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Leader Banjo Co Solid Brass 'Booth' 5-String Banjo Mute / Tone Enhancer

booth 5 mute
  • £24.99

We have especially commissioned the making of this super quality banjo mute. It is hand made in the UK from solid brass then polished to a high luster. It is simple to fit to any banjo with the Allen key that is supplied with the mute.
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When fitting, you gently tighten the screw with the Allen key to enable the mute to slide forwards towards the bridge and backwards towards the tailpiece.

In use: Slide the mute towards the bridge for the degree of volume that you wish ...The closer to your bridge, the quieter your banjo!

The beauty of this exclusive mute is that it is not cumbersome and does not interfere with your right hand technique like many other banjo mutes.

Hand Made In the UK.

Measures 50mm width


Delivery & Returns

  Royal Mail announce changes to Special Delivery and Customer Service Points.
In light of the recent advice given by the government regarding COVID-19, please be aware of the following announcement from Royal Mail advising of changes to their services.

Special Deliveries.

Due to increased absence levels, we’ve reviewed our timed guarantees for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am and 1pm services and will make the following changes.

For items posted from Tuesday 31 March 2020 onwards, our guarantee delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9.00am the next working day will change to by 12.00pm the next working day*. Our guaranteed delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1.00pm will change to by 9.00pm the next working day*.

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 DPD Local 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 DPD Local 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.


10 reviews for Leader Banjo Co Solid Brass 'Booth' 5-String Banjo Mute / Tone Enhancer

Martin Jones

by on 2018-07-21

Brilliant for quieter practice and maintains good tone.

Rated 5 out of 5

Angus Walker

by on 2017-11-03

A perfect piece of kit, simple to use and well made.

Rated 5 out of 5

Alan Lewis

by on 2015-12-13

I've not been playing long and am aware that my attempts to learn a song wouldn't be pleasant for my husband or neighbours to hear. I ordered this mute and a m really pleased with it. I was concerned it would look unsightly on my lovely Goodtime, however, it's only small and well made it looks fine. I like the fact that once it's on, which was really easy to do, it doesn't need to be removed as you just slide it away from the bridge when it's not required as mute. It mutes well in that it's still clear to hear but the sound is gentler and about 50% quieter (maybe like the sound of a guitar played gently). Anyway can practice now carefree.

Rated 5 out of 5

Andrew  Sutton

by on 2013-11-12

Difficult to install, but once on the banjo it does an excellent job of reducing the volume. Certainly recommended for anyone wanting to practice with a sleeping baby in their house.

Rated 5 out of 5

Robert Siddall

by on 2013-10-23

A well made banjo mute, good looking effective and value for money.

Rated 5 out of 5

Anthony Dwyer

by on 2013-09-15

Excellent product.. my husband is learning how to play the banjo ...

Rated 5 out of 5

John Howes

by on 2013-09-13

Fine, does the job.

Rated 4 out of 5

John Vassallo

by on 2013-06-14

Really useful for quieter practice.

Rated 5 out of 5

Carol Rooney

by on 2013-03-29

It's for my husband so cannot comment on product but service was great

Rated 5 out of 5

Brian Wates

by on 2013-03-17

Used on 5 string banjo, very effective at reducing volume and 'harshness' of sound. My wife is now much happier, doesn't have to turn her hair dryer up so loud to drown me out when I'm practicing.

Rated 5 out of 5

Rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 10 customer reviews

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