Deering Goodtime The 'Maple Prince' Leader

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The Deering Goodtime Leader Maple Prince has a higher specification than the standard Goodtime banjo. It is fitted with a set of back facing Planetary Geared Deering Classic banjo tuning pegs and inlaid black side dot neck position markers. It is an excellent open back banjo with a USA rock maple neck and is set up for playing all styles, it is lightweight and easy to handle and carry for travelling if needed. The sound from this banjo is incredible! The three ply solid violin maple rim is the same quality as found on pre-war Mastertone 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

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Description

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!

Deering Goodtime Maple Prince Specification:

All Deering Goodtime ‘Leader’ Banjos are unique and exclusive to Eagle Music UK, they are upgraded Goodtime banjos that are built by the same Craftsmen, and with the same care and tooling that is used for building the top of the line USA Deering, Vega and Tenbrooks Banjos. Teachers and professionals around the world recommend the Goodtime banjo!

Tone:
Easy to play with clarity of note separation and round full bodied tone.

Warranty:
Deering 6 year warranty. The trust and pride that Deering share in their products gives them the confidence to grant every owner of a Goodtime banjo a six year warranty ensuring the quality of materials and workmanship.

Specification

Brand Specifics

Range / Series
Goodtime
Product Line
Blonde Goodtime
Eagles Own Exclusive Brands
Leader
Exclusivity
Exclusive to Eagle Music
Banjo Type
5 String Banjo
Number of Strings
5 String

Pot

Pot Type
Open back
Pot Diameter
11"
Pot Construction
3 ply violin grade maple rim
Banjo Head Type
White Frosted 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
22
Neck Inlays
Goodtime Bow Tie Inlays
Scale Length
26 1/4"

Headstock

Headstock Material
Maple
Nut Material
Synthetic
Nut Width
1 1/4"
Tuning Pegs
Rear facing planetary tuners
Tuner Buttons
Pearloid

Finish

Finish
Satin
Tuning
Open G (gDGBD)

Other

Overall Length
37 1/2"
Country of Manufacture
USA
Right or Left Handed
Right Handed
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag
None
Manufacturers Warranty
6 Years
6 Years
Weight
4.5 lb

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Customer reviews

5 / 5
12 reviews for Deering Goodtime The 'Maple Prince' Leader
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Dave Derbyshire
21/07/2022
It’s exactly what I expected from the reviews
I am definitely not disappointed
Rated 5 out of 5
peter martin
17/03/2022
Excellent banjo, love the sound and feel
Rated 5 out of 5
Colin Allen
27/02/2022
Great quality banjo, but I wouldn’t expect anything less from deering.
Extremely well packaged for transit.
It was even in tune when I got it out of the box.
Rated 5 out of 5
Neil Thomas
20/05/2019
Great sounding open back banjo, set up and ready to go
Rated 5 out of 5
nicholas buxton
20/07/2016
Excellent product ,i use it for frailing but also with a few simple changes can be used for many types 5 string play.certainly recommend .
Rated 5 out of 5

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