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FG1NCE - PJE Legacy Neptune Cut/Electro SRP: £1,299.00

FG1NCE - PJE Legacy Neptune Cut/Electro
FG1NCE - PJE Legacy Neptune Cut/Electro FG1NCE - PJE Legacy Neptune Cut/Electro

Model Overview

Focusing solely on Patrick James Eggle’s historic acoustic body shapes, our new PJE Legacy Series guitars set a new bar for professional excellence. 

The Sitka Spruce tops of these guitars have been kiln-aged through a process of torrefaction or torrefication. The Spruce is air dried before being roasted in a kiln with precise controls over atmospheric and oxygen levels to reduce its moisture content. Then as the wood cools, precise amounts of moisture are re-introduced to the wood. The resulting timber is more stable – always good when used as a topwood - and aurally, it produces a rich, mellow tone with a mature voicing which would take perhaps 20 years of waiting to achieve under normal circumstances. Treating Spruce this way has its benefits on the way it looks too with it taking on a golden-caramel colouring that sees this series radiate an authentic, grown-up vibe. 

They also feature solid high-figure, Flamed Maple bindings, Figured Ebony fingerboards and bridges, and bone nuts, saddles and bridge pins. Also for the first time in our history – each guitar has a solid Figured Ebony pickguard.

This Faith Neptune model is based upon Patrick James Eggle's highly acclaimed 'Saluda' shape.

A Baby-Jumbo size with a 16" lower bout, the Neptune is the perfect model for those seeking acoustic power without the physical bulk of a full-sized Jumbo. 

 

Specification

Pickguard Macassan Figured Ebony
Top Wood Torrefied Canadian Sitka Spruce
Back Wood African Khaya Mahogany
Side Wood African Khaya Mahogany
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 18:1 Nickel
Trussrod 2 Way
Nut / Saddle Natural Bone
Nut Width 45mm / String Spacing 55mm
Bridge Macassan Figured Ebony
Bridge Pins Natural Bone
Finish Type PU Lacquer High Gloss all-over
Preamp / Pickup Fishman Flex Blend / Condenser Mic
Hardcase Faith Premium Hardcase Included

Dimensions


Upper bout298mm
Lower bout405mm
Depth at neck105mm
Depth at base116mm
Body Length510mm
Soundhole Diameter100mm
Scale Length650mm
Fingerboard Radius16 inch

UserReviews

99.4%
of owners would recommend their Faith Guitar to a friend or family member **
** Based on 1271 online registrations.
"My 3rd Faith guitar; impressed with the sound, build quality and materials used."
John 
United Kingdom
on 18/06/2019
"Great guitar! Perfect for the intended use"
Roy 
France
on 12/05/2019
"The longer I have this instrument the more I like it. High quality construction, full bodied & bright sound, wonderful :)"
John 
United Kingdom
on 30/03/2019
"Excellent instrument. The tone I'd expect from a mature guitar, beautfully made, easy to play..... can already hear the difference in my playing. The tone of the instrument has been commented on by several listeners."
Stephen 
United Kingdom
on 28/03/2019
"Beautiful materials and build quality, sound is wonderful - the torrefied top really makes a difference - delighted with the guitar. Great job. "
Stephen  
Ireland
on 16/03/2019
"Looks great, sounds great, nice low action. I'm very happy with my purchase."
Michael 
United Kingdom
on 27/03/2019
"Excellent"
Anthony 
United Kingdom
on 10/03/2019
"Lovely"
James 
United Kingdom
on 24/02/2019
"Sounds great, plays amazing and looks stunning"
Timo 
Netherlands
on 07/02/2019
"Absolutely love this guitar. Have other Faith guitars but this is a significant upgrade. Like the fact it has a slighter wider nut than my other Faiths. Love the sound. The looks and finish are exemplary. Feels like a real professional machine. Faith have excelled themselves again!"
Paul 
United Kingdom
on 03/01/2019
"Bright, articulate with sufficient depth and flexibility to use in an acoustic duo and rock band.
The built quality is flawless and look pleasingly understated. The flex blend seems to cope with and sonic requirement and environment. "
Simon 
United Kingdom
on 31/12/2018
"LOVE IT.... big sound, good balance all the way up the neck "
Thomas 
United States of America
on 29/11/2018
"I was lucky to get the new factory boxed model not the demo one. Soundwise - very good, but it had some minor issues lookwise - some almost invisible dents on the top and tiny lacquer crack at the edge of the rosette. So 98% perfect. But the keeper."
Ilgars 
Latvia
on 09/10/2018
"Stunning looking Guitar with a great full tone and brightness, comes with a fantastic case for its protection. Looking forward to many years of playing."
Karl 
United Kingdom
on 01/10/2018
"It's a very robust and articulate instrument."
Guntis 
United Kingdom
on 10/08/2018

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