The Deering Eagle II banjo is Deering's most affordable professional grade resonator 5-string banjo. The Deering Eagle II banjo features the ground breaking, patent pending Deering Twenty-Ten Tone Ring which is a completely original Deering Banjo design that is unlike any other traditional tone ring. It produces a high quality sound that is versatile for many styles of playing. The sound represents a refinement in the quality of banjo tone. It has a very clean tone which emphasizes the mid range frequencies and is very responsive. This responsiveness allows the player to play with a light touch, thus making it easier for the player to nail difficult passages. It is perfect for the player who wants a professional quality banjo that he can use for playing many styles of music.
Featuring the new Deering Smile™ Bridge and 5th string spikes at frets 7, 9, and 10
Maple Stained a Dark Red Mahogany
Natural Ebony Fingerboard
22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
Original Eagle Engraved Inlays
Slender Deering Neck Shape
Fully Adjustable Truss Rod
Planetary Banjo Tuners
Geared 5th String Peg
Deering Patent Pending Twenty-Ten 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
24 Bracket Shoes
Eagle 2-Piece Flange
Slender Shaped Armrest
5/8" Deering Smile™ Maple Bridge With Ebony Top
Nickel Plated Hardware
Maple Stained Red Mahogany
Straight Inside Resonator Sidewalls
Includes a Deering Hardshell Case
A strong mid range tone with good bass and vibrant highs, that is versatile for playing both Clawhammer and Bluegrass styles of playing.
Tuned:g,D,G,B,D in standard tuning
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.
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. 10 lbs
The trust and pride Deering shares in their products gives them the confidence to grant every owner of a Deering banjo a Lifetime Warranty ensuring the quality of the materials and workmanship.