Deering Eagle 2 Openback

$1,989.00

Deering’s newest professional grade openback 5-string banjo. The Eagle II™ banjo is a whole new breed of banjo. It features the ground breaking, patent pending Twenty-Ten™ Tone Ring which is a completely original Deering design that gives the banjo an extremely clear tone.

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About this Banjo

Deering’s newest professional grade openback 5-string banjo. The Eagle II™ banjo is a whole new breed of banjo. It features the ground breaking, patent pending Twenty-Ten™ Tone Ring which is a completely original Deering design that gives the banjo an extremely clear tone.

This is an incredible clawhammer banjo!

Banjo Specifications

Neck:

  • Maple Stained a Dark Red Mahogany
  • Natural Ebony Fingerboard
  • 22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
  • Original Eagle Engraved Inlays
  • Slender Deering Neck Shape
  • Fully Adjustable Truss Rod
  • Planetary Banjo Tuners
  • Geared 5th String Peg
  • Gloss Finish

Pot:

  • Deering Patent Pending Twenty-Ten Tone Ring
  • Three-Ply Violin Grade  Maple Rim
  • True Tone Deering Tailpiece
  • Deering Brass Notched Tension Hoop
  • 11″ Top Frosted Medium Crown Head
  • 24 Round Hooks and ¼″ Hex Nuts
  • 24 Bracket Shoes  
  • Slender Shaped Armrest
  • 5/8″ Maple Bridge With Ebony Top
  • Nickel Plated Hardware

Resonator:

  • Maple Stained Red Mahogany
  • White Binding
  • Straight Inside Resonator Sidewalls
  • Gloss Finish

Case:

  • Includes a Deering Hardshell Case

Tone:

  • A strong mid range tone with good bass and vibrant highs, that is versatile for playing both Clawhammer and Clawgrass styles of playing.

Tuned:

  • g,D,G,B,D in standard tuning
  • Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

Dimensions:

  • 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. 10 lbs

Warranty:

  • Warranty: The trust and pride Deering shares in their product gives them the confidence to grant every owner of a new Deering banjo a Lifetime Warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship

Bonuses When You Order From Banjo.com

  • 5th String Railroad Spike Capos – FREE
    We can add these as a free service when you purchase a banjo from us. When you add this banjo to your cart just select that you want the capos. What is this? When you use a standard capo on your banjo fretboard, fretting strings 1 through 4, you’ll need to capo the 5th string separately. The 5th string starts at the 5th fret. If your standard capo is on the 2nd fret, you also need to capo the 5th string two frets higher, at the 7th fret. We recommend installing railroad spike capos on frets 7 and 9 (A and B). We install them on the fretboard just under the 5th string, an idea that was developed and used by Earl Scruggs himself. We use them, and so do most of the professional players we know. When you’re playing, you don’t really notice the spikes because they’re out of the way, but they’re always there when you need them. Simply slide the 5th string under the spike. When you’re done, slide it out.
  • Bluegrass or Clawhammer Starter Pack – FREE
    We can send along with your banjo a Bluegrass or Clawhammer Starter Pack for free. This includes a strap, DVD, and tuner and picks.
  • Every Banjo Tested by a Banjo Expert Before Shipping

 

Orientation

Left Handed, Right Handed

Railroad Spikes

Free 5th String Railroad Spike Installation, No Thanks

FREE Starter Pack

Clawhammer Starter Pack, No Thanks

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