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❌SOLD❌ Nechville Phantom Galaxy Maple 5-String Banjo


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Here we have a Nechville Phantom Galaxy Maple 5-string banjo!  These are spectacular, very well made instruments.

While retaining traditional banjo values, the Nechville Phantom Galaxy Maple  introduces cutting edge features. A compound radius fingerboard, top quality fretwork with larger frets, tunneled 5th string with roller, the Cyclotronic head-tuning system and Pro-Tone Bronze Tone Ring are some of the advanced elements that make these instruments stand out.

The Nechville Phantom is available in a ‘plain’ version but we mostly see it as the Phantom Galaxy, with a very interesting astronomical Galaxy inlay set.   The Phantom Galaxy is also available in Walnut or  Mahogany, aside from Curly Maple. 

A hard-shell, arched top case is included.

Here’s the builder on the Nechville Phantom Galaxy:

“Introducing Earth’s most advanced banjo. 21st century engineering collides with the five string banjo to make a banjo that is ergonomic, sounds brilliant, and (practically) plays itself. Tradition blends with out-of-this-world innovation in our flagship professional bluegrass banjo. “

Nechville Phantom Galaxy Specifications:

  • Neck Wood: Maple or Mahogany
  • Resonator Wood: Curly maple or straight mahogany
  • Approx. Weight: 10.6 lbs
  • Neck Profile: 1.28″ at nut
  • Bridge Spacing: J.D. Crowe
  • Scale Length: 26 3/8″
  • Binding: Black
  • 5th String: Tunneled
  • 5th String Roller: No
  • Tuner Ratio: 14:1
  • Peghead: Geo 5
  • Tone Ring: 20 Hole Pro Pre-War Alloy
  • Radiused: Yes
  • Inlay: None, dot or Galaxy
  • Head: White
  • Finish: Nechville Clear
  • Stain: Medium Brown
  • Truss Rod: 2-Way Stainless
  • Frets: Nickel
  • Case: Premium Hard Shell
  • String Gauge: .010″, .012″, .014″, .022″, .010″

Price: $5,925.00 CAD
  • Model: Phantom Galaxy Maple
  • Year: Current
  • Finish Gloss Dark Stain
  • Class: New
  • Serial Number: Varies As New, 3072 shown dated to August 2022 at Bloomington MN
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Condition: Brand New
  • Date Posted: 13/09/2022

  • This instrument has been sold
  • Not Consignment

  • Including original Hard case
  • Instrument Weight: 10.78lbs 4.9kg
  • Scale Length: 26.375in 669.93mm
  • Nut Width: 1.28in 35.51mm
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