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Open Box Deering Boston Plectrum Banjo  

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For Traditional Jazz, or for guitar players, the Boston Plectrum is an easy instrument to play with a lighter weight than the higher end banjos, it's durable and has a good tone. The term Plectrum ref... Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

For Traditional Jazz, or for guitar players, the Boston Plectrum is an easy instrument to play with a lighter weight than the higher end banjos, it's durable and has a good tone. The term Plectrum refers to the fact that it is usually played with a flat pick. It can be tuned for Jazz C,G,B,D or like the last 4 strings of a guitar D,G,B,E. The 22 fret Plectrum banjo is generally used as the melodic banjo in dixieland jazz music while the 19 fret Tenor banjo is strummed for rhythm. The innovative steel rim construction of the drum provides a clear, crisp banjo tone that rings like a bell, records well and plays easily. There are higher-end banjos out there that do have better, warmer sound, but then you won't get one for the cost of a Boston.

Features
  • Beautiful woods and inlay
  • Excellent tone and projection
  • Plays easily
  • Multiple tuning options
  • Hardshell case included
Specifications
  • Neck:
    Mahogany
    22 Pressed In Nickel-Silver Frets
    Slender, fast and comfortable Deering Neck Shape
    Guitar style tuners
    (Planetary Tuners available as an option)

    Pot:
    Nickel plated and durable 3/16" Steel Rim that rings like a Tone Ring
    Butterfly 24-Piece Flange
    24 Fat Hooks with 9/32" Hex Nuts
    24 Bracket Shoes
    Nickel Plated Hardware
    Deering Truetone Tailpiece

    Resonator:
    Mahogany
    White Binding
    Durable Satin Finish

    Tone:
    Has a clean and bright tone, easily heard in a band
    It can be tuned for Jazz C,G,B,D or like the last 4 strings of a guitar D,G,B,E
    Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well
    Includes a Deering Hardshell Case

    Dimensions:
    22 Frets
    Neck Width at the Nut: 1 3/16³
    Scale Length Nut to Bridge: 27³
    Resonator diameter: 13 7/8³
    Overall Instrument Length: 38³
    Weight: 9.6lbs

    Lifetime Warranty:
    The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every
    owner of a Deering banjo a Lifetime Warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship

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  • Expedited repair
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  • Extended return period
  • Extended price protection
  • No lemon guarantee
  • Free transfer of coverage to a new owner
  • Repair costs covered for up to three years from date of purchase
  • Repair authorization-toll-free by phone or via the web
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