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A premium quality world class 5-string banjo that is appreciated for its crisp tone with great highs and distinctive bass response. The Calico is not only beautiful, but it is also exceptionally dynamic with both powerful sound and response providing an excellent tool for all styles of music.
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The heart of the Deering Calico banjo is the Deering bronze tone-ring, precisely fitted to the three ply maple rim. The Deering -06- tone ring produces a beautiful, balanced overtone spectrum. Its weight is ideal for most styles played on the banjo. A softer touch will provide you with as much sustain as you ever want, a sharper attack will produce a distinct pop and accurate note separation. You will notice no dead spots over the entire fingerboard. The beautiful highs and powerful well rounded bass is the result of intense study of alloys and shapes resulting in superb sound.
Curly Maple With A Honey Stain
Natural Ebony Fingerboard
22 Glued In Nickel Silver Frets
Mother Of Pearl Scroll Inlays
Ivoroid Bound Fingerboard
Multi-color Neck Purfling Trim
Adjustable Truss Rod
Deering Planetary Tuners
Deering Geared 5th String Tuner
Bound Neck and Peghead
Slender, Comfortable Deering Neck Shape
High Gloss Finish
Deering -06- Bell Bronze Tone Ring
Deering Premium Violin Grade 3-ply Maple Rim
Deering Brass Notched Tension Hoop
11? Top Frosted Medium Crown Head
24 Round Hooks with ¼? Hex Nuts
One Piece Nickel Plated Zinc Flange
5/8? Deering Maple/Ebony Bridge
Deering True Tone Tailpiece
Coral Snake Wood Purfling Trim
Shallow Depth For Quick Response
The Resonator Sides Are Specially Tapered On the Inside for Projection of Tone
High Gloss Finish
With a brighter tone than mahogany, maple provides a beautiful bass response and great highs. The banjo plays string to string and up the neck at a consistent clarity and excellent volume so it is easily heard amongst a band.
Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4?
Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4?
Resonator Diameter 13 7/8?
Overall Instrument Length 38?
Weight Approx. 11 lbs
Available in Tenor & Plectrum
Includes a Deering Hardshell Case
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