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Best Hybrid Banjos

A few hybrid banjos combine the best of both an electric and traditional guitar. They have a profile similar to an electric guitar and are made from a solid piece of wood. The head is cut out and electronic pickups sense vibrations. These electric banjos can easily be used with a standard guitar amp and …

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Modern Banjo Types

You’ll find today 4-, 5-, and 6-string banjos. There are also less common options like the fretless and 12-string banjos. The modern 5-string Sweeney-designed banjo is still the most in-demand. Most banjos come in open-back or resonator-equipped options. Resonator banjos come with a plate attached to the body. This plate is also known as the …