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

Avenue Guitars is currently operating on an appointment-only basis. Learn more here.

Nechville Photon Resonator Banjo (#2572)

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Regular price $4,750 (SOLD)

The Nechville Photon resonator banjo takes Nechville's signature Phantom design and adds a handful of unique upgrades:

  • Nickel-plated "Corona" frame
  • Quilted mahogany resonator
  • Macassar ebony fingerboard
  • 5th string fret roller
  • Arrows and dots inlay
  • White binding

Like the Phantom, the Photon utilized Nechville's proprietary Heli-Mount frame to allow for quick , easy head changes and tension adjustments. 

The Nechville Pro bronze tone ring gives this model a punchy, powerful bluegrass sound. Learn more about the tone ring here

Radiused fingerboard made from Macassar ebony. 

Weighs 10.6 lbs.

Includes hardshell case.

Learn more at the official Nechville Photon product page.


Neck Wood: Mahogany
Resonator Wood: Quilted Mahogany
Approx. Weight: 10.6 lbs
Neck Profile: 1.28" at nut
Bridge Spacing: J.D. Crowe
Scale Length: 26 3/8"
Fingerboard: Macassar Ebony
Binding: White with White/Black Pinstripe
5th String: Tunneled
5th String Roller: Yes
Tuner Ratio: 14:1
Peghead: Geo 5
Tone Ring: 20 Hole Pro Pre-War Alloy
Radiused: Yes
Inlay: Arrows and Dots
Head: White
Finish: Nechville Clear
Stain: Medium Brown
Truss Rod: 2-Way Stainless
Frets: Nickel, Radiused
Case: Premium Hard Shell
String Gauge: .010", .012", .014", .022", .010"

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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