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Brand New w/ Warranty. We are an authorized Fano Dealer.
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Each Fano Oltre series guitar is handbuilt in the USA using an old-growth North American Alder body, maple neck and a nitrocellulose lacquer finish. The result is a resonant, lively instrument crafted with care and precision. This series allows for a number of customizations, from color to pickguard, knobs to pickups. Models can be built with either a maple or rosewood fretboard to meet the needs of a variety of players. If this isn’t the exact Fano you are looking for, contact us to spec one out precisely to your liking!
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 and really highlights that tonal "zone" between a single coil and a humbucker.
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 “cleans up” the low mid content and is incredibly tight whether played clean or through a good amount of drive. The feel here is very Jazzmaster-esque with quick attack and a touch of that out-of-phase scoop. 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?
This beauty sets up with the string action measuring just 4/64” at the 12th fret on the low E string, and even lower on the high E! All without fretbuzz. The frets are beautifully dressed and polished. The early 60’s-inspired C profile is temperately slim, but with a nice amount of shoulder to support the hand and thwart fatigue.
Weight: 7lb 9.4oz
The Fano Custom padded gigbag is included.
Neck: Maple (Bolt-on, 10 degree headstock pitch, vintage style truss rod)
Fingerboard: Rosewood with Rolled Edges
Fingerboard Radius: Compound 9.5"-12"
Neck Shape: Early 60's "C" Shape (.830 - .920)
Scale Length: 25.5"
Inlay: Dots (Clay)
Frets: 22 - Jescar Medium Jumbo Nickel/Silver
String Nut: 1.65" Graphtech Tusq XL
Tuning Keys: Fano Modern Kluson-style
Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Color: Sherwood Green
Neck Color: Vintage Amber Tint
Upper Headcap Color: Sherwood Green
Lower Headcap Color: Vintage Amber Tint
Body Distress: NOS
Neck Distress: NOS
Neck Pickup: Lollar OmniTron P-90
Bridge Pickup: Lollar P-90
Pickup Covers: White
Pickguard: 4-Ply Tortoise
Controls: Volume, Tone, & 3-Way Switch
Bridge: TonePros T.O.M. and Stoptail
Knobs: Nickel Dome
Switch Tip Knob: White
Strings: D'Addario "NYXL" .010 - .046
Case & Accessories: "Fano" Custom Gig Bag, Polish Cloth, and Wrench