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Deering Goodtime 17-Fret Tenor 4-String Banjo

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If you want a top quality reasonably priced Irish Tenor banjo, the Goodtime 17-fret Tenor is a real find. Made in America at the Deering Banjo factor...Click To Read More About This Product

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Loud and lovely tone.

If you want a top quality reasonably priced Irish Tenor banjo, the Goodtime 17-fret Tenor is a real find. Made in America at the Deering Banjo factory in California, the Goodtime open back banjo weighs about 4 pounds so it is ideal for traveling, camping, hiking, and taking to the beach. It provides a vibrant singing banjo tone in any situation.

Light enough to hold and play easily, it is the perfect banjo for beginners since it is fretted correctly and plays easily. The shorter 17-fret neck reduces the length of the entire banjo to just 32 inches end to end. Tuned in 5ths like a viola or cello (C,G,D,A), this banjo is a great crossover instrument for string instrument players of all kinds.

FEATURES
Easy switch from guitar or mandolin
Great sound and projection
Lightweight and easy to play

Order today and experience a friendly, easy-to-play tenor banjo.

SPECIFICATIONS
Neck:
Blonde Slender Rock Maple Neck
17 Nickel Silver Frets
Hardwood Bowtie Inlays
Sealed Geared Tuners
Durable Satin Finish

Pot:
Blonde 3-ply Maple Rim
Steel Tension Hoop
11³ Frosted Bottom Head
5/8³ Maple/Ebony Goodtime Bridge
16 Flat Hooks With 9/32³ Nuts
16 Bracket Shoes
Deering Patented Goodtime Tailpiece
Steel Coordinator Rod for Adjustments
Durable Satin Finish
Case sold separately
Tone:
Easy to play with clarity of note separation.
Tuned: C,G,D,A in standard tenor tuning
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

Dimensions:
Neck Width At The Nut: 1 1/8³
Scale Length Nut To Bridge: 21³
Rim Diameter: 11³
Overall Instrument Length: 32³
Instrument Weight: 4 lbs

Warranty:
The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Goodtime banjo a warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship.
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DeeringGoodtime 17-Fret Tenor 4-String Banjo
 
5.0

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5.0

An Excellent Buy!

By Irish

from Oklahoma City,Ok.

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about Deering Goodtime 17-Fret Tenor 4-String Banjo:

    Well made instrument with a good sound. It is light weight and plays perfect up and down the neck.

     
    5.0

    Goodtime 17 fret tenor

    By dcmey

    from Saginaw, Mi.

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    Pros

    • craftsmanship
    • great factory setup
    • great price
    • volume

    Cons

    • banjo was on back order when I ordered it

    Best Uses

      Comments about Deering Goodtime 17-Fret Tenor 4-String Banjo:

      I am just leaning to play the tenor banjo and the banjo was set up great from the factory. My background includes 16 years of playing guitar, 2 years of bass, and a year of playing a uke. Deering is an American company that makes great banjo's at affordable prices. When I was researching banjo's everyone was suggesting the Deering Goodtime and I would recommend it also.

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