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Deering Goodtime G2 5-String Resonator Banjo

GOODTIME-G2 - RRP $1,899.00
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Online: None
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$1,699.00

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Orders under $50 incur a minimum order fee to cover shipping.

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American Express payments are also accepted, although most AmEx transactions will require manual authorization after payment (Someone from the team will contact you to confirm the transaction after checkout)

What payment methods do you offer?

We offer secure checkout options like Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, Zip Pay and Bank Deposit.
American Express payments are also accepted, although most AmEx transactions will require manual authorization after payment (Someone from the team will contact you to confirm the transaction after checkout)

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If you need to cancel your order it is best to give our online team a call on (02) 6282 3199
On weekends our online team may not be operating. Either give us a call monday morning or reply to your order email and we will endeavour to stop goods leaving the store.

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    1. Colour: Natural
    2. Fretboard: Maple
    3. Back & sides?: Maple
    4. Guitar body: 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim

    Made in America. A resonator back provides more projection of sound in the Goodtime Two. We make it here in the USA, at the Deering shop with the same tooling we 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 Two weighs 6 lbs - about the weight of a guitar. The Goodtime Two has a natural blonde maple with a satin finish to protect it. The rich, golden tone and the reverberation off the resonator sound great. You can definitely tell a volume difference between open back and a Goodtime Two. The sound waves aren't getting trapped between you and the banjo, which makes a pretty big difference. 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!

    BANJO SPECS

    NECK:

    • Blonde Slender Rock Maple Neck
    • 22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
    • Hardwood Bow Tie Inlays
    • Sealed Geared Tuners
    • Geared 5th String Tuner
    • Durable Satin Finish
    • Deering Fiddle Shaped Peghead

    POT :

    • 11" Blonde 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
    • Steel Tension Hoop
    • 11″ Frosted Top High Crown Head
    • 5/8″ Maple/Ebony Goodtime Bridge
    • 16 Flat Hooks with 9/32″ Nuts
    • 16 Bracket Shoes with Screw Attachments
    • Deering Patented Goodtime Tailpiece
    • Steel Coordinator Rod for Adjustments
    • Durable Satin Finish

    RESONATOR :

    • Resonator of Blonde Maple
    • Black Binding
    • Durable Satin Finish

    TONE:

    Easy to play with clarity of note separation and round full bodied tone.

    STRINGS:

    Comes strung with Deering Light Gauge Banjo Strings

    TUNED:

    G,D,G,B,D in standard G 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″
    • Rim Diameter 11″
    • Resonator Diameter 13 7/8″
    • Overall Instrument Length 38″
    • Weight Approx. 6 lbs

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    BrandDeering
    Guitar body3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
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