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Brand New w/ 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 We Think?
Beautiful sustain, gorgeous articulation and big-bodied low end all in one package. The Swamp Ash body is exquisite, and there’s more than meets the eye. The GF6 is fashioned with a solid carved top and solid back/sides, rather than laminate construction. This gives the guitar more liveliness and response when compared to other notable semi-hollow builds.
This guitar also features one of our favorite P-90 combinations, a Lollar ‘50s Wind P-90 in the neck and standard Lollar P-90 in the bridge. The ‘50s Wind is crisp and open, yet maintains that wonderful girth of a P-90 at the same time. The tone is tight, woody and sweet all at once.
The bridge P-90 packs more midrange punch, perfect for pushing the amp a little harder. It makes your clean tones more muscular and your dirt tones absolutely sing. This position has all the harmonic richness of your favorite semi-hollows, but is a little more immediate and dynamic.
The middle position deserves the limelight just as much as the other two. It is warm but bouncy at the same time, giving you yet another unique tonal print from the instrument. The pairing of the two pickups together balances very nicely with the natural EQ of the guitar, exuding an almost “acoustic” quality through a clean amp.
How Does It Play?
They just don’t play any better than this! The string action measures only 4/64” on the low E string at the 12th fret and all the way down to 3/64” on the high E. There is no fretbuzz, and we love the worn finish on the neck. It feels completely natural from the first touch.
Weight: 7lb 4oz
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
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/Clay
Neck Distress: Medium
Body Distress: Medium
Body Color: Amber Burst
Neck Color: Vintage Amber Tint
Upper Peghead Color: Amber Burst
Lower Peghead Color: Vintage Amber Tint
Hardware: Nickel Medium
Tuners: Fano Deluxe
Neck Pickup: Lollar ‘50s Wind P-90
Bridge Pickup: Lollar P-90
Pickup Covers: Nickel P-90
Pickguard: 4-Ply Brown Tortoise
Electronics: Volume, Tone, 3-Way Switch
Switch Tip: Black
Knobs: Black Mustang
Bridge: TonePros T.O.M. and Stoptail