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Deering Classic Goodtime 2 Plectrum Banjo

(Regular 888365852164)  Sku #J09458005000006

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This product has been discontinued but may be available as a Open Box item.

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Great for flat-picking.

Made of American maple and stained in a rich, dark brown, the Classic Goodtime Two plectrum banjo has the features required by those who love to play in the flat-picking Dixieland style or who love melodic finger picking. With the traditional planetary tuners, side dots, and the Deering peghead shape, this lightweight Goodtime Two plectrum banjo has a warm and vibrant voice with good volume thanks to the resonator. Traditionally tuned D,B,G,C, the banjo can also be tuned like the last 4 strings on a guitar (D,G,B,E) which makes it a perfect cross-over instrument for the guitar playing musician. Carrying features on banjos with a much higher price, the Classic Goodtime Two plectrum banjo is crafted with not only a beautiful aesthetic but a "classic³ sound.

The Classic Goodtime 2 plectrum banjo has a maple neck and resonator that is stained with a rich brown stain and satin finish. The three ply violin maple rim is similar to rims in Deering's professional banjos. The planetary tuners are smooth and accurate. The tailpiece and coordinator rod are made of "quiet metal" so the tone of the wood rings clearly without interference. The rock maple neck contributes to the brightness of the banjo tone and is strong and stable. The tuning of the plectrum banjo is C, G, B, D from low string to high string. Some players like the "Chicago tuning" which is the same as the first four strings of the guitar which is D, G, B, E from low string to high string. This allows guitar players to play guitar chords and fingering the same scales.

6 year warranty. Proudly made in the USA.

  • Select woods and quality hardware
  • Great sound and playability
  • Lightweight and well made
  • Affordable

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Classic Goodtime 2 Plectrum Banjo Specifications:

  • Neck:
    Slender Rock Maple Neck stained a Rich Brown
    22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
    White dot inlays
    Deering shape Peghead
    Planetary Tuners
    Durable Satin Finish

    3 ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
    11³ Frosted Bottom High Crown Head
    Steel Tension Hoop
    A Steel Coordinator Rod for Adjustments
    16 Bracket Shoes
    16 Flat Hooks and 9/32³ Hex Nuts
    Patented Adjustable Goodtime Tailpiece
    2 Piece Flange
    Nickel Plated Armrest
    Nickel Plated Hardware

    Rich Brown Maple
    Black Binding
    Durable Satin Finish

    Has a clear and bright sound of maple that projects very well.
    Easy to play with clarity of note separation.

    C,G,B,D in standard tuning
    Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.
    Comes from the factory with light gauge strings
    You can use medium strings on this banjo as well

    Neck Width at the Nut: 1 1/4³
    Scale Length Nut to Bridge: 26 1/4³
    Resonator diameter: 13 7/8³
    Overall Instrument Length: 38³
    Weight: 6 lbs
    Warranty: The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Goodtime banjo a six year warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship.
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