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Deering Vega Long Neck

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  • Vega Long Neck
  • From £3,399.00
  • RRP from £4,019.00
  • Save From £620.00

The Deering Vega Long Neck is made with Deering's hand made, classic Tubaphone tone-ring. The solid brass bracket band is hand fitted to the violin grade three-ply rim. This pot design gives the Vega Long Neck Banjo a round full tone that sustains with a pure and clear sparkle.
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Buy your Deering Vega Long Neck from Eagle Music Shop and receive our premier workshop setup at no extra cost.

Deering Vega Long neck Specifications...


Walnut Stained Maple

Traditional Vega Neck Shape

Adjustable Truss Rod

25 Glued in Nickel Silver Frets

Natural Ebony Fingerboard

Ivoroid Binding

Bone Nut

High Gloss Finish


3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim

Genuine Vega Tubaphone Tone Ring

Brass Bracket Band & Shoes

Deering Brass Notched Tension Hoop

Frosted Top Medium Crown Head

24 Round Hooks and 5/16″ hex nuts

Nickel Plated Hardware

Optional Add-on: Add on a Long Shubb Capo or Spikes

Includes a Deering Long Neck Hardshell Case


Deep, balanced, full, round and sparkling tone with responsiveness, and power.


E,B,E,G#,B in standard E tuning

Can be Capoed at 3rd fret for G tuning

Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.


Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4″

Scale Length Nut to Bridge 32 7/64″

Diameter 11″

Overall Instrument Length 43 1/2″

We guarantee you the lowest world price and will beat or match any other quotation or advertised price.

Please call for a friendly chat to discuss prices and your personal requirements with our banjo specialists on 01484 661460

Your Vega 'Long Neck' Banjo will also be supplied with the following ...


    • Master Dealer Custom Shop Setup (You discuss with us)
    • FREE Banjo service after Your first two months (Please note: This offer only applies to Vega Banjos that are brought back to our onsite workshop …or returned for service with carriage paid by sender)
    • Deering Deluxe hardshell case
    • Banjo maintenance manual
    • Guarantee card

      The Long Neck 5-string banjo was made popular in the 1960s by the big daddies of Long Neck banjo playing ...Pete Seeger and Dave Guard (Kingston Trio). Excellent in it's low open tuning for song accompaniment and versatile when a capo is fitted for standard banjo tunings. (you apply a capo to the third fret of this banjo and then play it the same as a standard 'G' banjo)

      The Deering Vega Long Neck banjo has 3 ply maple rim, brass bracket band with nickel plated shoes, traditional Vega neck shape, ebony fingerboard, with mother of pearl traditional inlays.

      The Deering Vega Long Neck has a 25 fret fingerboard and is tuned in the open position to E, A, E, G#, B. This is a superb sounding banjo with a deep crisp tone from the Tubaphone tone-ring.

      Finish: Walnut stained natural maple.

      Please Note: Banjo fingerboard spikes can be fitted as required, either as a custom order or in our Eagle workshops.

 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 Intermediate, Professional
Playing Style Frailing / Clawhammer, Bluegrass gDGBD
Banjo Pot Size 11 inch Pot
Body Type Open back
Long Neck Long Neck
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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