The Boston 6 String banjo is tuned like a guitar so guitar players can instantly start playing this type of banjo. Uniquely Deering, the Boston banjo breaks with tradition and provides a professional quality sound at a lower price point by creating the rim from 3/16″ rolled steel which rings like a tone ring. Also, upgrading the accuracy of tuning by way of guitar tuners with a higher gear ratio than the traditional banjo tuners.. The uniquely Deering Inlay pattern gives you visual beauty enhancing the great performance.
This banjo is the preferred sound in country recording studios and in non-traditional bands like the Keith Urban Band. You can hear this banjo played on Keith Urban songs like "Someone Like You" and his Grammy award winning "Sweet Thing."
It has big resonant bass notes that you don't find on a 5-string banjo, and also crisp highs for that beautiful banjo tone.
Neck Wood: Quartersawn Mahogany or Maple
Neck Shape: Slender "D" Shape
Stain: Brown Mahogany
Nut Material: Ebony
Tuners: Guitar Style Tuners
Frets: 22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
Fingerboard: Radiused A Grade Ebony
Rim: Nickel Plated and Durable 3/16″ Steel Rim
Rim Diameter: 11"
Head: 11" Top Frosted Medium Crown
Tension Hoop: Beveled Steel Tension Hoop
Hooks & Nuts: 24 Flat J-Hooks and 9/32" Hex Nuts
Flange: Butterfly 24 Piece Flange & Shoe
Armrest: Deering Armrest
Hardware Plating: Nickel
Tailpiece: Deering 6-String Tailpiece
Resonator Wood: 3-Ply Poplar/Poplar/Mahogany or Maple
Resonator Finish: Satin
Resonator Sidewalls: Straight
Resonator Diameter: 13 7/8"
Resonator Stain: Brown Mahogany
Neck Width at the Nut: 1 3/4"
Scale Length Nut to Bridge: 26 1/4"
Rim Diameter: 11"
Overall Instrument Length: 38 1/2"
Weight Approx.: 9.6 lbs
The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Deering banjo a lifetime warranty ensuring thequality of our materials and workmanship.
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Comes strung with Deering 6-String Banjo Strings
Comes tuned: E, A, D, G, B, E
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.
Comes with a hardshell case.
NB: Due to current supply constraints, case brand may vary.