Deering Boston 6 String A/E Banjo review: specs & price

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6-String Banjo with Pickup

The Deering Boston 6 String A/E Banjo is a 6-String Banjo with Pickup with a Seed and Vine maple and pearloid fretboard inlays, 22 Frets, Nickel-plated 3/16"...

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NeckMapleMapleMapleMahoganyMaple, MahoganyMapleMapleMapleMapleMaple
FretboardSelected woodRosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)-RosewoodEbony (Diospyros Crassiflora Hiern)BlackwoodBlackwoodBlackwood-Blackwood
Nut width47.6 mm30.2 mm---34.9 mm (1.37")30.2 mm (1.19")31.7 mm42.85 mm4.76 cm
Scale648 mm670 mm-700 mm-394 mm (15.51")665 mm (26.18")495 mm-812 mm
Tone ring12" Brass----SteelBrassBrass--
Rim12" Maple---3-Ply violin-grade mapleMapleMapleMaple--
Tension hoopFlat bar---Deering brass notchedSteelFlat Bar---
PickupsSMP+--------SMP with adjustable volume
TailpieceTerminator---True Tone DeeringEZ-StringNo-Knot---
Head12" LC Renaissance----8" LC Smooth-12" HC Renaissance-14" Renaissance
TuningE-E-A-D-G-B-EG-D-G-B-D-----G-D-A-E--
ColourNaturalSunburst-Natural brown-Vintage brown satinVintage Brown MatteNaturalNatural-
BodyMapleMapleMapleMahoganyMaple RimMapleMapleMapleMapleMaple
Frets21222222191818172220
Incl. Case
Incl. Gigbag
Pickup
Bridge-Maple with ebony cap--Maple/Ebony-Maple with ebony cap---
Resonator-Biscuit--Maple in stained red mahogany, high-gloss-----
Number Of Srings-555445464
Finish--SatinNitrocellulose------
Fretboard inlays----Original Eagle-Dots & Star--Snowflakes
Machine heads----Banjo Planetary-Enclosed---
Armrest-------Vega Style-Hot Dog 14"

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Description

The Deering Boston 6 String A/E Banjo is a 6-String Banjo with Pickup with a Seed and Vine maple and pearloid fretboard inlays, 22 Frets, Nickel-plated 3/16" steel rim, Bevelled tension hoop, White binding, 5/8" (16 mm) Maple / Ebony Deering Smile Bridge, Deering 6-String tailpiece, Guitar style machine heads, Case included & Made in USA. The retail price is 1778.92 £.

Specifications

ResonatorMahogany
Head11" Frosted Top Medium Crown Head (article no. 440395)
NeckMahogany
FretboardEbony
Nut width44.5 mm (1.75")
FlangeButterfly 24 pieces
Scale666.8 mm (26.25")
PickupsKavanjo humbucker
Ex-factory stringingDeering 6-String .010, .013, .017, .026w, .036w, .046w (article no. 409733)
ColourNatural matte
Number Of Srings6
BodyMahogany
Frets22
Incl. CaseYes
Incl. GigbagNo
PickupYes

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