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  • Front and Side of Deering Tenor Goodtime Openback Banjo
    Weighing about 4 pounds, this openback banjo is ideal for traveling, camping, hiking, or taking to the beach. The shorter 17 fret neck reduces the length of the entire banjo to just 32" end to end. Tuned like an Irish tenor banjo -- G,D,A,E, an octave lower than a mandolin. Can also be tuned in fifths like a cello (C,G,D,A), making it a great crossover instrument for string players!
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  • Full Front and Side of Deering Tenor Goodtime Openback Banjo
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  • Heel of Deering Tenor Goodtime Openback Banjo
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NECK:

  • Blonde Slender Rock Maple Neck
  • 17 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
  • Hardwood Bow Tie Inlays
  • Sealed Geared Tuners
  • Durable Satin Finish
  • Deering Fiddle Shaped Peghead

POT:

  • Blonde 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
  • Steel Tension Hoop
  • 11″ Frosted Bottom 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
  • Openback

TUNED:

G,D,A,E in Irish tenor tuning

Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

STRINGS

  • Comes with Deering Tenor Banjo Strings tuned in in Irish tenor tuning (G,D,A,E)
  • Gauges: 10 16 24w 30w
  • End Type: Loop

DIMENSIONS:

  • Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/8″
  • Scale Length Nut to Bridge 21″
  • Rim Diameter 11″
  • Overall Instrument Length 32″
  • Weight Approx. 4 lbs

Deering Tenor Goodtime Openback Banjo, 17 Frets, GDAE Tuning

Expert Setup
Limited Warranty Included

SKU: TGOOD17

Regular price
$559 USD
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Sale price
$559 USD
Weighing about 4 pounds, this openback banjo is ideal for traveling, camping, hiking, or taking to the beach. The shorter 17 fret neck reduces the length of the entire banjo to just 32" end to end. Tuned like an Irish tenor banjo -- G,D,A,E, an octave lower than a mandolin. Can also be tuned in fifths like a cello (C,G,D,A), making it a great crossover instrument for string players!
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NECK:

  • Blonde Slender Rock Maple Neck
  • 17 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
  • Hardwood Bow Tie Inlays
  • Sealed Geared Tuners
  • Durable Satin Finish
  • Deering Fiddle Shaped Peghead

POT:

  • Blonde 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
  • Steel Tension Hoop
  • 11″ Frosted Bottom 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
  • Openback

TUNED:

G,D,A,E in Irish tenor tuning

Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

STRINGS

  • Comes with Deering Tenor Banjo Strings tuned in in Irish tenor tuning (G,D,A,E)
  • Gauges: 10 16 24w 30w
  • End Type: Loop

DIMENSIONS:

  • Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/8″
  • Scale Length Nut to Bridge 21″
  • Rim Diameter 11″
  • Overall Instrument Length 32″
  • Weight Approx. 4 lbs