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D'Addario EJ61 Nickel Medium 5 String Banjo - Loop Ended

  • £5.20
  • RRP £5.90
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EJ61, D'Addario's most popular 5-string banjo set, provides the ideal balance of playing tension and bright, projecting tone. Loopend construction for universal fit.
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D'Addario banjo strings are trusted by legends like Ralph Stanley, Rob McCoury, Ron Block, Alison Brown, and more, for their authentic tone and reliable performance. They are made from the highest quality plain steel, stainless steel, nickel plated steel and phosphor bronze and available in a wide variety of gauges.


  • D'Addario's most popular 5-string banjo gauge, ideal for all playing styles
  • Loopend construction for universal fit
  • Nickelplated steel for bright tone, smooth feel and long life
  • Made in the U.S.A. for the highest quality and performance
  • String Gauges: Plain Steel .010, .012, .016, Nickel Wound .023, Plain Steel .010
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh
Delivery & Returns

We will endeavor to ensure that orders are speedily processed and despatched the same day if at all possible.

Ordered items requiring setting up in the workshop will be despatched within 1-2 days using DHL Next Day Delivery (next day being the day after it leaves Eagle Music Shop). On the day of delivery you will receive a text message with your hours delivery time slot

You will be informed immediately if there is a problem with any part of your order or if any item is 'out of stock'.

NB : Orders processed on a Saturday but will not leave us until the Monday as Royal Mail and DHL do not collect from us at the Weekend.

You can read our full deliveries policy here.

Should you not be entirely happy with your purchase, or you have ordered an incorrect item, Eagle Music is happy to refund your purchase (excluding postage) within 28 days providing the goods are in a fully resaleable condition (including the original undamaged packaging) and not featured within the Exclusion Policy. (Exclusions apply to selected products).

Please note the following exclusions:

DVD's and CD's cannot be returned unless they are faulty

Banjo heads cannot be returned once you have tried to fit them to your banjo

Harmonica's have a 7 day guarantee and can be returned within this time if they are found to be faulty

Goods must be returned to Eagle Music together with a covering letter and contact details so that the matter can be dealt with efficiently and promptly.

You can read our full returns policy here.


15 reviews for D'Addario EJ61 Nickel Medium 5 String Banjo - Loop Ended


by on 2018-12-03

Banjo strings are very good quality

Rated 5 out of 5

Mike Bostock

by on 2016-05-03

D'Addario banjo strings sets are 100% reliable. However, I have had recurring problems with loop ends breaking while fitting some of the Eagle Music-branded single strings I purchase. Gently putting the slightest bend in the loop to hold them on the tailpiece nub, normal practice when fitting, causes the loop to break in roughly 20% of Eagle Music single strings.

Rated 2 out of 5

robert sammut

by on 2015-07-04

Great sound and feel

Rated 5 out of 5

Mats Wikström

by on 2014-12-02

Good standard product.

Rated 4 out of 5

Dave Shakesheff

by on 2014-09-02

Only a novice so can't really comment

Rated 3 out of 5

frank pike

by on 2014-08-17

Reliable good quality strings which give just the tone and ring I always look for.

Rated 5 out of 5

Michael Scott

by on 2014-05-29

I use them for what they were made for. Good quality and good sound. I,ve recommended them too others and also been recommended to use them.

Rated 5 out of 5

frank pike

by on 2014-05-29

I am a returning customer for banjo strings. A good choice of quality products.

Rated 5 out of 5

Margaret McKenzie

by on 2014-04-28

These are recommended to me.

Rated 5 out of 5

Roger Skipsey

by on 2014-03-13

This string set is brilliant - which
is more than can be said for my ability.

Rated 5 out of 5

George Cornford

by on 2013-09-03

All good quality and price.what more can you ask for?

Rated 5 out of 5

Bob Jones

by on 2013-09-02

Most popular choice for old time banjo

Rated 5 out of 5

alec ayles

by on 2013-08-16

used for many years

Rated 5 out of 5

George Aitken

by on 2013-08-12

I will recommed your services to my friends

Rated 5 out of 5

johnson-jay medwik-daley

by on 2013-06-18


Rated 5 out of 5

Rated 4.6 out of 5 based on 15 customer reviews

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