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    Deering Artisan Goodtime Special 5 String Resonator Banjo 3 Ply Maple Rim USA

    Deering Artisan Goodtime Special 5 String Resonator Banjo 3 Ply Maple Rim USA

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    The prime example of great value!

     

    At The Farm, we take actual pictures of each product and make sure they are fully set-up and ready to play before we ship them. Each product goes through a multi-point inspection, followed by a set-up process by our in-house tech staff. We then take photographs with high-quality equipment in our on-site photography studio. We know that details like wood grain and color finishes can vary, so we want you to be able to see, to the best of our ability, exactly what you will be receiving.

    This process takes over an hour - from inspection to pictures. We care about the instrument we put into your hands! Rest assured your banjo was not just plucked off of a shelf and drop-shipped to you from a warehouse without the care that it, and you, deserve.

     

     

    The stunning Artisan Goodtime Special banjo epitomizes Greg Deering’s lifelong vision for the Deering Banjo Company – to make the best sounding, best playing, best looking, and best value U.S.A. made banjo that he possibly could. Pearloid vintage artisan style inlays pop off the new Midnight Maple fretboard, while the peg head is adorned with a beautifully engraved design.

    The Artisan Goodtime Special has the look of an older banjo with the rich brown stain, Deering fiddle shaped peghead and planetary banjo tuners. The Artisan Goodtime Special can be heard with a sweet voice with sustain that compliments all the instruments in a band. Tuned to an open G Chord, with the spikes already installed, you can easily play in other keys.

    The Artisan Goodtime Special banjo is an achievement in keeping the cost down while providing an instrument that will stay in tune and perform reliably because it is made with precision by skilled American craftsmen. Made efficiently in Spring Valley (San Diego area of California), this is a comfortably playable banjo with a wonderfully bright tone. It is a solid dependable instrument that is immensely playable with excellent tonality and clarity.

    The vintage look and vibrant tone of the patented Goodtime Special tone ring set this banjo apart, as clearly louder than the Goodtime Two and great for playing in a band setting.

    Light weight enough to travel with, convenient enough to keep by your easy chair at home, the Goodtime Artisan is great for hours of practice with a neck that is both comfortable to play and accurate to fret. This Goodtime banjo is not only beautiful to look at but will bring you hours of musical enjoyment.

    Neck:
    Slender Rock Maple Neck Stained A Rich Brown
    Vintage Artisan Style Inlays
    Goodtime Logo Engraved On Peghead
    Deering Peghead shape
    Planetary Tuners
    Geared 5th String Tuner
    Durable Satin Finish
    Spikes installed at 7th, 9th, & 10th frets

    Pot:
    3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim Stained Rich Brown
    Patented Goodtime Tone Ring
    11″ Frosted Top Head
    Steel Tension Hoop
    A Steel Coordinator Rod for Adjustments
    16 Bracket Shoes
    16 Flat Hooks and 9/32″ Hex Nuts
    Adjustable Goodtime Tailpiece
    Nickel Plated Armrest
    Nickel Plated Hardware
    Durable Satin Finish
    Openback

    Resonator:
    Maple Resonator Stained Rich Brown
    Black Binding
    Durable Satin Finish

    Tone:
    Has a clear and bright sound of maple.
    Easy to play with clarity of note separation.

    Tuned: 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

    Warranty: The trust and pride Deering has in their product gives them the confidence to grant every owner of a Goodtime banjo a 6 year warranty ensuring the quality of their materials and workmanship.

     

    At The Music Farm, we take quality seriously! That is why we have our in-house technicians do a multi-point inspection on each product, ensuring that it'll be ready to play when it hits your hands!

    Included in your shipment will be instructions on care and maintenance. 

    We want to help you Grow Your Passion®

    The Music Farm is an Authorized Deering Dealer.

     

    Additional Information

    SKU AGSBWR
    Actual Weight 9lbs 2oz
    Brand Deering
    Body Shape Banjo
    Acoustic Guitar Orientation Right Handed
    Built in Electronics No
    Cutaway No
    Case Type No Case
    Fretboard Material Maple
    Neck Material Maple
    Body Material Maple
    Nut Width 1 1/4 Inches - 31.75mm

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