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Nechville Gold Orion #2287 Curly Maple Resonator Banjo w/ Heli-Mount Frame and Antler Inlays


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Introducing a resonator banjo for the contemporary world. Containing all of the features of our pro Heli-Mount line, the Orion adds some nice wood appointments: curly maple binding on a curly maple neck and resonator and tasteful 'Antler' pearl inlay.

  • Nechville Clearcoat Finish 
    Won't crack like traditional lacquer
  • Pro Tone Ring
    Professional 20 hole gold-plated bronze alloy ring
  • Radiused Fingerboard
    7-12" compound radius
  • 3-Ply Maple Rim
    Steam bent, then spun by hand
  • Curly maple neck and resonator 
    For a traditional bluegrass sound
  • Fancy Binding
    Curly maple with black white pinstripe

Quick-Cam Neck Connection 
Our necks are adjustable and removable
Heli-Mount Technology 
Perfect head tension, easy setup and adjustments
Cyclotronic System 
Better sound from ball bearing rim-tone ring interface

Compensated Bridge
The solution to intonation issues and the gateway to great sound

Comfort Armrest
Increases right hand circulation and comfort

In-line Tailpiece
6 way adjustable

The fine print:

Neck Wood Curly Maple
Resonator Wood Curly Maple
Neck Profile Nechville Standard- Slightly Wider
Bridge Spacing J.D. Crowe
Scale Length 26 3/8"
Binding Curly Maple w/ Black/White Pinstripe
5th String Standard
5th String Roller N/A
Tuner Ratio 4:1
Peghead Classic- Flared
Tone Ring Pro 20 Hole Pre War Alloy
Radiused Yes
Inlay Antler
Head White
Finish Nechville Clear
Stain Medium Brown
Truss Rod 2-Way Stainless
Frets Steel, Radiused
Case Premium Hard Shell
String Gauge .010", .012", .014", .022", .010"