DEERING VEGA KINGSTON TRIO - BOB SHANE PLECTRUM BANJO

New product

Played with a flat pick, and so called a "plectrum", The Bob Shane 50th Anniversary model celebrates the fact that the banjo music on the famous recording of the song, "Tom Dooley", was actually played by Bob Shane on a plectrum banjo that was tuned like the last four strings of a guitar! A Little known fact.

The Bob Shane Plectrum banjo is a professional grade banjo made beautifully figured natural koa wood buffed to a high gloss. It has a genuine Deering made Vega Tubaphone tone ring made of brass for outstanding quality of tone and projection. The precision Vega style 3-ply Maple Rim, hand fit with a genuine Vega Tubaphone Tone Ring, Brass Bracket Band, Frosted Top Head provides a crisp tone for all styles of music.

This is the perfect cross over banjo for guitar players who want that special banjo tone! Whether you play Kingston Trio style of popular folk music, classical, bluegrass, old fiddle tunes, blues, jazz or compose your own music with this wonderful plectrum banjo you get renowned craftsmanship, and classic tone. .

BanjoTeacher.com is an authorized dealer for all Deering Banjo Models and at the best prices. Call or email us anytime for a price quote or price match. Toll free

Banjoteacher.com offers complete professional banjo set-up FREE We can also add custom options like 5th string capo spikes, bridge upgrades, zero glide nut, left handed models and other set up requests.


Comes with an official Deering Hard Case

Free with this Banjo

This Banjo includes the free items listed in the right column along with the official Deering Hard Shell Banjo Case, Free Pro Set-up and Free US Shipping.

Call or email us anytime with questions or for our special prices. You can also make adjustments to the free items that come with each Deering Professional, Eagle, Golden Series, Artist Signature, Tenbrooks, Private Collection Series or Custom Banjos. 1-866-322-6567 email us

To Add options below, select the option, and click "Add to Cart" again

$4,892.00

  • Purchase Banjo
  • Yes Add Zero Glide $49 Special
  • Yes Left Handed

- +

Add to compare

Free with this Purchase

Free US Shipping

Free US shipping! We also offer a 30.00 shipping discount to Alaska, Hawaii and ALL International orders, International orders call or email first for a shipping quote.

Free hard case
Free banjo case

Your banjo comes with a free hard shell banjo case. $199 retail
Free Banjo Strap
This free banjo strap which is made just for banjos features easy on and off and has
no metal parts to rattle or scratch your banjo.

tunerFree Goldtone CC Banjo Tuner
Goldtones CCT new innovative banjo tuner is the best Clip-on tuner available for banjo. Retail $30

Best Price Guarantee
We match or beat prices on Banjos!
Call 1-866-322-6567 or email us

Banjo FAQ

Write a review

DEERING VEGA KINGSTON TRIO - BOB SHANE PLECTRUM BANJO

Played with a flat pick, and so called a "plectrum", The Bob Shane 50th Anniversary model celebrates the fact that the banjo music on the famous recording of the song, "Tom Dooley", was actually played by Bob Shane on a plectrum banjo that was tuned like the last four strings of a guitar! A Little known fact.

The Bob Shane Plectrum banjo is a professional grade banjo made beautifully figured natural koa wood buffed to a high gloss. It has a genuine Deering made Vega Tubaphone tone ring made of brass for outstanding quality of tone and projection. The precision Vega style 3-ply Maple Rim, hand fit with a genuine Vega Tubaphone Tone Ring, Brass Bracket Band, Frosted Top Head provides a crisp tone for all styles of music.

This is the perfect cross over banjo for guitar players who want that special banjo tone! Whether you play Kingston Trio style of popular folk music, classical, bluegrass, old fiddle tunes, blues, jazz or compose your own music with this wonderful plectrum banjo you get renowned craftsmanship, and classic tone. .

BanjoTeacher.com is an authorized dealer for all Deering Banjo Models and at the best prices. Call or email us anytime for a price quote or price match. Toll free

Banjoteacher.com offers complete professional banjo set-up FREE We can also add custom options like 5th string capo spikes, bridge upgrades, zero glide nut, left handed models and other set up requests.


Comes with an official Deering Hard Case

Free with this Banjo

This Banjo includes the free items listed in the right column along with the official Deering Hard Shell Banjo Case, Free Pro Set-up and Free US Shipping.

Call or email us anytime with questions or for our special prices. You can also make adjustments to the free items that come with each Deering Professional, Eagle, Golden Series, Artist Signature, Tenbrooks, Private Collection Series or Custom Banjos. 1-866-322-6567 email us

To Add options below, select the option, and click "Add to Cart" again

Write a review

 
SPEC

Neck: 
Natural Koa
22 Glued In Nickel Silver Frets
Mother of Pearl Inlay in the Peghead
Mother of Pearl Vega Fingerboard Pattern
Traditional Vega Plectrum Neck Shape
Adjustable Truss Rod
Ebony Fingerboard
Ivoroid Binding
Bone Nut
Deering Planetary Tuners

Pot:
Genuine Brass Tubaphone Tone Ring
Premium 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
Notched Brass Tension Hoop
Brass Bracket Band with Shoes
24 Round Hooks with 5/16″ Hex Nuts
11″ Frosted Bottom Medium Crown Head
Two Coordinator Rods for Adjustments
Deering Truetone Tailpiece
5/8″ Deering 6-string Compensated Maple/Ebony Bridge
Nickel Plated Hardware
Satin Finish
Open Back

Includes a Deering Hardshell Case

Tone: 
A warm round, vibrant tone with balanced responsiveness of highs and lows.

Tuned: 
C,G,B,D in standard plectrum tuning
D,G,B,E - the top 4 strings of the guitar
D,G,B,D - open G tuning
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

Dimensions:

Neck Width at the Nut 1 3/16″
Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″
Diameter 11″
Overall Instrument Length 37 1/2"
Weight Approx. 7.5 lbs 

Lifetime 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.

 
Purchase from an expert

The large corporate chains don't ship your banjos set up and ready to play.
If you call them, their employees don't play the banjo or know anything about them.
I have been playing and teaching banjo professionally all my adult life. I will give it to you straight and steer you in the right direction, whether it is in our direction or not. Purchase here from an expert and reward knowledge, honesty, integrity and dedication.
We value your support and educated choice.

Accessories

9 other products in the same category:

QR code

Menu

Compare 0