Deering Goodtime Special Leader Chieftain Open Back 17 Fret Tenor Banjo

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The Deering Goodtime Leader ‘Chieftain’ 17 Fret Open Back is a top of the range, highest specification Goodtime ‘Special’ 17 fret short scale Irish tenor Banjo, set up and tuned for all Irish tenor banjo styles. It is an excellent natural maple open back banjo fitted with the Deering patent pending 20-10 tone ring. Also fitted to this excellent banjo is a set of hand-crafted Eagle-Puretone strings.
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Description

Available in Irish tuning G D A E , Jazz C G D A or Chicago (guitar) Tuning D G B E Please use the options box to choose.

All Deering Goodtime ‘Leader’ Banjos are unique and exclusive to Eagle Music UK, they are built by the same Craftmen, and with the same care and tooling that is used for building the top of the line USA Deering, Vega and Tenbrooks Banjos.

Here are some of the high quality build specifications of this fine Deering 'Leader' short scale tenor banjo:

  • 17 Fret fast action short scale maple neck
  • Fitted with the Deering patent pending 20-10 tone ring
  • Black inlaid side position dot markers
  • Back Facing Planetary Geared banjo Tuners
  • Three ply solid violin maple rim
  • Set up with 12, 18w, 28w, 38w Hand crafted strings
  • Drop tuned to irish G, D, A, E
  • Low set Deering Vega armrest
  • 6 year guarantee against parts and workmanship
  • Engraved Deering Goodtime ‘Leader’ logo on headstock
  • Adjustable coordinating rod set
  • Silent Deering adjustable tailpiece
  • Nickel plated hardware
  • Fiddle shaped headstock
  • Maple neck
  • Exotic hardwood ‘Bow Tie’ fret inlays
  • Durable smooth nitro-cellulose satin finish

Specification

Category 4 String Banjo
Playing Level Beginner, Intermediate, Professional
Playing Style Irish GDAE, Jazz / Singalong CGDA
Body Type Open back
Number of Frets 17
Tuning Pegs Rear Facing Planetry Pegs
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag None
Manufacturers Warranty 6 Years
Exclusivity Exclusive to Eagle Music
Delivery & Returns

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.

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.

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