Instrument Rental Program

Guitars, banjos, mandolins, ukuleles, harps, hammered dulcimers, and mountain dulcimers are available to rent at Dusty Strings. Renting is an easy, affordable way to get started before investing in your own instrument. Some of your rent can apply toward the purchase of a new instrument (see Rental Details below).

Instrument Monthly Rate (pre-tax) Damage Deposit
Ukulele $25 $40
Hammered Dulcimer, Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, $30 $50
Guitar w/ cutaway and pickup $40 $50
Resonator Banjo $35 $50
 26 string, Ravenna or Allegro
(partial lever harp)
$35 $75
26 string, Ravenna or Allegro
(full lever harp)
$45 $75
34 string, Boulevard (pedal gut-strung),  Ravenna (nylon-strung)
(full lever harp)
$65 $175
FH 36 full lever harp
$70 $200

Rental Details

There is an initial minimum rental period of one month, paid at time of rental. Up to four months of rent can be applied toward the purchase of a new instrument  of equal or greater value (harp and dulcimer rental credit may only be used towards Dusty Strings instruments). All renters must provide a valid Mastercard or Visa credit/debit card for security on the instrument. At times there can be a waiting list for rental instruments. Please call us for current availability.