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Deering TENBROOKS SARATOGA STAR BANJO 5-String Banjo W/ 06 Tone Ring and FREE installed spikes

   
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Greg Deering personally designed the inlays with an Art Nouveau style in mind. Reminiscent of the Victorian Era, this high grade maple banjo stands out as a top of the line professional instrument, at home on the concert stages throughout the world. It is played by world renowned banjoists like Bela Fleck, 2007 IBMA Banjo Player of the Year - Tony Trischka, Joe Bonsal of the Oak Ridge Boys, and Ned Luberecki.

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From Bluegrass to Country, Rock to Classical, this is one of the ultimate banjos made today. Crafted with the precision of every Tenbrooks banjo out of highly figured violin grade maple for the ultimate tonal power and sparkle. It is so alive with sound that you can feel the vibrations through the back of the banjo as you play. The sound carries clearly greater distances than other banjos. This banjo is for the dedicated musician who appreciates versatility in communicating with the audience through music.

BANJO SPECS

NECK:
Curly Maple Neck stained a Rich Dark Red Mahogany
Tenbrooks D Shaped Neck
22 Glued in Nickel Silver Frets
Ebony Fingerboard
Ivoroid Binding
Bone Nut
Spikes are installed at 7 and 9th Frets
Fully Adjustable Two Way Truss Rod
Deering Planetary Banjo Tuners
Deering Geared 5th String Tuner
High Gloss Finish

POT:
-06- Bronze Tone Ring
11" Tenbrooks 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
Deering 11/16″ Maple Ebony Smile Bridge
Deering Brass Notched Tension Hoop
11″ Frosted Top Medium Crown Head
24 Round Hooks and ¼″ Hex Nuts
Nicel Plated One Piece Cast Zinc Flange
Slender Shaped Armrest
Nickel Plated Hardware
Deering True Tone Tailpiece

RESONATOR:
Deep Resonator Made of Curly Maple
Resonator Sides Are Specially Tapered On the Inside For Projection of Tone
Stained a Deep Red Brown
High Gloss Finish
Includes a Deering Hardshell Case

TONE:
The Saratoga Star resounds with a brilliant full bodied tone with deep bass and brilliant highs. It has a pleasing clarity and balance on every string up and down the entire fingerboard. The full Tenbrooks banjo design, materials and dimensions create this maple banjo that brings out all the best tone from the wood and precisely created metal parts so that this instrument rings true with a sweet clarity and uninhibited musicality.

TUNED:
G,D,G,B,D in standard G tuning Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

STRINGS
Comes with Deering Tenbrooks Strings tuned to in standard G tuning (G,D,G,B,D)
Gauges: 11, 12, 13, 22W, 11
End Type: Loop

DIMENSIONS:
Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4″
Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″
Resonator Diameter 13 7/8″
Rim Diameter 11″
Overall Instrument Length 38″
Weight Approx. 11 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.