FVHG - HiGloss Venus Cut/Electro

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** Based on 1886 online registrations.


Fishman Pre-Amp / Pickup

This Faith Guitar is fitted with the refined, low-profile Fishman INK3 preamp system with the Sonicore piezo pickup located under the saddle. The preamp features a chromatic tuner, 3 band EQ and volume control. The output jack is located at the base of the guitar as part of the ingenious, easy-access battery compartment.

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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.

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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
Rosette 5mm Abalone with Fibre Border
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
Upper Bout 290mm
Lower Bout 385mm
Depth at Neck 100mm
Depth at Base 115mm
Body Length 490mm
Soundhole Diameter 100mm
Scale Length 645mm
"Bought my first Faith (Saturn) as a novice back in 2002 (No Serial No). Loved it as have others. Still have it and the sound has got better with age.Thought it was time to get another. Fantastic guitars. Please keep it up."

United Kingdom
on 09/02/2021
"Best guitar I've ever owned. By far!!!! Sounds and plays as good as it looks."

United States
on 02/07/2021
" stato amore appena ci ho messo le mani sopra, non ricordo il modello di Martin che avevo suonato prima di provare questa...questo fa capire quanto sia irrilevante il marchio quando hai sotto le mani ottimi legni, un ottima fattura e un elettronica molto efficace. Ottimo prodotto e soprattutto ottimo prezzo."

on 25/05/2016
"What a amazing guitar, very expresive, very plaisant to play, confortable. Wonderful in every details. I'm so happy"

on 29/12/2020
"Guitar Is very well setup, looks and sounds fantastic."

United Kingdom
on 20/12/2020
"Great guitar. Easy to play. Lovely sound. "

United States of America
on 13/12/2020
"I'm extremely pleased.
My shiny new FVHGL looks beautiful, sounds amazing, and plays like butter. My Martin and Taylor seem jealous. "

United States
on 07/12/2020
"Lovely guitar. The sound inspires me to practice."

United Kingdom
on 22/04/2020
"Chosen from others for its bright and clear sound and also the quality of design"

on 28/10/2020
"Yes its a beautiful guitar with a high quality build "

United Kingdom
on 27/10/2020
"Bought from PMT Manchester. Uesd every day. Tone and quality is perfect."

United Kingdom
on 31/07/2020
"Marvellous craftsmanship, fantastic playability."

on 30/09/2020
"very good"

United Kingdom
on 11/09/2020
"Beautiful guitar with a crisp clear tone. "

United Kingdom
on 19/08/2020
"Nice feeling. Easily playing. First impression is gordious. Price/quality more than good. Will tell you more later on.

Kind regards, Fer Roemer"

on 08/09/2020

United States of America
on 23/12/2019
"Nice sound.
Nice looks.
Nice feel.
Well setup & exactly how I like it."

United Kingdom
on 03/09/2020
"Sounds Great!"

Dong Woo 
on 06/08/2020
"It's a lovely guitar, but the wood combination accentuates high and low frequencies at the expense of the mids, which doesn't really suit standard tuning, at least not on an acoustic.

Tune down half a step to Eb however, and this guitar sings!!"

United Kingdom
on 29/06/2020
"Lovely rich sound. Beautifully crafted instrument."

United Kingdom
on 07/07/2020
"Beautiful to look at. Fantastic playability. "

United Kingdom
on 13/05/2020
"It smells high quality from the very beginning and
suits my fingers perfectly. It has a very warm and personal sound hard to find elsewhere. I really enjoy it!"

on 20/04/2020
"Date of purchase is about as best I can remember! But was in a store in Belfast, called Bairds. I had tried some of the big name guitars, but nothing was catching my attention. I was about to leave and he showed me the Faith. I still have it ;-)"

United Kingdom
on 15/06/2011
"Amazing guitar and a great price. "

United Kingdom
on 18/03/2020
"Got it from shop named Gsus4. I used to play court and epiphone LP custom guitars. Compare to other known guitar maker, i love the sound, its not too focused on one sound variance (?). But overall round and present to play"

Sang Ki 
on 16/03/2020
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