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FSHG - HiGloss Saturn SRP: £809.00

FSHG - HiGloss Saturn
FSHG - HiGloss Saturn FSHG - HiGloss Saturn

Model Overview

One of the original Faith shapes that launched the brand at the beginning of this century, this Saturn is a square-shouldered dreadnought design.

Based upon the traditional early 20th century designs, the Saturn is like an old friend: you know exactly what to expect, and it always delivers just as you would want. 

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.

 

 

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
Hardcase Included

Dimensions


Upper bout290mm
Lower bout392mm
Depth at neck105mm
Depth at base120mm
Body Length505mm
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.
"Wonderful guitar. Needs new bridge saddle because it is 10 years old now."
Jean-Yves 
France
on 04/01/2018
"I absolutely love my new toy. I normally play electric and was looking for an acoustic that was not too much hard work to play. The action is just what I was looking for, but the sound absolutely knocked me out.......a beautiful, ringing tone."
christopher 
United Kingdom
on 29/12/2017
"Beautiful to look at, nice to play and sounds very bright and zingy. Out of the box the setup was good."
Chris 
United Kingdom
on 17/11/2017
"very good guitar with all solid wood. you can't beat it for the money
i would definitely recommend it to any one who is looking for good quality guitar under 1000"
Mohamed 
Egypt
on
"3"
stephen 
United Kingdom
on 28/03/2017

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