(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

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

Nechville Photon Banjo (#3035)
For Sale

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Regular price T$5,499

$917/mo at 0% with PayPal Credit. Learn more

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.


  • Quilted mahogany resonator
  • Mahogany neck
  • Radiused ebony fingerboard
  • Nechville Pro 20-hole bronze tone ring
  • Spikes on frets 7, 8, 9, 10
  • High-gloss Nechville clear coat finish
  • 1.28" nut width
  • 26-3/8" scale
  • Weighs 10.7 lbs
  • Hardwood armrest
  • Hardshell case
  • Serial 3035

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!
  • This site's online checkout is powered by Shopify, a highly secure platform trusted by thousands of large and small businesses

Interest-Free Financing

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Avenue Guitars offers easy financing options through PayPal Credit and Affirm.

PayPal Credit

With PayPal Credit you can easily apply for 6-month financing during the checkout process. There's no interest as long as the balance is paid in full within 6 months.

You can easily apply at checkout by providing just a few basic pieces of information, and you'll know instantly if you're approved.

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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