DESCRIPTION Uniquely Deering, the Boston banjo breaks with tradition and provides a professional quality sound at a lower price point by creating the drum from 3/16″ rolled steel which rings like a tone ring and upgrading the accuracy of tuning with guitar style tuners with a higher gear ratio. The uniquely Deering inlay pattern gives you visual beauty enhancing the great performance.
NECK: Mahogany Slender Deering Neck Shape Guitar style tuners - (Planetary Tuners available as an option) Geared 5th String Tuner Seed and Vine Maple and Pearloid Inlays Satin Finish 22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
POT: Nickel Plated and Durable 3/16″ Steel Rim Beveled Tension Hoop 11″ Frosted Top Medium Crown Head Nickel Plated Traditional Style Zinc Flange 5/8″ Maple/Ebony Deering Smile Bridge 24 Flat Hooks with 9/32″ Hex Nuts 24 Bracket Shoes Nickel Plated Hardware Deering Truetone Tailpiece Butterfly 24 Piece Flange Steel Coordinator Rod for Adjustments
RESONATOR: Mahogany Trimmed in White Straight Sidewalls Satin Finish Includes a Deering Hardshell Case
TONE: Has the sweet sound of mahogany with less sustain than a maple or walnut banjo. Crisp highs and good bass response with less overtones than many banjos. Easy to play with clarity of note separation. Great for recording.
TUNED: g,D,G,B,D in standard G tuning Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.
STRINGS Comes with Deering 5-String Light Gauge Banjo Strings tuned to in standard G tuning (G,D,G,B,D) Gauges: 10 11 13 21w 10 End Type: Loop
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. 9.6 lbs
WARRANTY: The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Deering banjo a Lifetime Warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship.