John McEuen Goodtime 2

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John McEuen enjoys inspiring others to play music and as ‘Johnny Banjoseed’, he encouraged the Deering Banjo Company to release a John McEuen Goodtime Two™ banjo that he could promote and inspire others to pick up the banjo.

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About this Banjo

John McEuen enjoys inspiring others to play music and as ‘Johnny Banjoseed’, he encouraged the Deering Banjo Company to release a John McEuen Goodtime Two™ banjo that he could promote and inspire others to pick up the banjo.  The John McEuen Goodtime Two™ banjo is an all maple bluegrass banjo with a resonator.  The neck is hard rock maple and the rim is violin grade 3 ply maple for a good bluegrass tone and it only weighs about 6 pounds.

Banjo Specifications:

Neck:

  • John McEuen Engraved Peghead
  • Blonde Slender Rock Maple Neck
  • 22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
  • Exotic Wood Bowtie Inlays
  • Geared Tuners
  • Geared 5th String Tuner
  • Sealed Geared Guitar Tuners
  • Durable Satin Finish
  • Deering Fiddle Shaped Peghead

Pot:

  • 3-ply Violin Grade Goodtime Maple Rim
  • 11″ Frosted Top High Crown Head
  • Steel Tension Hoop
  • 16 Bracket Shoes
  • 16 Flat Hooks with 9/32″ Hex Nuts
  • Patented Goodtime Tailpiece
  • 2 Piece Flange
  • Nickel Plated Armrest
  • Nickel Plated Hardware

Resonator:

  • Resonator of Blonde Maple
  • Black Binding
  • Durable Satin Finish

Case:

  • Triangle Box for Carrying
  • Gig Bag or Hardshell Case Sold Separately

Tone:

  • Has a bright sound of maple that projects well.
  • Easy to play with clarity of note separation.

Tuned:

  • g,D,G,B,D in standard G tuning
  • Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.
  • Comes with light gauge strings
  • Can be played with medium gauge strings as well.

Dimensions:

  • Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4″
  • Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26.25″
  • Resonator Diameter 13 7/8″
  • Rim Diameter 11″
  • Overall Instrument Length 38″
  • Weight Approx. 6 lbs

Warranty:

  • The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Goodtime Banjo a six year 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.
  • Starter Pack – FREE
    We can send along with your banjo a Starter Pack for free. This includes a strap, DVD, and tuner and picks.
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Weight 6 lbs
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