Deering Boston 6-String Banjo In Case - Used
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Excellent Condition! This USED Boston 6 String banjo is tuned like a guitar so guitar players can instantly start playing this type of banjo. Uniquely Deering, the Boston banjo breaks with tradition and provides a professional quality sound at a lower price point by creating the rim from 3/16″ rolled steel which rings like a tone ring. Also, upgrading the accuracy of tuning by way of guitar tuners with a higher gear ratio than the traditional banjo tuners.. The uniquely Deering Inlay pattern gives you visual beauty enhancing the great performance.
This banjo is the preferred sound in country recording studios and in non-traditional bands like the Keith Urban Band. You can hear this banjo played on Keith Urban songs like "Someone Like You" and his Grammy award winning "Sweet Thing."
It has big resonant bass notes that you don't find on a 5-string banjo, and also crisp highs for that beautiful banjo tone.
Tropical American Mahogany
Slender Deering Neck Shape
Guitar style tuners - (Planetary Tuners available as an option)
Seed and Vine Maple and Pearloid Inlays
Adjustable Truss Rod
22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
Nickel Plated and Durable 3/16″ Steel Rim
Beveled Tension Hoop
11″ Frosted Top Medium Crown Head
24-Piece Butterfly Flange
5/8″ Maple/Ebony Deering Smile Bridge
24 Flat Hooks with 9/32″ Hex Nuts
24 Bracket Shoes
Nickel Plated Hardware
Deering 6-String Tailpiece
Butterfly 24 Piece Flange
Steel Coordinator Rod for Adjustments
Trimmed in White
Includes a Deering Hardshell Case
Has the sweet sound of mahogany with less sustain for clear notes. Crisp highs and good bass response with less overtones than many banjos. Easy to play with clarity of note separation. Great for recording.
E,A,D,G,B,E in standard guitar tuning
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.
Comes with Deering 6-Sting Banjo Strings tuned in standard guitar tuning (E,A,D,G,B,E)
Gauges: 10 13 17 26w 36w 46w
End Type: Ball
Neck Width at the Nut 1 3/4″
Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″
Resonator diameter 13 7/8″
Overall Instrument Length 38 1/2″
Weight Approx. 9.6 lbs