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Dean Backwoods 2 Acoustic-Electric 5-String Banjo  Gloss Natural 

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The Dean Backwoods 2 Acoustic-Electric 5-String Banjo offers the best of both traditional tone and modern performance. Its sleek looks are complement...Read More

Available 10-21-2016

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A sleek-looking banjo, ready for the stage with a DMT Design humbucker pickup.

The Dean Backwoods 2 Acoustic-Electric 5-String Banjo offers the best of both traditional tone and modern performance. Its sleek looks are complemented by a DMT design humbucker that delivers full-on electric banjo tones to your PA or rig. The BW2E also has a mahogany resonator for increased acoustic volume with a transparent Remo head that lets you see through to the wood. The smooth rosewood fingerboard has a 26-1/2" scale and pearl dot inlays for fingering precision. Vintage open-face tuners add style while keeping notes in tune.

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FEATURES
Body
  • Body Material: Mahogany
  • Top Material: Remo Head 11 in. Clear
  • Top Contour: Flat Top
  • Binding: None
  • Guitar Finish: Gloss Natural
  • Dexterity: Right Handed
  • Neck
  • Neck Material: Mahogany
  • Fretboard Material: Rosewood
  • Construction: Bolt-On Neck
  • Inlays: Pearl Dot
  • Scale Length: 26-1/2 in. (673.2 mm)
  • Frets: 21
  • Fretboard Radius: Flat
  • Neck Shape: C
  • Nut: Polymer (Plastic) (OEM)
  • Nut Width: 1-1/8 in. (29 mm)
  • Truss Rod: Dual Action
  • Electronics
  • Pickup Neck: DMT Design Humbucker
  • Controls: Volume
  • Other
  • Hardware Color: Chrome
  • Bridge: Banjo Graphite
  • Tuners: Die-Cast
  • Knobs: Dome Chrome
  • Strings: Olympia (.010-.24)
  • Country of Origin: China

Take it from the front porch to stage center with this modern banjo. Order today.

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DeanBackwoods 2 Acoustic-Electric 5-String Banjo
 
4.0

(based on 5 reviews)

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2.0

poor tone

By Klemm Koldwind

from Tampa Bay

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Pros

    Cons

    • Poor Tone Quality

    Best Uses

    • Practice

    Comments about Dean Backwoods 2 Acoustic-Electric 5-String Banjo:

    Not a professional instrument. The pick-up is weak and has a vary thin tone. When playing with out amplification, there is no where near the acoustic volume of other banjos. Be careful when adjusting the neck. It's very flimsy.

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    4.0

    A very pretty banjo, wonderful on board pickup.

    By skwallace

    from Casper, Wy

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    Pros

    • A Very Pretty Banjo
    • Bright Acoustic Tone
    • On Board Pickup Is Great

    Cons

    • Lacks Bass When Acoustic

    Best Uses

    • Backup

    Comments about Dean Backwoods 2 Acoustic-Electric 5-String Banjo:

    Bought this banjo as the price was right and I really like the look of it. Upon receiving it I noticed that the 5th string tuning peg just kept rotating in place meaning it could never be tuned. I re boxed it up and shipped it back. MF were very nice and professional. They shipped me back a replacement and it was in perfect shape. I am very happy with the banjo and the customer support. The acoustic sound is a tad tinny (lacking bass) but when plugged in this banjo really shines. A solid workhorse and a good deal.

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    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    STEAL THIS BANJO

    By Lunk

    from Colorado Springs CO

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    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Looker
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life
    • Nice Clear Head
    • Nice Volume Control
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Electric Banjamming
      • Practicing

      Comments about Dean Backwoods 2 Acoustic-Electric 5-String Banjo:

      GOOD UNIT FOR THE PRICE. COOL APPEARANCE AND GOOD TONE.

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      (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Very happy with banjo!

      By MistiW

      from Henderson, NV

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Strong

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Dean Backwoods 2 Acoustic-Electric 5-String Banjo:

        My husband wanted to learn banjo, so I bought him a used version of this. It said that it needed repair, but when we got it, we didn't notice anything wrong with it, except bad strings. Easy fix. Taking it to guitar center to have it looked over just to be sure. Very happy with the quality and appearance of this banjo! Would definitely buy from musicians friend again!!!

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        (8 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        great sounding

        By geronimo gianelli

        from tx

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          • Write

          Comments about Dean Backwoods 2 Acoustic-Electric 5-String Banjo:

          needed a 5string elec with a good sound i got a great sound,worried about damaged but it had 1 flaw i am really satisfied

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