Deering Bluegrass Wonder Specification:
Weighing in at only 7 lbs, the Little Wonder banjo is a traditional style instrument, with a sweetness and purity of tone that gives both the professional and beginning banjoist a fabulous sounding banjo that is light, fast and easy to play. The stained violin grade maple neck and 3-ply maple rim are the same as the popular Vega Little Wonder, We combined a resonator with a traditional 24-piece butterfly flange to facilitate the strong projection demanded by bluegrass, country and folk musicians. Any style of music can be played on it whether you are strumming, or fingerpicking. If you want strong tone with lighter weight, this banjo is ideal for you.
As one artist said to us in his letter: " It has a beautiful understated appearance, top quality components and workmanship. It is beautiful to look at and beautiful to play."
The punchy sound that is further enhanced by the addition of a double-bound maple resonator, making it ideal for banjo players of all levels.
Modestly priced and created with the same Deering low neck profile noted for comfort and an ease of playability the polished ebony fingerboard enhances fast fingering techniques like slides, etc. The lighter weight of the Vega Bluegrass Wonder more than meets the demands of professional tone and the ease of adjustability of the coordinator rod and truss rod to set the "action" make it a combination that is hard to beat!
The responsive Vega Bluegrass Wonder - Has Deering planetary geared nickel plated tuners, a geared fifth string tuner, a black peghead overlay with white Vega letters and Vega 'Star' inlaid in headstock face, mother of pearl dots on the ebony fingerboard, and a satin finish.
The pot assembly is constructed with a premium quality 3-ply solid violin maple rim, nickel-plated hardware, strong brackets shoe construction, a 24-piece flange, a top frosted head, one piece armrest, and an adjustable tailpiece. All of these elements combine to make this a banjo that is bright, versatile, and able to respond to the demands of the hard-driving bluegrass player and other styles of banjo playing alike.
- Deep Warm Brown Stained Maple
- Slender Vega Neck Shape
- 22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
- Adjustable Truss Rod
- Ebony Fingerboard and Nut
- Deering Planetary Tuners
- Deering Geared Fifth String Tuner
- 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
- Shoe & Screw Bracket Assembly
- Beveled Tension Hoop
- 24 Flat Hooks and 9/32″ Hex Nuts
- 11″ Medium Collar Frosted Top Head
- Coordinator Rod for Adjustments
- Nickel Plated Hardware
- Deering True Tone Tailpiece
- Slender Deering Armrest
- Maple Resonator
- Durable and Elegant Satin Finish
Price Includes a Deering Deluxe Hard Shell Case
Bright, responsive and full of life.
g,D,G,B,D in standard tuning
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.
Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4″,
Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″
Overall Instrument Length 37 1/2"
Weight Approx. 7 lbs
The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Deering banjo a Lifetime Warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship.
Your Vega 'Bluegrass Wonder' Banjo will also be supplied with the following ...
- Deering Deluxe Hard shell case
- Banjo maintenance manual
- Guarantee card