Deering Eagle II Open Back

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  • Greg and Janet Deering presents Steve Noon with Eagle II Serial No. 0001
  • Deering Eagle II Open Back

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  • £1,699.00
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The ground breaking Eagle II 5-String Open Back banjo with unique patent Deering design Twenty-Ten tone ring. Excellent for frailing and clawhammer, and for all other styles of banjo music. Has maple neck, and solid three ply violin maple rim. Please see below for more details and build specification.
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Buy your Deering Eagle II Open Back from Eagle Music Shop and receive our premier workshop setup at no extra cost.

Deering Eagle II Open Back Specification:


Our namesake banjo: A special super deluxe, gold plated and engraved First Production Model of this banjo …Serial No. 0001 !!! was presented to our company owner Steve Noon, on March 20th 2010 at our Deering ‘Banjo 1000’ event where Eagle celebrated sales of over ‘1000’ Deering Banjos with Greg and Janet Deering and The Kruger Brothers.

Please click on this link to see details and photographs of the banjo event


Heres what Greg Deering says about the Eagle II banjo ...The Eagle banjo is a whole new breed of banjo. The Eagle banjo features the ground breaking, patent pending Twenty-Ten Tone Ring which is a completely original Deering design unlike any other traditional tone ring. It produces a high quality sound that is versatile for many styles of playing. While the sound is uniquely Eagle, it represents a refinement in the quality of banjo tone, something that allows the player to soar to new heights. It is perfect for the player who wants a professional quality banjo that he can use for playing many styles of music. With the launch of this spectacular new banjo, we are releasing the Eagle banjo exclusively through our Master Dealers (Eagle Music are the Master Dealers for the UK)

The Eagle II has a strong mid range tone with good bass and vibrant highs that is versatile for playing both Bluegrass and Clawhammer styles. This fine banjo holds its own when played in a hard driving bluegrass session, on stage or played gently in the comfort of your own home …the quality and clarity of tone is quite exceptional.

The vibrant clarity of the sound of the 20/10 tone ring brings new possibilities of musical expression across all genres of music played on the Eagle II banjo.

it is the most affordable professional banjo. The Eagle II banjo is a whole new breed of banjo. It features the ground breaking, patent pending Twenty-Ten Tone Ring which is a completely original Deering design that is unlike any other traditional tone ring. It produces a high quality sound that is versatile for many styles of playing. While the sound is uniquely Eagle, it represents a refinement in the quality of banjo tone, something that allows the player to soar to new heights. It is perfect for the player who wants a professional quality banjo that he can use for playing many styles of music. Excellent range of tone and projection for playing many kinds of banjo music.

Build Specifications of the Eagle II Open Back banjo:-

Neck Assembly:-

 

  •     Maple Stained a Dark Red Mahogany
  •     Natural Ebony Fingerboard
  •     22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
  •     Original Eagle Engraved Inlays
  •     Slender Deering Neck Shape
  •     Fully Adjustable Truss Rod
  •     Planetary Banjo Tuners
  •     Geared 5th String Peg
  •     Gloss Finish



Pot Assembly:-

 

  •     Deering Patent Pending Twenty-Ten Tone Ring
  •     Three-Ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
  •     True Tone Deering Tailpiece
  •     Deering Brass Notched Tension Hoop
  •     11” Top Frosted Medium Crown Head
  •     24 Round Hooks and ¼” Hex Nuts
  •     24 Bracket Shoes
  •     Maple Stained Red Mahogany
  •     Gloss Finish 
  •     Slender Shaped Armrest
  •     Nickel Plated Hardware


Dimensions:-


    Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4”
    Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4”
    Resonator diameter 13 7/8”
    Overall Instrument Length 38”


Weight:- Approx. 4.780Kg (9.538 lbs)

Warranty:-
The trust and pride Deering share in their product gives them the confidence to grant every owner of a Deering banjo a Lifetime Warranty ensuring the quality of materials and workmanship


Supplied complete with a Deering Deluxe Hardshell Case

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

Category 5 String Banjo
Playing Level Intermediate, Professional
Playing Style Frailing / Clawhammer, Bluegrass gDGBD
Banjo Pot Size 11 inch Pot
Body Type Open back
Tuning Pegs Rear Facing Planetry Pegs
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag Deluxe Hard Case
Manufacturers Warranty Lifetime
Delivery & Returns

 

We will endeavor to ensure that orders are speedily processed and despatched the same day if at all possible.

Ordered items requiring setting up in the workshop will be despatched within 1-2 days using DPD Local Next Day Delivery (next day being the day after it leaves Eagle Music Shop). On the day of delivery you will receive a text message with your hours delivery time slot

You will be informed immediately if there is a problem with any part of your order or if any item is 'out of stock'.

NB : Orders processed on a Saturday but will not leave us until the Monday as Royal Mail and DPD Local do not collect from us at the Weekend.


You can read our full deliveries policy here.

Should you not be entirely happy with your purchase, or you have ordered an incorrect item, Eagle Music is happy to refund your purchase (excluding postage) within 28 days providing the goods are in a fully resaleable condition (including the original undamaged packaging) and not featured within the Exclusion Policy. (Exclusions apply to selected products).

Please note the following exclusions:

DVD's and CD's cannot be returned unless they are faulty

Banjo heads cannot be returned once you have tried to fit them to your banjo

Harmonica's have a 7 day guarantee and can be returned within this time if they are found to be faulty

Goods must be returned to Eagle Music together with a covering letter and contact details so that the matter can be dealt with efficiently and promptly.

You can read our full returns policy here.

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