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FMEHG - HiGloss Mercury Electro SRP: £799.00

FMEHG - HiGloss Mercury Electro
FMEHG - HiGloss Mercury Electro FMEHG - HiGloss Mercury Electro

Model Overview

A little beauty, this Mercury is a traditional short-scale parlour model. With the neck joining the body at the 12th fret - rather than the 14th - the strings are held at a slightly lower tension than on regular models. Another implication of the 12th fret join is that the bridge is shifted further from the soundhole. 

These features result in a guitar that is physically easier to play, sounds much bigger than you would imagine and is also simple to handle and transport

Faith HiGloss series are designed to offer both visual and aural beauty. Using high grade Englemann Spruce for the top and highly-figured Rosewood for the back and sides, HiGloss models feature solid Flamed Maple binding and Macassan Ebony for the fingerboard, bridge, headplate and heelcap.

Tonally, this combination of wood is generally bright and 'zingy', delivering great clarity. Visualising this as a frequency curve, it would be shaped like a smile: high on the bass, dipping down through the middle and rising once again at the top end, lending itself to fingerstyle and solo pieces in particular.

This model is fitted with Shadow Performer Tuner Preamp / Shadow Nanoflex Pickup electronics.

Specification

Top Wood Solid Engelmann Spruce
Back Wood Solid Rosewood
Side Wood Solid Rosewood
Binding Solid Flamed Maple
Bracing Material Quarter-Sawn Spruce
Bracing Pattern Patrick James Eggle X-Brace Design
Rosette 5mm Abalone with Fibre Border
Neck Mahogany
Neck Finish Satin
Neck Joint Patrick James Eggle Bolt-On Design
Fingerboard Macassan Figured Ebony
Fingerboard Radius 16"
Fingerboard Inlays Mother of Pearl 'F' at 12th Fret
Machine Head Grover Rotomatic Gold
Trussrod 2 Way
Nut / Saddle TUSQ (PQ-6116)/(PQ-9110)
Nut Width 43mm / String Spacing 55mm
Bridge Macassan Figured Ebony
Bridge Pins Macassan Figured Ebony with Abalone Dots
Finish Type High Gloss Top, Back and Sides
Preamp / Pickup Shadow Performer Tuner Preamp / Shadow Nanoflex Pickup
Hardcase Included

Dimensions


Upper bout240mm
Lower bout340mm
Depth at neck96mm
Depth at base110mm
Body Length500mm
Soundhole Diameter100mm
Scale Length610mm
Fingerboard Radius16 inch

UserReviews

99.3%
of owners would recommend their Faith Guitar to a friend or family member **
** Based on 1303 online registrations.
"Tried it in the store and liked the tone and feel, but as it is a present I have to wait till 18th March to play it properly"
JEFFREY 
United Kingdom
on 17/02/2018
"Been using my Mercury for 5 years now, never fails to impress others with its outstanding playability and tone. Packs a real punch!"
Dominic 
United Kingdom
on 01/04/2012
"Really good! Difficult to find fault."
Tim 
United Kingdom
on 12/09/2015
"I think this guitar have great sound with other guitar in the same price.."
Jefri 
Indonesia
on

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