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  Deering Goodtime 2 5-String Banjo with Starter Pack

Deering Goodtime 2 5-String Banjo with Starter Pack
Deering Goodtime 2 Starter Pack


 
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List Price: $742.00
Our Price: $559.00
You save $183.00!



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Product Code: 3081

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A complete starter pack for the new 5-string banjo player, including the popular Goodtime banjo with resonator! Made in USA.

A resonator back provides more projection of sound in the Goodtime 2. Deering makes it here in the USA, at the Deering shop with the same tooling they use to make the top of the line banjos. Greg Deering designed the Goodtime banjos because there were no low priced banjos of enough quality for people to actually learn on without difficulty or giving up. He remembers what it was like to want a good banjo and not be able to afford one, so his gift to others is the Goodtime banjo line. Designed for success, the Goodtime banjos are the lowest priced American made banjos.

They are so good many professionals have recorded with Goodtime banjos. The Goodtime 2 weighs 6 lbs, about the weight of a guitar.

The Goodtime 2 has a natural blonde maple satin finish to protect it. If you want a great low priced bluegrass banjo for travel and leisure that plays correctly and is durable, this is the best buy on the market!

We recommend .020-gauge fingerpicks for beginners.

Note: Our banjos are individually inspected, set up and tuned by the Banjo.com staff in Georgia. We are banjo players, so we set them up the way we want to play them! Each banjo is in tune when we carefully pack it for shipment. Climate conditions and travel will affect the tuning, so it may need to be fine-tuned before playing.

Also available as a Left Handed Model Click Here

Features
  • Starter Pack includes:
  • Deering Goodtime 2 5-string banjo with resonator
  • Contoured gig bag (soft carrying case)
  • Comfortable Cloth banjo strap
  • Jim Dunlop nickle-silver fingerpicks .020(set of 2)
  • Jim Dunlop thumbpick (plastic)
  • Pickin 101: You & Your Banjo DVD for beginners
  • Chromatic clip-on tuner
  • Banjo features and specifications:
  • Neck:
  • Blonde Slender Rock Maple Neck
  • 22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
  • Exotic Wood Bowtie Inlays
  • Geared Tuners
  • Geared 5th String Tuner
  • Sealed Geared Guitar Tuners
  • Durable Satin Finish
  • Deering Fiddle Shaped Peghead
  • Pot:
  • 3-ply Violin Grade Goodtime Maple Rim
  • 11 Frosted Top High Crown Head
  • Steel Tension Hoop
  • 16 Bracket Shoes
  • 16 Flat Hooks with 9/32 Hex Nuts
  • Patented Goodtime Tailpiece
  • 2 Piece Flange
  • Nickel Plated Armrest
  • Nickel Plated Hardware
  • Resonator:
  • Resonator of Blond Maple
  • Black Binding
  • Durable Satin Finish
  • Triangle Box for Carrying
  • Tone:
  • Has a bright sound of maple that projects well.
  • Easy to play with clarity of note separation.
  • Tuned:
  • g,D,G,B,D in standard G tuning Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.
  • Comes with light gauge strings Can be played with medium gauge strings 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. 6 lbs
  • Warranty:
  • The trust and pride Deering shares in their product gives them the confidence to grant every owner of a Goodtime Banjo a 6 year warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship. Prices and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 1 Write a review.


  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
Goodtimes 2 December 25, 2011
Reviewer: Clellan Tidwell from Pioneer, TN United States  
The staff at Banjo.com helped me with my order by recommending the Goodtimes 2 starter package as a gift for my grandson for Christmas.Today is Christmas day and he is thrilled, as I am. So much so, that I also have ordered one for myself. Thanks for excellent customer support and the starter package is great, too.

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