The Goodtime Six-R is elevated by the addition of a maple resonator.
Spring Valley, CA (June 11, 2018) -- Deering Banjo Company has unveiled the Goodtime Six-R, following calls for an affordable, professional looking 6-string banjo. The new Goodtime Six-R banjo is the latest six-string offering from world renowned, California-based banjo maker. It comes hot on the heels of the very popular Goodtime Six open back banjo, but with a few additional features making the Goodtime Six-R ready for the big stage both in looks and in build.
Tonally, the Goodtime Six-R is elevated by the addition of a maple resonator. Like any banjo, the addition of a resonator not only creates a hollow sound chamber, but also provides a hard surface for the sound to bounce off and project forward towards the players audience, instead of being absorbed by their body. The result is a significantly brighter, clearer, and more vibrant tone.
Unlike it's open back sibling, which features the iconic blonde Goodtime fingerboard, the Goodtime Six-R features a radiused midnight maple board, offering the player a striking contrast to the blonde of the hard rock maple neck.
"When Greg started experimenting with the midnight maple concept, one of the first prototypes he made to demonstrate it was on a standard blonde Goodtime. I remember it gave that banjo such a classy look. The G6S-R was the perfect model to try it on.” - Jamie Latty, VP Sales & Marketing, Deering Banjo Co. Strings come courtesy of Elixir's XL bronze set, while other features include 6 high quality guitar style tuners, 26 1⁄4” scale length, ovangkol block inlays, a Deering designed Goodtime 6 string tailpiece and frosted top head.
Available at Deering Banjo Dealers around the world now!
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Deering Banjo Company
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Available in two sizes, NOMAD ISO is a compact, versatile tool that offers the convenience of a fully powered board plus the additional freedom of not having to plug into an outlet. NOMAD ISO is ideal for stages with limited outlet availability, quick changeovers, busking outdoors, temporary rehearsal locations, and more.
NOMAD ISO builds upon the legacy of the ultra-convenient and reliable NOMAD rechargeable pedalboard line originally launched in 2018. The brand new NOMAD ISO editions feature eight isolated outputs (1 x 9V DC, and 1 switchable 9V/12V DC) for even more versatility and clean, quiet power. With an integrated lithium-ion battery pack boasting 12800mAh capacity, NOMAD ISO can fuel a wide array of pedals, and will last over 10 hours* on a single charge.
Each NOMAD ISO pedal board includes adhesive hook & loop pedal-mounting tape, eight (8) standard DC connector cables, and one (1) reverse polarity DC cable, giving you everything you need to build your ultimate "off-the-grid" rig. A rugged, road-ready padded gig bag with shoulder strap is also included, to safely protect your gear while you're on the move.
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Dunable announces new Minotaur model featuring Grover Rotomatic Keystone tuners.
The Minotaur's DNA is rooted in their classic Moonflower model, which Dunable discontinued in 2017. However, they have long since wanted to create a fresh take on a carved top guitar design, and various attempts to rework the Moonflower led them to a brand new concept with the Minotuar.
Dunable's goal is to give the player a guitar that plays fast and smooth, sounds amazing, and gives maximum physical ergonomic comfort. The Minotaur's soft and meticulous contours, simple and effective control layout, and 25.5" scale length are designed to easily meet this criteria.
- 25.5" scale length
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- Limited lifetime warranty
- True bypass on/off switch
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