The Vega Senator 6-string banjo is light weight and tuned like a guitar. It is great for acoustic blues and traditional jazz. This 6 string banjo is a great sounding light weight openback banjo. It that plays beautifully and gives a rich warm banjo sound reminiscent of the 6-string banjos of the early 1900's but with a much better intonation and improved tone. It has clear and elegant banjo tone with bass notes that are full and round. It's a pure delight for the guitarist as an easy instrument that is similar in weight to a guitar, fingered the same as a guitar and is compatible as a second instrument for those special songs that come alive with the smile and sparkle of a banjo tone.
This open back Vega Senator 6-string banjo has the ease of playability that all Deering banjos are noted for, and the light weight desired by many banjo players without sacrificing sound quality and sustain.
Neck: Mahogany Slender Guitar Shaped Neck Ebony Fingerboard and Nut Guitar Style Tuners 22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
Pot: Violin Grade 3-ply Maple Rim Open Back Warm Brown Stained Spun Brass Tone Ring Beveled Tension Hoop Shoe & Screw Bracket Assembly 24 Flat Hooks and 9/32” Hex Nuts 11” Medium Collar Fiberskyn Head Deering Custom Made 6-String Tailpiece Deering Compensated Maple/Ebony Bridge Nickel Plated Hardware Durable Satin Finish
Includes a Deering Hardshell Case
Tone: Provides brightness, sparkle, sustain and ease in playing; bright yet warm tone with great bass notes from the wound guitar strings. A soothing tone that is a joy to listen to and play.
Tuned: E,A,D,G,B,E in standard guitar tuning Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well. Dimensions: Neck Width at the Nut 1 3/4” Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4” Diameter 12” Overall Instrument Length 37 1/2" Weight Approx. 6 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