The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #62831   Message #1016920
Posted By: GUEST,Russ
11-Sep-03 - 09:58 AM
Thread Name: Setting up a cheap banjo
Subject: RE: Setting up a cheap banjo
Here's the standard advice for tightening a banjo head.

Tighten the nuts sequentially the way Geoff describes, but don't bother to tap the head. Simply tighten until the head breaks or splits. Then back all the nuts off half a turn.