Faith Jupiter Hi Gloss Acoustic Guitar (Second Hand)

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Used

  • Solid Engelmann spruce top
  • Solid rosewood back and sides
  • Solid flamed maple binding
  • With Fishman INK3 preamp
  • Comes with hardcase

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£ 495.00

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What we say

The Jupiter is sadly no longer in the range so it's a while since we've had our hands on one of these! It's a big J200 size guitar with rosewood back and side and a huge, booming voice. This example is an early one that still has the diamond inlays and old style bridge. 

The condition is generally pretty good with a few nicks and scratches in the finish. There appears to have been a pickup installed at some point but this has been removed - there's still an endpin jack in there though so you can still use a strap with it as is, and it's an easy job to install a new pickup if that's the direction you want to go with it. 

With secondhand items we try as much as possible to show all aspects of the cosmetic condition in the photos so please have a look through to see the condition of the item, and if you have any questions give us a call or drop us an email and we'll be happy to help.   

What they say

This Faith Jupiter model is a traditional 17", full-bodied Jumbo guitar that delivers a big, powerful sound, rich in bass and low-end resonance. 

Faith HiGloss series are designed to offer both visual and aural beauty. Using high grade Englemann Spruce for the top and highly-figured Rosewood for the back and sides, HiGloss models feature solid Flamed Maple binding and Macassan Ebony for the fingerboard, bridge, headplate and heelcap.

Tonally, this combination of wood is generally bright and 'zingy', delivering great clarity. Visualising this as a frequency curve, it would be shaped like a smile: high on the bass, dipping down through the middle and rising once again at the top end, lending itself to fingerstyle and solo pieces in particular.

Specs

Top Wood Solid Engelmann Spruce
Back Wood Solid Rosewood
Side Wood Solid Rosewood
Binding Solid Flamed Maple
Bracing Material Quarter-Sawn Spruce
Bracing Pattern Patrick James Eggle X-Brace Design
Rosette 5mm Abalone with Fibre Border
Neck Mahogany
Neck Finish Satin
Neck Joint Patrick James Eggle Bolt-On Design
Fingerboard Macassan Figured Ebony
Fingerboard Radius 16"
Fingerboard Inlays Mother of Pearl 'F' at 12th Fret
Machine Head Grover Rotomatic Gold
Trussrod 2 Way
Nut / Saddle TUSQ (PQ-6116)/(PQ-9110)
Nut Width 43mm / String Spacing 55mm
Bridge Macassan Figured Ebony
Bridge Pins Macassan Figured Ebony with Abalone Dots
Finish Type High Gloss Top, Back and Sides
Preamp / Pickup Fishman INK3 Preamp with undersaddle pickup
Hardcase Included

Dimensions

Upper bout 310mm
Lower bout 420mm
Depth at neck 100mm
Depth at base 125mm
Body Length 510mm
Soundhole Diameter 100mm
Scale Length 650mm
Fingerboard Radius 16 inch

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