Deering Boston 5-String

Brand: Deering
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Stock Id: DEERING-B

Deering Boston 5-String

Brand: Deering
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Stock Id: DEERING-B

Uniquely Deering, the Boston banjo breaks with tradition and provides a professional quality sound at a lower price point by creating the drum from 3/16″ rolled steel which rings like a tone ring and upgrading the accuracy of tuning with guitar style tuners with a higher gear ratio. The uniquely Deering inlay pattern gives you visual beauty enhancing the great performance.

Left-hand model also available. (DEERING-B-L)

Features

  • Case: Hardshell Case Included
  • Hard Case: Hardshell Case Included
  • Head: 11″ Frosted Top Medium Crown Head
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Resonator: Mahogany
  • Style: 5-String Resonator Banjo
  • Made in USA

Deering Boston Banjos

NECK:

  • Mahogany – Now Available in Maple
  • Slender Deering Neck Shape
  • Guitar style tuners – (Planetary Tuners available as an option)
  • Geared 5th String Tuner
  • Seed and Vine Maple and Pearloid Inlays
  • Satin Finish
  • 22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets

POT:

  • Nickel Plated and Durable 3/16″ Steel Rim
  • Beveled Tension Hoop
  • 11″ Frosted Top Medium Crown Head
  • Nickel Plated Traditional Style Zinc Flange
  • 5/8″ Maple/Ebony Deering Smile Bridge
  • 24 Flat Hooks with 9/32″ Hex Nuts
  • 24 Bracket Shoes
  • Nickel Plated Hardware
  • Deering Truetone Tailpiece
  • Butterfly 24 Piece Flange
  • Steel Coordinator Rod for Adjustments

RESONATOR:

  • Mahogany
  • Trimmed in White
  • Straight Sidewalls
  • Satin Finish

Includes a Deering Hardshell Case

TONE:

Has the sweet sound of mahogany with less sustain than a maple or walnut banjo. Crisp highs and good bass response with less overtones than many banjos. Easy to play with clarity of note separation. Great for recording.

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″
  • Overall Instrument Length 38″
  • Weight Approx. 9.6 lbs

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