Information

Last Product Reviews RSS Feed

DEERING SIERRA 5-STRING BANJO
Hi Ross,I got my banjo today. It is perfect. Thanks for your help!Lloyd
Deering Banjo - Goodtime 1 - Free Beginner Banjo Kit
Ross, the banjo came today! Just a wonderful instrument - and great timing. The instrument came well ...
Morgan Monroe MB-9 Duelington Deluxe and Hard Shell Case - FREE Beginner Banjo Kit
Hi Ross.... Just wanted to let you know I LOVE my Duellington! I haven't touched my Goodtime II sin ...
Gold Star GF-300FE Gold Plated Granada Syle Banjo
When we'll these be available? And when I'd love to get one. Thanks.????
Goodtime Artisan Parlor Banjo - Travel and Kid Size Banjo
I love it, Ross. The parlor size is very comfortable for me. Thanks for all the extras. Anyone as ...
Kershner Tailpiece for Banjo
Hi, Just to let you know the Kershner tailpiece I ordered from you arrived today safe and sound and ...
Gold Tone - ML-1 Bela Fleck Missing Link Baritone Banjo
I got my Missing Link Banjo about four years ago, and it is #4. It is a wonderful banjo and feels t ...

Heads and Tools 

Keep your Banjo sounding amazing

BanjoTeacher.com sells Remo banjo heads, banjo replacement heads, banjo tools and banjo wrenches in all sizes for tightening a banjo head. See lesson from Ross on how to tighten your banjo head.

We have 1/4 inch, 5/16 and 9/32 size banjo head wrenches in several different varieties. Knowing the right wrench to bu...

More
  • Head Wrenches and Torque Wrenches
    Head Wrenches and...

    Tightening a Banjo Head - Banjo Tools

    Banjo Tools for tightening a banjo head. We have banjo head keys and drum keys to tighten the head on your banjo. Including all the common sizes like 1/4 5/16 for 5-string6-string or 4-string banjos and smaller sizes for beginner banjos too. We even offer a two way and a three way banjo head wrench.

  • Replacement Heads
    Replacement Heads

    Banjo replacement heads from BanjoTeacher.com

    How to tighten a banjo head from Ross

    We feature a wide selection of Banjo replacement heads in standard sizes for banjos and in low, medium and high crown heights. We have the banjo heads that work best for banjo in standard 11 inch and 12 inch sizes including white banjo heads, clear heads for banjo, inside frosted banjo heads, renaissance heads, black heads and goat skin heads from Remo, Weather King, Deering, Gold Tone, Saga and Recording King.

  • Tightening Brackets
    Tightening Brackets

    Banjo Replacement Head Tightening Brackets

    Why buy a whole set? Purchase single replacement banjo head  J hooks and nuts. We have the nuts, hooks and parts for tightening down a banjo head in several sizes and shapes for open back and resonator bluegrass banjos. These are the types of hooks and nuts that fit banjos with 14,16, 18, 24 or 30 hooks. These can be for 4 5 or 6 string banjos with individual shoes attached to the rim, or the bracket bolts and nuts used for the heavier bluegrass banjos with 24 brackets and a one piece flange.

  • Drum Dial
    Drum Dial

    Accurate and easy banjo head tension adjustments.

    The Drum Dial is the way to go for the most accurate and easy banjo head tension adjustments. We recommend a head pressure of 88 to 89 with the Analog Drum Dial readings and 90 to 91 with the Digital Drum Dial head tension meter.
    Once you know

Showing 1 - 29 of 29 items
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $49.95
    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...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $69.00
    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...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $84.00
    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!
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $6.95
    Banjo Head T-Wrenches  - Banjo Head Tightening Key to Tighten Banjo Heads With We carry the most common wrench sizes for tightening your banjo head Find the right size banjo head tightening key T-Wrench sizes for tightening your banjo head. Head Tightening Tools in the most common sizes, Most common 1/4 inch or 6.5mm, 5/8 or 7mm and the larger 5/16 or...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (1)
    $24.95
    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...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $24.95
    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 High 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...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $27.20
    Now a banjo head with the frosting on the inside! What a great way to still get the warmer sound a standard frosted banjo head has but a smooth surface that will not wear out on top. These work great for 5-string players that want a smooth banjo head surface but not the brighter treble sound a non frosted banjo head produces. Keeping a Banjo Head Clean...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $14.90 $19.95
    Reduced price!
    Banjo Truss Rod and Bracket Head Wrench  Screw Driver Handle - 1/4 Inch Size The truss rod wrench and bracket head tightening wrench has a screw drive handle with a 1/4" socket wrench for easier banjo truss rod and head tension adjustments. When tightening the head this wrench works on all standard size banjo head brackets nuts 1/4 inch size. 1/4 inch...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (1)
    $18.70
    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
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $5.00
    Banjo Head Wrench - Smaller Size for Beginner Banjos 6.3 Mil This wrench is a little smaller size than the standard 1/4 inch most banjos use. It fits most less expensive banjos like Fender, Washburn, Oscar Schmidt banjos that have aluminum rims with 30 banjo head tightening brackets, (those banjos are sometimes called bottle cap banjos). Also this...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $24.95
    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,...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $289.00
    Kavanjo Banjo Pickup A Banjo Pickup that is built right in to the Banjo Head FREE US SHIPPING Banjo Pickup for 5-string, 4-string and 6-string banjos! Get the Kavanjo banjo pickup that is built right into the banjo head. It can make any acoustic banjo, an electric banjo and still maintain natural acoustic tone and volume.The Kavanjo banjo pickup is...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $4.40
    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(B1190-C/N) J Hook...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $9.95
    Standard Wrench for Tightening the Head on Deering Banjos Tighten the head on your Deering banjo easier with the correct size wrench. Read below to get the right size wrench for your Deering.1/4 inch or 6.5mm size head wrenchThe 1/4 inch or 6.5mm size bracket head wrench fits the vast majority of Deering 5 string Bluegrass Banjos Deering 4-string, and...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $24.95
    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...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $18.90
    Remo Banjo HeadsThe most popular banjo head in the world. These Remo banjo head replacements are made in Taiwan and therefore are available at a lower price than the American made Remo Banjo Head versions. They come in standard size 11 inch medium crown with white frosting.I am sure these work fine so if you want to save on the price this is a good...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $29.20
    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. They are known for their warm full tones, resonance, and sustain.Special Sale while supplies last
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $27.50
    Remo Clear Banjo HeadSee through Clear Remo Banjo Head - standard 11" inch sizeStandard High Collar The Clear Diplomat is Remo's brightest, most open sounding head due to its single layer of Mylar film. Sorry - temporarily unavailable Deering Clear heads in stock
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $3.24
    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 set, heavily...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $2.60
    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
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $19.95
    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...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $27.41
    Renaissance Banjo Head - BJ1100M6 They're known for their rich warm tones, resonance and tone.Remo 11" Renaissance Head Remo 11" Medium Collar 7/16" Semi-smooth opaque honey color look that brings a warm tone while still providing brightness and clear note distinction Quality construction and sound trusted by all major manufacturers of banjos Product...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $3.24
    Golden Gate Bracket Hook and Nut Set A complet set of 24 brackets, hooks and nuts for tightening the banjo head. A round, nickel-plated steel hook, 2 5/8” long with 1” of thread. Supplied with 9/32” hex nut. Perfect for old-timey, open back and clawhammer banjos.
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $9.95
    Banjo Head T-Wrench Drum Key for Deering Banjo Banjo Head T-wrench drum key for Deering Banjos. Head tension is critical to good sound. This is the official Deering Head Wrench. Love this little tool , works great , does what it supposed to do ,its the right tool for the job! 5/16 or 7.3mm size head wrenchThis larger 5/16 size head wrench is the...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $27.50
    Yes we have the black banjo head in standard medium crown and 11 inch size and at a discount price. The black banjo heads work like the normal white ones but have a unique look and could set you apart from everyone elseThis black head has a longer sustain and produces a mellower tone. This will add more bass and lower tones response. The tone as bright as...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $27.50
    Our clear banjo heads come in the standard 11 inch diameter size with medium crown at a discounted price. The clear banjo heads give your banjo a unique look.  We feature the high quality Deering Banjo clear banjo heads at a discount price. Medium Crown (standard size)Head diameter: 11 inch (standard diameter) Medium Crown is the most common crown or...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $19.88
    Banjo Head Torque Wrenches  Evans Torque Wrench Banjo Head Drum Key to Tune the Banjo Head  The Evans Torque Drum Key for tightening banjo heads accurately works great for tuning banjo heads. The Torque wrench is set to desired tension for best accuracy and the magnetic head helps prevents slipping for quicker adjustments.Torque-handle can be set to...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $46.00
    Calf Skin Head Banjo ToneDeering Skin Tone Banjo Head Made to simulate the tone of a calf skin head without any of the hassle! This cross between a fiberskyn and renaissance head will provide you with a new look and sound for your banjo. Has a mellow banjo tone, not too much sustain, good clarity and note distinction. Has a matte finish. Standard...
  • 0 1 2 3 4 (0)
    $24.00
    Banjo Head Bracket Hook and Nut Replacement - PB-607 Purchase Single Hooks and Nuts. or a Whole Set of 24 Purchase a single replacement head bracket or a whole set of 24. The PB-607 Recording King Banjo Hook & Nut Set are American threaded and Nickel Plated.American Threads Nickel Plated 24 Hooks and Hex Nuts per Set2 8/16" lengthOne for $3.00Set of 24...
Showing 1 - 29 of 29 items

Recently Viewed

No products

QR code

Menu