Nechville - Vintage Heli-Mount Banjo

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Every aspect of a Nechville banjo has been designed for acoustical superiority, convenience, comfort and aesthetics. You'll benefit from the finely crafted details and artistic approach that goes into all Nechville instruments, and you'll have plenty of reasons for pride when owning a Vintage.

The traditions of Bluegrass have long honored the "vintage" banjo designs from the 1930's. In honor of these treasured traditions, Nechville has created the Vintage Heli-Mount that blends traditional banjo art and design with the ultimate banjo pot design. The neck starts with premium old growth Honduras Mahogany and is fashioned the old way, by hand. The fingerboard is real ebony. The inlay is a time-tested classic.

As you take the Nechville Vintage into your grasp you immediately begin sensing a uniqueness in quality. Your left hand slides smoothly and effortlessly over the fancy mahogany and ebony neck. You feel the comfort and sleekness of the polished frets, and you realize that the silky smooth and durable finish on your Vintage is just the beginning of the magic. Nechville's supreme quality finish WILL NOT CRACK like traditional lacquer finishes so there's no need to worry when you bring your banjo in from the cold.

There is a remarkable ease in the playability of the carefully crafted neck on the Nechville Vintage. The 7 to 12" compound radius of the fret board provides the comfort and quality that offers you noting accuracy and clarity of tone. This dynamic shape gives you the slimmest feel with maximum structural integrity for strength of tone. Not only is it easier to form chords and other left hand positions, but you also get clean distinctive and full bodied musical notes. You'll clearly hear the difference when you notice the absence of buzzing or other sonic interference that is so often present in other traditional banjos. The Vintage's slightly wider profile gives you plenty of room for chokes and slides. Extra wide frets form a secure foundation for the strings' anchor point on the fret board while giving you longer-lasting frets. These features of the Vintage's neck translate to incredible musical power from every note.

In Nechville's quest for uncommonly great sound and function, we have incorporated the time-tested combination of a bell bronze, pre-war style tone ring with a three-ply hard rock maple steam bent rim. Nechville coaxes every bit of tone from its own proprietary ring by machining the rim to acoustically superior dimensions and capping it with a stainless steel mounting ring. Unique "Cyclotronic tone spheres," roll on top of this ring, beneath the tone ring, allowing easy, quick head adjustment and mounting the tone ring without the dampening effect inherent in other designs, allowing for unrestricted resonance and beauty of tone.

BanjoTeacher.com is an authorized dealer for all Nechville Banjo Models and at the best prices. Call or email us anytime for a price quote or price match. Toll free 1-866-322-6567 email us 

Nechville Banjos Set Up

  • All Nechville Banjos purchased are delivered to you professionally set up and ready to play.
  • 5th string Capo Spikes at the 7th 9th and 10th frets are installed FREE on any Nechville model purchased at Banjoteacher.com. It's always OK to request capo spikes installed at different frets too.
  • Hard shell Case and Shipping is complimentary on all Nechville Banjos

Vintage Features

    • Mahogany Neck and Resonator
    • High Quality Durable Glossy Finish
    • Durable Eclipse Heli-Mount Frame
    • Slightly Wider, Comfortable Neck Profile
    • Premium Black Binding with Black/White Stripe
    • Artistic Vintage inlay
    • Premium Vintage Style Tuning Pegs
    • 20 Hole Bell Bronze Tone Ring
    • Nechville's Exclusive Cyclotronic Rolling Rim Pot System
    • 3 Ply Maple Rim
    • Nechville In-Line 3 Way Adjustable Tailpiece
    • Select Ebony Fingerboard with Compound 7-12" Radius Shape
    • Premium Hard Shell Case, with Adjustment Tools and Manual

Free with this Banjo
All 5-string Nechville Bluegrass Banjos include the FREE items listed in the right column. This banjo includes 5 Ross Nickerson DVDs, an electronic banjo tuner, unlimited access to Ross' All Online Lesson's with no expiration, TKL Professional Hard Shell Banjo Case, Free Professional Set-up and Free US Shipping. It's OK to make substitutions for free items or receive credit for any free items offered too.

Call or email us anytime with questions or for our special price.
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$5,175.00

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  • Purchase Vintage with Corona Frame - $4312.50
  • Purchase Vintage with Eclipse Frame - $4012.50

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Free hard case
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Your banjo comes with a free hard shell banjo case. $199 retail

Free / 5 Ross Nickerson DVDs
Fundamentals of Five String Banjo,
Banjo Jamming and Play Along
,
Playing Banjo By Ear & Learning Chords
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Rock Solid Banjo Timing and Backup
. and
How to Practice Banjo.$99 value   

If you want to substitute different DVDs it's Ok to call or email with DVD substitutions too.
Ross Nickerson Banjo DVDs

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Separate 1-year free membership to BanjoTeacher.com Free access to BanjoTeacher.com members only site. Receive 25% off all instructional materials along with discounts on other special sale items. Over 100 free videos, 50 lesson and song videos with matching tab, 100 plus free tab files, "Ask the Banjo Teacher" column, articles and other banjo lessons.
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tunerFree Banjo Tuner
We include a free electronic banjo tuner. You can never have too many of these handy. This free clip on banjo tuner works great for fast and noise free banjo tuning.
 
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Heli-Mount Features Include:

  • Patented Heli-Mount Frame
  • Adjustable Radiused Neck Attachment
  • Stainless Steel Two Way Truss Rod
  • Extra Wide, Long Lasting Frets
  • Nechville's Supreme Quality Finish
  • GHS Strings: .010, .012, .014, .022, .010
  • Remo Medium Crown Head
  • Side Position Dots
  • Nechville In-Line Tailpiece
  • Nechville Enterprise Bridge
  • Detailed Owner's Manual (Also Available for Download)
  • Heli-Mount and Allen Wrenches,
  • Lifetime Warranty

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Nechville - Vintage Heli-Mount Banjo

Every aspect of a Nechville banjo has been designed for acoustical superiority, convenience, comfort and aesthetics. You'll benefit from the finely crafted details and artistic approach that goes into all Nechville instruments, and you'll have plenty of reasons for pride when owning a Vintage.

The traditions of Bluegrass have long honored the "vintage" banjo designs from the 1930's. In honor of these treasured traditions, Nechville has created the Vintage Heli-Mount that blends traditional banjo art and design with the ultimate banjo pot design. The neck starts with premium old growth Honduras Mahogany and is fashioned the old way, by hand. The fingerboard is real ebony. The inlay is a time-tested classic.

As you take the Nechville Vintage into your grasp you immediately begin sensing a uniqueness in quality. Your left hand slides smoothly and effortlessly over the fancy mahogany and ebony neck. You feel the comfort and sleekness of the polished frets, and you realize that the silky smooth and durable finish on your Vintage is just the beginning of the magic. Nechville's supreme quality finish WILL NOT CRACK like traditional lacquer finishes so there's no need to worry when you bring your banjo in from the cold.

There is a remarkable ease in the playability of the carefully crafted neck on the Nechville Vintage. The 7 to 12" compound radius of the fret board provides the comfort and quality that offers you noting accuracy and clarity of tone. This dynamic shape gives you the slimmest feel with maximum structural integrity for strength of tone. Not only is it easier to form chords and other left hand positions, but you also get clean distinctive and full bodied musical notes. You'll clearly hear the difference when you notice the absence of buzzing or other sonic interference that is so often present in other traditional banjos. The Vintage's slightly wider profile gives you plenty of room for chokes and slides. Extra wide frets form a secure foundation for the strings' anchor point on the fret board while giving you longer-lasting frets. These features of the Vintage's neck translate to incredible musical power from every note.

In Nechville's quest for uncommonly great sound and function, we have incorporated the time-tested combination of a bell bronze, pre-war style tone ring with a three-ply hard rock maple steam bent rim. Nechville coaxes every bit of tone from its own proprietary ring by machining the rim to acoustically superior dimensions and capping it with a stainless steel mounting ring. Unique "Cyclotronic tone spheres," roll on top of this ring, beneath the tone ring, allowing easy, quick head adjustment and mounting the tone ring without the dampening effect inherent in other designs, allowing for unrestricted resonance and beauty of tone.

BanjoTeacher.com is an authorized dealer for all Nechville Banjo Models and at the best prices. Call or email us anytime for a price quote or price match. Toll free 1-866-322-6567 email us 

Nechville Banjos Set Up

  • All Nechville Banjos purchased are delivered to you professionally set up and ready to play.
  • 5th string Capo Spikes at the 7th 9th and 10th frets are installed FREE on any Nechville model purchased at Banjoteacher.com. It's always OK to request capo spikes installed at different frets too.
  • Hard shell Case and Shipping is complimentary on all Nechville Banjos

Vintage Features

    • Mahogany Neck and Resonator
    • High Quality Durable Glossy Finish
    • Durable Eclipse Heli-Mount Frame
    • Slightly Wider, Comfortable Neck Profile
    • Premium Black Binding with Black/White Stripe
    • Artistic Vintage inlay
    • Premium Vintage Style Tuning Pegs
    • 20 Hole Bell Bronze Tone Ring
    • Nechville's Exclusive Cyclotronic Rolling Rim Pot System
    • 3 Ply Maple Rim
    • Nechville In-Line 3 Way Adjustable Tailpiece
    • Select Ebony Fingerboard with Compound 7-12" Radius Shape
    • Premium Hard Shell Case, with Adjustment Tools and Manual

Free with this Banjo
All 5-string Nechville Bluegrass Banjos include the FREE items listed in the right column. This banjo includes 5 Ross Nickerson DVDs, an electronic banjo tuner, unlimited access to Ross' All Online Lesson's with no expiration, TKL Professional Hard Shell Banjo Case, Free Professional Set-up and Free US Shipping. It's OK to make substitutions for free items or receive credit for any free items offered too.

Call or email us anytime with questions or for our special price.
1-866-322-6567 email us

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