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Deering Eagle II Kavanjo

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  • Eagle II Kavanjo

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  • £2,149.00
  • RRP £2,549.00
  • Save £400.00

The choice of Winston Marshall of Mumford and Son's ...The ground breaking Eagle II 5-String electro acoustic 'Kavanjo' banjo with unique patent Deering design Twenty-Ten tone ring. Excellent for blugrass, on-stage work and all styles of banjo music. Has maple neck, maple resonator and solid three ply violin maple rim fitted with the Kavanjo pick-up head. Please see below for more details and build specification.
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Buy your Deering Eagle II Kavanjo from Eagle Music Shop and receive our premier workshop setup at no extra cost.

A great banjo for reliable on-stage gigging work ...The vibrant clarity of the sound of the Twenty-Ten tone ring brings new possibilities of musical expression across all genres of music played on the Eagle II Kavanjo banjo.

it is the most affordable professional grade electro acoustic resonator banjo on the world market. The Eagle II Kavanjo 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  bluegrass and all other styles of banjo music.

Build Specification:-



  •     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
  •     Geared 5th string tuner
  •     Planetary Banjo Tuners
  •     Gloss Finish



  •     Deering Patent Pending Twenty-Ten Tone Ring
  •     Kavanjo® Banjo Pickup
  •     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
  •     Eagle 2-Piece Flange
  •     Slender Shaped Armrest
  •     5/8" Maple Bridge With Ebony Top
  •     Nickel Plated Hardware



  •     Maple Stained Red Mahogany
  •     White Binding
  •     Straight Inside Resonator Sidewalls
  •     Gloss Finish
  •     Tone:
  •     A strong mid range tone with good bass and vibrant highs, that is versatile for playing all  styles
  •     Tuned: g, D,G,B, D in standard tuning
  •     Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well


  •     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. 10 lbs

 Supplied Complete With a Deering Hardshell Case

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

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! 


Category 5 String Banjo
Playing Level Professional
Playing Style Bluegrass gDGBD
Banjo Pot Size 11 inch Pot
Body Type Resonator
Tuning Pegs Rear Facing Planetry Pegs
Electric Banjo Electric Banjo
Factory Fitted Pickup Yes
Pickup Type 'Kavanjo' Banjo Pickup
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag Deluxe Hard Case
Manufacturers Warranty Lifetime
Delivery & Returns

  Royal Mail announce changes to Special Delivery and Customer Service Points.
In light of the recent advice given by the government regarding COVID-19, please be aware of the following announcement from Royal Mail advising of changes to their services.

Special Deliveries.

Due to increased absence levels, we’ve reviewed our timed guarantees for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am and 1pm services and will make the following changes.

For items posted from Tuesday 31 March 2020 onwards, our guarantee delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9.00am the next working day will change to by 12.00pm the next working day*. Our guaranteed delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1.00pm will change to by 9.00pm the next working day*.

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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