Deering Goodtime Special Banjo

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  • The Deering Goodtime Special 5 String banjo features the patented Goodtime Special Tone Ring and produces a brighter more rich tone. This is a considerable step up in tone. The volume of tone is a wonderful surprise to players who pick up this banjo. If you're looking for a banjo with good volume and tone, and prefer to keep the cost as low as possible, then this is the banjo for you. This banjo will perform well in a jam session or band setting, feel comfortable, fret correctly, and be a stable instrument you can play for years to come.
  • Neck: 
    Blonde Slender Rock Maple Neck
    22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
    Hardwood Bowtie Inlays
    Sealed Geared Guitar Tuners 
    Geared 5th String Tuner 
    Durable Satin Finish
    Deering Fiddle Shaped Peghead


    3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
    Patented Deering Goodtime Special Tone Ring
    11” Frosted Top High Crown Head
    Steel Tension Hoop
    16 Bracket Shoes 16 Flat Hooks with 9/32” Hex Nuts
    16 Bracket Shoes
    Patented Goodtime Tailpiece
    2 Piece Flange
    Nickel plated Armrest
    Nickel Plated Hardware 


    Blonde Maple
    Black Binding
    Durable Satin Finish 

    Has a bell like tone that is loud, crisp and clear and easily heard in a band setting. 
    Easy to play with clarity of note separation. 

    g,D,G,B,D in standard G tuning Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.
    Comes from the factory with light gauge strings 9.5, 11, 14, 20W, 9.5 
    Can be played with medium gauge as well. 

    Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4”
    Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4” 
    Rim diameter 13 7/8” 
    Overall Instrument Length 38” 
    Weight Approx. 8 lbs 

    Goodtime Banjos come with a six year warranty ensuring the quality of the materials and workmanship.