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Vega #2 Tubaphone by Deering (2014)

   
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Specifications

Year:  2014
Condition:  Very Good
Scale Length:
  27"
Nut Width:  1-11/32"
Neck Wood:  Flamed Maple
Fretboard Wood:  Ebony
Peghead Overlay:  Ebony
Peghead Inlay:  Mother Of Pearl Vega Logo
Binding:  Ivoroid (fingerboard)
Fret Markers:  Mother Of Pearl Dots and Engraved Star
Nut Material:  Bone
Spikes:   None
Tuners:  Deering Planetary Tuners
Finish:  Gloss
Rim Size:  11"
Rim Wood:  3-ply Violin Grade Maple
Tonering:  Genuine Brass Tubaphone Vega Tone Ring
Brackets:  24 Round Hooks with 5/16″ Hex Nuts
Tailpiece:  Deering Truetone Tailpiece
Head:  Remo Fyberskin
Armrest:  None
Bridge:  Deering 5/8"
Case:  Original Deering Hardshell Case

Description

We are always impressed with the quality and care that goes into every Deering Banjo and this Vega #2 Tubaphone is no exception! The 11" pot and tubaphone tone-ring provide a nice variance on the open back sound, with great volume, punch, and bell-like clarity. The neck is highly flamed maple and features beautiful Mother of Pearl inlays on the ebony fretboard- a real stunner in looks and in sound. The banjo is in very clean condition, save for a small chip on the back tip of the headstock. The original Vega branded hard shell case is included.