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Deering Light Gauge 'Loop Ended' 5-String Banjo Strings

Deering Light
  • £5.99
  • RRP £6.49
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A Set of five loop ended banjo strings with a nickel wound 4th String: 10, 11, 13, 21w, 10
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A set of Deering 'Loop Ended' Banjo Strings ...The 'Original' set as fitted to most new USA Deering Banjos.

These strings are specially formulated to bring out a crisp, clear sound from each Deering Banjo. You will find that these strings bring out a unique tonal quality, responsiveness and ease of playing on all banjos as well.

Greg Deering knows what makes a banjo sound great. He chose the gauges for our private label string sets to meet the demands required of any playing style. These banjo strings will work great for 5-string long neck banjos and 5-string parlor banjos as well.

These are high specification strings that are made for Deering Banjos by the USA Dunlop string company.

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 DHL 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 DHL 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.


32 reviews for Deering Light Gauge 'Loop Ended' 5-String Banjo Strings

Jim Sheridan

by on 2021-12-26

Light gauge strings are my favourite

Rated 4 out of 5

Stefan Hollenstein

by on 2021-10-21

Die besten Strings für mein Banjo.

Rated 5 out of 5

peter martin

by on 2021-09-06

Great product, fast delivery

Rated 5 out of 5

Simon Jessop

by on 2021-08-28

Ideal light gauge strings for beginners, they contain slightly thicker gauge 1st and 5th strings than other brands.

Rated 5 out of 5

C Allcock

by on 2019-05-26


Rated 5 out of 5

Peter Brumwell

by on 2019-04-08

Good quality as expected

Rated 5 out of 5

Chris Mills

by on 2019-04-07

The product was excellent

Rated 5 out of 5

John Vassallo

by on 2018-12-23

Good strings

Rated 5 out of 5

Ray Owen

by on 2018-10-20

Good strings.

Rated 5 out of 5

Peter Corry

by on 2017-06-24

Good , well priced product.

Rated 5 out of 5

miles clarke

by on 2017-03-12

Good quality strings

Rated 5 out of 5

miles clarke

by on 2016-06-26

recommended strings for my goodtime banjo sounds great

Rated 5 out of 5

David Taylor

by on 2016-01-07

Excellent quality banjo strings as expected from Deering.

Rated 5 out of 5

John Close

by on 2015-12-23


Rated 5 out of 5

nicholas buxton

by on 2015-12-23

Play 5string good time Banjo ,also make my own banjo pots , normally use GHS strings
but just thought to try the Deering,also very good .

Rated 5 out of 5

Robert Stevenson

by on 2015-07-13

Deering light banjo strings are the recommended strings for use on the Deering Goodtime Banjo and provide a bright and pleasing sound.

Rated 5 out of 5

Kenneth Birmingham

by on 2015-05-03

Excellent strings for the Goodtime

Rated 5 out of 5

Ian Quayle

by on 2015-04-02

I have used these before and they are excellent.

Rated 5 out of 5

David Boyd

by on 2014-12-18

Good strings.

Rated 5 out of 5

Jack Duffin

by on 2014-12-15

everything about this company its products and civility and support of staff just excellent

Rated 5 out of 5

Richard Thomas

by on 2014-09-22

Used on Deering Goodtime Classic. One of the string fixing loops broke, but was able to reconstruct. Shouldn't have happened though.

Rated 3 out of 5

Ian Swarbrick

by on 2014-08-10

Quality strings good product

Rated 5 out of 5

Michael Harrison

by on 2014-07-14

Strings bought for my Deering Sierra and I paid the same price as a few years back. Always happy to recommend Eagle Music - both on-line and especially the shop

Rated 5 out of 5

Per Arne Skansen

by on 2014-07-02

Top quality!

Rated 5 out of 5

michael downs

by on 2014-06-17


Rated 5 out of 5

Bernard Kirkham

by on 2014-05-12

Excellent product perfect for my banjo. Fast shipping and good advice given.

Rated 5 out of 5

Brian McGarvey

by on 2014-01-23

Ideal strings for my Vega banjo.

Rated 5 out of 5

Alan Fry

by on 2013-12-19

Lovely crisp sound from them

Rated 5 out of 5

John Kemsley

by on 2013-10-09

Not used them yet but have always been good

Rated 5 out of 5

martin rowan-rtobinson

by on 2013-08-27

Prompt delivery

Rated 5 out of 5

John Vassallo

by on 2013-06-14

Good durable strings

Rated 5 out of 5

Michael Wood

by on 2013-02-20

Excellent product.

Rated 5 out of 5

Rated 4.91 out of 5 based on 32 customer reviews

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