Open Back Banjos
Deering: ARTISAN GTAMER(Item ID: ARTISAN GTAMER Serial#: NNE04171903)
Artisan Americana 5-String Open-Back Banjo with 12" Head and Satin Brown Finish
From the Deering website:
"The Goodtime Artisan Americana features a 12 rim, which gives the banjo a stronger bass response and a much warmer tone. The fullness and warmth of the larger rim is further enhanced by the addition of a 12 Renaissance head which beautifully complements the banjo both visually and sonically. The Artisan version of the Goodtime Americana features a rich brown stain, planetary banjo tuners, and the Midnight Maple fingerboard.
Played with an old time style technique, the Americana is reminiscent of banjos from a period when larger rims were more prevalent which makes the 12 a great setup for playing old time music. A traditional 11" banjo with a frosted top head has a far brighter sound and will "cut" more. Since the combination of the Grand 12' rim and the Renaissance head makes for a wonderfully laid back sound in comparison, the Americana lends itself perfectly for musicians looking to use the banjo to back up a vocalist or another instrument, instead of playing the a lead instrument role.
The stunning new Artisan Goodtime banjos embodies Greg Deerings lifelong vision for the Deering Banjo Company to make the best sounding, best playing, best looking, and best value U.S.A. made banjo that he possibly could."
Slender Rock Maple Neck Stained A Rich Brown
Midnight Maple Fingerboard
22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
Vintage Artisan Style Inlays
Goodtime Americana Logo Engraved On Peghead
Geared 5th String Tuner
Durable Satin Finish
Deering Peghead shape
12" 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim Stained Rich Brown
Steel Tension Hoop
12" Renaissance High Crown Head
5/8" Maple/Ebony Goodtime Bridge
16 Flat Hooks with 9/32″ Nuts
16 Bracket Shoes with Screw Attachments
Nickel Plated Armrest
Deering Patented Goodtime Tailpiece
Steel Coordinator Rod for Adjustments
Durable Satin Finisck
Overall Instrument Length - 37 3/4″
Weight Approx. 5 lbs
This banjo comes with a Triangle Box/Case. It does not include a gigbag or hardshell case.
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