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Pulled this trigger this week

Pulled the trigger this week, will be delivered in about an hour. Haven’t played it nor even seen it, but will be able to return it for a full refund in a few days if I want to. Hopefully a keeper!

'94 OME Silver Magician. I don’t think I’ve ever played an OME before, but my research seems to indicate that it’s a solid brand and good model (although I’ve seen very few if any other Silver Magicians online). Fingers crossed!

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Wow an OME they are a keeper for sure1 .

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Yep she’s a bute! I did the same thing about a month ago, A new gold tone RB 250 plus MASTERTONE with bells and whistles to boot! I just started playing but love quality in the tools I use. I’m so glad I purchased it and from BBCGS, It sound so good, it just makes me want to play it all the time! ENJOY!!!

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Thanks, @Archie! I’ll post a video on a bit, if I work up the courage. :neutral_face:

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Sounds awesome, @jon1! Thanks, and have a blast!

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It just arrived, I’ll be offline for a while! :slight_smile: I’m a sucker for nice inlays…

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It’s my understanding you can’t go wrong with an OME. That inlay work is gorgeous!

Looking forward to some video so we can see her strut her stuff.

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WOW! That’s Beautifully done. Like I said I’m a sucker for something of quality! Very nice indeed!:sunglasses:

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Happy for you @Michael!

It is a joy that I share with all forum members when they get something new! :banjo: :facepunch:

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Ooh! Congrats! Any update and or video?

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@Michael,

We await your review… now that you have had ample time for a test drive! :thinking:

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OH YES! Please share asap!

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Thanks, Fellers. Working on it!

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Looks nice! How’s she sound?

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Congrats! Without video, it’s like it didn’t happen…

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Fair enough, but she’s in getting set up currently (bought online at my favorite local store but their repair/setup/tech folks couldn’t work on it for a long time) so it’ll be a little while yet. Thanks.

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Very nice. A new instrument is like having a new friend in the house!!

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Amen @TMac :pray::wink:

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OK, this is kinda cheating, but here goes: my new banjo got set up finally just a day or so before I had to ship it to Camp. Here’s a brief clip of Katy playing it during a break at camp (you’d rather hear her playing it than me, take my word for it :-))

https://youtu.be/cKqlfGetJSI

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Katy’s going to some real nice places with your 5-string!

(I must admit, when the video started I thought several banjo players had just fallen down the stairs, but the audio soon straightened out!)

When you pulled the trigger, it must have been satisfying to know you were right on target!

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