The GOODTIME SPECIAL Banjo
With a Multi-Ply Wood Rim, a Maple Resonator, a Plated
and the Extra-Crisp Punch of a Metal Tone Ring.
Standard 11" diameter
Multi ply birch/maple
Single coordinator rod
All geared tuners
The Goodtime banjo has a slender low profile neck that is easy to finger
and comfortable for large and small hands. The high quality rock maple
wood contributes to the bright sparkling sound of the Goodtime banjo. This
hard, dense wood is also very strong and stable. The fret work is accurate
and precise to ensure accurate intonation over the entire fingerboard.
The single coordinator rod in the pot easily and effectively adjusts the
playability so that the strings are close to the fingerboard and are easy
to press down. This allows the beginner and the professional to adjust the
action (height of the strings) to their own particular style. All five
tuners are geared and easy to tune. The tailpiece is extremely strong and
easily adjustable to maximize tone by raising or lowering it.
The Goodtime banjo weighs about 5 pounds so it is light enough for
children to hold and play and is ideal for travelling, camping, hiking,
taking to the beach and provides a vibrant singing banjo tone in any
The Pot is 11 inch diameter and is the standard size. This means
replacement heads are easy to find.
The multi-ply pot is made of violin grade maple. This wood is hard and dense and contributes to the bright crisp sound of the Goodtime banjo.
Professional musicians have told us that the Goodtime banjo has such clear
and accurate intonation and the tone is so full, bright and clear, that
they would not hesitate to perform with it on stage. Though it is a low
priced banjo, the use of professional grade woods and the careful fitting
and design of the parts give the Goodtime banjo a musical tone that has
many of the qualities demanded by professional banjoists and entertainers.
With its sparkling and sweet sound it is fun to learn and play and
enjoyable for family members to listen to while the student is learning.
The Goodtime banjo is made in the U.S.A. and comes with a six year warranty. The Goodtime banjo is easy to play, handy, rugged, easy to
adjust and has a sparkling tone comparable or superior to other brands of
banjos costing three times as much.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q) Why is the Goodtime banjo easy to
finger and comfortable for large and small hands?
The neck has a slender, low profile.
Q) Besides being strong and stable, what is
the acoustic benefit to the high quality hard rock maple neck?
The hard rock maple contributes to the bright
sparkling sound of the Goodtime banjo.
Q) What allows the beginner and the
professional to adjust the action to their own particular style?
The single coordinator rod easily and effectively
adjusts the playability.
Q) Why is the Goodtime banjo easy to tune?
Because all five tuners are geared.
Q) What is the benefit of accurate and
precise fret work? It ensures accurate intonation
over the entire fingerboard.
Q) What is the acoustic benefit of the pot being made of hard, dense violin grade maple? It contributes to a bright crisp sound.
Q) What are the advantages of the light four
pound weight of the Goodtime banjo? It is light
enough for children to learn to hold and play and is ideal for traveling,
camping, hiking and taking to the beach.
Q) What is the benefit of the 11 inch
diameter pot? It is the standard size so replacement
heads are easy to find.
Q) What are the benefits of the Goodtime
banjo tailpiece? It is extremely strong and easily
adjustable to maximize tone by raising or lowering it.
Q) What is the warranty on the Goodtime
banjo? Six years
Q) Is the Goodtime banjo imported or made
over seas? No. It is made by the Deering Banjo
Company in Spring Valley, California in the U.S.A.
Q) Is the Goodtime banjo somewhat delicate?
No. It is rugged and easy to adjust.
Q) How does the Goodtime banjo compare to
other brands of banjos? It has a sparkling tone
comparable or superior to other brands of banjos costing three times as
Rob Zwally Music
1131 E. Newport Road
Lititz, PA 17543
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