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Deering Sierra Acoustic/Electric

Deering Sierra Acoustic/Electric

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

Finally! A banjo that can be played at any volume. The new Sierra Acoustic/Electric banjo features the factory installed Kavanjo banjo head pickup system. This system allows your banjo to be plugged into a guitar amp and played at screaming levels without feedback while still maintaining its acoustic tone.

Deering Sierra AE THUMBNAIL

Features

Style: 5-String Resonator Banjo with Pickup

Head: 11″ Frosted Top Medium Crown Head

RimThree-Ply Violin Grade Maple Rim

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

Electronics: Kavanjo Banjo Pickup

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
  • 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
  • Kavanjo Banjo Pickup With Jack Mounted Through the Flange
  • 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

Includes a Deering Hardshell Case

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 5-String Light Gauge Banjo Strings tuned to in standard G tuning (G,D,G,B,D)
  • Gauges: 10 11 13 21w 10
  • End Type: Loop

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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