Keep your Banjo sounding amazing with our Remo banjo heads, banjo replacement heads, banjo tools and banjo wrenches in all sizes for tightening a 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 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 to buy.
1/4 inch is for most Gibson Mastertone Style bluegrass banjos with a flathead tone ring and one piece flange. The heavier bluegrass banjos and other bluegrass banjos that normally cost say 500.00 and up.
9/32 is the common smaller size for beginner banjos with a hoop ring or no tone ring and aluminum pot "bottle cap" 30 bracket banjos.
5/16 is the larger size used for many clawhammer and old time specific open back banjos with the shoe and bracket system for tightening the head.
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-string,6-string or 4-string banjos and smaller sizes for beginner banjos too. we even have offer a two way and a three way banjo head wrench.
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.
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.
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