It adjusts head tension evenly all the way around for maximum tone. I've used these for years and they are the most popular banjo head in the world. The drum dial makes it easy to reach even pressure and accuracy. Banjo Lovers Online. It gives you precise tensioning of banjo heads. Fits 5/32” holes on banjo rims which are about 1/4” thick.Sold individually or in a set of 24 see below. Knowing the right wrench to buy can be tricky, don't hesitate to email or call us. These hooks and nuts are the “tension producers.” When you tighten the hex nut, the hook pulls down on the tension hoop, tightening the head. This is the frosted remo head used on most bluegrass banjos. Read reviews about our Banjo Books, DVDs, Banjo CDs, Banjo Lessons Online The Banjo Encyclopedia, Banjo Camps and Workshops Banjos on Sale , Banjo Accessories Customer Service and Customer Satisfaction. In the last 15 years we have helped thousands of people learn to play the banjo online. How tight should I tighten the banjo head is a question that comes up often? $20. and what I recommend. If you can hear the note, most people say a banjo head should be tuned to G# using the "tap tuning" approach. The most accurate way to measure how tight to tighten your banjo head. They’re known for their bright warm tone, vibration, and sustain. Measure drum head tension directly from the drum head faster than ever before. It's hard to find someone with as much energy & passion as Rich Redmond. 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. Questions and answers to student questions and emails. Ross Nickerson. 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. Click over to our banjo resources pages and see sample videos, video performances, more articles, hear MP3', banjo tablatures and our banjo teacher list for the US, Canada, UK, Europe and Australia. NOT. Comes with clear instructions, foam-padded cardboard box … I originally thought is was a plastic thing that would be flimsy. The Fourier tool I used assumes the loudest peak must be the one it should report so the first chart below illustrates that. Unmounted Banjo Head, White Calfskin, 16-1/2" SKU: GT14C. Savannah and Morgan Monroe. When tightening the head this wrench works on all standard size banjo head brackets nuts 1/4 inch size. Banjo Reviews for Goldtone Banjos, Recording King Banjos, Morgan Monroe, Electric banjos, six string banjos, bluegrass banjos, clawhammer banjos, travel banjos banjo ukes, 4-string banjos and the many banjos we service and carry. It adjusts head tension evenly all the way around for maximum tone. I am to be teaming up with our professional Safari guides Kevin and Tricia Dooley on an adventure that none of us will forget. Banjo Tools for tightening a banjo head. You can measure this distance by placing a straight edge in front of the bridge, across the diameter of the head, with both ends of the straight edge resting on the rim INSIDE the tension hoop (my straight edge is a 1-foot ruler shortened by a tad more than one inch). More accurate than a torque wrench which measures bracket tension. 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. SKU: BA116-5C. 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 want you to keep improving and your appreciation and support means a lot to us. 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. 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. We are adding new videos all the time. 11 inch medium Collar head with standard frosting. My first reaction was "this is easier to p ... Hi Ross, I received my new Gold Tone Tenor banjo. It's a 11 inch High Collar head with standard frosting. The Banjo CruiseThe Banjo Cruise Workshop is held in a large private conference room that is essentially sound proof and separate from all other passengers. Banjo Reviews for Goldtone Banjos, Recording King Banjos, Morgan Monroe, Electric banjos, six string banjos, bluegrass banjos, clawhammer banjos, travel banjos banjo ukes, 4-string banjos and the many banjos we service and carry. Be sure to save and re-use the metal head hoop from your... Renaissance Banjo Head They're known for their rich warm tones, resonance and tone.Remo 11" Renaissance Head Remo 11" High Collar 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 Description: The... Golden Gate Bracket Hook and Nut Set A complet set of 24 brackets, hooks and nuts for tightening the banjo head.