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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 Do We Think?
This exquisite JM6 features a phenomenal pairing of Lollar P-90s—an OmniTron P-90 in the neck position paired with a standard P-90 in the bridge position. The OmniTron is wound specially for Fano and utilizes Alnico pole magnets, sharing certain build and tonal characteristics with a single coil pickup. This makes the pickup a little bit more open through the midrange than a traditional P-90, almost like a fatter Strat neck pickup.
All three pickup positions will sit in a mix very nicely without fiddling with your amp or pedal settings. The neck position is rich and warm in the low end, chimey through the mids and a beautiful glassy texture on the top much akin to a single coil. The middle position filters out some of the juicy low mid content, which gives it a very Jazzmaster-esque tone and attack. Switching to the bridge pickup gets a fatter upper midrange punch and rolls off the lows and highs a bit to focus all the energy into the EQ bands that will push your amp into singing breakup.
How Does It Play?
The string action measures just 4/64” on the low E string at the 12th fret, and even lower on the high E. There is no fretbuzz. The early 60’s-inspired profile is a nice medium C with enough shoulder to support the hand and thwart fatigue. You’ll also appreciate the contoured neck heel which gives easy access to the upper frets.
Weight: 7lb 4oz
The Fano gigbag pictured is included.
Body Wood: Alder
Neck: Maple (Bolt-on, 10 degree headstock pitch, vintage style truss rod)
Scale Length: 25.5”
Fretboard Radius: 7.25” - 9.5” Compound Radius
Neck Shape: Early 60's "C" Shape (.830 - .920”)
Fretboard Inlay/Material: Dots/White Moto
Neck Distress: Light
Body Distress: Light
Body Color: Sherwood Green
Neck Color: Vintage Amber Tint
Upper Peghead Color: Sherwood Green
Lower Peghead Color: Vintage Amber Tint
Hardware: Aged Nickel
Tuners: Modern Kluson-Style
Neck Pickup: Lollar P-90 OmniTron
Bridge Pickup: Lollar P-90
Pickup Covers: White
Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint
Controls: Volume, Tone, 3-Way Switch
Knobs: White Strat
Switch Tip: White
Bridge: TonePros TOM w/ Stop Tailpiece