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Deering Eagle 2 5 String Banjo with Hard Case

Manufacturer: Deering

Deering Eagle 2 5 String Banjo
Availability: Out of stock
Old price: $2,549.00
Price: $2,119.00

Eagle II 5-String Banjo.  Deerings newest and most affordable professional grade resonator 5-string banjo. The Eagle II banjo is a whole new breed of banjo. It features the ground breaking, patent pending Twenty-Ten Tone Ring which is a completely original Deering design that is unlike any other traditional tone ring. It produces a high quality sound that is versatile for many styles of playing. While the sound is uniquely Eagle, it represents a refinement in the quality of banjo tone, something that allows the player to soar to new heights. It is perfect for the player who wants a professional quality banjo that he can use for playing many styles of music.

The new Eagle II Banjo was the first place prize at the 2010 Merlefest Banjo Contest in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.


Maple Stained a Dark Red Mahogany

Natural Ebony Fingerboard

22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets

Original Eagle Engraved Inlays

Slender Deering Neck Shape

Fully Adjustable Truss Rod

Planetary Banjo Tuners

Geared 5th String Peg

Gloss Finish



Deering Patent Pending Twenty-Ten Tone Ring

Three-Ply Violin Grade  Maple Rim

True Tone Deering Tailpiece

Deering Brass Notched Tension Hoop

11” Top Frosted Medium Crown Head

24 Round Hooks and ¼” Hex Nuts

24 Bracket Shoes  

Eagle 2-Piece Flange

Slender Shaped Armrest
5/8" Maple Bridge With Ebony Top

Nickel Plated Hardware




Maple Stained Red Mahogany 

White Binding

Straight Inside Resonator Sidewalls

Gloss Finish 

Includes a Deering Hardshell Case

A strong mid range tone with good bass and vibrant highs, that is versatile for playing both Clawhammer and Bluegrass styles of playing.

Tuned:g,D,G,B,D in standard tuning
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.


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. 10 lbs


The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Deering banjo a Lifetime Warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship


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