Welcome to the Help Forum!
Folks, this is where you can learn about new products in the store, special deals, or ask questions about products. My General Store has a real, live, physical location in Washburn, Missouri, and is managed by the local legend, @Jake. Jake is also behind our toll free number, 1-833-BANJOBEN (833-226-5623).
These posts are generated each time I add a new lesson. Feedback is encouraged, so let me know what you think! The easiest way to access these threads is at the bottom of each lesson page under the “Discussion” heading.
Ain't nothin' in the world like a 5-strang banjer...learn more about playing the banjo, and mingle with other like-minded players here!
Git-fiddle, six-string, or axe--It doesn't matter what you call 'em, they all boil down to one thing: Guitars! Check here for Tips, tricks, and overall love for this wonderful instrument!
From time to time I’ll run contests here on the site, and this is where you can find the rules, entries, and winners! I run these contests because they motivate YOU to work on your pickin’, and I also get much enjoyment seeing folks learn to play. Keep pickin’!
They may have been born in the mid-18th century, but they're far from out of style. Look around here for any variety of topics on the mandolin, from playing them to just enjoying their sound!
So, you aren't a player of the banjo, guitar, or mandolin? There's still a place for all musicians, and it's right here!
Questions, reviews, news, etc. on all accessories!
Any and all topics and posts that don't belong in the other forums should be posted in this little catch-all.
This is the place to ask those questions that keep you up at night. Well, not all of them, but at least the theory-related ones!
Got something music related that you want to sell or trade? Post it here.
Banjo Ben forum members collaborate online to make recordings. Here is where you can find their projects.
Yes, I’m really doing it. I’m creating a category to discuss the two most volatile topics on the planet (outside of what makes music “bluegrass”). Please be kind. I will erase anything otherwise.
Huntin', fishin', flyin' airplanes, quilting, camping, model trains...This is the place to share your hobbies and read what others are interested in.
When the new site version launched, the forum software changed as well (for the better!). In this category we have exports of the old forum threads for you to browse or search through, as there is a wealth of valuable info there!