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Deering Sierra Openback

Deering Sierra Openback

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

Deering’s most popular and affordable professional grade banjo now available as an openback. Greg Deering knows what it feels like to want a professional banjo and not be able to afford it, so this has become the flagship of the Deering line. Deering make the Sierra affordable and you get all the most important features that affect the tone and playability. Simple detailing allows us to keep the cost down, while still giving you all the important components of a high quality banjo.

Deering Sierra Openback THUMBNAIL

Features

Style: 5-String Openback Banjo

Head: 11″ Frosted Top Medium Crown Head

RimThree-Ply Violin Grade Maple Rim

Neck Wood: Mahogany

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 Available in Maple and Walnut
  • Natural Ebony Fingerboard
  • Original Deering Designed Engraved Inlays
  • Slender Deering Neck Shape
  • 22 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
  • Tube Flange
  • Slender Shaped Armrest
  • Nickel Plated Hardware
  • Deering True Tone Tailpiece
  • Satin Finish

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.

TUNED:

g,D,G,B,D in standard G tuning Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

STRINGS

  • Comes with Deering Light Gauge Strings tuned to in standard G tuning (g,D,G,B,D)
  • Gauges: 10, 11, 13, 21W, 10

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

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