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The Deering Goodtime is a great banjo at a competitive price, constructed in the U.S. The Goodtime is an open-back banjo, weighing in at just four pounds, so it's ideal for traveling, camping, hiking, or taking to the beach. It provides a vibrant, singing banjo tone, and makes a great "starter" banjo, since it's well-fretted and plays easily.
The Goodtime banjos have a slender, low-profile neck that is easy to finger and comfortable for large and small hands.The fret work is accurate and precise to ensure correct intonation over the entire fingerboard.
You can adjust the action (string height) on the Goodtime banjo by adjusting the single coordinator rod in the pot easily and effectively adjusts the playability so that the strings are close to the fingerboard and are easy to press down.
The Rim is the round wood drum part of the banjo: In 2009 Greg Deering finished new tooling to make all Goodtime rims in the higher grade 3-ply maple design. Prior to that they were laminated birch and maple rims. This standard 11-inch diameter rim provides a top quality sound that out performs all other banjos available in this price range. Thanks to this new upgrade, Goodtime banjos sound like they should cost far more they do.
The patented Goodtime tailpiece is extremely strong and easily adjustable to maximize tone by raising or lowering it.The standard 11" diameter rim is a 3-ply violin grade maple rim provides a top quality sound that outperforms many banjos available in this price range. The 16 brackets and standard rim diameter make head adjustments easy and replacement heads are readily available since the heads are the same size as most modern banjos (11" high crown).
Deering manufactures the Goodtime Banjo in America at the Deering Banjo Company in Spring Valley, California.
My daughter LOVES her Deering Goodtime and has taken it many old time music events. Great beginner/intermediate banjo.Published 1 month ago by Laurie from Ventura
I have had mine for 3 years. I am a woman with very small hands and my practice time is maximized because I am not struggling to build up enough hand strength to overcome my... Read morePublished 4 months ago by bookworm
Pleased with this purchase. I had played one that belonged to a friend and knew what to expect. It did not disappoint. I am practicing twice as much since I got it. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Old Bro Dave
if you're considering dropping between 350 to 400 for this banjo then I'm assuming you've done your research. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Wouter Van Beek
What can one say, it's a Deering! Very high Quality banjo, a bit high on the price but I think that about most every thing now days. Read morePublished 6 months ago by C H Johnson
New to the Banjo, but my son loves it. Holds it's tune well. open back sounds great. He likes it.Published 7 months ago by John K. Bailey
Seems like a good Goodtime banjo. Definitely need to add an armrest and the fret wire ends could have been smoothed a bit. It's light and frets easy. I like it.Published 8 months ago by L. Graves
Being a musician for most of my life (bass & drums) I know a quality made instrument when I feel it. This banjo makes learning a new instrument fun and easy. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Karl