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Deering Sierra 17-Fret Tenor

Deering Sierra 17-Fret Tenor

Brand: Deering | Stock Id: DEERING-S-17

Irish Tenor banjos have the shorter 17 fret neck for a brighter, snappier sound. The Sierra 17-fret tenor has Deering’s professional -06- bronze tone ring and you get all the most important features that affect the tone and playability at an economical price.

Made of mahogany with a slim comfortable neck and ebony fingerboard, the Sierra banjo will give you hours of lasting pleasure because it is made right and it’s easy to finger so with little effort you can enjoy playing this professional quality banjo.

Deering Sierra 17 Fret THUMBNAIL

Features

Style: 4-String Resonator Tenor Banjo

Head: 11″ Frosted Top Medium Crown Head

RimThree-Ply Violin Grade Maple Rim

Tone Ring: Deering -06- 20 Hole Bell Bronze Tone Ring

CaseHardshell Case Included

Made in USA

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Deering Sierra Banjos

NECK:

  • Mahogany – Now Also Available in Maple
  • Natural Ebony Fingerboard
  • Original Deering Designed Engraved Inlays
  • Slender Deering Neck Shape
  • 17 Pressed in Nickel-Silver Frets
  • Fully Adjustable Two Way Truss Rod
  • Deering Planetary Banjo Tuners
  • Deering Geared 5th String Tuner
  • Satin Finish

POT:

  • Deering -06- 20 Hole Bell Bronze Tone Ring
  • Three-Ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
  • Deering Brass Notched Tension Hoop
  • 11″ Frosted Top Medium Crown Head
  • 24 Round Hooks and ¼″ Hex Nuts
  • One Piece Cast Zinc Flange
  • Slender Shaped Armrest
  • Nickel Plated Hardware
  • Deering True Tone Tailpiece

RESONATOR:

  • Mahogany or Maple Stained Brown
  • White Binding
  • Straight Inside Sidewalls
  • Satin Finish

Deering Hardshell Case Included

TONE:

With the standard Mahogany, the Sierra has the sweet sound of this tropical wood with slightly less sustain than maple or walnut. With the optional Maple at no extra cost, the Sierra is also available with a brighter and more focused tone quality.

STRINGS

  • Comes with Deering Tenor Banjo Strings tuned in in Irish tenor tuning (G,D,A,E)
  • Gauges: 10 16 24w 30w
  • End Type: Loop

TUNED:

G,D,A,E – Irish Tenor 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. 11 lbs

Due to ongoing product development efforts, specifications are subject to change without notice.

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