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Goodtime Six-R 6 String Banjo


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The new Goodtime Six-R banjo comes hot on the heels of the very popular Goodtime Six open back banjo, but with the addition of a radiused midnight maple finger board, and a maple resonator, for a significantly fuller, clearer and more vibrant tone.

The new Goodtime Six-R banjo comes hot on the heels of the very popular Goodtime Six open back banjo, but with a few additional features making the Goodtime Six-R ready for the big stage both in looks and in build.

Most notably, the Goodtime Six-R features a radiused midnight maple finger board, offering the player a striking contrast to the normal blonde of the hard rock maple neck.

Tonally, the Goodtime Six-R is elevated by the addition of a maple resonator behind it's 11” 3-ply violin grade maple rim. Like any banjo, the addition of a resonator not only creates a hollow sound chamber, but also provides a flat surface for the sound to bounce off and project forward towards the players audience, instead of being absorbed by their body. The result is a significantly fuller, clearer and more vibrant tone.

Strings come courtesy of Elixir's XL bronze set, while other features include 6 high quality guitar style tuners, 26 ¼” scale length, ovangkol block inlays, a Deering designed Goodtime 6 string tailpiece and frosted top head.

NECK:

  • Blonde Slender Rock Maple Neck
  • Midnight Maple Fingerboard with a 15” Radius
  • 1 11/16th Nut Width
  • Fast, Sleek and Comfortable Neck Profile
  • 22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
  • Classic Block Style Hardwood Inlays
  • 2 Way Adjustable Truss Rod
  • Sealed Geared Tuners
  • Elixir XL Strings (10, 14, 23, 30, 39, 47)
  • Durable Satin Finish
  • 6 Strings Tuned Like a Guitar

POT:

  • Blonde 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
  • Steel Tension Hoop
  • 11″ Frosted Top High Crown Head
  • 5/8″ Maple/Ebony Goodtime Smile Bridge
  • 16 Flat Hooks with 9/32″ Nuts
  • 16 Bracket Shoes with Screw Attachments
  • Goodtime Six Tailpiece
  • Steel Coordinator Rod for Adjustments
  • Durable Satin Finish
  • Goodtime Armrest

RESONATOR

  • Resonator of Blonde Maple
  • Black Binding
  • Durable Satin Finish

TONE:

Easy to play with clarity of note separation and round full bodied tone.

TUNED:

E,A,D,G,B,E In Standard Guitar Tuning. Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

DIMENSIONS:

  • 1 11/16″ Nut Width
  • Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″
  • Rim Diameter 11″
  • Overall Instrument Length 37 1/2″
  • Weight Approx. 4.5 lbs

WARRANTY:

6 year warranty

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