Deering Goodtime Special Openback 5-string Banjo

$1,899.00 inc GST

Brand: Deering

SKU: 149107-5

The Goodtime Special open back banjo, from Deering, is a USA made 5 String banjo that features a rock maple neck, a maple resonator & a newly patented steel Tone Ring that delivers excellent tone.The openback style makes it suitable for clawhammer or frailing styles of playing, while the increased brightness and volume is a benefit to players who play in the more traditional bluegrass style.

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Description

Deering Goodtime Special Openback 5-string Banjo

The newly Patented Goodtime Special Tone Ring designed by Deering produces a powerfully crisp, bright & sparkling tone. The openback style makes it suitable for clawhammer or frailing styles of playing, while the increased brightness and volume is a benefit to players who play in the more traditional bluegrass style. The volume of tone is a wonderful surprise to players. If you’re looking for a banjo with good volume and tone, and prefer to keep the cost as low as possible, then this is the banjo for you. This banjo will perform well in a jam session or band setting, feel comfortable, fret correctly, and be a stable instrument you can play for years to come.
 
Neck: 
Blonde Slender Rock Maple Neck
22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
Hardwood Bowtie Inlays
Sealed Geared Guitar Tuners 
Geared 5th String Tuner 
Durable Satin Finish
Deering Fiddle Shaped Peghead

Pot: 
3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
Patented Steel Goodtime Special Tone Ring
11″ Frosted Top High Crown Head
Steel Tension Hoop
16 Bracket Shoes 16 Flat Hooks with 9/32″ Hex Nuts
16 Bracket Shoes
Patented Goodtime Tailpiece
2 Piece Flange
Nickel plated Armrest
Nickel Plated Hardware 

Resonator:
Blond Maple
Black Binding
Durable Satin Finish 

Tone: 
Has a full, bell like tone that is loud, crisp and clear and easily heard in a band setting. 
Easy to play with clarity of note separation. 

Tuned: 
g,D,G,B,D in standard G tuning Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.
Comes from the factory with light gauge strings 10, 11, 13, 21W, 10 
Can be played with medium gauge as well. 

Dimensions: 
Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4″
Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″ 
Resonator diameter 13 7/8″ 
Overall Instrument Length 38″ 
Weight Approx. 8 lbs 

Shipping Dimensions

Weight 10 kg
Dimensions 1100 × 400 × 200 mm

Shipping Dimensions

Weight 10 kg
Dimensions 1100 × 400 × 200 mm

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