Deering Saratoga Star - Jens Kruger Tone Ring

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  • RRP £7,039.00
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The Deering Saratoga Star is part of the Deering 'Tenbrooks' range of superb Jens Kruger tone-ring banjos fitted with a Jens kruger tone ring. Crisp Maple with a brilliant full bodied tone, deep bass, brilliant highs, The Saratoga Star is one of the most elegantly beautiful modern banjos to enter the musical arena of classic instruments.
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Description

Buy your Deering Saratoga Star - Jens Kruger Tone Ring from Eagle Music Shop and receive our premier workshop setup at no extra cost.

Saratoga Star Specifications...

Neck:
Curly Maple Neck stained a Rich Dark Red Mahogany
22 Glued in Nickel Silver Frets
Ebony Fingerboard
Ivoroid Binding
Bone Nut
Adjustable Truss Rod
Spikes are installed at 7 & 9th frets
Deering Planetary Tuners
Deering Geared 5th String Tuner

Pot:
Kruger Bronze Tone Ring
Tenbrooks style 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
Deering Brass Notched Tension Hoop
11” Frosted Top, Medium Crown Head
24 Round Hooks with ¼” Hex Nuts
Nickel plated Zinc Flange
Deering True Tone Tailpiece
Nickel Plated Hardware
11/16” Signature Maple Ebony Bridge

Resonator:
Deep resonator made of Curly Maple
Resonator Sides are Specially Tapered on the Inside for Projection of Tone
Stained a Deep Red Brown
Highly Polished Finish

Tone:
The Saratoga Star resounds with a brilliant full bodied tone with deep bass and brilliant highs. It has a pleasing clarity and balance on every string up and down the entire fingerboard. The full Tenbrooks banjo design, materials and dimensions create this maple banjo that brings out all the best tone from the wood and precisely created metal parts so that this instrument rings true with a sweet clarity and uninhibited musicality.

Includes a Deering Hardshell Case

Dimensions:
Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4”
Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4”
Resonator diameter 13 7/8”
Overall Instrument Length 38”
Weight Approx. 11 lbs

We guarantee you the lowest world price and will beat or match any other quotation or advertised price.

Please click on this link to hear Tony Trischka play his Deering Saratoga Star Banjo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-SZAvNLx3Q&feature=related

Each banjo we supply is individually set up in our on-site Banjo 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! 

Your Deering 'Saratoga Star' Banjo will also be supplied with the following ...

  • Master Dealer Custom Shop Setup (You discuss with us)
  • FREE Banjo service after Your first two months (Please note: This offer only applies to Deering Banjos that are brought back to our onsite workshop …or returned for service with carriage paid by sender)
  • Deering Deluxe hardshell case
  • Banjo maintenance manual
  • Lifetime Guarantee card 

 (Model with polished Deering -06- 20 drilled hole tone ring available - Please Ring)

 

Specification

Category 5 String Banjo
Playing Level Intermediate, Professional
Playing Style Bluegrass gDGBD
Banjo Pot Size 11 inch Pot
Body Type Resonator
Tuning Pegs Rear Facing Planetry Pegs
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag Deluxe Hard Case
Manufacturers Warranty Lifetime
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 Saratoga Star - Jens Kruger Tone Ring

Robert Potter

by on 2016-01-27

I have now got the banjo that meets any type of music from classical to bluegrass. The attention to detail in the sound is incredible. I must say I have always been a big fan of Jens Kruger and his music and his demonstrations went a long to convince me to buy.

Rated 5 out of 5

Rated 5 out of 5 based on 1 customer reviews
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Tony Trischka and David Grisman demonstrate the Deering tenbrooks Saratoga Star banjo

Jens Kruger demonstrates the Deering Saratoga Star banjo

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