. His banjo playing has been featured on a compilation CD called Ultimate Banjo that included banjo legends, Earl Scruggs, Eddie Adcock, Sonny Osborne and Jim Mills. Ross has appeared on stages all over the world and been under contract with Disneyland and Opryland in Nashville. Ross has performed with The Riders in the Sky, The Oak Ridge Boys as well as picking with and sharing the stage with many of the best banjo players in the world.
Ross’s CD Blazing the West won many awards including being named by Country Music Television as one of the top ten CDs to pick up in 2003. Ross's newest CD is called Let's Kick It that features hard driving traditional Bluegrass Banjo with Ross’s own personal touch. Accompanying Ross on the CD are members of the well known top Bluegrass Band "Blue Highway".
Throughout his career Ross Nickerson has always enjoyed sharing his knowledge and helping others to learn to play the banjo. Listen to Ross Play Round House Foggy Mountain Breakdown
There is nothing more satisfying to a teacher than seeing their students progress and this is the reason why Ross Nickerson is allways on the road offering banjo workshops, banjo cruises, banjo safaris and individual and group online video lessons. Allways check back here for a list of upcoming Events. See you soon!
The Banjo Cruise The Banjo Cruise Workshop is held in a large private conference room that is essentially sound proof and separate from all other passengers. The workshop takes place during the days we are at sea so you can visit all ports and still have plenty of time for fun with your spouse, family or friends while on the cruise. The class sizes are small ensuring that each student receives the assistance and encouragement they need.
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Banjo Camps - Workshops Ross Nickerson travels all over the globe as a musician and as a teacher and has held workshops in the US, Canada, Europe, New Zealand, Australia and Africa ".......I learned more from you at your clinic than I did at the two other clinics I’ve attended combined! That you are the best instructor around was reinforced after meeting you in person"
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The Banjo Safari Join me for an unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime experience traveling to Africa for an African Photo Safari. I am to be teaming up with our professional Safari guides Kevin and Tricia Dooley on an adventure that none of us will forget. We'll spend our mornings and late afternoons exploring the wildlife of South Africa, and the mid day will be filled with a banjo workshop that should be fun and rewarding.
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