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DADGBE Profitt-style fretless banjo? (39) RE: Profitt-style fretless banjo? 10 Jan 06


Hi Dick,

In answer to your question, I'm using Seaguar leader material. The first and fifth strings are 30 lb. test - 0.020" diameter, the second string is 40 lb. test - .024" diameter, the third string is 60 lb. test - .029" diameter and the fourth string is 80 lb. test - .036 diameter.

I tend to enjoy a fairly high tension stringing and used medium weight steel when I used steel. The instrument had to have the nut and bridge slots widened to accomodate the thicker strings but that's not a big deal.

Hope that helps.

Best regards,
Ray


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