condition: excellent make / manufacturer: Deering model name / number: Classic Goodtime
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Deering Classic Goodtime 2 Special Resonator 5 String Banjo-*one tuning button needs replacement. *See Photos. Rare model and plays like a dream! Local pick-up only. No shipping. Cash or Paypal only.
Bringing together features like a violin quality three-ply blond rock maple rim and neck, steel coordinator rod and tension hoop, and 16 bracket shoes for assurance in even tone, the Deering Classic Goodtime Special 2 5 String Banjo captures the essence of the instrument's plucky tone. Built with the features pros love, this model is made for touring and playing bluegrass for the masses.
It is first and foremost a very playable instrument, that is built to be durable and travel easily, while being a superb sounding banjo that pleases audiences. The vintage look and vibrant tone of the patent pending Special tone ring set this banjo apart, as clearly louder than the Goodtime 2 and great for playing in a band setting. The Classic Goodtime Special has the look of an older banjo with the rich brown stain, Deering fiddle shaped peghead and planetary banjo tuners. The Classic Special can be heard with a sweet voice with sustain that compliments all the instruments in a band. Tuned in a G Chord, with the spikes already installed, you can easily play in other keys.
The Classic Goodtime Special is an achievement in keeping the cost down while providing an instrument that will stay in tune and perform reliably because it is made with precision by skilled American craftsmen. Made efficiently at the Deering factory in Spring Valley ( San Diego area of California), this is a comfortably playable banjo with a wonderfully bright tone. It is a solid dependable instrument that is immensely playable with excellent tonality and clarity.
- Slender Rock Maple Neck
- Stained a Rich Brown
- White dot inlays and Detailing
- Planetary Tuners
- Geared 5th String Tuner
- Durable Satin Finish
- Spikes installed at 7th, 9th, & 10th Frets
- 3 ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
- Stained Rich Brown
- NEW Steel Goodtime Tone Ring
- 11″ Frosted Top High Crown Head
- Steel Tension Hoop
- Steel Coordinator Rod for Adjustments
- 16 Bracket Shoes
- 16 Flat Hooks and 9/32″ Hex Nuts
- Patented Adjustable Goodtime Tailpiece
- 2 Piece Flange
- Nickel Plated Armrest
- Nickel Plated Hardware
- Maple Resonator
- Stained Rich Brown
- Satin Finish
- Black Binding
- Has a clear and bright sound of maple that projects very well
- 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: 10, 11,13, 21W, 10