Deering Tenbrooks Saratoga Star with Kruger Tone Ring. (Flat Fingerboard)
Excellent condition with original hard case. $6,899.00 with free shipping.
The Deering Saratoga Star with Kruger Tone Ring is a high-end banjo model produced by the Deering Banjo Company, one of the most respected banjo makers in the world. The Saratoga Star is named after the Saratoga Springs region of New York, which is known for its vibrant bluegrass music scene.
The Kruger Tone Ring used in this model is named after its inventor, Roger Kruger. This tone ring is made of a special alloy that enhances the banjo’s tonal characteristics, providing a warm and rich sound with excellent sustain and projection. The Kruger Tone Ring is highly regarded among banjo enthusiasts for its unique tonal qualities and is often used in high-end banjos.
The Deering Saratoga Star with Kruger Tone Ring features a high-grade maple neck and resonator, a rosewood fingerboard, and intricate inlay work on the headstock and fingerboard. The banjo also has a 3-ply maple rim, a Deering tailpiece, and a planetary tuning system, which helps to keep the instrument in tune and enhances its overall playability.
The Saratoga Star is a favorite among many professional banjo players and is often used in bluegrass, folk, and country music. Its warm, rich tone and exceptional projection make it well-suited for both solo and ensemble playing.
Overall, the Deering Saratoga Star with Kruger Tone Ring is a top-of-the-line banjo model that represents the pinnacle of Deering’s craftsmanship and attention to detail. It is a great choice for serious banjo players who demand the highest quality sound and performance from their instruments.