Deering Sierra Plectrum


All of the features that make the Deering Sierra our most popular series packed into a plectrum banjo.

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About this Banjo

All of the features that make the Deering Sierra our most popular series packed into a plectrum banjo.

Banjo Specifications


  • Mahogany
  • Natural Ebony fingerboard
  • Pearl dot position markers
  • Slender Deering Neck Shape
  • Fully Adjustable truss rod
  • Deering Planetary banjo tuners
  • Durable Satin Finish


  • 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


  • Mahogany
  • Trimmed in white
  • Straight Internal Sidewalls
  • Durable Satin Finish


  • Includes a Deering Hardshell Case


  • 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,B,D for Dixieland Jazz or can be tuned D,G,B,E for guitar style tuning
  • Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.


  • Neck Width at the Nut 1 3/16″
  • Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″
  • Resonator Diameter 13 7/8″
  • Overall Instrument Length 38″
  • Weight Approx. 11 lbs


  • 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 lbs

Mahogany, Maple


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