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|GUEST,Maurice||Lever on Bottom of Tenor Banjos? (14)||RE: Lever on Bottom of Tenor Banjos?||15 Jun 02|
I believe it's a mute, or damper, to soften the sound. It's positioned there so you can operate it with your knee without interrupting your performance. When you move the lever it brings a felt pad into contact with the underside of the head (ie skin)....pity they don't put them on bodhrans...