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Deering Banjo Company Goodtime Special Resonator 5 String Banjo

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SKU: # 400002
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Your Price: $1,025.00 CDN



The Patent Pending Goodtime Special Tone Ring is a new feature released in 2010 on the Goodtime Special banjo. Designed by Deering, the new Goodtime Special steel tone ring produces a powerfully crisp, bright, sparkling tone, a considerable step up in tone from the original tone ring that was featured on our Goodtime Special banjos. 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.

- Blond 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

- 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
- Patent Pending 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

- Blond Maple
- Black Binding
- Durable Satin Finish

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

- 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

- 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

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Closest StoreMississauga, Ontario
Glad to see that Long and McQuade finally carries Deering banjos. I've had my goodtime special for 3 years now, and its the best entry/intermediate level banjo on the market. The quality and sound of Deering banjos is like no other. Fender and Gold Tone banjos don't even come close to a Deering, even comparing the lower priced openbacks, Deering is the best!
Posted by anonymous on Jul 13, 2015
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