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      Dean Backwoods 6 Banjo w/Pickup - Black Chrome (H73790)
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Standard guitar tuning makes it a great crossover instrument.

Now with a pickup and available in a black chrome finish, the 6-string Dean Backwoods 6 Banjo is perfect if your'e an electric guitar player looking to add new sounds to your live performances or recordings. With its familiar guitar tuning, this hybrid 6-string banjo requires no learning curve from guitarists. Fitted with an 11" Remo head, Grover tuners, 25" scale length, and 1-3/4" nut width, you'll be a-pickin' and a-grinnin' with the Dean Backwoods 6 Banjo in no time.

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Dean Backwoods 6 Banjo w/Pickup - Black Chrome Features:

  • 25-1/2" Scale
    Mahogany Neck
    Rosewood Fingerboard
    Pearl Dot / Wing Inlays
    Die Cast Tuners
    Celluloid Binding
    6-String
    Special design pickup
    Finishes: Gloss Natural




Dean Backwoods 6 Banjo w/Pickup - Black Chrome

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  • no learning curve

    As reviewed by Ryan Bostick on 12/15/2012

    I just got my Dean 6 string backwoods banjo and I love it. For a guitarist that is wanting that banjo sound quick, this is the way to go. There is no need to re-learn a tuning this comes ready from the start. It also really throws the sound. I was surprised how loud it was (even without plugging it in). A great instrument for a good price.

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  • strings pop out

    As reviewed by liam tahaney on 12/6/2013

    I wanted to like this, but you can't use a pick. you strum 1 down strum and the low e string pops out. its not very easy to play. the string tension is very high so fingerpicking is virtually impossible. the pickup wasn't very good either and it didn't stay in tune very well. overall, I didn't like this.

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  • Not Bad for the Money

    As reviewed by Jeremy on 7/10/2014

    Played this in the store and was impressed with the quality of sound, playability, and look. I was skeptical of how the electronic pickup would sound and it was better than I expected. However, it was being played through an acoustic amp. It did hold tune and intonation for the short demo within the store. I did notice that it does NOT have strap connectors. Looks like one would have to fabricate an S hook piece in order to use a strap. The bridge piece is quite high but should be able to be shaved down without much effort. I went ahead and purchased the instrument but not the floor demo. I got a new sealed-package from stock in the back. This does take some time to set up. This is a good buy if you're looking for that banjo sound without having to learn the five string chording and picking. The 6 string banjo is strung and tuned just like a guitar. However, you can't play it like a guitar with lots of heavy strumming. You need to pick it and use occasional strums.

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