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Faith FVHG Venus High Gloss Cutaway Electro Acoustic Guitar

Faith Faith FVHG Venus High Gloss Cutaway Electro Acoustic Guitar

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£845.00 (FREE UK Delivery)
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The Venus is the now iconic shape that brought Faith Guitars to the consciousness of so many players over the years. The combination of a 15" lower bout and a slimmer depth of body looks to classic OM or Auditorium body-shapes for inspiration, and makes the Venus the perfect compromise.

It is still big enough to deliver a big acoustic performance, yet remains small enough for the player to jump around on stage with no problem. 

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.

This model is fitted with Shadow Performer Tuner Preamp / Shadow Nanoflex Pickup electronics.

Specification:

 

  • 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
  • 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: Shadow Performer Tuner Preamp / Shadow Nanoflex Pickup
  • Hardcase: Included

 

Dimensions

  • Upper bout: 290mm
  • Lower bout: 385mm
  • Depth at neck: 100mm
  • Depth at base: 115mm
  • Body Length: 490mm
  • Soundhole Diameter: 100mm
  • Scale Length: 645mm
  • Fingerboard Radius: 16 inch

Delivery

We offer FREE DELIVERY on ALL orders within the UK (excludes Highlands & Islands for courier items).

We aim to dispatch all orders placed by 2pm and in stock on the same working day.  If something is out of stock with us then we will order it from our suppliers.  If an item is also out of stock at a supplier, we will contact you with an estimated delivery date.

Standard free delivery orders are usually sent by Royal Mail unless oversize in which case they are sent by courier, and usually arrive within 3 working days.  Express delivery orders are sent on a next working day service.  For clarity, this means an order placed on Friday will be delivered on Monday.  

Delivery to the Highlands & Islands or overseas will usually take longer. 

Returns

We want you to be completely satisfied with your purchase.  We recognise there will be occasions when you wish to return an item.  We offer a no-quibble 14-day returns period.  If you wish to return an item, please contact us via e-mail with your order number and your reason for return.  We will reply within 48 hours providing full return instructions. 

All items returned under our no-quibble returns policy must be in an as-new, resaleable condition including all accessories and retail packaging.  Items where the packaging will be damaged through opening it are not eligible for no-quibble returns.  Hygiene items such as Talk Boxes, Harmonicas, Wind Instruments etc are also ineligible for returns under this policy if there is evidence they have been opened and/or used. Please pack returned items appropriately to ensure no damage in transit.  We reserve the right to refuse refunds for items that are returned in a state which renders them unfit for resale as new. 


Items that are found to be faulty on arrival or within 14 days of receipt will be replaced.  After this period we will honour the manufacturer's warranty period for repairs and items will be repaired or replaced as deemed appropriate. 

Transit Damage & Mispicks

We make every effort to ensure your order arrives complete, correct and in the condition you would expect. In the event that the package shows signs of damage, please mark this when signing for it. In this instance or if your order is incorrect for any reason, please contact us within 24 hours of delivery so that we can rectify the situation. 

CITES

CITES regulations concerning the export of items containing certain woods affect any guitar sold ouside of the European Union and which contains any quantity of either Rosewood or Bubinga.  In these cases, an additional charge of £80.00 will be levied per species after the sale to pay for the required re-export certificate.  There will be a delay in dispatching any guitar containing either Bubinga or Rosewood of up to 4 weeks while we obtain the necessary certification for export. As the charge is per species, where a guitar contains both Bubinga AND Rosewood, the charge is doubled to £160.00.  We will contact you following your purchase of any guitar containing a controlled wood and advise of the charge once you have placed the order.  You can make payment for the charge by sending a Paypal payment to us at: sales@fxpedal.co.uk. 

Note that CITES only applies to guitars containing Rosewood or Bubinga that are being exported outside the European Union.  Guitars being delivered with the United Kingdom or in the European Union will be dispatched as normal. 

You can find out more information about CITES here: https://reverb.com/uk/news/new-cites-regulations-for-all-rosewood-species