Free Ross Ross Nickerson Beginner Pacakge, Official Deering Case, Free Shipping, Free Beginning the 5-string Banjo Book/CDs/DVD, Special Deering T-Wrench and 1 year Silver Online Lesson Membership
The "Good Time" Deering Beginner Banjo G1 is a really easy banjo to play and which makes it even easier to learn on. The price is right too and with our superior beginner package you can get started playing and practicing right away.
This American made beginner banjo is easy to learn on and reasonably priced. The Goodtime banjo is very light which makes learning easier at first. It stays in tune and has an amazing tone that is bright but not harsh. The tone is a pleasing mellow tone which will encourage you to practice and they feel good in your hands.
Comments from Ross Nickerson
I've had many students start with this model with a lot of success. Its one of those banjos you just don't want to put down. I know you'll be satisfied if you choose to learn on the Deering Goodtime Banjo.
I wrote the above paragraph back when we added the Good time Banjos to the site. I just received these comments below by email. He mentions how he can't put it down. As a teacher that's one of the biggest attribute and selling points for the Goodtime 1.
.....Even in the short time that I have had it, I find it almost irresistible for its light weight and tone (just snatch it off the rack and practice for a while;) John C
FREE ITEMS don't add to our normal discount price which is the lowest price we are allowed to advertise by the Manufacturer.
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, and other set up requests.
Included Free with the Good Time 1
Ross Nickerson Beginning the Five String Banjo Book with DVD and two CDs
Comes with an Official Deering Heavy Padded Case with Backpack Straps. $85 value
Also FREE - Special Banjo Head Tightening T wrench
These are not a standard size and are sold separately by Deering for $10.95.
We buy them and include it free at BanjoTeacher.com with any Deering Banjo.
You are going to need the wrench and I don't want you to be without one.
Owner of BanjoTeacher.com, Ross Nickerson
pictured with Greg Deering
We can install the Good Time Armrest on the Goodtime 1!
The Goodtime 1 does not come with the armrest like the more expensive Goodtime 2 does. We came up with a solution! We can install it for you for just the normal discount price of the armrest when we set the banjo up! There is an option to add the armrest where the add to cart button is.
Free Ross Nickerson Beginners Package - Retail value $79.00
Our Beginner Banjo Package includes a Comprehensive 64 page Beginner Banjo Book with a two hour beginner banjo DVD and two audio CDs. You also receive a set of banjo picks, a clip-on chromatic banjo tuner, a spare set of banjo strings and a banjo strap.
Customer email feedback
....Hello Ross, I received my Goodtime Banjo in, what to me must be, record time; not more than 48 hours after we spoke on the phone.
I love it. It’s a great, light-weight, banjo with excellent tone. Is it the equivalent of a $1,200 - $1,500 banjo? Of course not, it’s not intended to be. I have read many reviews of the Deering Goodtime and most critics seem to be missing the point: the Goodtime is not intended to be the last banjo you will ever purchase (if it is, the banjo was probably not the instrument for you in the first place).
Even in the short time that I have had it, I find it almost irresistible for its light weight and tone (just snatch it off the rack and practice for a while; much more tempting than my 12-pound alternative; although I do like my RK-35). The armrest and the capo spikes are also a welcome addition. Finally, the setup was perfect, just a quick tune and I was ready to go. It will suit my needs perfectly as my wife and I travel a lot in our RV. Thank you for recommending it!
Add this Deering Leather Banjo Strap that fits Artisan and Good Time banjo's for $29.The vast majority of leather straps do not fit behind the brackets of a Good Time or Artisan Banjo.
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