Ryan Cavanaugh with his Deering Legacy banjo
Deering Tenbrooks Legacy Banjo
Deering Tenbrooks Legacy - back
Deering Tenbrooks Legacy peghead and neck
Deering Tenbrooks Legacy banjo peghead

Deering Tenbrooks Legacy Banjo

Regular price$8,999.00
Please note that all our Upperline models are built to order when ordering directly through us. We recommend using the CHECK DEALER STOCK button below to find a Deering Dealer that should have this model in stock and ready to ship or contact us to discuss options.
  • Made In U.S.A.
Made of mahogany, the Legacy delivers a sweet, warm sound with an uninhibited musicality that effortlessly reaches the audience with a pure and balanced tone, amazingly pleasing to the ear and heralding a whole new musical realm for the world of banjo.The Legacy has a classical Art Deco feel to the inlay pattern, another Greg Deering original design.

The Legacy is a wonderful professional level banjo that is a racehorse for the performing musician and dedicated banjo enthusiast, an effortless and instantly versatile tool for boundless musical creativity. The comfortable neck is made for precise playing, and it features glued in frets for easy re-fretting for the artist who plays a lot.

The Legacy provides a limitless musical playing field, alive with clear and balanced tone from bass to treble on each and every fret. It's a pure pleasure to play.


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Neck Wood: Quartersawn Mahogany
Neck Shape: Slender "D" Shape
Finish: High Gloss
Nut Material: Bone Nut
Tuners: Deering Planetary Tuners
5th String Tuner: Deering Gotoh Geared 5th String Tuner
Frets: 22 Nickel Silver Frets
Fingerboard: Radiused AAA Grade Ebony
Inlays: Original Mother Of Pearl Inlays in Fingerboard, and in Triple Bound Peghead


Rim: 3-Ply Violin Grade Maple
Rim Diameter: 11"
Tone Ring: Reutschi | Kruger Bell Bronze Tone Ring
Head: 11" Top Frosted Medium Crown
Tension Hoop: Deering Brass Notched Tension Hoop
Hooks & Nuts: 24 Round J-Hooks and ¼″ Hex Nuts
Flange: Tenbrooks One Piece Cast Floating Zinc Flange
Armrest: Deering Armrest
Hardware Plating: Nickel Plated Hardware
Bridge: 11/16" Deering Smile Radiused Bridge
Tailpiece: Deering Truetone Tailpiece
Finish: Hand Finished Satin Polyurethane

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Resonator Wood:
Resonator Finish: High Gloss
Resonator Sidewalls: Tapered with Deeper Pot
Resonator Diameter: 13 7/8'
Resonator Stain: Deep Red Brown


Neck Width at the Nut: 1 1/4"
Scale Length Nut to Bridge: 26 1/4"
Rim Diameter: 11"
Overall Instrument Length: 38"
Weight Approx.: 11 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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Strings, Tuning, Etc.

Comes strung with Deering Tenbrooks Strings

Comes tuned: G, D, G, B, D
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

Comes with a hardshell case.
NB: Due to current supply constraints, case brand may vary.

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