Deering Goodtime Americana - 12 inch Rim - Deep Sound

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Deering Goodtime Americana Banjo with 12 inch rim
Mellow Deep Tone - Open Back Banjo

The Deering Goodtiime Americana features a 12 inch rim for mellow tone. It is a high quality banjo for learning on with great tone and is American Made.

The Americana™ is the first 5-string banjo from Deering to be fitted with their new Grand 12” rim, which gives the banjo a stronger bass response and a much warmer tone. The fullness and warmth of the larger rim is further enhanced by the addition of a 12” Renaissance head which beautifully complements the banjo both visually and sonically. Made in America.


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

List of FREE Items Included with this Banjo

  • Best Beginner Banjo Free Banjo Student Package
  • Best beginner Banjo Book 54 Page Spiral Bound Beginner Banjo Book
    with DVD and 2 CDs
  • Free Banjo Lessons Online with Banjo Purchase Free 1YR Banjo Lesson Site Access
  • Professional Banjo Set Up Professional Banjo Set up
  • Deering Banjo Case and Gig Bags Free Official Deering Heavy Padded Gig Bag
  • Free US Banjo Shipping Free US Banjo Shipping
  • Wrench to Tighten Banjo Head on Deering Free Deering Head Tightening Wrench
  • Shipping a Banjo Overseas from the US $30 Intl. AK, HI Shipping Credit
  • Best Banjo Prices, Price Matching and Serivce Price Matching or Questions 1-866-322-6567

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.

Comes with an Official Deering Heavy Padded Case with Backpack Straps. $85 value
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Also FREE - Special Banjo Head Tightening T wrench
This wrench is sold separately by Deering for $10.95.
We are including it free at BanjoTeacher.com with any Deering Banjo.
Deering Banjo Head Tightening Wrench

Owner of BanjoTeacher.com, Ross Nickerson
pictured with Greg Deering

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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!
John Crane

FREE WITH THIS BANJO - BanjoTeacher.com Beginner Banjo Package Deal
Our Beginner Banjo Package includes a Comprehensive 52 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.
Beginners Package - Retail value $79.00
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We can install the Good Time Armrest on the Goodtime 17 Fret Irish Tenor Banjo!
The Goodtime 17 fret Irish tenor 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! See the options to choose the armrest below.

We install the Goodtime 1 banjo armrest free at banjoteacher.com

Call or email us anytime with questions.
10AM to 10PM at 1-866-322-6567or contact-us

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$579.00

  • NO - Goodtime Armrest
  • YES - Install Official Goodtime Armrest $19
  • NO Upgrade FREE Silver to Gold Access
  • YES - Upgrade FREE Silver to Gold Access $39

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Specifications

Neck:

  • Blonde Slender Rock Maple Neck
  • 22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
  • Hardwood Bow Tie Inlays
  • Sealed Geared Tuners
  • Geared 5th String Tuner
  • Durable Satin Finish
  • Americana Engraved In Peghead
  • Deering Fiddle Shaped Peghead

Pot:

  • Blonde 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
  • Steel Tension Hoop
  • 12″ Renaissance High Crown Head
  • 5/8″ Maple/Ebony Goodtime Bridge
  • 16 Flat Hooks with 9/32″ Nuts
  • 16 Bracket Shoes with Screw Attachments
  • Deering Patented Goodtime Tailpiece
  • Nickel Plated Goodtime Armrest
  • Steel Coordinator Rod for Adjustments
  • Durable Satin Finish
  • Openback

Tone:

Easy to play with clarity of note separation and round full bodied tone.

Tuned:

g,D,G,B,D in standard G tuning Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

Dimensions:

  • Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4″
  • Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″
  • Rim Diameter 12″
  • Overall Instrument Length 37 1/2″
  • Weight Approx.4.5 lbs

Warranty:

6 year warranty



You can also make adjustments to the free items that come with Deering Beginner Banjos, Goodtime Banjos , Deering  Open Back, Clawhammer, Oldtime,Deering Electric Banjos, Deering 6 String Banjo ,Deering 4 string Tenor Banjo, Irish Tenor Banjos,Deering Plectrum Banjo, Deering Travel Banjo Parlour and Kids Banjo, Deering Banjo Ukes, Long Neck Deering Banjos or Custom Deering Banjos we can help you order.

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