A classic Vega Long Neck banjo, created with the inclusion of a Vega tubaphone tone ring.
The solid brass bracket band is hand fitted to the violin grade three-ply rim. This pot design gives the Vega Long Neck Banjo a round full tone that sustains with a pure and clear sparkle.
Pete Seeger invented the long neck banjo when he decided to have a luthier cut his neck and insert 3 additional frets into the length of the banjo so that he could tune it lower to open E tuning.
Includes a Vega Hardshell Case
Deep, balanced, full, round and sparkling tone with responsiveness, and power.
e,B,E,G#,B in standard E tuning.
Can be Capoed at 3rd fret for G tuning.
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.
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 the quality of our materials and workmanship.