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FVBMB - Blood Moon Venus Cut/Electro SRP: £929.00

FVBMB - Blood Moon Venus Cut/Electro
FVBMB - Blood Moon Venus Cut/Electro FVBMB - Blood Moon Venus Cut/Electro FVBMB - Blood Moon Venus Cut/Electro

Model Overview

VOTED THE UK'S BEST ACOUSTIC GUITAR 2016

The Venus Blood Moon is a beautiful instrument which uses only the finest, figured Javanese Trembesi for the top, back and sides. This indigenous Indonesian timber has long been used by furniture makers for its stunning appearance, but we have been convinced of its tonal properties for a good while too.

Not unlike Hawaiian Koa, a solid Trembesi instrument reacts in a similar way to Mahogany, delivering warmth and balance across the strings, while still having a little rosewood-eque sparkle at the top end.

The exclusive 'Blood Moon' burst finish and solid flamed maple binding serves to enhance its stunning appearance further.

Each guitar will have its own distinct figuring: Some with straight, pronounced verticle grains; Some with horizontal 'flaming'; and even some with a combination of the two. But regardless of the individual figuring of each model, the tone will be wonderful, and the appearance will be truly unique. 

Specification

Top Wood Solid Figured Indonesian Trembesi
Back Wood Solid Figured Indonesian Trembesi
Side Wood Solid Figured Indonesian Trembesi
Binding 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 Nut 43mm / String Spacing 55mm
Bridge Macassan Figured Ebony
Bridge Pins Macassan Figured Ebony with Abalone Dots
Finish Type Gloss Top / Gloss Back and Sides
Preamp / Pickup Fishman INK3 Preamp and Fishman Undersaddle Pickup
Hardcase Included

Dimensions


Upper bout290mm
Lower bout385mm
Depth at neck100mm
Depth at base115mm
Body Length490mm
Soundhole Diameter100mm
Scale Length645mm
Fingerboard Radius16 inch

UserReviews

99.3%
of owners would recommend their Faith Guitar to a friend or family member **
** Based on 1375 online registrations.
"My favourite and cheapest guitar in my collection. It's comfortable to hold and easy to play. The trembesi wood is stunning, with its flamed maple binding. It sounds amazing. I hate the colour of back of neck that doesn't match the over all look. "
Christina 
United Kingdom
on 15/05/2019
"Strong bass and treble with wonderful warm midrange. Detailing on the guitar is subtle and minimalist with the mother of Pearl inlay complimenting the different woods on the instrument.
A guitar to fall in love with."
Alex 
United Kingdom
on 15/07/2019
"It is a great guitar. With a awesome sound."
John 
United States of America
on 08/07/2019
"I have never tried faith before,I had a Martin and a lagg but am really I pressed by craftsmanship of my faith especially at price"
Chris 
United Kingdom
on 18/08/2018
"All I can say is wow, what a guitar!
The looks, the build quality and the sound quality I have to say are superb and very high class.
I was so impressed I went and purchased another Faith Guitar in October that being a FKVMG and Faith have most certainly knocked it out of the park with both models that I own.
I would recommend that any considering buying a new guitar should look at one of Faith guitars as they for me are one of the finest guitars on the market! "
David 
United Kingdom
on 22/03/2018
"No Word's can describe this guitar just outstanding sound and sexy looking. I played a Faith guitar in a shop a few years back and it blow me away and wanted one ever since. "
Daniel  
United Kingdom
on 04/07/2019
"This is the best guitar I have owned and possibly played. It looks beautiful and sounds even better."
Kev  
United Kingdom
on 22/06/2019
"Beautiful tone straight out of the case, strikingly finished. "
Iain 
United Kingdom
on 24/06/2019
"Love the guitar. I may have registered it already."
Michael 
United States of America
on 25/03/2019
"Looks good, sounds good, plays well... I bought it"
David 
United Kingdom
on 02/06/2019
"Looks - brilliant. Absolutely beautiful finish.
Build quality - body of guitar is well put together and feels quality.
Sound - nice time, especially nice sound through the fishman pickup.
Not so good - battery loose in compartment was causing string buzz. Fixed with a bit if padding.
Bridge pins are a terrible fit (loose) making string changes fiddly. Bridge height on low E string too high, causing slight intonation issue, but not massive.
Case - pretty and we'll padded inside. Latches are poor quality but only a problem for regular gigging musicians.
Overall - I get a (good) buzz when I open the case and play it, and it feels like a more expensive guitar. A few niggly things above let it down, but I would still buy it again and recommend it. Good job Faith!"
Chris 
United Kingdom
on 12/02/2019
"Stunning guitar. So glad i purchased it"
Stephen 
United Kingdom
on 11/06/2019
"Amazing "
Barry  
United Kingdom
on 08/06/2019
"The most beautiful guitar I have ever seen. Quality is second to none. The tones are bright, I can also get the darker tones. Spans all genres. Perfect guitar for me. "
Oliver 
United Kingdom
on 01/06/2019
"Absolutely great. The quality of the guitar is first class."
Paul 
United Kingdom
on 06/06/2019
"Great looking and sounding guitar. Lovely neck, warm rich tone."
Paul 
United Kingdom
on 29/05/2019
"Beautiful instrument to play, own and simply look at"
Martin 
United Kingdom
on 02/02/2019
"After reading many reviews I decided to purchase one. I am very pleased with my purchase it is a beautiful well built guitar with great sound and although I'm only a beginner it gives me the will to play and learn "
Peter 
United Kingdom
on 30/05/2019
"Great design and aesthetics, well constructed. Sweet tuneful balanced tone with good controlled quietish delivery. Not an overwhelming sound performer. But very very very nice!
"
Tom 
United Kingdom
on 24/05/2019
"excellent sound, and plays easily..... all I've got to do now is improve my playing"
steven 
United Kingdom
on 04/05/2019
"I love it!"
Tommy 
United Kingdom
on 18/05/2019
"The sound this guitar resonates is so beautiful. it is a truly stunning guitar. A testament to brilliant engineering, impeccable design and amazing rare tone woods. You can tell top quality materials are used to produce a Faith Venus Bloodmoon."
Kenny 
United Kingdom
on 10/05/2019
"Stunning looks, lovely action and intonation, sweet voice."
Mike 
United Kingdom
on 27/04/2019
"Amazing guitar. Plays like a dream. Very well made. My best guitar Yet!"
Brett 
United Kingdom
on 20/04/2019
"Overall very nice. Action is very low and needs setup. Probably one of the best looking acoustic guitars available."
Nathan 
United Kingdom
on 07/04/2019
"Wonderful. I'm from Oswestry so I've always wanted one."
Alwyn 
United Kingdom
on 15/03/2019
"Good value. Dimensions are good and I like the neck profile especially (fingerstyle player with short, fat fingers). It looks pretty. I'm used to higher end guitars so am not keen on the Sonicore pickup but for the price, 'Hey!' :-) Soundwise I'd have preferred a Neptune but I wanted the smaller size for stand-up performance. I'd have preferred a cedar top but that's not in your range. I may end up trading this for a High Gloss for the rosewood sides but this was a great price."
Ray 
United Kingdom
on 08/04/2019
"Sounds and feels wonderful, and looks bloody great.
Very versatile, from melodic classical to rugged rock strumming."
Marguerite 
United Kingdom
on 12/04/2019
"Beautiful
"
Clive 
United Kingdom
on 05/03/2019
"Looks beautiful, sounds great, played it along with the most expensive Martin in the shop and thought it was better."
Steve 
United Kingdom
on 01/04/2019
"beautiful to look at and even more beautiful to play with rich sizzling highs and nice boomy bass tones just beatiful sounding "
Joseph 
United Kingdom
on 17/12/2018
"Looks great, sounds great."
James 
United Kingdom
on 24/02/2019
"Beautiful Guitar."
Scott  
United Kingdom
on 27/02/2019
"Looks and plays beautiful."
Michael  
United Kingdom
on 10/02/2019
"still checking it out"
steven 
United States
on 23/01/2019
"beautiful, very light, easy to play"
Michael 
United States of America
on 02/01/2019
"Great sound, well built."
Andrew 
United Kingdom
on 05/01/2019
"Beautiful guitar. Love the sound and tones. Very happy I decided to get this guitar."
Jeffrey  
United States of America
on 23/12/2018
"Lovely instrument great sound lovely to play"
Lee 
United Kingdom
on 16/01/2019
"Bought site unseen from internet reviews. Really pleased with guitar for price"
John 
United States of America
on 08/01/2019
"it was the best sounding guitar in the store, i absolutely love it.
Lovely clear sound and warm tone, beautiful looking instrument"
Beatrice 
United Kingdom
on 17/12/2018
"it was the best sounding guitar in the store, i absolutely love it"
beatrice 
United Kingdom
on 17/12/2018
"Excellent guitar with two problems. 1. The strings are only ok. 2. Guitar arrived incredibly dried out with 5 large silica gel packs in the case. The fingerboard was shrunken and frets very sharp. Fret edges are still sharp even after re-hydration."
Keith 
United States
on 21/12/2018
"Amazing amazing love my new guitar. Al the beautiful colors and the sound is even better. "
Jan Hendrik 
Namibia
on 24/12/2018
"Amazing amazing love my new guitar. Al the beautiful colors and the sound is even better. "
Jan Hendrik 
Namibia
on 24/12/2018
"Amazing amazing love my new guitar. Al the beautiful colors and the sound is even better. "
Jan Hendrik 
Namibia
on 24/12/2018
"Just got it today. Absolutely love it, it's gorgeous, plays like a dream, feels great in my hands."
Bob 
United States of America
on 07/12/2018
"Well made, looks great, comfortable to play, well rounded sound. Ticks all the boxes"
Alan 
United Kingdom
on 15/12/2018
"it's gorgeous, great basses, maybe i must to modify the actin because sometimes the sixt string fuzz a little in some position"
EDWARD  
Italy
on 21/09/2018
"It's totally awesome. It's absolutely beautiful. It's a pleasure to own. "
Terry 
United Kingdom
on 06/10/2018
"REALLY LOVELY "
MARK 
United Kingdom
on 02/09/2018
"Beautiful instrument."
Tamas 
Hungary
on 08/10/2018
"In mont condition. "Never" used. Rich, clear sound. And a beauty to look to."
Henning 
Norway
on 08/10/2018
"Absolutely love it, sounds great, looks great and is a pleasure to play"
David 
United Kingdom
on 04/10/2018
"Spoilt myself stupid and jumped in with only internet reviews. As a returning beginner a little bit rash I guess, but you know what everything about this guitar makes me smile, and my progress in learning over the last few weeks is gratifying. Great machine!"
Ian 
United Kingdom
on 15/08/2018
"So far... marvellous! "
Dave 
United Kingdom
on 26/09/2018
"So far... marvellous! "
Dave 
United Kingdom
on 26/09/2018
"Simply stunning, a work of art....musical and fine."
Brian 
United Kingdom
on 21/09/2018
"I love this guitar. It has great playabilty that produces a clear and sustaining sound unmatched in guitars twice the price. Let's not forget to mention the astonishing aesthetics and top quality wood, hardware and craftsmanship. Thank you for making this for me."
Giani 
United States
on 13/09/2018
"Love it. Beautiful looks and sound. "
Phil 
United Kingdom
on 18/09/2018
"It really is a thing of beauty, in both looks and sound.
I absolutely love it. "
Phil  
United Kingdom
on 18/09/2018
"Absolutely fantastic. I love it was going to buy a Taylor. But the Guy in the shop lifted my Beautiful Guitar. A couple of strums and this months pension has gone. Worth every penny.... and it started here in the uk. I think my work around the house will take a serious hit. Thanks for making such a wonderful instrument.
David."
David 
United Kingdom
on 14/09/2018
"I am really happy with it. It looks and feels beautiful, and is great to play!"
Matthew 
United Kingdom
on 30/05/2018
"Really like the look and feel. I play live a lot so it's important to me how good the guitar sounds when amplified. Liked the ethos of the company too."
Kevin 
United Kingdom
on 31/08/2018
"Really like the look and feel. I play live a lot so it's important to me how good the guitar sounds when amplified. Liked the ethos of the company too."
Kevin 
United Kingdom
on 31/08/2018
"REALLY PLEASED WITH THE GUITAR FANTASTIC FINISH AND EXCELLANT TONE."
ALBERT 
United Kingdom
on 24/04/2018
"I love the tone and the playabilty of the guitar,it looks and feels stunning.i can't put it down.."
Paul 
United Kingdom
on 16/11/2017
"Looks amazing, plays beautifully, fantastic low action, sounds incredible (even by my standards! ?)."
Andy 
United Kingdom
on 11/08/2018
"This guitar is absolutely beautiful. The action and playability are incredible. Best guitar I've ever laid hands on."
David 
United Kingdom
on 03/08/2018
"Lovely balanced sound with great looks and a great action anywhere on the fret board. Excellent electronics and tuner set up."
Colin 
United Kingdom
on 20/07/2018
"Wonderful, professional quality guitar at a great price!"
David 
United Kingdom
on 19/07/2018
"the most beautiful thing i've done this year"
EDWARD BONAZZA 
Italy
on 20/07/2018
"After having had a comprehensive set up by a professional and competent guitar tech' which included work done to both nut and saddle as well as adjustment to the truss rod, the guitar has proven to be wonderful. But in terms of how things were when I took delivery of it, I almost sent it back because it was effectively unplayable. There was string buzz on lowest four frets and the string action at the 12th fret was so high it was impossible to play the instrument. The cost of the work done to the guitar was a little under £80, which I think was a substantial extra fee on top of the purchase price of the new instrument."
Simon 
United Kingdom
on 15/03/2018
"Lovely, has a pickup balance issue, yet to be sorted. "
Dan 
United Kingdom
on 28/06/2018
"Absolutely love faith guitars I have 2 and just saw this one and had to buy it because I knew how great they are I didnít even need to play it. "
Guy 
United Kingdom
on 11/07/2018
"Simply gorgeous. I'm still a beginner/novice but this has made it so much easier. Easy to hold and sounds simply gorgeous. Best purchase I've made in a long time! "
Emily 
United Kingdom
on 05/07/2018
"Fantastic looking, sounding and playing guitar. Very pleased with my purchase."
David 
United Kingdom
on 30/06/2018
"VERY PLEASED, EXCELENT QUALITY THROUGHOUT. WORTH EVERY PENNY I PAID FOR IT."
PETER 
United Kingdom
on 05/06/2018
"This is my second Venus. Bought it because I love my first one and I wanted a second as a back up/alternative for performing. Fishman pickup system on this one which behaves differently to the other but it gives a nice clear sound. Played without amplification, the tone is deep, rich and warm. Visually the top wood on the blood moon series is just gorgeous. I love these guitars."
Ash 
United Kingdom
on 05/05/2018
"Beautiful as it is playable! Well constructed and finished. Good factory set up too.
Lovely warm tone with lots of sustain and some pleasing higher frequencies coming through.
This guitar is seriously good value for money!"
Stephen 
United Kingdom
on 01/06/2018
"This is one of the best guitars I have ever picked up! No Gibson, Martin, or Taylor comes close in this price range. Everything about the guitar is setup perfect. It is also very lightweight. There are not many guitars constructed with this tonewood and the bloodmoon burst with the maple binding blows Taylor's koa models out of the water in my opinion. This guitar could easily be sold for twice of the asking price. Love my new guitar!"
Dylan 
United States
on 17/06/2018
"Brilliant workmanship, sound and value "
William 
United Kingdom
on 19/06/2018
"Excellent purchase. Looks stunning, plays smooth, sounds warm, and the action is lovely out of the box. Would definitely look to purchase another Faith in the future and have already recommended the brand to friends."
Stuart 
United Kingdom
on 31/05/2018
"Beautiful. Great sound. The guitar I've always wanted."
Nick 
United Kingdom
on 30/05/2018
"This review after only 24 hours of ownership.
Beautiful guitar, solid feel, lovely tone, the finish is fantastic. The setup is good with a very easy to play action. (Not yet plugged it in).
I took my time visiting or asking various stores to send me pictures of what they had in stock before I found this one as there is a huge amount of variation possible in the grain which makes every one an individual. Pretty much love at first sight/hear. Wife approves too.
Bargain!"
Andy 
United Kingdom
on 11/05/2018
"This is a beautiful guitar, with a wonderful tone. I appreciate the Faith design. I am happy with the Trembesi tonewood which I understand is sustainably harvested in Indonesia. Thank you to the workers in Indonesia for having produced a really fine guitar!"
Steve 
United Kingdom
on 16/04/2018
"Superb sound, nice and light and great value."
Joe 
United Kingdom
on 01/05/2018
"Lovely guitar! Beautiful finish to the trembesi and the ebony is a real touch of class. Sounds wonderful, really full tone, very happy! :) Very high quality guitar and well above its price point. "
Jonathan 
United Kingdom
on 23/04/2018
"The Trembesi wood and finish is stunning to look at. This guitar represents excellent build quality and value for money with solid trembesi wood all round, grover tuners, maple binding, Fishman electronics and a lovely hard case! Chords resonate beautifully with a fantastic dynamic range. This guitar should be able to accommodate all style of playing! It's a keeper!"
Christopher 
United Kingdom
on 21/04/2018
"Absolute work of art with a sound to match. Very happy."
Simon 
United Kingdom
on 14/04/2018
"Great sound and looks, a real step up. First guitar I tried but nothing else could beat it. It just rings,"
Max 
United Kingdom
on 09/04/2018
"Looks and sounds AMAZING. Ever since I saw this guitar launched I have wanted to own one. I now have one in my hands and it hasn't disappointed.
Smooth mellow tones of the Tresembi are going to be perfect for my acoustic duo."
ANDREW 
United Kingdom
on 03/04/2018
"Sublime. (Why use 250 characters when one is enough.)"
scott 
United Kingdom
on 02/04/2018
"Absolutely superb, beautiful to play and behold.
A unique instrument that is a piece of art and will give many years of happiness. "
Thomas 
United Kingdom
on 27/03/2018
"Beautiful, well built guitar awesome sound, high quality tone woods and excellent fit and finish that you would expect in and much higher price point guitar. Very pleased and looking forward to much playtime on this guitar."
Jim 
United States of America
on 17/03/2018
"Beautiful Guitar. I have only been playing for just under a year and it was a big step to buy a Faith. I tried all the brands but fell in love with this one. It is a pleasure to play and the sound, without amplifying, is resonant and just gorgeous."
Nick 
United Kingdom
on 13/03/2018
"Terrific piece of kit"
Robert 
United Kingdom
on 11/03/2018
"My second faith, stunning, more clarity for fingerpicking than my naked venus but both are beautiful guitars"
Tim 
United Kingdom
on 27/01/2018
"Looks and finish are stunning and it sounds fantastic just hope I can eventually play well enough to do it justice!
"
Carl 
United Kingdom
on 15/02/2018
"Very nice guitar"
Keith 
United Kingdom
on 26/01/2018
"encantado con ella,comodisima de tocar, sonido precioso ,aspecto increŪble "
ivan 
Spain
on 03/01/2018
"This is the first acoustic guitar ive owned which is as easy and comfortable as an electric. The build quality is faultless and the tones from hi to low are stunning. Nearly made me retire playing electric!!! Many thanks."
Adam 
United Kingdom
on 10/11/2017
"wonderful guitar, beautiful to play, lovely sound, set up is excellent."
KEITH 
United Kingdom
on 09/01/2018
"Best guitar I have owned. Lovely tone and it is very nice looking. It is built to a very high standard. You do get what what you pay for. Well happy with this guitar."
John 
United Kingdom
on 10/01/2018
"This guitar is stunning. Gorgeous in looks and playability. Impressed is simply not good enough.

It will become my long-term player that will help me grow as a guitarist.

Stunning!

Carl B"
Carl  
United Kingdom
on 28/11/2017
"Great guitar in every way. A dream to play!"
Steve  
United Kingdom
on 29/12/2017
"Choosing a next guitar is like buying the next car, how do you match reputation with needs and the ability to pay? Much can go wrong. Faith represents the very best build value and playability at its price point. With head turning style style and the PJE heritageFor what is the use of a sensible purchase? I already have a kettle.
A beautifully constructed instrument that fits my small collection to perfection. Very, very happy man."
William 
United Kingdom
on 18/12/2017
"A Beauty in look and sound."
Manfred 
Germany
on 27/10/2016
"Absolutely amazing sounding, looking and feeling guitar. So happy with it, the craftsmanship and attention to detail is spot on. A well known American made guitar twice the value wouldn't come close as far as I'm concerned."
Rob 
United Kingdom
on 19/12/2017
"A beautifully made instrument which both looks and sounds great, even before it has been "played in""
Andy 
United Kingdom
on 29/11/2017
"Great tone ,easy to play, great value for money,l have Collins's,Martins,Taylor's this guitar can hold its own with any of these."
Eric 
United Kingdom
on 28/11/2017
"Absolutely gorgeous to look at and play. Small defect on the case but the guitar is beautiful."
John Charles 
United Kingdom
on 29/10/2017
"Lovely sound!"
Mick 
United Kingdom
on 13/11/2017
"Beautiful guitar, beautiful tone. Joy to play!"
Alexander 
United Kingdom
on 20/10/2017
"I think itís not only a beautiful guitar to look at it is very easy to play even for someone like me who is just starting out "
Steven 
United Kingdom
on 17/11/2017
"I am thrilled to bits with my new guitar. I had previously tried this guitar in another shop but found the strings a little uncomfortable as i have only just started playing a year ago. Having spoken with the chap on the Faith stand at the Manson's Show I discovered alternative strings are now being used. It is so comfortable to play now, and the sound is incredible. It also has a Fishman tuner!! I rate it 9 out of 10 because there is always room for improvement :-)"
Mark 
United Kingdom
on 11/11/2017
"2 days in, absolutely loving it."
Mike 
United Kingdom
on 11/11/2017
"Fantastic guitar, sounds and looks amazing."
Stephen 
United Kingdom
on 10/11/2017
"Love the look, fit and finish are beautiful as is the tone of the trembesi. I'm not a fan of the DR strings it came with. There is a lot of finger noise. The action could be a bit lower (1/16th"). I purchased this guitar to appease my desire for a Taylor 814ce.. the looks certainly do."
Anthony 
United States
on 01/11/2017
"GREAT!!!!!!"
Ian 
United Kingdom
on 22/09/2017
"Beautiful sound and looks and feels amazing. proud to support British design and the quality is there for all to see, absolutely premium quality guitar. Very very happy"
Tony 
United Kingdom
on 14/10/2017
"Beautiful sound and looks and feels amazing. proud to support British design and the quality is there for all to see, absolutely premium quality guitar. Very very happy"
Tony 
United Kingdom
on 14/10/2017
"Awesome !!!
"
Evan 
United Kingdom
on 30/09/2017
"Great
Looks fantastic"
DAVID 
United Kingdom
on 05/07/2017
"Awesome guitar, iv been a fan for a long time and now I have one, sounds great, looks amazing, plays like a dream, very very pleased. "
Paul 
United Kingdom
on 02/09/2017
"Now that I have set it up correctly. It's wonderful . beautiful to look at and hear , incredible tone ."
Carl 
United Kingdom
on 19/08/2017
"Now that I have set it up . Beautiful."
Carl 
United Kingdom
on 19/08/2017
"Awesome.... top upgrade, really nice to play and sounds brilliant."
Alan 
United Kingdom
on 16/06/2017
"Fell in love with its beauty.
Captivated by its sound.
Perfect match!"
Gordon 
United Kingdom
on 10/08/2017
"Beautifull"
Peter 
United Kingdom
on 03/08/2017
"Out of my two faith guitars (both are amazing), this has to be my favourite. It is a perfect size for me, the sound is incredible, with and without the shadow pickup. It's very comfortable to play, and not to mention, it is one of the most beautiful guitars I have ever seen or played. The Solid AAA trembasi not only creates an amazing sound, but it looks stunning especially against the abalone ring. It caught my eye right from the moment I saw it and caught my heart right from the moment I played it. The other guitar I have is the Saturn Higloss cutaway, and I 100% recommend either guitar, but this one has something special about it! Such an amazing brand! If you don't own a faith guitar, you should really buy one. They're amazing!"
Enya 
Ireland
on 05/08/2017

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