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Deering Sierra USA Mahogany Banjo (with Case)

Greg Deering's flagship banjo features a mahogany resonator and neck for tight, bright sound, and elegant inlays on the ebony fretboard for stunning looks. (3) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Features: What it does for you:
Violin-grade maple rim Rich, full, round note distinction
Twenty hole bronze -06- tone ring clear, bright ringing sound and good sustain.
Mahogany neck Great sustain, strength, and warm tone
Ebony fretboard Delivers strong high-midrange and crisp treble

Deering Sierra USA Mahogany Banjo

The Deering Sierra USA Mahogany Banjo is the flagship of the line thanks to its incredible craftsmanship, tonal response and fantastic looks. The -06- bell bronze tone ring, violin grade maple 3 ply rim, one piece zinc flange, notched tension hoop, and exquisitely beautiful inlays make this banjo a remarkable instrument. This Sierra 5-string features a Mahogany neck and resonator which yields a very pleasant sound with less sustain than maple or walnut.

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"The Sierra has been tremendously successful. But it is no longer cosmetically simple. With the implementation of new technology I have been able to make the Sierra exquisitely beautiful without raising the price. I have been greatly inspired by the art work of the old masters of the Boston Banjo era from the turn of the last century.

With this inspiration in my blood I have brought art to the Sierra that is usually reserved for banjos costing much, much more. And I have kept the cost down using state of the art technology. So now the Sierra is a truly professional master piece of both sound and art at a price that is in your reach. We sell more Sierras than any other model and that makes it our flagship banjo!" -- Sincerely, Greg Deering.

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- Neck: Mahagony
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Frets: 22 Pressed In Nickel Silver
- Inlays: Original Deering Designed Engraved
- Neck Shape: Slender Deering
- Truss Rod: Fully Adjustable
- Tuners: Deering Planetary Banjo
- String Peg: Deering Geared 5th
- Finish: Satin
- Tone Ring: Deering -06- 20 Hole Bell Bronze
- Rim: Three-Ply Violin Grade Maple
- Tailpiece: True Tone Deering
- Hoop: Deering Brass Notched Tension
- Head: 11-inch Top Frosted Medium Crown
- Hooks/Nuts: 24 Round Hooks and 1/4 inch Hex Nuts
- Flange: One Piece Cast Zinc
- Armrest: Slender Shaped
- Hardware: Nickel Plated
- Finish: Satin
- Resonator:
- Wood: Mahogany
- Binding: White
- Sidewalls: Straight Inside
- Finish: Satin
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Overall: Wonderful banjo. Delivered in perfect condition. Beautiful sound quality. I love ZZounds. They were the only company that would let me make payments and with no interest. They even beat the lowest price I found else where. Great customer service.
Style of Music: Bluegrass and blues
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