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Deering Eagle II 5-String Banjo


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  • $2,599.00
  • Regular price MSRP: $2,899.00

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Traditional Tone With Modern Innovations - The Deering Eagle II 5-String Banjo

Deering's newest and most affordable professional grade resonator 5-string banjo. The Deering Eagle II banjo is a whole new breed of banjo. It features the ground breaking, patent pending Twenty-Ten Tone Ring which is a completely original Deering design that is unlike any other traditional tone ring. It produces a high quality sound that is versatile for many styles of playing. While the sound is uniquely Deering Eagle, it represents a refinement in the quality of banjo tone, something that allows the player to soar to new heights. It is perfect for the player who wants a professional quality banjo that he can use for playing many styles of music.

Played by Winston Marshall of Mumford & Sons. 

NECK

  • Maple Stained a Dark Red Mahogany
  • Natural Ebony Fingerboard
  • Original Eagle Engraved Inlays
  • Slender Deering Neck Shape
  • 22 Nickel-Silver Frets
  • Fully Adjustable Two Way Truss Rod
  • Deering Planetary Banjo Tuners
  • Deering Geared 5th String Tuner
  • Gloss Finish

POT

  • Deering Patent Pending Twenty-Ten Tone Ring
  • 11" Three-Ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
  • Deering Brass Notched Tension Hoop
  • 11" Frosted Top Medium Crown Head
  • 24 Round Hooks and 1/4" Hex Nuts
  • 24 Bracket Shoes
  • Eagle 2 Piece Flange
  • Slender Shaped Armrest
  • Nickel Plated Hardware
  • Deering True Tone Tailpiece
  • 5/8" Deering Smile Maple/Ebony Top Bridge

RESONATOR

  • Maple Stained Red Mahogany
  • White Binding
  • Straight Inside Sidewalls
  • Gloss Finish

TONE

  • 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 G tuning.
  • Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

STRINGS

  • Comes with Deering Light Gauge Banjo Strings tuned to in standard G tuning (g,D,G,B,D)
  • Gauges: 10, 11, 13, 21W, 10
  • 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. 10 lbs

Manufacturer: Deering Banjos
Model: EII
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I263260-N-0-B

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