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Deering Railroad Spike Set

Railroad Spike Set
  • £1.99

Set of three steel railroad spikes. To capo the fifth string at the frets where spikes are fitted, the fifth string is located under the spike finger.
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The alternative to fitting a fifth string capo to your banjo ...quick to use.


Delivery & Returns

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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.


24 reviews for Deering Railroad Spike Set

Terry Francis

by on 2018-12-18

The spikes are ok.

Rated 5 out of 5

ian budden

by on 2018-07-27

Does exactly what you'd expect.

Rated 5 out of 5

Christine McKay

by on 2017-11-14

Adjustment to banjo. Ideal for the job.

Rated 5 out of 5

Douglas Kempster

by on 2016-08-22

A quality product

Rated 5 out of 5

steve cox

by on 2016-01-13


Rated 5 out of 5

Paul Sullivan

by on 2015-05-17

ordered and arrived in 2 days. Good quality product with decent instructions.

Rated 5 out of 5

dominique delaporte

by on 2015-04-09

pending the right moment to install the spikes

Rated 4 out of 5

C J Horseman

by on 2015-03-25

Already fitted & working well !

Rated 5 out of 5

Dan Cross-Cole

by on 2015-02-20

This was for a neophyte banjo player. He will be very happy.

Rated 5 out of 5

David Boyd

by on 2014-12-18

Does the job.

Rated 5 out of 5

Tony Izzard

by on 2014-12-05

havent got round to fitting yet, but look good.

Rated 4 out of 5

Mats Wikström

by on 2014-12-02

Work great but not for everybody to install, but a banjo man must also be a handyman.

Rated 5 out of 5

alessandro nardelli

by on 2013-11-19


Rated 5 out of 5

Robin Ellis

by on 2013-10-15

Have used this product before,
no problems.

Rated 5 out of 5


by on 2013-09-26

Bent the first spike but that was probably down to me!
Second and third spikes went in ok and work well.

Rated 4 out of 5

john steward

by on 2013-07-19

comprehensive instructions to fit spikes.

Rated 4 out of 5

jean luc bourgeon

by on 2013-07-11

Pas de problèmes si l'on se montre soigneux.

Rated 4 out of 5

John Lacey

by on 2013-06-26

I attempt to play old time banjo so the spikes avoid fitting a fifth string capo.
I would recomend to anyone that buys a similar banjo
The quality is very good

Rated 5 out of 5

michael o'hanlon

by on 2013-06-06


Rated 5 out of 5

jonathan whitfield

by on 2013-04-14

Anyone who wants to use spikes to capo a banjo string. They are small neat and easy to use.

Rated 5 out of 5

adriano conzato

by on 2013-04-10

My beloved banjo

Rated 5 out of 5

Anthony BOADLE

by on 2013-03-19

Good product

Rated 5 out of 5

Derek Hill

by on 2013-02-01

Nice sized spikes. I think packs of 4 would be better.

Rated 4 out of 5

Andrea Mencaroni

by on 2013-01-29

This is an excellent item, for the right price. It comes in a set of three with an instructional sheet.

Rated 5 out of 5

Rated 4.75 out of 5 based on 24 customer reviews

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