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❌SOLD❌ Deering Boston 6 String Banjo


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This Deering Boston 6 String Banjo makes an ideal recording instrument. It’s lighter in weight due to the innovative steel rim construction that you can also find in Deering’s Boston 5 string banjos. In the B-6 this creates excellent note distinction, clarity, and sparkling crispness making it one of the all time favorites.

The Deering Boston 6 String Banjo is made of tropical American mahogany which gives it its sweet, round and full tone. It has an arched hard, dense, colorful, exotic, and naturally beautiful ebony fingerboard. It also features Deering’s own custom made six string tailpiece, and bridge. These helps create a superb playing banjo for guitar players. One of the most appealing aspects of the B-6 is its sleek neck making it comfortable, and easy to play.

In examining older 6-string banjos, Greg Deering observed the consistent lack of good tone. After much research he solved this mystery and now produces the only 6-string banjos with great sustain and beautiful tone. Many guitar players are now discovering the new sound available from playing a Deering 6-string banjo. It can be flat-picked or finger-picked equally well. We string it with extra light acoustic guitar strings, however, it does perform well with other string gauges.

Anything you play on a guitar can be played on the 6-string banjo, and as with all Deering banjos, the sound is excellent.

Deering Boston 6 String Banjo Specifications

* 1 3/4″ wide nut
* ebony fingerboard with dot markers
* Gotoh enclosed tuners
* adjustable truss rod
* tropical mahogany neck
* 22 frets
* thick steel rim
* low friction matte finish
* deluxe Deering hardshell case
* limited lifetime warranty

A Deering hardshell, archtop case is included.

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Price: $2,089.00 CAD
  • Model: B-6
  • Year: Current
  • Class: New
  • Condition: Brand New

  • This instrument has been sold
  • Not Consignment

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