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Deering GS Goodtime Special 5-String Banjo with Resonator


The newly Patented Goodtime Special Tone Ring designed by Deering produces a powerfully crisp, bright, sparkling tone, a considerable step up in tone from the original tone ring that was featured on our Goodtime Special banjos. The volume of tone is a wonderful surprise to players. If you're looking for a banjo with good volume and tone, and prefer to keep the cost as low as possible, then this is the banjo for you. This banjo will perform well in a jam session or band setting, feel comfortable, fret correctly, and be a stable instrument you can play for years to come. Tuned: G,D,G,B,D in standard G tuning Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well. Comes from the factory with light gauge strings 10, 11, 13, 21W, 10 Can be played with medium gauge as well.

  • DIMENSIONS: Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4", Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4", Resonator diameter 13 7/8", Overall Instrument Length 38", Weight Approx. 8 lbs
  • NECK: Blonde Slender Rock Maple Neck, 22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets, Hardwood Bowtie Inlays, Sealed Geared Guitar Tuners, Geared 5th String Tuner, Durable Satin Finish, Deering Fiddle Shaped Peghead
  • POT: 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim, Patented Steel Goodtime Special Tone Ring, 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: Blond Maple, Black Binding and Durable Satin Finish. This banjo consists of the best high quality wooden materials
  • TONE: Has a bell like tone that is loud, crisp and clear and easily heard in a band setting. Easy to play with clarity of note separation

Model: GS
Manufacturer: Deering
Deering GS Goodtime Special 5-String Banjo with Resonator
Regular Price: $1,059.00
On Sale For $949.00