Tuned in E or capoed in G, and great for deep singing voices, the Kingston Trio Long Neck celebrates the success of one of the longest living popular folk bands. If, like Greg Deering, you first found a love of the banjo from listening to the Kingston Trio, having one of these wonderful banjos makes you a part of something very special. You have a choice of color in selecting your Kingston Trio Long Neck banjo, you also get the beautiful Kingston Trio inlay in the fingerboard as a special commemorative model that celebrates their wonderful music.
The curly maple of the neck can be stained according to your color preference like the Vega banjos of Kingston Trio banjoists: George Grove – Rich Brown, John Stewart – Blonde, and Dave Guard- Vintage Yellow & Brown.
Neck Wood: Quartersawn AAA Grade Curly Maple
Neck Shape: Vega "D" Shape
Stain: George Grove-Custom Mixed "George's Brown", Dave Guard-Vintage Vega Sunburst, John Stewart-Natural Blonde
Finish: High Gloss
Nut Material: Bone
Tuners: Deering Planetary Tuners
5th String Tuner: Deering Geared 5th String Tuner
Frets: 25 Glued In Nickel Silver Frets
Rim: 3-Ply Violin Grade Maple
Rim Diameter: 11"
Tone Ring: Genuine Brass Tubaphone Vega Tone Ring
Head: 11″ Top Frosted Medium Crown
Tension Hoop: Notched Brass Tension Hoop
Hooks & Nuts: 24 Round J-Hooks with 5/16″ Hex Nuts
Armrest: Deering Armrest
Hardware Plating: Nickel
Tailpiece: Deering Truetone Tailpiece
Neck Width at the Nut: 1 1/4"
Scale Length Nut to Bridge: 32 7/64"
Rim Diameter: 11"
Overall Instrument Length: 43 1/2"
Weight Approx.: 7.5 lbs
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Comes strung with Deering Light Gauge Strings
Comes tuned: E, B, E, G#, B
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.
Comes with a hardshell case.
NB: Due to current supply constraints, case brand may vary.