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Deering Goodtime 2 19-Fret Tenor Banjo   

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The 23-inch scale on the Goodtime 2-19 Fret Tenor gives the jazz player a fast scale but with lots of notes available. Also used by many Irish player...Click To Read More About This Product

Available 02-24-2017

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Jazz, Celtic, old-timey or Dixieland.

The 23-inch scale on the Goodtime 2-19 Fret Tenor gives the jazz player a fast scale but with lots of notes available. Also used by many Irish players, the Goodtime 2 is the jazz and Celtic banjo of choice. The maple rim with maple resonator generates good natural volume to help the player project the notes from the banjo with less effort. The sealed tuning machines are smooth, with superior leverage for easy and accurate tuning. The exotic hardwood inlays in the rock maple fingerboard are helpful guides to play and are precision inlaid. Proudly made in the USA.

This is a great tenor for learning to play jazz, be it Dixieland or traditional jazz because this banjo is lightweight and not as loud as a more expensive banjo so it's easier on the ears of family members! It has a very pleasant tone that certainly is vibrant without being overbearing. Only weighing in at 5 lbs, this cute little banjo is great for traveling, camping, taking to the beach and just having fun. Tuned in fifths like a mandolin or violin, it is an easy transition to banjo and a great change of pace for the mandolin or violin player. It has a durable finish covering all the wood parts to protect it. Even when you step up to a more professional banjo, this little Goodtime tenor will be a great companion for fun and relaxation. Goodtime delivers.

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FEATURES
  • Warm and clear
  • Great for Dixie
  • Rhythm or solo

Versatile tenor. Order today.

SPECIFICATIONS

Goodtime 2 19-Fret Tenor Banjo

  • Neck:
    Blonde Slender Rock Maple Neck
    19 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
    Exotic Wood Bowtie Inlays
    Sealed Geared Guitar Tuners
    Durable Satin Finish
    Deering Fiddle Shaped Peghead

    Pot:
    3-ply violin grade Goodtime Maple Rim
    11³ Frosted Bottom High Crown Head
    Steel Tension Hoop
    16 Bracket Shoes
    16 Flat Hooks with 9/32³ Hex Nuts
    Patented Goodtime Tailpiece
    2 Piece Flange
    Nickel plated Armrest
    Nickel Plated Hardware

    Resonator:
    Resonator of Blond Maple
    Black Binding
    Durable Satin Finish
    Triangle Box for Carrying

    Tone:
    Has a bright sound of maple that projects well.
    Easy to play with clarity of note separation.

    Tuned: C,G,D,A in standard tuning
    Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.
    Comes with light gauge strings
    Can also be played with medium gauge strings.

    Dimensions:
    Neck Width at the Nut: 1 1/4³
    Scale Length Nut to Bridge: 23³
    Rim diameter: 13 7/8³
    Overall Instrument Length: 38³
    Weight: 6 lbs

    Warranty: The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Goodtime Banjo a six year warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship.
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