An incredibly clear, crisp, and full sounding banjo - and it doesn't feature a tone ring! The white oak rim matched with the white oak neck and resonator sound great together. Without the tone ring, this banjo is very lightweight. Your back will thank you if nothing else!
The bluegrass inspired White Lotus banjo, named for its lotus flower inspired inlay pattern, is centered around the patent pending white oak rim. The wood, notably lacking a traditional heavy tone ring, closely recreates a bright, crisp bluegrass punch, ushering in a new era in playing comfort and sound for today’s banjo player.
Neck: White Oak Original Lotus Flower Inlays Slender Fast & Comfortable Neck Shape 22 Pressed in Nickel-Silver Frets Midnight Maple Fingerboard Deering Planetary Banjo Tuners Deering Geared 5th String Tuner High Gloss Finish 5th String Spikes at Frets 7, 9, and 10
Pot: Patent Pending Deering 3-Ply White Oak Rim Deering Brass Notched Tension Hoop 11″ Frosted Top Medium Crown Head 24 Round Hooks with ¼″ Hex Nuts Two Piece Flange Slender Shaped Armrest Truetone Deering Tailpiece Nickel Plated Hardware High Gloss Finish
Resonator: White Oak White Binding Straight Side Walls High Gloss Finish Priced with a Deering Hardshell Case
Tuned: G,D,G,B,D in standard tuning
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well
Dimensions: 22 Frets 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″
Warranty: The trust and pride Deering shares in their product gives them the confidence to grant every owner of a Deering banjo a Lifetime Warranty ensuring the quality of their materials and workmanship.
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In terms of playability the neck shape and light weight are great, and the tone is a unique voice amongst other banjos I’ve played. Aesthetically, my wife couldn’t get over how nice it looked, especially the contrast of the midnight maple fretboard and solid oak components.
I received my new Deering White Lotus quickly, and when it arrived without the expected spikes, Banjo Studio paid for me to have them installed. Communications were friendly and prompt, and I appreciate Banjo Studio standing by their sale. I will happily do business with them again!