Deering John Hartford Lightweight 5-String Bluegrass Banjo With Case

The Deering John Hartford Model Banjo was inspired by John’s love for steamboats and early American Banjos.  The wooden tonering makes it several pounds lighter while still producing a crisp bright tone with a nice warm roundness.   

This Hartford has a big round tone that is full bodied with great bass and sweet highs. With the Grenadillo wood tone ring, it has a more woody tone but still retains great responsiveness, crispness, and ring.  It’s just a wonderfully musical sounding banjo.  Includes professional setup, fifth string spike capo installation, hardshell case, manufacturer lifetime warranty, and free shipping!

NECK:

  • Curly Maple with Walnut Stain
  • Beautiful Steamboat Scroll Mother of Pearl Inlays
  • White Binding with Black/White Trim
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • Slender Deering Neck Shape
  • 22 Glued In Nickel Silver Frets
  • Adjustable Truss Rod
  • Bone Nut
  • Deering Planetary Tuners
  • Deering Geared 5th String Tuner
  • Vintage Satin Finish

POT:

  • Hartford Grenadillo Lightweight Wood Tone Ring
  • Deering Premium Violin Grade 3-ply Maple Rim
  • Brass Notched Tension Hoop
  • 11” Frosted Top Banjo Head
  • 24 Round Hooks with Hex Nuts
  • One Piece Cast Zinc Flange
  • Nickel Plated Hardware
  • Deering True Tone Tailpiece
  • 5/8” Deering Smile™ Bridge

RESONATOR:

  • Curly Maple with Dark Walnut Stain
  • Resonator Sides Are Specially Tapered On the Inside For Projection of Tone
  • White Binding with Black/White Trim
  • Vintage Satin Finish
  • Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4″
  • Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″
  • Weight Approximately 9 lbs

If you've got questions, shoot us a message or give us a call at 833-BANJOBEN (833-226-5623).

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