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Deering Goodtime® Series - Goodtime Six 6-String Open Back Maple Banjo - USA Made

Goodtime® Six 6-String Open Back Banjo

The Goodtime Six was not designed to replace the guitar, but rather complement it. It affords guitarists the chance to play what they already know with unimaginably creative results.

The Goodtime Six is a 6 string, steel string banjo, that tunes like a guitar and features a fast, sleek, and comfortable guitar style neck that feels like an old friend.

The Goodtime Six harnesses Deering’s 41 years of banjo know how to put a much needed quality American made 6 string banjo within reach of any guitarist looking to add an authentic banjo sound to their arsenal without breaking the bank.

The Goodtime 6 features an 11” 3-ply violin grade maple rim with a frosted top head for a traditional banjo snap.




Blonde Slender Rock Maple Neck

Maple Fingerboard With a 15” Radius

1 11/16th Nut Width

Fast, Sleek and Comfortable Neck Profile

22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets

Classic Block Style Hardwood Inlays

2 Way Adjustable Truss Rod

Sealed Geared Tuners

Elixir XL Strings (10, 14, 23, 30, 39, 47)

Durable Satin Finish

6 Strings Tuned Like a Guitar


Blonde 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim

Steel Tension Hoop

11″ Frosted Top High Crown Head

5/8″ Maple/Ebony Goodtime Smile Bridge

16 Flat Hooks with 9/32″ Nuts

16 Bracket Shoes with Screw Attachments

Goodtime Six Tailpiece

Steel Coordinator Rod for Adjustments

Durable Satin Finish

Goodtime Armrest


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


E,A,D,G,B,E In Standard Guitar Tuning. Can easily be tuned to other tunings as well.


1 11/16″ Nut Width

Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″

Rim Diameter 11″

Overall Instrument Length 37 1/2″

Weight Approx. 4.5 lbs


6 year warranty