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Used Deering Jens Kruger 5-String Banjo

The Deering Tenbrooks Saratoga Star with an -06- tone ring and radiused fingerboard is the same banjo as this one in both playability and tonal characteristics.  Check it out here >

Neck:
Dark Red Mahogany Stained
High Grade Curly Maple Neck
22 Frets
Adjustable Truss Rod
Grafaloy Nut
V Shaped Neck
Spikes installed at 7th, 9th, & 10th frets
Deering Planetary Tuners
Deering Geared 5th String Tuner
High Gloss
Radiused Ebony Fingerboard

 

Pot:
Kruger Tone Ring 
Precision machined Tenbrooks style 3-ply Maple Rim
Deering Brass Notched Tension Hoop
11” Medium Crown Frosted Top Head
24 Round Hooks with ¼” Hex Nuts
Tenbrooks Nickel plated Zinc Flange
Nickel Plated Hardware
Deering True-Tone Tailpiece
11/16” Signature Maple Ebony Bridge

 

 

Resonator:
A Deep resonator made of Curly Maple
Resonator stained Dark Red Mahogany
Ivoroid Binding
High Gloss Finish 

 

 

Includes a Deering Hardshell Case

Tone:
This banjo represents an achievement in banjo tone, having removed all the unwanted overtones, resulting in a banjo that is orchestral grade, with enough sustain for slow songs and clarity of note separation when it is played hard and fast. It has consistent clarity and volume up and down the neck and string to string. It fully resonates deep bass notes and sweet clear highs such that no note is suppressed and music flows freely from this alive and vibrant instrument. 

 

Dimensions:
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”

 

 



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