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5 of 5 Firefly Banjo April 3, 2021
Reviewer: Robin from Singapore  
Went to Guitar Gallery in Singapore and fell in love with all the Firefly Banjo and Banjolele! There are the Soprano, Concert and 5-strings (Tenor size), and all sounded so unique and resonates like a real banjo without the heavy weight! Took me a while to decide, it’s like torn between 3 lovers. I ended up with the 5-string and the soprano! Both come with a custom gig bag by MagicFluke! Great banjo to start with!

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5 of 5 So much fun! February 6, 2021
Reviewer: Eric Tisdale from Ventura County, CA  
I've been playing my 5-string Firefly banjo for about 6 weeks now. It's so much fun! With its 19" scale length, its zeroth frets sits between the fifth and sixth frets of my standard-sized banjo (26.25" scale length). But unlike other "mini 5-string banjos" I've seen, the Firefly is actually tuned normally (e.g., gDGBD) -- not up a fourth (e.g., cGCEG). It has every bit as much volume as a standard-sized banjo, too. And I love that the Firefly is light enough that I can stand and play it without a strap (like a ukulele). To this end, it was a good decision to request the clawhammer scoop. When standing and cradling the tail end of my Firefly with my forearm, my right hand positions quite naturally over the scoop.

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5 of 5 Love the Firefly Banjo! October 14, 2020
Reviewer: Kelly Olafson from Singapore  
I just got this from Guitar Gallery here in Singapore as I’m hopefully going to be traveling again post Covid and always missed my banjo when on the road. This little instrument is absolutely perfect for a hotel room - even one with thin walls if you don’t use fingerpicks! And it’s just a lot of fun for practicing at home too. Great sound, wonderful craftsmanship, easy to play and weighs next to nothing. Very impressive!

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5 of 5 Banjo July 6, 2020
Reviewer: Connor from Utah  
This banjo is really great for the size! I replaced the nylon strings with metal ones and it sounds awesome. It packs quite a punch for the size. It can be difficult to tune with the default tuners, but I guess that's my fault for not ordering the upgraded ones. The folks at Magic Fluke went above and beyond to get my banjo shipped to me before a backpacking trip and I'm glad they did, it was awesome being able to play this great instrument up there!

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5 of 5 Firefly 5-String and clawhammer old time music June 17, 2019
Reviewer: Guy Wolff from Bantam Ct.  
I just stopped by to have a look and see what others had said about the Firefly.. I didnt realize I haddn't written anything yet .. Dale made me one of these last year and I have been enjoying it every since ..First it is my mortorcycle banjo and also the one I can take on the plane and throw under my seat on the plane .. Even on United that has no room for anything I can take it on as my boarding bag (unheard of on planes) .It has a clean tone that can be set for many different sorts of playing ..Being a Clawhammerist I made a much wider bridge for mine ... It has the peghead tuners (that I love ) and again for any old timey players who use a lot of tunings I would go for the best tunners you can get .. This is a lot of banjo for nit a lot of money ... THanks Dale for this wonderful banjo

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5 of 5 Firefly banjo review April 4, 2019
Reviewer: Charlie Watters from Portland Oregon  
I love this thing! It has a very plunky loud sound! It is so much fun to play! It is great for traveling. It is also great to leave out around the house because it is easy to pick up and just play for a few minutes. This banjo has helped me to progress in my playing faster. I would go as far as saying this is the best travel banjo on the market!

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