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Brand New with Warranty. We are an authorized Fano dealer!
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The Alt de Facto series is Fano’s top-of-the-line custom series. These are handbuilt in the USA by one luthier from start to finish so that every instrument tells a unique and cohesive story. Nitrocellulose lacquer body and neck of course. If this isn’t exactly the guitar you are looking for, let us know what you want and we’ll get you the best price on your custom build.
What Does Josh Think?
Beautiful sustain, gorgeous articulation and big-bodied low end all in one package. The Lollar P-90 pickups suit this guitar perfectly. The neck pickup brings out the warm, woody character of the semi-hollow swamp ash body. The middle setting has a luminous sparkle in the upper register, a well-behaved midrange and a tight low end. The bridge pickup is where things start to all hang out. The volume full up will put a touch of natural compression on a tube amp at the edge of breakup and infuse some snarl into your favorite OD’s. The tonal territory of the guitar is tremendous.
How Does It Play?
This one rolled in with Fano’s final setup documented at 4/64” at the 12th fret across all strings. This rings true on our end as well. They just don’t play any better than this! We love the worn finish on the neck. It feels completely natural from the first touch and doesn’t get sticky while you rock. The Mastery Vibrato is one of the finest Jazzmaster-style
vibratos you will find, and the tuning on the guitar is incredibly stable.
Weight: 8lb 0.9oz
The included hard case is custom manufactured for the Fano GF6 by Ameritage Cases for a perfect fit.
Body Wood: Swamp Ash
Body Top: Swamp Ash
Neck Wood: Maple
Fretboard Wood: Rosewood with rolled edges
Neck Shape: Early 60's "C" Shape - .830-.920
Scale Length: 25.5”
Fretboard Radius: 7.25”-9.25” Compound Radius
Fretboard Inlay/Material: Dots/White Moto
Neck Distress: Medium
Body Distress: Medium
Body Color: Amber Burst
Neck Color: Vintage Amber Tint
Upper Peghead Color: Dark Part of Burst
Lower Peghead Color: Vintage Amber Tint
Hardware: Nickel Medium
Tuners: Gotoh Kluson
Neck Pickup: Lollar P90
Bridge Pickup: Lollar P90
Pickup Covers: Nickel P90
Pickguard: 4-Ply Tort
Electronics: Volume, Tone, 3-Way Switch
Switch Tip: Black
Knobs: Black Mustang
Bridge: Mastery Bridge w/ Floating Vibrato
Weight: 8lb 0.9oz
Serial Number: FM1911005