A Bacon Tone Ring on an Open-Back Banjo

  • David Politzer, Open-Back Banjo
  • Published 2016


Head taps on a new Goodtime banjo rim fitted with a reproduction Bacon Professional ff tone ring are contrasted with a new Goodtime, a 2002 Goodtime, and a 1999 Goodtime fitted with a 1/4′′ diameter brass ring. Conclusions: The 1/4′′ ring does what’s commonly imagined, the upgrades to the Goodtime over the years are not merely cosmetic, and the Bacon ring’s… (More)


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@inproceedings{Politzer2016ABT, title={A Bacon Tone Ring on an Open-Back Banjo}, author={David Politzer and Open-Back Banjo}, year={2016} }