Uniquely Deering, the Boston banjo breaks with tradition and provides a professional quality sound at a lower price point by creating the drum from 3/16″ rolled steel which rings like a tone ring and upgrading the accuracy of tuning with guitar style tuners with a higher gear ratio. The uniquely Deering inlay pattern gives you visual beauty enhancing the great performance.
NECK: Mahogany - Now Available in Maple
22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
Slender Deering Neck Shape
Ebony Fingerboard Seed and Vine Maple & Pearloid Inlays
Guitar style tuners (Planetary Tuners available as an option)
POT: Nickel Plated and Durable 3/16in Steel Rim
True Tone Deering tailpiece
11in Banjo Head
Beveled Tension Hoop
24 Flat Hooks with 9/32in Hex Nuts
24 Bracket Shoes
Butterfly 24-Piece Flange
Nickel Plated Hardware
RESONATOR: Mahogany Trimmed in White Straight Sidewalls, Satin Finish
TONE: Has the sweet sound of mahogany with less sustain than a maple or walnut banjo. Crisp highs and good bass response with less overtones than many banjos. Easy to play with clarity of note separation. Great for recording.
DIMENSIONS: Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4in, Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4in Resonator diameter 13 7/8in Overall Instrument Length 38in Weight Approx. 9.6 lbs
Includes Deering Hardshell Case
All instruments from the Old Town School Music Store are professionally evaluated and set-up prior to shipping, and directly support our missions, programs, and continued growth.
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