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Re: Another banjo question
I bought one of these to take the mystery out of head tension and allow me to get repeatable results once I found the sweet spot. https://www.musiciansfriend.com/accessories/drumdial-drum-tuner/442160000000000
Works like a champ. My Sullivan flat head likes 92, and my Seeger sounds best at 89. Easy as can be.
The hooks on my old Ode are really in touch shape. I don't want to take the banjo apart, but can I just order some new ones and replace one at a time? Sounds like a stupid question now that I ask it, but it's this tuning the banjo head thing I worry about. Also how much torque to tighten them up.