Deering Goodtime Goodtime Special

RRP £629.00

£548.00

Discount 13%
Deering Goodtime

The best selling Deering Goodtime 'Special' 5-string banjo has just got better! The Deering Goodtime is built in California, USA. It is a rock maple banjo with a price tag that is incredible for a genuine USA built quality instrument! The heart of this banjo is the Three Ply Solid Violin Maple rim & heavy tone ring that provides you with powerful tone and volume.

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The World Class Specification of the Deering Goodtime 'Special' Banjo Now Includes:-

  • Three Ply Solid Violin Maple Rim
  • Heavy Deering Goodtime tone ring 
  • Traditional 'Banjo' shaped headstock
  • Bow Tie design hardwood fingerboard inlays
  • Engraved 'Deering' headstock facing
  • Die Cast Geared Tuners
  • SIX YEAR GUARANTEE

    Buy your Deering Godtime Classic Banjo from the Official No.1 World Dealership for Deering Banjos 'Eagle Music Shop'  We offer the best quality, service and price.

    We guarantee you the lowest world price and will beat or match any other quotation or advertised price. Please call our specialists on 01484 661460.
    The Deering Goodtime Special ...is a resonator 'bluegrass' model with a price tag that is very modest for a genuine USA built banjo. The rock maple construction provides you with stability at a budget price; it has amazing volume and quality of tone relative to its simple construction. We set up each banjo with a precise action and supply to you in standard ‘G’ tuning. Please call for a friendly chat to discuss prices and your personal requirements with our banjo specialists on 01484 661460

    Our special Deering Goodtime Banjo offer will also include the following:-

    Free Banjo Service after your first two months ...Please note: This offer only applies to Deering Goodtime Banjos that are brought back to our onsite workshop …or returned for service with carriage paid by sender.

    Your Deering 'Goodtime Special' Banjo will also be supplied with the following ...

    • Master Dealer Custom Shop Setup (You discuss with us)
    • Deering Presentation Box
    • Banjo maintenance manual
    • Six Year Guarantee card

    The Pot Assembly…
    The rim is built from solid three ply violin maple. The rim diameter is 279.40mm (11”) and a thickness of 14.28mm (9/16”). The maple rim is fitted with a 1/8" thick Steel Deering tone ring and produces a powerful, bright, clear Deering ‘warm’ sound. 16 bracket hooks are fitted to give even tension on the tension hoop. The tailpiece is a Deering ‘custom’ type that accepts loop-ended string. All metal work is nickel plated to a high standard. A milky 11” diameter ‘Deering’ plastic head is fitted (top side coated) along with an ebony tipped 15.87mm (5/8”) maple bridge. The rim is natural satin finished. Complete with nickel plated Vega style armrest. The resonator is built from maple with a nickel plated flange.

    The Neck Assembly…
    The neck is attached to the pot assembly with a lag bolt and a coordinating rim rod set, which give you the facility to alter the ‘action’ of the banjo to suit your particular style of playing relative to the strings of your choice. The neck is constructed from solid rock maple. The 22-fret fingerboard is inlaid with hardwood 'bow tie' inlays at the 3rd, 5th, 7th, 10th, 12th, 15th, 17th, and 19th frets. The nickel silver fretwork is perfectly positioned, rounded and polished for smooth playing.

    The geared 5th string tuner is adjacent the 5th fret. The nut is precisely cut and filed for a comfortable string action at the first position. The 5th string tuning peg has a screw to adjust the torque for positive tuning. The traditional Deering shape banjo headstock (peg head) is finished in natural satin maple stained the name Goodtime 'Special’ is engraved on the headstock facing. A set of geared, side-facing banjo tuners are fitted. The tuners are nickel plated to match the hardware of the pot assembly. The neck is natural satin finished, to match the rim.

  • Scale Length: 665mm (26.45”)
    Width At Nut: 30.50mm (1.200”)
    Weight: approx 8lb

    THE DEERING 'GOODTIME SPECIAL BANJO' IS IN STOCK & READY FOR SHIPPING WORLDWIDE
    COMPLETE WITH OUR MASTER DEALER SET-UP - FROM OUTSIDE THE UK CALL US ON + 44 (0)1484 661460

 

 

Should you not be entirely happy with your purchase, or you have ordered an incorrect item, Eagle Music is happy to refund your purchase (excluding postage) within 28 days providing the goods are in a fully resaleable condition (including the original undamaged packaging) and not featured within the Exclusion Policy. (Exclusions apply to selected products).

Please note the following exclusions:

DVD's and CD's cannot be returned unless they are faulty

Banjo heads cannot be returned once you have tried to fit them to your banjo

Harmonica's have a 7 day guarantee and can be returned within this time if they are found to be faulty

Goods must be returned to Eagle Music together with a covering letter and contact details so that the matter can be dealt with efficiently and promptly.

You can read our full returns policy here.

We will endeavor to ensure that orders are speedily processed and despatched the same day if at all possible.

Ordered items requiring setting up in the workshop will be despatched within 1-2 days using Interlink Express Next Day Delivery (next day being the day after it leaves Eagle Music Shop).

You will be informed immediately if there is a problem with any part of your order or if any item is 'out of stock'.

You can read our full deliveries policy here.

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