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Deering Boston Acoustic/Electric 6-String Banjo

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  • I love the Deering Boston Acoustic/Electric 6-String banjo. The steel rim matched with the guitar tuned 6 strings really gives this guitjo a powerful and clear tone.  This banjitar is played by John Fogerty, Taylor Swift, Kacey Musgraves, and Eric Church - this is THE 6-string banjo you want if you are going to be playing on stage.  Featuring the revolutionary Kavanjo pickup - this banjo sounds great whether it is plugged in or played acoustically.  This is definitely the industry standard in six string banjos.


    Call it a guitjo, banjitar, 6 string banjo, etc - create a new unique tone using your guitar chops!
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  • Neck:
    Tropical American Mahogany
    Slender Deering Neck Shape
    Arched Fingerboard
    Seed & Vine Inlays
    Guitar Style Tuners
    Adjustable truss-rod
    22 Pressed In Nickel-Silver Frets

    Kavanjo® Pickup
    3/16" Durable Nickel Plated Steel Rim
    24-Piece Butterfly Flange
    24 flat hooks with 9/32" hex nuts
    24 Bracket Shoes
    11" Frosted Top High Crown Head
    Beveled Tension Hoop
    Deering 6-string Tailpiece
    Nickel Plated Hardware
    Deering 6-String Tailpiece

    Mahogany, with white binding
    Trimmed in White
    Straight Side Walls
    Satin Finish

    Has the sweet sound of mahogany with less sustain for clear notes. Crisp highs and good bass response with less overtones than many banjos. Easy to play with clarity of note separation. Great for recording.

    Tuned E,A,D,G,B,E for standard Guitar tuning, can also be tuned in other tunings

    Strings recommended XL D’Addario Guitar Strings, other gauges can be used, however to get the best
    banjo tone it should have light or extra light guitar strings or electric guitar strings.
    Includes a Deering Hardshell Case

    Neck Width at the Nut 1 ¾”
    Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 ¼”
    Resonator diameter 13 7/8”
    Overall Instrument Length 38 ½”

    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.