Nechville Atlas Open Back (Standard)

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  • £1,269.00
  • RRP £1,449.99
  • Save £180.99

The Nechville Open Back 12" pot Atlas Standard Model (Also see the Atlas Deluxe Modelthat has a radiused fingerboard and deluxe hard shell case) with block wooden rim, exotic wood cap tone ring, thumb scoop,Renaissance head and many more state-of-the-art Nechville features.Supplied in a Deluxe Gig Bag. Please see below for more details.
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Each banjo we supply is individually set up in our on-site Specialist Workshop here at Eagle Music. Any banjo purchased from Eagle will be fully SET UP, checked for intonation and playability and tuned ready for playing straight out of the box! 

Atlas Features : 

    • Walnut Neck with 12" Walnut Pot
    • Fingerboard with Saturn and Stars Inlay
    • Hand Rubbed Oil Finish
    • Thumb Scoop
    • Removable Dowel Stick
    • Renaissance Head
    • Exotic Wood Cap Tone Ring
    • Nechville Tailpiece
    • Deluxe gig bag


More Information from Nechville Banjos 'The Atlas':

Nechville announces a joint venture with Wayne Sagmoen banjos. Wayne has become known for his expert craftsmanship and creative openback banjo designs. Reminiscent of the Ashborn Banjos of the 1860's, the Sagmoen Pots feature Block-style construction with a built-in wooden flange. The Wood flange reduces the metal part requirements and provides a smoother, more natural appearance while making the banjo more comfortable to hold.

The Nechville-Sagmoen collaboration has yielded a stunning result that is sure to get the attention of the entire banjo community. Its called The Atlas, and is the first in Nechville’s upcoming line of Hybrid banjos. That, it has a conventional pot and a Nechville neck assembly, with full adjustability and ease of use.

Imagine, if you will, taking the all new Atlas Openback Hybrid Nechville banjo into your grasp...

... You begin by wrapping one hand around the comfortable, sleek radiused neck, and strumming your first chord with the other - instantly realizing what the fuss is all about.

Big sound is not enough to describe what emanates from the Atlas, and fullness is an understatement. The depth, resonance, and sustain capture you as they take on new musical meaning and you begin communicating through the musical tool that is the Atlas.

Nechville has carefully selected, cut and crafted aged timber blocks into an artful and tonally superior banjo body. The resulting 12" body is capped with exotic hard tone wood, imparting a dark and warming timbre to this banjo's sound. We have chosen a Renaissance head for an organic, mellow, responsive tone.

Completing this unique banjo is a lovely removable dowel stick that you can use for holding a pickup, or tone altering inserts.

As if the easy, comfortable playability of the radiused neck and the rich, resonant tone were not enough, you will find yourself experiencing a level of comfort you didn't know was possible. The comfort beveled wooden armrest on the Atlas gives you many more hours of tireless playing. You'll love our exclusive thumb scoop, giving access to that sweet spot without loss of fretting playability.

Our Nechville tailpiece, neck and body system are so solid that you'll have no trouble keeping your new Atlas in tune. Nechville uses the finest components and issues a full lifetime warrantee with every banjo creation.

We're sending the Atlas over the top with Nechville's incredible patent-pending adjustable neck, leaving all other open back banjos behind. You can take your banjo anywhere by simply disengaging the neck and carrying both parts in a carry along bag or suitcase. It only takes a moment to pop the neck and tailpiece back on when you're ready to unpack and play; and you have the further benefit of choosing the optimum playing action for your own style.

NO OTHER BANJO can compare, so don't settle for less than premium quality craftsmanship and sound.



Category 5 String Banjo
Playing Level Intermediate, Professional
Playing Style Frailing / Clawhammer
Banjo Pot Size 12 inch Pot
Body Type Open back
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag Deluxe Padded Gig Bag
Manufacturers Warranty Lifetime
Delivery & Returns

We will endeavor to ensure that orders are speedily processed and despatched the same day if at all possible.

Ordered items requiring setting up in the workshop will be despatched within 1-2 days using Interlink Express Next Day Delivery (next day being the day after it leaves Eagle Music Shop).

UK mainland addresses get FREE delivery on orders over £100.

You will be informed immediately if there is a problem with any part of your order or if any item is 'out of stock'.

You can read our full deliveries policy here.

Should you not be entirely happy with your purchase, or you have ordered an incorrect item, Eagle Music is happy to refund your purchase (excluding postage) within 28 days providing the goods are in a fully resaleable condition (including the original undamaged packaging) and not featured within the Exclusion Policy. (Exclusions apply to selected products).

Please note the following exclusions:

DVD's and CD's cannot be returned unless they are faulty

Banjo heads cannot be returned once you have tried to fit them to your banjo

Harmonica's have a 7 day guarantee and can be returned within this time if they are found to be faulty

Goods must be returned to Eagle Music together with a covering letter and contact details so that the matter can be dealt with efficiently and promptly.

You can read our full returns policy here.


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