FJCEHG - HiGloss Jupiter Cut/Electro SRP: £999.00

FJCEHG - HiGloss Jupiter Cut/Electro
FJCEHG - HiGloss Jupiter Cut/Electro FJCEHG - HiGloss Jupiter Cut/Electro

Model Overview

This Faith Jupiter model is a traditional 17", full-bodied Jumbo guitar that delivers a big, powerful sound, rich in bass and low-end resonance

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 II Pickup electonics. 

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 II Pickup
Hardcase Included

Dimensions


Upper bout310mm
Lower bout420mm
Depth at neck100mm
Depth at base125mm
Body Length510mm
Soundhole Diameter100mm
Scale Length650mm
Fingerboard Radius16 inch

UserReviews

"Absolutely amazing! This guitar sounds like butter and the quality of craftsmanship is top notch. This is the finest guitar that I own and have turned several friends onto the Faith company."
Megan Hewitson
United States of America
on 10/11/2016
"Stunning! I have been playing professionally for 40 years and have other well known acoustic guitars (Taylor/Martin) but I was floored by the tone of this FJHG. I will definitely be on the lookout for another Faith guitar in the near future, perhaps a parlor type."
John Leadbetter
United Kingdom
on 01/09/2016
"This was the first of three Faith guitars which I bought around 10 years ago (maybe slightly younger). Over that time the guitar has got better and better and is a treasured, beautiful sounding instrument.. "
Roland Nissan
United Kingdom
on 23/05/2006
"Well, I haven't had long but it's beautiful! It resonates so cleanly and produces the most wonderful noise."
Richard Lassiter
United Kingdom
on 05/04/2016
"Nicely manufactured Obvious quality Beautiful sound, easy to play. AND I have not regretted not buying the Gibson that I played and compared it with at the time of purchase. The Faith was recognisably a better clearer sound."
Bob Danks
United Kingdom
on July 2015
"Stunning guitar with a beautiful tone"
Andrew Farrington
United Kingdom
on 06/09/2015
"It was the first guitar I played when I decided I needed a long over due upgrade, I tried maybe 10 more that month and none of them sounded half as good as this guitar! Truly amazed and it's got better with age"
Matthew Macro
United Kingdom
on July 2010
"The Jupiter has become my favourite concert guitar i would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a well balanced unique guitar (Amen)"
PAUL ADRIAN WARREN
Denmark
on 06/12 /2013
"So far i like it very much. I love the shape, the size .. and the sound of course. Except the guitar has some (minor) finish-wear-marks underneath. I was told the guitar is brand new and never used. Sent from UK to www.musikkinstrumenter.no / Scenario As - Musikkinstrumenter last week. Its not a big deal, but the wear-marks shouldn't be there .. after all... if it is brand new.. (?)"
Knut Andresen
Norway
on 16/09/2015
"Es una guitarra excelente con una buena relacion calidad-precio."
Bernal Jose
Spain
on 04/09/2015
"beautifully made, beautifully balanced tone and a sheer delight to play."
Jim McAllister
United Kingdom
on 17/09/2014
"Honestly - I love it! I like it more with time, too. That said, I often wish it had a slightly more dynamic pickup system, as I find the bass and treble almost always need to be dialled back to less than 10%. I can usually get it to sound OK, though!"
Tim Matthews
United Kingdom
on 24/12/2013
"Sold my 1990 Gibson SJ200 due to size of neck. (having some arthiritus problems)The Faith Jupiter neck is better for my condition I also found the tone easily matches that of the Gibson, in fact I would say the middle tones better.Quality Instrument"
Ian Ritchie
United Kingdom
on 17/12/2013
"Amazing sound quality,lovely action and just overall an beautiful instrument. Would recommend it to anyone who had the money to buy one."
Cian O Mahony
Ireland
on 21/11/2013
"To early to say, nice tone, maybe set up could be better"
John Lockwood
United Kingdom
on 03/10/2013
"Fantastic sound, tried several others around the same price point but nothing compared to this. Cannot put it down!"
David Darlison
United Kingdom
on 04/09/2013
"Had this guitar for about a month and cannot put it down. As said before, the sound is fantastic. I'm no expert but I tried several types around the same price, before this and there was no comparison. Bought from Richards in Stratford. Great!!"
David Darlison
United Kingdom
on 04/09/2013
"exquisite"
Wolfgang Kraemer
Germany
on 20/08/2013
"Absolutely fantastic. Very full warm sound. I'm over the moon with it, can't put it down!"
Shaun Pascoe
United Kingdom
on 23/07/2013
"This is my third Faith Jupiter. I find them excellent in terms of sound, playability, versatility and value for money.(They look pretty good too). I use several open/dropped tunings and they can handle a low B very well. "
Roger Barrett
United Kingdom
on 03/07/2013
"Excellent!"
Alan Reid
United Kingdom
on 16/06/2013
"As soon as I played the guitar I loved it. Fabulous tone, nice sustain and just beautiful to look at. The smell from the instrument was fresh and clean and it just kind off fitted me perfectly. So I bought it : I only went into the shop for strings!"
Roy Henry
United Kingdom
on 10/06/2013
"Purchased guitar Feb 2013 from "Fretz" played fantastic, have fitted new Elexir strings and had action lowered, has made guitar even better, beautiful sound, and lovely looking"
Ian Norton
United Kingdom
on 05/06/2013
"Have not played for 30 years and bought the FJCEHG on recommendation of guy in shop and because I loved the tone."
Finlay Doctor
United Kingdom
on 01/04/2013
"Loud and Proud.Very light and easy to play and so good looking. Very balanced sound.I will sell my other guitars and want to have some more!"
Wolfgang Kraemer
Germany
on 26/03/2013
"Given to me as a gift from my sister. She knows i've always wanted to learn, so,will try !"
Gary Lambert
United Kingdom
on 24/03/2013
"Barry got the guitar in for me and it was love at first sight!! it is a thing of beauty. Neil played it for me and it sounds amazing. I walked into the shop grinning and i have'nt stopped yet, 10 hours later, i love it!!"
ian  Norton
United Kingdom
on 18/02/2013
"Outstanding - 1st tried them in Richards Guitars Stratford - he so beleives in these and i can see why - brilliant."
Adrian Hyde
United Kingdom
on 24/01/2013
"Very warm tone and very easy to play especially when using a capo on open tunings such as CFCFCF or BBDGBE (Nick Drake). "
John Kuczynski
United Kingdom
on 18/01/2013
"Nice sound and looks, setup not quite right (G/D buzz at fret 5+ when hit hard). partially fixed by Hayward."
Graham Bland
United Kingdom
on 05/01/2013
"LOVELEY, GREAT ACTION , SOUNDS LIKE SOMETHING THRICE THE COST, GREAT TO PLAY, DEVELOPED A CRACK ON THE BRIDGE, BUT IVE BEEN UNABLE TO RECTIFY THIS PROBLEM, SEEMS TO STAY IN TUNE , HAVE DROPPED IT DOWN A WHOLE STEP TO REMOVE TENSION FROM BRIDGE, "
NICK FULTHORPE
United Kingdom
on 02/12/2012
"Very well made and sounds superb!"
Michael Hayes
United Kingdom
on 19/11/2012
"Great guitar, sounds fabulous with new strings and looks really beautifull. Best acoustic I've ever had. Big value for money!"
Rinus Timmers
Netherlands
on 03/11/2012
"Can't put it down 2 years on, perhaps a smidge lower action at fret 1 easily the best guitar I have played. "
Ken Lacey
United Kingdom
on 07/10/2012
"I used it as a tonal reference point ; nothing, and I mean nothing, came close in terms of dynamics & playability. Every other model was a compromise (even Taylors.....). Pound for pound, the best value solid wood acoustic guitars available. Period !"
Lee Wherton
United Kingdom
on 20/09/2012
"nice full sound, lovely finish to the guitar. Getting some feedback when playing live when plugged in."
Jim Williamson
Ireland
on 08/09/2012
"I'm no expert as I've only been playing for 4years , but it sounds and looks great. It's also amazing value for money."
andrew norton
United Kingdom
on 02/09/2012
"I love it"
Roger Barrett
United Kingdom
on 23/07/2012
"Fantastic guitar. Build quality is superb and sound is fabulous.Really nice action. Tried guitars 10 times the price and they do not compare to my Jupitor Hi Gloss. I'll never part with it!"
Mark  Smith
United Kingdom
on 21/07/2012
"Good sound with strong articulation. However the Action could be better for eased of playing. Can the action be brought lower? Great value guitar with strong built and good tone wood. Would like to know how to adjust the neck of the guitar"
Wah Teng Ooi
Malaysia
on 12/05/2012
"Great sound, great setup, great finish. Build quality is on a par with my Fylde. Plugs in well, better than piezo. Slim neck which takes standard tunings without going out of tune, which is rare. Much better than the price would indicate."
Eric Sharp
United Kingdom
on 02/05/2012
"great sound, look and price"
Federico Sabato
Italy
on 22/04/2012
"Beautiful guitar, I am very happy I purchased it."
Teresa Ballesteros
Spain
on 16/04/2012
"really good lovely sound beautifully made but would like to know more information as it is a sample guitar patrick james eggle"
lee sisson
United Kingdom
on 18/03/2012

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