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      Deering B6 6-String Banjo (517717)
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Put your guitar licks to work on a banjo!

Tuned like a Guitar, Guitar players can get up and go with this 6-string banjo - Uniquely Deering, the Boston Banjo breaks with tradition and provides a professional quality sound at a lower price point by creating the drum from 3/16" rolled steel which rings like a tone ring. Also, upgrading the accuracy of tuning by way of guitar tuners with a higher gear ratio than the traditional banjo tuners.

The uniquely Deering Inlay pattern gives you visual beauty enhancing the great performance. This banjo is the preferred sound in country recording studios and in non-traditional bands like the Keith Urban Band. You can hear this banjo played on Keith Urban songs like "Someone Like You" and his Grammy award winning "Sweet Thing." It has big resonant bass notes that you don't find on a 5-string banjo, and also crisp highs for that beautiful banjo tone.

Tone:
Has the sweet sound of mahogany with less sustain for clear notes. Crisp highs and good bass response with less overtones than many banjos. Easy to play with clarity of note separation. Great for recording.

Tuned
E,A,D,G,B,E for standard Guitar tuning, can also be tuned in other tunings

Strings recommended
XL D'Addario Guitar Strings, other gauges can be used, however to get the best banjo tone it should have light or extra light guitar strings or electric guitar strings.

Includes a Deering Hardshell Case.

Deering B6 6-String Banjo Features:

  • Neck:
    Tropical American Mahogany
    Slender Deering Neck Shape
    Arched Ebony Fingerboard
    Seed & Vine Inlays,
    Guitar Style Tuners
    Adjustable truss-rod
    22 Pressed In Nickel-Silver Frets

    Pot:
    3/16" Durable Nickel Plated Steel Rim
    24-Piece Butterfly Flange
    24 flat hooks with 9/32" hex nuts
    24 Bracket Shoes
    11" Frosted Top High Crown Head
    Beveled Tension Hoop
    Deering 6-string Tailpiece
    Nickel Plated Hardware,
    Deering 6-String Tailpiece

    Resonator:
    Mahogany, with white binding
    Trimmed in White
    Straight Side Walls
    Satin Finish

    Includes case


Deering B6 6-String Banjo Specifications:

  • Dimensions:
    Neck Width at the Nut 1 ¾"
    Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 ¼"
    Resonator diameter 13 7/8"
    Overall Instrument Length 38 ½"


Deering B6 6-String Banjo

Deering banjos with the lifetime warranty are only available through authorized Deering Dealers.

IF YOU BUY A "NEW" DEERING BANJO FROM A NON-AUTHORIZED DEALER, YOU HAVE PURCHASED A USED BANJO AND HAVE NO WARRANTY. When we send a Deering banjo to an authorized dealer, only that dealer or another authorized dealer can sell that banjo as new. If an authorized dealer sells a new Deering banjo to a non-authorized dealer, the non authorized dealer becomes the first owner and he becomes the bearer of the lifetime warranty; not a new dealer by transfer. When the unauthorized dealer sells that banjo to the consumer, even if it was never played or even touched, it is a used instrument and no longer carries the lifetime warranty. This is necessary so that we know how the banjo has been cared for between the time we ship it and the time that our customers buy it. We have no way of knowing how non-authorized dealers care for their instruments because we do not communicate with them. This also honors and protects the strong relationship between Deering and its treasured network of hard working Deering dealers. For your protection against theft and to ensure immediate proof of ownership, four digits of the serial number are visible on the back of the peghead on each banjo. The full serial number is inside the resonator. When you purchase a Deering banjo and send in the warranty card you will receive a Gold Credit card style ownership/warranty card. This gold card is embossed with your name and the serial number of your new banjo for easy identification. Take your Gold Card with you to festivals or when traveling so that if your banjo is ever stolen you can easily prove it's yours.

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  • Repair Costs Covered for up to 3 years from date of purchase
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