Deering Goodtime Special

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5-String Banjo

The Deering Goodtime Special is a 5-String Banjo with a The improved Goodtime Special Tone Ring produces a powerfully crisp, bright, shiny tone with good...

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NeckMapleMapleMaple, MahoganyMapleMahoganyMapleMapleMapleMapleMaple
FretboardSelected woodRosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)Ebony (Diospyros Crassiflora Hiern)-RosewoodBlackwoodBlackwoodBlackwood-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 mm394 mm (15.51")665 mm (26.18")495 mm-812 mm
Tone ring12" Brass----SteelBrassBrass--
Rim12" Maple-3-Ply violin-grade maple--MapleMapleMaple--
Tension hoopFlat bar-Deering brass notched--SteelFlat Bar---
PickupsSMP+--------SMP with adjustable volume
TailpieceTerminator-True Tone Deering--EZ-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 brownVintage brown satinVintage Brown MatteNaturalNatural-
BodyMapleMapleMaple RimMapleMahoganyMapleMapleMapleMapleMaple
Frets21221922221818172220
Incl. Case
Incl. Gigbag
Pickup
Bridge-Maple with ebony capMaple/Ebony---Maple with ebony cap---
Resonator-BiscuitMaple in stained red mahogany, high-gloss-------
Number Of Srings-545545464
Fretboard inlays--Original Eagle---Dots & Star--Snowflakes
Machine heads--Banjo Planetary---Enclosed---
Finish---SatinNitrocellulose-----
Armrest-------Vega Style-Hot Dog 14"

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Deering Goodtime Special Open Back 5 String + Strap, Books, Plectrum, dampener
  • Performance wise, the banjo is perfectly fine and doesn't harbour any scuffs or dents. I have no experience with guitar/banjo maintenance so I am scared to fiddle with anything. The strap is a genuine black deering banjo saddle strap that is very comfortable and secure.
  • Item location: LIVERPOOL, GB

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Description

The Deering Goodtime Special is a 5-String Banjo with a The improved Goodtime Special Tone Ring produces a powerfully crisp, bright, shiny tone with good volume at a moderate price, 22 Frets, Closed machine heads & Made in USA. The retail price is 779.54 £. Buy Deering Goodtime Special at Thomann UK.

Specifications

NeckMaple
FretboardMaple
InlaysHardwood Bow Tie
Nut width31.8 mm (1.25")
ToneringPatented Steel Goodtime Special Tone Ring
Rim11" Blonde 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
Tension hoopSteel
ResonatorBlonde Maple
Scale666.8 mm (26.25")
Bridge5/8" Maple/Ebony Goodtime bridge
TailpieceDeering Goodtime tailpiece
ColourBlonde Maple
Number Of Srings5
BodyMaple
Frets22
Incl. CaseNo
Incl. GigbagNo
PickupNo

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