Goodtime™ Banjo Beginner Package

$599.00

The Goodtime Banjo Beginner Package includes a Goodtime banjo, a Deering gig bag, banjo strap, picks, tuner, and the Deering Two-Finger DVD. This package includes everything needed to successfully get started playing the banjo! Including the perfect light weight (4 lb) Goodtime banjo that you can take with you when you travel.

The Goodtime banjo is recommended by banjo teachers the world over because it plays right and sounds great

Neck:
Blonde Slender Rock Maple Neck
22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
Hardwood Bow Tie Inlays
Sealed Geared Tuners
Geared 5th String Tuner
Durable Satin Finish
Deering Fiddle Shaped Peghead 

Pot: 
Blonde 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
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
Openback

Also Included:

    • Deering Gig bag
    • Banjo Strap
    • Deering 2 Finger DVD
    • 2 Finger Picks
    • Thumbpick
    • Electronic Tuner


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

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 26 1/4″
Rim diameter 11″
Overall Instrument Length 37 1/2″
Weight Approx.4.5 lbs

Warranty: 
6 year warranty

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Goodtime Bluegrass Banjo Package

$799.00

Includes a Goodtime Two banjo, a Deering gig bag, banjo strap, picks, tuner, and the Tony Trischka DVD. This package includes everything needed to successfully get started playing the banjo! Including the perfect light weight Goodtime banjo that you can take with you when you travel.

The Goodtime Two banjo is a great beginner banjo which features a resonator and is recommended by banjo teachers the world over because it plays right and sounds great.

 

Neck:
Blonde Slender Rock Maple Neck
22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
Hardwood Bow Tie Inlays
Sealed Geared Tuners
Geared 5th String Tuner
Durable Satin Finish
Deering Fiddle Shaped Peghead 

Pot: 
Blonde 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
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
Maple Resonator

Also Included:

    • Deering Gig bag
    • Banjo Strap
    • Tony Trischka DVD
    • 2 Finger Picks
    • Thumbpick
    • Electronic Tuner


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

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 26 1/4″ 
Resonator Diameter 13 7/8″
Rim Diameter 11"
Overall Instrument Length 38″ 
Weight Approx. 6 lbs

Warranty: 
6 year warranty

 

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Goodtime Old Time Beginner Banjo Package

$699.00

Learn to play old time Appalachian banjo.  Featuring the brand new Goodtime Americana banjo, you’ll learn to play old time tunes in the clawhammer style.  Featuring the NEW Deering Clawhammer DVD!

Includes

  • Goodtime Americana Banjo
  • Deering Banjo Gig Bag
  • Deering Banjo Strap
  • Deering Clawhammer DVD
  • Electronic Tuner
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String Care Package

$24.95

Take care of your banjo strings!

What is the easiest way to bring the sparkle back to your banjo sound? Change your strings! And we have made it an easy task with this handy string package.

The new string winder will make installing the strings of your choice quicker, easier, and more fun.

Slide on a little String Fuel and your strings will be easier to play and have a longer life. This Fuel cleans and smooths with one swipe down the length of your strings.

Choose from any of our 8 types of strings. Pick our Light Gauge strings to have the same Deering setup as our standard set up, or the specific style of your choice.  

This package includes:

  • Two Sets of Deering Strings of your choice
  • String Fuel
  • String Winder
  • Deering Banjo Round Sticker
A value $32.67! Available for a limited time. 

 

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Deering Banjo Care Package

$39.95

An accessory package every Deering Banjo owner will love!

The Deering Care Package contains all the much-needed tools to keep your Deering banjo in peak playing condition. The T wrench will let you tighten your banjo head to your preferred firmness.

The F-One Fretboard Oil (safe on all unfinished rosewood, ebony and maple fretboards. Not recommended for Goodtime Banjos) will guard your fingerboard from becoming too dry and lubricate your strings at the same time.

Adjust your neck relief with the included truss rod wrench. Then give everything a nice shine with the care cloth set included in your purchase.

What’s left? Just having the fun of playing a banjo at it best and brightest!  

Package includes:

  • T-Wrench (Sizes 1/4" or 5/16")
  • Truss Rod Wrench
  • Fretbord Oil (For Deering Fretboards only, Not Recommended for Goodtime Banjos) 
  • Set of Three Care Cloths
  • Deering Banjo Round Sticker

A value of $52.64! Available for a limited time. 

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Goodtime Banjo Care Package

$40.69 $29.95

Essential accessories that every Goodtime banjo player will love!

Created specifically for our Goodtime banjo owners, this custom care kit will help you have more FUN with your banjo! Bring your banjo back to life with the set of three care cloths for both hardware and wooden surfaces. 

Your fingers will fly across the fretboard with the new String Fuel that is both a string cleaner and lubricant in a compact package.

Tighten your head with the 9/32 t-wrench included in your kit.

Includes:

  • String Fuel
  • Goodtime Banjo T Wrench (size 9/32)
  • Set of Three Care Cloths
  • Deering Banjo Round Sticker

A retail value of $40.69! Available for a limited time. 

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Banjo Stand Accessory Pack

$139.95

Get all of your banjo accessories in one place!  

Try out our new Deering Banjo Stand and a Deering cordura Gig Bag embroidered in gold with the Deering logo.  This beautiful padded 5-string banjo gig bag has adjustable back pack straps, a sturdy Velcro handle, and a front pocket for storage. Protect your banjo from gig to gig.  

Some banjo picks are a necessity, and the package is completed with a set of our Deering Light Gauge Banjo Strings. 

Includes:

  • Deering Banjo Stand
  • Light Gauge Deering Banjo Strings
  • Deering Banjo Gig Bag
  • 2 Double Wrap ProPik Finger Picks
  • 1 ProPik Thumb Pick 

A value of $173.49!

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Deering String Change Package

$34.95

Get what you need to easily change your banjo strings.

Don't make caring for your banjo a hassle- use the versatile Cradle Cube from Music Nomad. This cube accommodates many different instrument necks and keeps your instrument safe and secure while you're cleaning and polishing.  Can be used in 5 different positions. Made from a soft gel material that won't scratch your neck finish during string changes and won't slide around on the table or counter-top. The Music Nomad Cradle Cube should be part of your instrument maintenance kit.

Can be used at different heights for banjo, mandolin, bass, guitar, ukulele and doubles as storage for your maintenance tools.

The Deering String Change Package comes with:

  • Cradle Cube
  • Two Sets of Deering Banjo Strings of choice
  • String Winder

Available for a limited time. 

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Deering Banjo Head Change Package

$49.95

Get your banjo back to mint condition.

Do you want to maintain a beautiful sound for your Deering banjo? Upgrading your head type will customize your banjo's voice and spruce up it's look.  

This package is perfect for the player who wants to maintain a beautiful sound on their Deering Banjo by replacing the Top Frosted head, or try a new one for a custom look and voice.

This package includes the necessities for changing your banjo head. 

  • Medium Crown Banjo Head of your choice
  • T-Wrench
  • String winder
  • Set of Banjo Strings of Choice
  • Deering 5/8" Banjo Bridge
For Deering, Vega, and Tenbrooks Banjos only. Will not fit Goodtime Banjos.

*Bridge type included will complement your string selection*

THE WIDE SELECTION OF BANJO HEADS TO CHOOSE FROM:

Top Frosted- The most popular head made for a 5-string banjo. Crisp bright with a good snap, not too much sustain, good clarity and note distinction.

Black-Mellow in tone with long sustain, lots of low frequency response and not a crisp as a clear or bottom frosted head. More sustain that the fiberskyn.

Renaissance-Smooth top & opaque honey color. Tone is a brighter than found in the fiberskyn head. Another favorite of old time clawhammer players.

Fiberskyn-Warm, round character. A favorite with old time clawhammer players.

Clear-Sweet tone with clear distinction and long sustain, a bit less bass response than the bottom frosted head.

Prism-Showy appearance with smooth surface like a black head but brighter in tone, popular for tenor, plectrum,and Crossfire banjos both for tone and appearance.

Kevlar-Tends to emphasize the high frequencies like you would hear in an arch top banjo, stiffer with a surface texture like an orange peel. This head sustains well and is crisp. It is sweet and strong on the six string banjos. 

Bottom Frosted-Popular with tenor and plectrum banjoists because the smooth outer surface is quieter when strumming. The head has good bass response. 

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Goodtime Banjo Head Change Package

$42.95

Do you want to maintain a beautiful sounding Goodtime banjo? Or would you like to give it a new look?

Spruce up your banjo, it's sound, and customize the look of your banjo with this package. The Goodtime Banjo Head Change Package includes the necessities for changing your banjo head with ease.

  • High Crown Banjo Head of Your Choice
  • T-Wrench 9/32"
  • String Winder
  • 1 Set of Deering Banjo Strings of Choice
  • Goodtime 5/8" Banjo Bridge
For Goodtime banjos only. Will not fit Deering, Vega, and Tenbrooks banjos.

THE WIDE SELECTION OF BANJO HEADS TO CHOOSE FROM:

Top Frosted- The most popular head made for a 5-string banjo. Crisp bright with a good snap, not too much sustain, good clarity and note distinction.

Black-Mellow in tone with long sustain, lots of low frequency response and not a crisp as a clear or bottom frosted head. More sustain that the fiberskyn.

Renaissance-Smooth top & opaque honey color. Tone is a brighter than found in the fiberskyn head. Another favorite of old time clawhammer players.

Fiberskyn-Warm, round character. A favorite with old time clawhammer players.

Clear-Sweet tone with clear distinction and long sustain, a bit less bass response than the bottom frosted head.

Prism-Showy appearance with smooth surface like a black head but brighter in tone, popular for tenor, plectrum,and Crossfire banjos both for tone and appearance.

Kevlar-Tends to emphasize the high frequencies like you would hear in an archtop banjo, stiffer with a surface texture like an orange peel. This head sustains well and is crisp. It is sweet and strong on the six string banjos. 

Bottom Frosted-Popular with tenor and plectrum banjoists because the smooth outer surface is quieter when strumming. The head has good bass response. 

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