Deering Vega White Oak Openback Banjo, 11-inch

Sale price $ 1,899.00 Regular price $ 2,099.00

Vega openback banjo made entirely of lightweight white oak (this banjo weighs about 8 lbs). Adorned with a gryphon inlay at the peghead - Greg Deering's own tribute to the incredible inlay work of the late Incilio Consalvi. The white oak rim lends itself to an extraordinatry vibrant and rich tone.

Hardshell case included. Free shipping on this item within the continental US!

Neck:

  • Natural White Oak
  • Incilio Consalvi inspired Gryphon Peghead Inlay
  • Slender Vega Neck Shape
  • 22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
  • Adjustable Truss Rod
  • Midnight Maple Fingerboard
  • Deering Planetary Tuners
  • Deering Geared 5th String Tuner
  • Durable and Elegant Satin Finish

Pot:

  • 11" 3-ply White Oak Rim
  • Shoe & Screw Bracket Assembly
  • Notched Tension Hoop
  • 24 Flat Hooks and 9/32″ Hex Nuts
  • Frosted Top Medium Crown Head - 11" 
  • Coordinator Rod for Adjustments
  • Nickel Plated Hardware
  • Deering True Tone Tailpiece
  • Slender Deering Armrest
  • Durable and Elegant Satin Finish

Dimensions:

  • Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4″
  • Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″
  • Rim Diameter 11″ or 12"
  • Overall Instrument Length 37 1/2"
  • Weight Approx. 8 lbs