FJCE - Natural Jupiter Cut/Electro SRP: £839.00

FJCE - Natural Jupiter Cut/Electro
FJCE - Natural Jupiter Cut/Electro FJCE - Natural Jupiter Cut/Electro

Model Overview

The 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 Natural series were the very first style of Faith Guitar, and are a classic combination of Spruce and Mahogany

Using high grade Englemann Spruce for the top and satin finished Mahogany for the back and sides, Natural models feature solid Ebony binding and Macassan Ebony for the fingerboard, bridge, headplate and heelcap. Tonally, this combination of wood is generally warm, sweet and mellow, delivering an overall balanced tone. 

 

Specification

Top Wood Solid Engelmann Spruce
Back Wood Solid Mahogany
Side Wood Solid Mahogany
Binding Solid Ebony (2017 models onwards - until Dec 2016, Solid Rosewood)
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 / Satin Back and Sides
Preamp / Pickup Shadow Performer Tuner Preamp / Shadow Nanoflex Pickup
Hardcase Included

Dimensions


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

UserReviews

"The Jupiter is beautifully made, was delivered in perfect condition and professionally setup. The tone is mellow but nonetheless bright and the base fundamental resonance is pronounced and pleasing. Although the jumbo size I find the guitar comfortable to play sitting or standing with shoulder strap. A really nice guitar."
Christopher  Bailey
United Kingdom
on 09/05/2017
"The build quality and finish is excellent. I love the mellow but nonetheless bright tone and the low E string fundamental resonance is very pleasing. The guitar was professionally setup prior to shipment and the action is very good."
Christopher  Bailey
United Kingdom
on 09/05/2017
"very very pleased - as stunning guitar ( although the pre amp should be a bit better as I have students with 200 guitars with the same one & considering this is a 839rrp guitar it should be better) but aside yep very pleased & look forward to mant years together!"
dave singleton
United Kingdom
on 6/01/17
" I've been really impressed by everything about my new guitar - sounds fantastic, plays so smoothly, looks gorgeous and the quality of the build is excellent
I initially picked it up out of curiosity in the shop, had a go and then just kept coming back to it. "
Jim Probert
United Kingdom
on 27/12/2016
"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
"I am in love with the sound of my guitar."
Alwyn Carstens
South Africa
on 15/09/2016
"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
"Great tone and playability straight off the wall ! Beautifully made and great workmanship. Fantastic value for money."
Stephen Wilkinson
United Kingdom
on 29/12/2015
"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
"The appearance is simply beautiful. The high quality of the guitar is apparent from the gorgeous woods to the detailed finishing. Better still are the rich, generous tones the instrument generates. A wonderful playing experience."
Dougie Hastie
United Kingdom
on 16/02/2015
"The guitar is very well made and has a wonderful tone."
jared musson
United Kingdom
on 11/05/2013
"impressive tone and easy to play"
Sheldon Barter
United Kingdom
on 17/01/2015
"The best sounding guitar I have ever heard. Very good build quality."
Paul Everitt
United Kingdom
on 23/10/1944
"Stunning!! Absolutely Awesome!! Beats some famous names at half the price!! Oozes quality from top to bottom!! Fantastic tone plugged or unplugged.n"
Stephen Storer
United Kingdom
on 06/09/2014
"I think Faith guitars in general are fantastic for the money...! My FJCE has a lovely rich tone, extremely well made, great hardware, all solid woods!! I don't think there is anything out there as good in its price range. Very happy :-)"
Phill Orme
United Kingdom
on 18/06/2014
"I think Faith guitars in general are fantastic for the money...! My FJCE has a lovely rich tone, extremely well made, great hardware, all solid woods!! I don't think there is anything out there as good in its price range. Very happy :-)"
Phill Orme
United Kingdom
on 25/11/2014
"Love the sound"
Eddie.C.S Mak
Macau
on 15/11/2014
"Probably the best bit of wood I've ever put strings on and played in the last 35 years."
GERRY CAVANAGH
United Kingdom
on 02/10/2014
"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
"Great looks and sound"
Bogdan Jachym
Poland
on 30/11/2013
"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
"Helped my son to choose a Saturn natural CE a couple of years ago and was so impressed with it that I decided to "Get the "Faith"" for myself. Ended up choosing the Jupiter Natural CE. The nicest guitar I've played in 40years. Absolutely love it."
Peter Bissett
United Kingdom
on 17/09/2013
"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
"Best value jumbo money can buy. comfortable to play . sweet sound. top finish "
Edward Magowan
United Kingdom
on 26/07/2013
"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
"Guter voller Klang sehr gute Spielbarkeit kommt nicht an eine Martin dran aber da liegen ja auch noch mal 500 Euro Preisdifferenz zwischen. "
Gabriele  Behrmann
Germany
on 29/04/2013
"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
"I am extremely pleased with the instrument. The tone and sustain are excellent and the finish set up makes it easy to play."
John Hills
United Kingdom
on 02/03/2013
"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
"Beautiful instrument and sounds fantastic. Punchy response from both the lows and highs. Clear, bright and resonant tone. Comparable with some of the "top brands", and yet at a great price. Love it!"
Isaac Chua
Singapore
on 16/02/2013
"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
"Great pure sound like ringing bells. Build is good only down side is the frets are slightly proud on the lower side of the neck and feel sharp an unfinished. Rest of build quality is excellent."
Iwan Thomas
United Kingdom
on 01/01/2013
"Excellent - well made, very pretty, and the sound beats anything else I tried in the sub-1,000 price bracket."
James Murray
United Kingdom
on 31/12/2012
"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
"Beautiful big sound helped by the large body and solid woods, beautifully made and beautiful looking. My favourite of my 9 instruments."
David Shaw
United Kingdom
on 09/11/2012
"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
"Good tone and action. Yet to try out in live situation"
David Mowat
United Kingdom
on 27/10/2012
"I love this guitar. The best tone I have heard. And very handsome. Great to play. I've registered it so late as I'm now looking for a guitar for my daughter, and everything is so lacking compared to the faith jupiter. So I looked on your website. "
Mike Stockton
United Kingdom
on 14/10/2012
"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
"I was so impressed I have since bought another two and am considering a fourth from the range. Playability/Sound/Value/Looks are excellent. I have been a guitarist for 40+ years and the Jupiter models are the best acoustics I have played. I love 'em"
Roger Barrett
United Kingdom
on 22/07/2012
"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
"Great looks and sound"
Nick Johns
United Kingdom
on 21/07/2012
"Very good instrument. Nice wood tones. "
George Kohl
Germany
on 24/05/2012
"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
"Absolutely awesome. The build quality, tone, versitility and look are fantastic. I love it!"
Peter Crawford
United Kingdom
on 30/03/2012
"This is the best guitar i have ever owned. everyone i let play it is blown away by it. I will own this guitar until i die and then pass it on to family or friend."
david mckenna
New Zealand
on 20/03/2012
"I was looking for a decent solid wood gutiar and after considering the competition - well there just wasnt any. As soon as i played it the decision was made. Its a remakable guitar, i know this because people remark how good it sounds all the time"
George Porteous
United Kingdom
on 19/03/2012
"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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