Classifieds – July 2018

INSTRUCTION

BANJOTEACHER.COM: Ross Nickerson books, CDs, and DVDs. Banjo instruction for beginners, intermediates, and advanced banjo students. Banjos for sale, special accessories, workshops, and free stuff, www.banjoteacher.com.

ATTENTION SONGWRITERS: LIL HOUSE SONGWRITING WORKSHOPSoffers an opportunity to write with pro-writers Donna Ulisse, Jerry Salley, and Rick Stanley! For information, call 615-509-4556 or e-mail: donnaulisse@gmail.com.

INSTRUMENTS

WANT TO BUY: OPEN-BACK BANJOS. Prefer five-string, will consider all others. Bob Smakula, Smakula Fretted Instruments, P.O. Box 882, Elkins, WV 26241, 304-636-6710.

OME BANJOS:Outstanding selection of original, American made, vintage quality banjos. Bluegrass, old-time, Irish, and jazz styles. Models ranging from zen simplicity to elegant opulance. Free color catalogue. E-mail: info@omebanjos.com, www.omebanjos.com, 303-449-0041.

BEST IN THE WEST:Large and dynamic selection of new, used, and vintage guitars, banjos, mandolins, Dobros™, ukes, etc. Featuring fine instruments for the player and the collector. We ship worldwide. Intermountain Guitar and Banjo, 712 E. 100 S., Salt Lake City, UT 84102, 801-322-4682, e-mail: guitarandbanjo@earthlink.net, www.guitarandbanjo.com.

“THE ADAMS” MANDOLINS SINCE 1994. Now using roasted curly maple and hand-rubbed oil varnish finish for great sound. Available now or custom made. Base price $2,195. E-mail: harmanjoman@cfl.rr.com, 407-656-2462 or cell 407-719-8628, www.theadamsmandolin.com.

RON’S PICKIN’ PARLOR: A SPECIALTY SHOP FOR THE BLUEGRASS MUSICIAN. We carry Collings, Eastman & Blueridge guitars; Huber, Sullivan, Deering & GoldTone banjos; Collings, Eastman & Kentucky mandolins; Engelhardt basses; Beard resonator guitars; Folkcraft dulcimers, and much more. We offer instrumental and vocal lessons. 4961 Rushing Rd., Stanfield, NC 28163, 704-888-9961, e-mail: banjoron@bellsouth.net, www.ronspickinparlor.com.

WANTED: PREWAR MARTIN D-18s & D-28sand pre-1940 Gibson F-5 mandolins. Also buying bluegrass celebrity-owned instruments. Larry Cadle, 606-248-7898.

FOR SALE: DOBROS, SQUARE NECKS. 1933 Model 27 with case, very good condition. 1980 8-2659-0D with original case, small chip in binding near tailpiece. 1984 60M, engraved coverplate, MOP inlay, with original case, exceptional condition, 8-1055-4D. 1999 dobro made by Gibson, near perfect condition, original case, D9-101919. E-mail: ramona271940@windstream.net or 502-957-1038.

MISCELLANEOUS

BLUEGRASS GOSPEL SING AND JAM. Mike and Mary Robinson, 617-962-6025. Missionaries to the bluegrass community, e-mail: preachermikerobinson@gmail.com, www.bluegrassgospelsing.com.

PARTS AND ACCESSORIES

EUPHONON CO. STRINGS: Bulk major manufacturer strings at fantastic savings. Phosphor Bronze guitar $28.50/dozen sets. 80/20 guitar, $26.50/dozen sets. Shipping $7 up to 2 dozen sets. Electric guitar, mandolin, banjo, dulcimer available. 1-888-517-4678, P.O. Box 100U, Orford, NH 03777, www.hotworship.com/euphonon.

MITCHEL’S PLATEMATE IS RECOMMENDEDand used by the oldest guitar maker in the world. Mitchel’s Platemate is also sold in many music stores nationwide and highly recommended by some of the best acoustic guitarists. Mitchel’s Platemate can be ordered online at www.mitchelsplatemate.com or by phone: 330-898-7438.

PROPIK FINGER AND THUMB PICKS. Quality picks for great tone, comfort, and performance. Now offering selected picks in stainless steel. Visit www.guptillmusic.com.