Deering Goodtime Artisan 5 string Openback Banjo

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Artisan Goodtime openback

  • £529.00
  • RRP £619.00
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New Artisan Goodtime banjo from Deering Banjos,San Diego USA. With newly designed inlays,fingerboard and headstock design. Updated from the Classic goodtime with the same superb build quality and playability . See below for detailed specifications
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Description

Featuring Midnight Maple Fingerboard and Vintage Artisan inspired inlays!

The stunning new Artisan Goodtime banjo embodies Greg Deering’s lifelong vision for the Deering Banjo Company – to make the best sounding, best playing, best looking, and best value U.S.A. made banjo that he possibly could. It is a never ending quest that Deering pursues every single day. So with improved tooling and a higher than normal dose of creativity, we bid farewell to our old friend the Classic Goodtime and welcome with open arms the stunning aesthetic of the new Artisan Goodtime Banjos.

The familiar rich dark brown stain, planetary tuning pegs and the addition of 5th string spikes at frets 7, 9, 10 for alternate tunings allows this light weight maple banjo to exceed the features customers wanted and needed. The violin-grade maple rim is made of the same wood used on the professional level Deering models and gives the Goodtime banjo a rich, full, round note distinction.

Light weight enough to travel with, convenient enough to keep by your easy chair at home, the Goodtime Artisan is great for hours of practice with a neck that is both comfortable to play and accurate to fret. This Goodtime banjo is not only beautiful to look at but will bring you hours of musical enjoyment.

Detailed Specification

Neck:

  • Slender Rock Maple Neck Stained A Rich Brown
  • Vintage Artisan Style Inlays
  • Goodtime Logo Engraved On Peghead
  • Deering Peghead shape
  • Planetary Tuners
  • Geared 5th String Tuner
  • Durable Satin Finish
  • Spikes installed at 7th, 9th, & 10th frets

Pot:

  • 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim Stained Rich Brown
  • 11″ Frosted Top Head
  • Steel Tension Hoop
  • A Steel Coordinator Rod for Adjustments
  • 16 Bracket Shoes
  • 16 Flat Hooks and 9/32″ Hex Nuts
  • Patented Adjustable Goodtime Tailpiece
  • Nickel Plated Armrest
  • Nickel Plated Hardware
  • Durable Satin Finish

 

Tone

Has a clear and bright sound of maple with an easy to play with clarity of note separation.

Tuned 

G,D,G,B,D in standard G tuning.Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.
Comes from the factory with light gauge strings: 10, 11, 13, 21W, 10

Setup

Each banjo we supply is individually set up in our on-site Specialist Workshop here at Eagle Music. Any banjo purchased from Eagle will be fully SET UP, checked for intonation and playability and tuned ready for playing straight out of the box!

Dimensions
Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4″,
Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″
Pot Diameter 11″
Overall Instrument Length 37.5″
Weight Approx. 6.5 lbs

Warranty

 The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Goodtime banjo a 6 year warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship.

Specification

Category 5 String Banjo
Playing Level Beginner, Intermediate, Professional
Playing Style Bluegrass gDGBD, Frailing / Clawhammer
Banjo Pot Size 11 inch Pot
Body Type Open back
Number of Frets 22
Tuning Pegs Rear Facing Planetry Pegs
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag None
Manufacturers Warranty 6 Years
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.

Reviews

1 reviews for Deering Goodtime Artisan 5 string Openback Banjo

Helen Webster

by on 2016-08-06

Plays nicely, looks beautiful!

Rated 5 out of 5

Rated 5 out of 5 based on 1 customer reviews

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