Deering Goodtime The Ebony Duke

Deering
Code: 840394011004
£576.99
RRP £686.99
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What a great looking banjo! The Deering Goodtime Leader ‘Ebony Duke’ has a higher specification than the standard ‘Goodtime’ banjo. It is an excellent banjo with a USA rock maple neck set up for playing all styles, it is lightweight and easy to handle and carry for travelling if needed. The depth of sound from the Ebony Duke is enhanced by the thicker Mylar Ebony Deering banjo head. The three ply solid violin maple rim is the same quality as found on pre war Mastertone banjos. Please see below for more details.

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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 Ebony Duke 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!
Here are some of the high quality build specifications of this fine Deering banjo:

Neck:

  • Blonde Slender Rock Maple Neck
  • 22 pressed in Nickel Silver Frets
  • Planetary, precision geared, back facing traditional banjo tuning pegs
  • Geared 5th String Tuner
  • Deering Fiddle Shaped Peghead
  • Engraved Deering Goodtime & Eagle ‘Leader’ logo on headstock
  • Black side dot neck position markers
  • Exotic hardwood ‘Bow Tie’ fret inlays



Pot:

  • Blonde 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
  • Steel Tension Hoop
  • 11″ Deering Ebony  High Crown  Head
  • 5/8″ Maple/Ebony Goodtime Bridge
  • 16 Flat Hooks with 9/32″ Nuts
  • 16 Bracket Shoes with Screw Attachments
  • Deering Patented Goodtime Silent Tailpiece
  • Set up with 9, 11, 13, 24w, 9 strings
  • Steel Coordinator Rod for Adjustments
  • Nickel plated hardware
  • Durable Satin Finish
  • Openback Please Note: This banjo can be upgraded to a ‘Closed Back' resonator banjo at a later stage by fitting the resonator conversion kit that we offer as a retrofit parts kit.


Tone:
The thicker black Ebony Mylar Deering head gives this banjo a fuller deeper tone. The banjo is easy to play with clarity of note separation and a round full bodied tone.

Tuned:
g,D,G,B,D in standard G tuning
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

Dimensions:
Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4″
Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″
Rim Diameter 11″
Overall Instrument Length 37 1/2″
Weight Approx.4.5 lbs

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
Black Gloss 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
1 review for Deering Goodtime The Ebony Duke
eKomi customer reviews
kevin todd
03/11/2021
Great banjo, solid, beautiful sound and easy to play for beginner or advanced musicians 👌
Rated 5 out of 5

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