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Quality Banjo Parts - Does It Matter?

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 4, 2014 11:46:30 AM / by Barry Hunn posted in Banjo Shopping Advice, Goodtime banjo

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A customer asked me a great question the other day when I was extolling the virtues of Goodtime banjos. I was talking about the classical purity of tone; the quiet metal parts; the three ply violin maple rim, etc.

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Goodtime vs. New Goodtime Americana Video Comparison

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 28, 2014 4:57:38 PM / by Jamie Latty posted in Banjo Shopping Advice, Goodtime Americana, Goodtime banjo

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The combination of the new Grand 12" rim and Renaissance head gives the new Goodtime Americana a much deeper, fuller tone compared to the original Goodtime. The original Goodtime has a brighter, crisper tone.

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The Goodtime Bargain

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 21, 2014 12:06:19 PM / by Barry Hunn posted in Banjo Shopping Advice, Goodtime banjo

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I got a comment from a customer the other day, the gist of which was, “The Goodtime is a good banjo but a bit over-priced.”    Knowing how these banjos are made, I started wondering “what is the Goodtime being compared with that would make it look over priced?”  What standard is used to make this statement?  Is the standard based on tone?  Appearance?  Playability?

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VIDEO: Deering Goodtime Banjo Demo from Peghead Nation

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 11, 2014 3:52:38 PM / by David Bandrowski posted in Banjo Shopping Advice, Bill Evans, Goodtime banjo, Peghead Nation

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Our friends over at Peghead Nation recently had master banjo player Bill Evans review a Deering Goodtime banjo.  Take a look and hear what the author of "Banjo for Dummies" (the world's most popular banjo book) has to say.

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New Music Monday! Featuring Gayle Skidmore

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 14, 2014 2:56:14 PM / by Jamie Deering posted in Artist Features, banjo, Deering Banjos, Gayle Skidmore, Goodtime banjo, Monday, Music, News, San Diego, The Joelsons, Vega

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New Music Monday! Featuring Gayle Skidmore, a respected San Diego musician performing her recently written song “Movin' On” with a style all her own on a Vega #2 banjo. This is the first “Deering Factory Sessions” video, directed by our friends The Joelsons.

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Goodtime Banjo Styles Video - 19 Fret Tenor

[fa icon="calendar'] May 29, 2014 4:14:54 PM / by David Bandrowski posted in Banjo Shopping Advice, Email Articles, Goodtime banjo, Tenor Banjo

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Our second installment of our Goodtime Styles videos. Find more at goodtimebanjos.com These videos will take you through some of the most popular ways to play the different styles of Goodtime banjos.

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Goodtime Banjo Styles Video - Five String

[fa icon="calendar'] May 23, 2014 11:20:24 AM / by David Bandrowski posted in Banjo Shopping Advice, Email Articles, Goodtime banjo

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Weekly you will see new videos up on goodtimebanjos.com under the Styles section.  These videos will take you through some of the most popular ways to play the different styles of Goodtime banjos.

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New Goodtime Banjos Website

[fa icon="calendar'] May 23, 2014 10:57:30 AM / by David Bandrowski posted in Goodtime banjo, News

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Deering Banjos is thrilled to announce that Goodtime Banjos has received its own dedicated website at www.goodtimebanjos.com.  The change comes directly from Deering’s unwavering desire to educate the world about the importance of a quality instrument when starting out while also adding more clarity to the Goodtime line-up.

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Why I Love My Goodtime Banjo

[fa icon="calendar'] May 15, 2014 12:29:10 PM / by David Bandrowski posted in Email Articles, Goodtime banjo

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More than 60,000 banjo players have chosen the Goodtime as their go to banjo.  We recently asked a handful of these players to tell the world why they love their Goodtime banjo.

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Anyone Can Play Banjo - Deering Needs You!

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 25, 2014 3:19:48 PM / by Jamie Latty posted in Playing Tips, Email Articles, Goodtime banjo, Inside Deering

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Did You Know that Banjo is the Easiest Instrument to Learn? 

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