Deering Goodtime Plectrum Banjo

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RRP £589.00
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The best selling Deering Goodtime Plectrum Banjo. Built in Spring Valley, California, USA. It is rock maple banjo with a price tag that is very modest for a genuine USA built quality instrument. The heart of this banjo is the violin maple tone rim that provides you with stability and a great plectrum 'banjo' sound.

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Key Features
Made in the U.S.A.
Made in the U.S.A
6 Years
6 Years Warranty
3 play maple rim
Quality 3 Ply Maple Rim

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Buy your Deering Godtime Plectrum 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 has amazing volume and quality of tone. We set up each banjo with a precise action. An excellent fair priced American banjo.

The Pot Assembly…
The solid wood 3 ply rim is built from violin maple.The rim diameter is 279.40mm (11”) and a thickness of 14.28mm (9/16”). The maple rim produces a bright, clear ‘warm’ sound. 16 bracket hooks are fitted to give even tension on the tension hoop. The tailpiece is a Deering ‘Presto’ 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 maple rim is natural satin finished.

The Neck Assembly…
The neck is attached to the pot assembly with double lag bolts. The coordinating rim rod, gives you the facility to alter the ‘action’ of the banjo to suit your particular style of playing style. 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 nut is precisely cut and filed for a comfortable string action at the first position. The peg head (headstock) is finished in natural satin maple. The name ‘Goodtime’ is laser etched along with a Deering Star with the following inscription ‘Made In USA’. A set of precision geared die cast side-facing 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: 1.920kg (4lb 3 1/2oz)

Your Deering Goodtime banjo will also be supplied with the following ...

  • Deering presentation box 
  • Banjo maintenance manual
  • Guarantee card

As the No.1 world retailer for Deering Banjos our set-up and after sales service is second to none

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! 


Brand Specifics

Range / Series
Product Line
Blonde Goodtime
Banjo Type
4 String Banjo
Number of Strings
4 String


Pot Type
Open back
Pot Diameter
Pot Construction
3 ply violin grade maple rim
Banjo Head Type
White Smooth Top
Crown Height
High Crown (1/2")
Number of Hooks
Goodtime maple/ebony smile bridge
Bridge Height
Presto Style Tailpiece


Neck Material
Blonde slender rock maple neck
Number of Frets
Neck Inlays
Goodtime Bow Tie Inlays
Scale Length


Headstock Material
Nut Material
Nut Width
1 1/5" (30.5mm)
Tuning Pegs
Closed geared side tuners
Tuner Buttons


CGBD Standard Plectrum Tuning, Chicago DGBE,


Country of Manufacture
Right or Left Handed
Right Handed
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag
Manufacturers Warranty
6 Years
6 Years
4 lb

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