(719) 634-2228 · mail@avenueguitars.com
Salida, CO · Open by appointment · Closed Sunday & Monday
(719) 634-2228 · mail@avenueguitars.com
Salida, CO · Open by Appointment
Closed Sunday & Monday

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Nechville Meteor Electric Banjo (#3046)

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Regular price $3,999 (SOLD)

Nechville's Meteor electric banjo features a dual-source piezo/magnetic pickup system, offering players a wide range of tonal possibilities.

A beautiful flame maple body and bold abalone inlays help the Meteor stand out from the pack.

This Meteor has been upgraded with an optional Fishman battery pack that offers easy recharging with a USB cable and eliminates the dropouts or tapering that often occur with a standard 9V battery.

Includes hardshell case.

More info at the official Nechville Meteor page


Body: Flame maple
Neck Wood: Maple
Approx. Weight: 5.8 lbs
Neck Profile: 1.28" at nut
Bridge Spacing: J.D. Crowe
Scale Length: 26-3/8"
Binding: Black
5th String: Standard
5th String Roller: N/A
Tuner Ratio: 14:1, 4:1 on 5th string
Peghead: Geo 4
Tone Ring: 6" Corian
Radiused: Yes
Inlay: Hex
Head: White
Finish: Nechville Clear
Stain: Honey Amber Sunburst
Truss Rod: 2-Way Stainless
Frets: Nickel, Radiused
Case: Premium Hard Shell
String Gauge: .010", .012", .014", .022", .010"
Pickup System: Dual source EMG FT and Shattan piezo

About Avenue Guitars

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Founded in 1972, Avenue Guitars is owned and operated by me, Sean Ramsey, in Salida, CO.

My goal is to help you find the perfect instrument while offering a relaxed, no-pressure shopping experience. I know that buying a high-end instrument is a big decision, so don't hesitate to get in touch with any questions!

To learn more, check out the history of Avenue Guitars.

Why Avenue Guitars?

  • Avenue Guitars is a one-man operation. When you call, email, or come in for an appointment, you'll always be working with the same person
  • Everything ships free
  • No sales tax for customers living outside Colorado
  • Prior to shipping, each instrument is carefully cleaned and inspected. I always double-check the setup and intonation, and I'm happy to adjust the action to your personal preferences
  • Fast, easy, 0% financing at checkout with PayPal Credit
  • Since I operate online and by appointment only, my inventory isn't subject to the daily wear and tear of a traditional walk-in shop. In most cases, I'll be the only person who has handled your instrument prior to shipping!
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To get started, just select the PayPal payment option at checkout, then select PayPal Credit as your preferred method of payment. 


Affirm offers a number of financing choices for qualified buyers. Your options will vary depending on your credit score and other factors.

Like PayPal Credit, you can apply at checkout with just a few pieces of info.

To apply, select the "Affirm" option at checkout and follow the instructions.

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