Deering Sierra 17-Fret Irish Tenor

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Irish Tenor banjos have the shorter 17 fret neck for a brighter, snappier sound. The Sierra 17-fret tenor has our professional -06- bronze tone ring and you get all the most important features that affect the tone and playability at an economical price.

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About this Banjo

Irish Tenor banjos have the shorter 17 fret neck for a brighter, snappier sound. The Sierra 17-fret tenor has our professional -06- bronze tone ring and you get all the most important features that affect the tone and playability at an economical price.

Made of mahogany with a slim comfortable neck and ebony fingerboard, the Sierra banjo will give you hours of lasting pleasure because it is made right and it’s easy to finger so with little effort you can enjoy playing this professional quality banjo.

Banjo Specifications

Neck:

  • Mahogany or Maple
  • Natural Ebony fingerboard
  • 17 Pressed in Nickel Silver Frets
  • Original Deering Designed Engraved Inlays
  • Slender Deering Neck Shape
  • Fully Adjustable truss rod
  • Deering Planetary banjo tuners
  • Durable Satin Finish

Pot:

  • Genuine Deering -06- Bell Bronze Tone Ring
  • Violin Grade Three ply Maple Rim
  • Brass Notched Tension Hoop
  • Standard 11″ Frosted Bottom Medium Crown Head
  • 24 Round Hooks and ¼″ Hex Nuts
  • One Piece Cast Zinc Flange
  • Slender Shaped Armrest
  • Deering True Tone Tailpiece
  • Nickel Plated Hardware

Resonator:

  • Mahogany
  • Trimmed In White
  • Straight Internal Sidewalls
  • Durable Satin Finish

Case:

  • Includes a Traditional Hardshell Case

Tone:

  • Has the sweet sound of mahogany with less sustain than maple or walnut.
  • Professional quality tone. Easy to play with clarity of note separation.

Tuned:

  • C,G,D,A for standard tenor tuning
  • G,D,A,E for Irish music
  • Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

Dimensions:

  • Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/8″
  • Scale Length Nut to Bridge 21″
  • Resonator diameter 13 7/8″
  • Overall Instrument Length 32″
  • Weight Approx. 11 lbs

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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Weight 11.5 lbs
Wood

Mahogany, Maple

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