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Deering Sierra Open Back 5-String Banjo - Walnut

  • The same tonal characteristics as the Deering Clawgrass banjo, without the price!

  • A walnut necked banjo featuring the Deering -06- tone ring and Deering 3-ply violin grade maple rim. 
  • Neck:

    Walnut
    Natural Ebony Fingerboard
    22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
    Original Deering Designed Engraved Inlays
    Slender Deering Neck Shape
    Fully Adjustable Truss Rod
    Deering Planetary Banjo Tuners
    Deering Geared 5th String Peg
    Satin Finish

    Pot:

    Deering -06- 20 Hole Bell Bronze Tone Ring
    Three-Ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
    True Tone Deering Tailpiece
    Deering Brass Notched Tension Hoop
    11” Top Frosted Medium Crown Head
    24 Round Hooks and ¼” Hex Nuts
    Tube Flange
    Slender Shaped Armrest
    Nickel Plated Hardware
    Satin Finish

    Includes a Deering Hardshell Case

    Tone:
    The walnut neck gives this Sierra openback banjo almost all of the same tonal characteristics of the Deering Clawgrass banjo (the banjo Steve Martin and Mark Johnson play) without all of the fancy aesthetics which inflate the price.  

    Tuned:g,D,G,B,D in standard 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”
    Overall Instrument Length 38”
    Weight Approx. 11 lbs

     

    Warranty:
    The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Deering banjo a Lifetime Warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship

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