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Deering Eagle II 5-String Banjo

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  • 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!

    This is the model that is played by Winston Marshall, the banjo player for the band Mumford and Sons.

    Includes a Deering Hardshell Banjo Case

  • Neck:

    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
    Gloss Finish



    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 
    White Binding
    Straight Inside Resonator Sidewalls
    Gloss Finish 

    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.

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