Deering 24 Fret John Hartford Banjo with -06- Bell Bronze Tone Ring
Maple neck, rim & resonator with brown satin finish, Deering -06- 20 Hole Bronze tone ring, Deering one piece zinc flange, bound ebony fretboard with "Steamboat Gothic" inlay pattern & John Hartford's name inlaid at 21st fret, nickel plated hardware, resonator walls tapered for better projection. Deering wooden archtop hardshell case.
You get two full scales on the 24 Fret John Hartford Banjo and the added length of the neck moves the bridge to the center of the head giving a more rounded full bodied tone!
The 24 Fret John Hartford model – a new sound in a full bodied banjo that gives you two full scales up the fingerboard. This Hartford has a big round tone that is full bodied with great bass and sweet highs. With the -06- tone ring and 24 frets it has a more distinct bell like ring to it
Neck: • Curly Maple with Walnut stain. • Beautiful Steamboat Scroll Mother of Pearl Inlays • Slender Deering Neck Shape • Ebony Fingerboard, Bone nut • 24 Glued In Nickel Silver Frets • Adjustable Truss Rod • Deering Planetary Banjo Tuners • Deering Geared 5th String Tuner • White Binding with Black/White Trim
Pot: • -06- Deering 20 Hole Bell Bronze Tone Ring • Deering Premium Violin Grade 3-ply Maple Rim • Brass Notched Tension Hoop • 11” Top Frosted Medium Crown Head • 24 Round Hooks with ¼” Hex Nuts • One Piece Cast Zinc Flange • 5/8” Deering Maple/Ebony Bridge • Deering True Tone Tailpiece Resonator: • Curly Maple with Dark Walnut Stain • The Resonator Sides Are Specially Tapered on the Inside For Projection of Tone • White Binding with Black/White Trim • Vintage Satin Finish • Optional Pop-On Resonator
Dimensions: • Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4” • Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4” • Resonator diameter 13 7/8” • Overall Instrument Length 39”
• Weight Approx. 11 lbs with bronze tone ring, flange and resonator Includes a Deering Hardshell Case