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Deering Goodtime Jr - Short Scale 5 String Banjo

  • £399.00
  • RRP from £449.00
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New for 2020 The Goodtime Jr is a shorter scale version of its famous Goodtime Openback sibling, making it the perfect beginner banjo for kids or players of smaller stature who are looking to add a splash of fun to their playing! The iconic blonde maple aesthetic of the Goodtime banjos is accented in a choice of Chevy Orange, Sinbad Purple or Seawater Teal appointments, including the tension hoop, tailpiece and coordinator rod, as well as beautiful matching fret marker inlays. See below for specifications and choose colour from options box.
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Description

Buy your Deering Goodtime Jr - Short Scale 5 String Banjo from Eagle Music Shop and receive our premier workshop setup at no extra cost.

 Made in America. Easy to play! Durable and easy to maintain! The Goodtime banjo produces a vibrant ringing tone from its natural finished violin grade maple rim. At only 4 pounds, the weight makes it ideal for both children and adults to play and to travel with conveniently.

As you play the 19 fret, 23" scale Goodtime Jr., the medium strings offer both physical and tonal balance across the necks shorter scale, which also makes this banjo a perfect travel or camping companion.

Fans of the Goodtime banjos will also be happy to know that Junior retains the groundbreaking 3-ply violin grade maple rim, which has been key in helping the Goodtime sound so good for so many players.

Don't settle for an average time. Have a Goodtime.

Specifications


NECK:

  • Blonde Slender Rock Maple Neck
  • 19 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
  • Color Matching Bow Tie Inlays
  • Sealed Geared Tuners
  • Geared 5th String Tuner
  • Durable Satin Finish
  • Deering Fiddle Shaped Peghead

POT:

  • 11" Blonde 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
  • Chevy Orange, Sinbad Purple, Seawater Teal or Nickel Hardware finish
  • Steel Tension Hoop
  • 11″ Frosted Top 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 Tailpiece
  • Steel Coordinator Rod for Adjustments
  • Durable Satin Finish

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

STRINGS:
Fitted with Deering Medium Gauge Banjo Strings

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 23 1/8″
  • Rim Diameter 11″
  • Overall Instrument Length 33 1/2″
  • Weight Approx. 4 lbs

WARRANTY:
6 year warranty

Specification

Category 5 String Banjo
Playing Level Beginner, Intermediate, Professional
Playing Style Bluegrass gDGBD, Frailing / Clawhammer
Banjo Pot Size 11 inch Pot
Body Type Open back
Number of Frets 19
Tuning Pegs Closed geared side tuners
Travel Banjo Travel Banjo
Manufacturers Warranty 6 Years
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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