Deering Goodtime 17 fret Short Scale Irish Tuned Tenor Banjo Beginners Pack

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The Deering Goodtime USA built short scale tenor banjo with a six year guarantee. Excellent for playing tunes, the Deering Goodtime with three ply solid violin maple rim & bow tie inlays, short scale 17 fret makes it easy to access to those top 'B's! ... and easier for players with short fingers that don't like the 'long stretch' on standard scale tenor banjos!

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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

Pack contains the following items

Code: G-17
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

The USA built Goodtime open back tenor banjo with fast action 17 fret rock maple neck. Can be supplied tuned for playing jazz in CGDA, Irish music in GDAE or Chicago (guitar style) in DGBE. A great sounding USA hand-built 17 fret tenor banjo. Please see below for specification.

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The TGI Transit series of bags are made of a durable canvas featuring 10mm padding, tough durable TGI zip ring pulls for quick and easy access and an embroidered TGI logo.

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Learn To Play 'Irish Tenor Banjo' one of the best and simplest Irish tenor banjo tutor books ever written...by all Ireland champion Owen Hackett.
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Very simple single button design. The excellent Fzone FT-15 clip on chromatic tuner. Very simple to use with a single selector button for on/off and also mode selection. Suitable for any stringed instrument including banjo, guitar, ukulele, violin and others. It just simply clips on to the headstock of your instrument and picks up the vibration to register the exact tuning of your instrument. Please see more details below. Note Eastman guitar not included!

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An excellent Irish GDAE Tuning 'Medium' Gauge set for 17 fret Short Scale banjos. This is a 'Heavy' gauge set for 19 Fret GDAE tuning Irish Tenor Banjos. String gauges are plain 1st and wound 2nd, 3rd and 4th gauged as follows:- 13, 20w, 30w, 40w

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Black webbing banjo strap with leather ends, fully adjustable for length, complete with banjo fixing ties.
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A set of two graded faux tortoiseshell plectrums. 1 x 0.50mm 1 x 0.70mm.

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Save on these quality 4 string banjo accessories

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A set of six Jim Dunlop Nylon 'standard' picks. These are the choice of many stringed instrument players. The set comprises of the following colour coded grades 38 mm White , .46mm Cream , 60mm Light Grey , 73mm Grey , 88mm Dark Grey & 1.00mm Black.

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Designed and hand crafted in the USA the Eagle-Ultimate banjo mute really is the 'Ultimate banjo mute' in terms of ease of use, effectiveness and functionality! Now you can play your banjo into the early hours of the morning without serenading you neighbours!

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Shubb is the first choice for many professionals that play 5-string, tenor and plectrum banjos and mandolin. The effective bar length is 1.5 inches with a flat profile. See also Shubb 5th string capo. In Nickel or Brass finish.

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Weight Reduction System Banjo Strap ...A super design banjo strap from Neotech USA. Very comfortable with padded 'internal control-stretch' design. Easy to attach to your banjo brackets with two strong webbing loops. Also has extra strong quick release buckles that attach to the main strap. Fully adjustable for perfect length.The internal control stretch design makes heavy instruments feel up to 50% lighter.

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The TGI Transit series of bags are made of a durable canvas featuring 10mm padding, tough durable TGI zip ring pulls for quick and easy access and an embroidered TGI logo.

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Very simple single button design. The excellent Fzone FT-15 clip on chromatic tuner. Very simple to use with a single selector button for on/off and also mode selection. Suitable for any stringed instrument including banjo, guitar, ukulele, violin and others. It just simply clips on to the headstock of your instrument and picks up the vibration to register the exact tuning of your instrument. Please see more details below. Note Eastman guitar not included!

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An excellent Irish GDAE Tuning 'Medium' Gauge set for 17 fret Short Scale banjos. This is a 'Heavy' gauge set for 19 Fret GDAE tuning Irish Tenor Banjos. String gauges are plain 1st and wound 2nd, 3rd and 4th gauged as follows:- 13, 20w, 30w, 40w

Description

An excellent value 'Irish' tenor banjo starter pack ...this super value Irish Tenor Banjo Starter Pack includes all that you need to start playing 'Irish tenor banjo'  ...The pack includes a USA built Deering Goodtime Tenor Banjo.

Please use the drop down box above to choose the pack of your choice.

We set up each banjo with the correct gauge strings for tuning and playing 'Irish tenor banjo' At the set-up stage, we file the nut and the bridge to suit the heavier gauge strings and set the action and intonation. We tune each banjo to G, D, A, E for 'Irish' dropped tuning.  

The following super value items are included in this pack ...

  • Deering Goodtime 17 fret short scale tenor banjo with three ply solid violin maple rim, and bow tie fingerboard inlays 
  • A fully chromatic clip on tuner
  • Black-Ice 10mmm padded gig bag with double rucksack straps
  • Fitted adjustable shoulder strap
  • Choice of Tutor Book or DVD -  All Ireland Champion Owen Hackett 'The Irish Music Banjo Tutor Book or Gerry O'Connor Irish Tenor Banjo tutor book & CD. DVD options include Gerry O'Connor's "Absolute beginners Irish Tenor banjo" DVD, Or Gerry O'Connors "Irish tenor banjo, complete techniques"
  • Spare set of Eagle-Puretone hand crafted strings for G,D,A,E tuning
  • Two Plectrums
  • Deering Presentation Box
  • Banjo Maintenance Manual
  • 6 year Guarantee Card

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! 

Specification

Brand Specifics

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

Pot

Pot Type
Open back
Pot Diameter
11"
Pot Construction
3 ply violin grade maple rim
Banjo Head Type
White Smooth Top
Crown Height
High Crown (1/2")
Number of Hooks
16
Bridge
Goodtime maple/ebony smile bridge
Bridge Height
5/8"
Tailpiece
Deering Goodtime Patented Tailpiece

Neck

Neck Material
Blonde slender rock maple neck
Fretboard
Maple
Number of Frets
17
Neck Inlays
Goodtime Bow Tie Inlays
Scale Length
21"

Headstock

Headstock Material
Maple
Nut Material
Synthetic
Nut Width
1 1/8″ (28.6mm)
Tuning Pegs
Closed geared side tuners
Tuner Buttons
Chrome

Finish

Finish
Satin

Other

Overall Length
32″
Country of Manufacture
USA
Right or Left Handed
Right Handed
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag
None
Manufacturers Warranty
6 Years
6 Years
Weight
4 lb

Misc

Package Deals
Starter Pack

Related video

Goodtime 17 Fret Demonstration

Customer reviews

5 / 5
1 review for Deering Goodtime 17 fret Short Scale Irish Tuned Tenor Banjo Beginners Pack
eKomi customer reviews
Brian Richards
13/04/2022
Exactly what I wanted. Blown away with being able to play my banjo straight out of the box.
Rated 5 out of 5

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