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DIY Mylar Flange for a More Mellow Banjo Head

Politzer, David (2017) DIY Mylar Flange for a More Mellow Banjo Head. , Pasadena, CA. (Unpublished) http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20170331-074753514

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Abstract

A second mylar head is easily fashioned into a horizontal annular flange, inspired by the Bacon and Dobson tone rings. Its effect is dramatic, suppressing the “ping” associated with the attack sound of metal picks on metal strings on taut mylar heads but leaving most other features unscathed. The flange itself takes only minutes to make. An old or previously torn head can be used. It is installed directly under the regular head, without any further modifications, and, so, can be removed with no harm done.


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Politzer, David0000-0002-4983-6621
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Deposited By: H. Politzer
Deposited On:31 Mar 2017 16:01
Last Modified:27 Oct 2017 20:14

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