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Brand New w/ Warranty. We are an authorized Fano Dealer.
Like what you see? All photos are of the actual instrument you will receive.
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?
Weighing in at exactly 7lb, this is one screaming Korina guitar. You get a growling lower midrange and nice bite in the upper registers. The midrange is a little more transparent than mahogany, but the character of the guitar is similar in its dry, woody attack. The Lollar Imperials prove to be just the tools to harness the Korina with broad, thick, beautiful strokes.
We spec’d this guitar with gold hardware and custom small pickguard to better showcase the splendor of the Korina. The grain is set off by the vintage amber nitro finish, sporting natural checking and only the very lightest of relics. Here’s one for you to put some wear on yourself!
How Does It Play?
The string action on this beauty sets up at just 4/64” on the low E string at the 12th fret, and even lower on the high E. There is no fretbuzz. The guitar sports a 24.75” scale length and a classic late 50’s round C profile.
This guitar ships with a Fano Deluxe padded gigbag.
Body Wood: White Limba/Korina
Neck Wood: White Limba/Korina
Fretboard Wood: Rosewood
Neck Joint: Set Neck
Neck Shape: Late 50’s Round Back .860 – .970
Scale Length: 24.75”
Fretboard Radius: 10”-16” Compound Radius
Fretboard Inlay/Material: Dots / White Moto
Neck Distress: Light
Body Distress: Light
Body Color: Vintage Amber
Neck Color: Bull Black
Upper Peghead Color: Bull Black
Lower Peghead Color: Vintage Amber
Tuners: Gotoh Vintage
Neck Pickup: Lollar Imperial
Bridge Pickup: Lollar Imperial
Pickup Covers: Gold
Pickguard: 3-Ply Parchment
Electronics: Volume, Tone, 3-Way Switch
Switch Tip: Amber
Knobs: Gold Bell
Bridge: TonePros TOM w/ Stop Tailpiece