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Ok so I have played guitar for about 2 years now and I want to get some experience in some other instruments. I have decided on a banjo and there is a sale on at the local music store selling the fender banjo packs for AU$349 the FB-300. I am not sure wether to go for a more expensive one (around $600) as I have musical experience or get a second hand one from the local classified which can be quite cheap.
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#2
Low quality or high quality, all banjos sound the same to me. Personally I don't like the banjo, no offense, just sounds annoying.
#4
I allready have a harmonica
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Low quality or high quality, all banjos sound the same to me. Personally I don't like the banjo, no offense, just sounds annoying.

How wonderfully helpful. If you don't have something worthwhile to contribute, then shut up.

Do your homework, first. Resonator banjos are LOUD. Very, very LOUD. I bought an Epiphone open-back banjo, and that thing still kills my acoustic for volume. Remember this, because when you are practicing late at night, your neighbors will murder you.

Admittedly, half the reason I went for an open-back was also because I do blackface minstrel shows, and I needed a banjo that I could sing along with. If you think I'm joking, then I'll point you to the comprehensive wikiHow that I wrote on the subject.

The banjo is a very expensive (though very durable and lasting) instrument, so expect to pay around $300 for a decent one. I say that you should go cheaper, since you don't know whether you enjoy the instrument or not.
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$300 US? That is what you mean isnt it.
I'm saying I'm getting a starter kit (banjo, truner, bbook, case etc.)
for $350 AU about $330US. Remember prices are sooooo expensive here in aus for instruments.
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$300 US? That is what you mean isnt it.
I'm saying I'm getting a starter kit (banjo, truner, bbook, case etc.)
for $350 AU about $330US. Remember prices are sooooo expensive here in aus for instruments.

Yes, $300 USD. I really don't know a comparison of costs in Australia, so I couldn't help you much for that. Again, I'd go for the cheaper, since this is your first instrument.
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OK thanks for the help.
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OK thanks for the help.

And by "first instrument," I meant "first banjo."

I'm tired.
Sincerely, Chad.
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