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Deering Boston Plectrum Banjo
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For Traditional Jazz, or for guitar players, the Boston Plectrum is an easy instrument to play with a lighter weight than the higher end banjos, it's...Click To Read More About This Product
6-Month* financing available.
Perfect way for guitarists to incorporate banjo.
For Traditional Jazz, or for guitar players, the Boston Plectrum is an easy instrument to play with a lighter weight than the higher end banjos, it's durable and has a good tone. The term Plectrum refers to the fact that it is usually played with a flat pick. It can be tuned for Jazz C,G,B,D or like the last 4 strings of a guitar D,G,B,E. The 22 fret Plectrum banjo is generally used as the melodic banjo in dixieland jazz music while the 19 fret Tenor banjo is strummed for rhythm. The innovative steel rim construction of the drum provides a clear, crisp banjo tone that rings like a bell, records well and plays easily. There are higher-end banjos out there that do have better, warmer sound, but then you won't get one for the cost of a Boston.
Beautiful woods and inlay
Excellent tone and projection
Multiple tuning options
Hardshell case included
Expand your tonal palette. Order today.
22 Pressed In Nickel-Silver Frets
Slender, fast and comfortable Deering Neck Shape
Guitar style tuners
(Planetary Tuners available as an option)
Nickel plated and durable 3/16" Steel Rim that rings like a Tone Ring
Butterfly 24-Piece Flange
24 Fat Hooks with 9/32" Hex Nuts
24 Bracket Shoes
Nickel Plated Hardware
Deering Truetone Tailpiece
Durable Satin Finish
Has a clean and bright tone, easily heard in a band
It can be tuned for Jazz C,G,B,D or like the last 4 strings of a guitar D,G,B,E
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well
Includes a Deering Hardshell Case
Neck Width at the Nut: 1 3/16³
Scale Length Nut to Bridge: 27³
Resonator diameter: 13 7/8³
Overall Instrument Length: 38³
The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every
owner of a Deering banjo a Lifetime Warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship
Musician's Friend Gold Coverage
Gold Coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty to protect your gear from unexpected breakdowns, accidental damage from handling and failures. This plan covers your product for one, two, three or up to five years from your date of purchase, costs just pennies per day and gives you a complete "no-worry" solution for protecting your investment.
Gold Coverage Includes:
- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
Other plan features include:
- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
- Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
- Plans are renewable on new gear
*Limitations and exclusions apply. See terms and conditions (Opens in new window) for program details
Term for New Gear begins on date of purchase but does not replace the store return policy or manufacturer coverage.