FRMG - Mars Drop Shoulder Dreadnought

$979.00
In stock
SKU
FRMG
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** Based on 1707 online registrations.

Based upon the Patrick James Eggle 'Kanuga' model, this Mars is a classic drop-shoulder dreadnought design. Tonally a great all-rounder, the Mars attracts the player with an eye and ear for tradition.

Faith All-Mahogany models deliver a clear, linear tone which is very sweet and woody with plenty of midrange.

Using Mahogany for both the top and body of a guitar makes for a very "?friendly"? instrument that responds well to hard picking, strumming and finger-style techniques alike. Further to this, the sound produced is unburdened by overly audible overtones and harmonics, so they perform brilliantly when recording.

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Top Wood Solid Mahogany
Back Wood Solid Mahogany
Side Wood Solid Mahogany
Binding Indonesian Ebony (2017 models onwards - until Dec 2016, Solid Rosewood)
Bracing Material Quarter-Sawn Mahogany
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'
Rosette Abalone with Fibre Border
Machine Head Grover Rotomatic Chrome. Ebony Buttons
Trussrod 2 Way
Nut / Saddle TUSQ (PQ-6116)/(PQ-9110)
Nut Width Nut 43mm / String Spacing 55mm
Bridge Macassan FIgured Ebony
Bridge Pins Ebony with Abalone Dots
Finish Type PU Lacquer Hi-Gloss allover
Hardcase Included
Upper Bout 292mm
Lower Bout 405mm
Depth at Neck 105mm
Depth at Base 120mm
Body Length 516mm
Soundhole Diameter 100mm
Scale Length 650mm
"The tone is amazing and build quality is superb."

Theuns 
South Africa
on 30/06/2020
"Good sound, beautiful colored mahogany body"

Christian 
Germany
on 13/04/2019
"I've got a very old Faith Jupiter that has improved year on year and I thought I might like a second Faith to fall in love with. With my new Faith Mars it was love at first sight. Now it just needs some playing-in which I'm sure it will get. "

Roland 
United Kingdom
on 22/01/2019
"It's beautiful!"

Loretta 
United States of America
on 16/12/2018
"It is a beautiful guitar that sounds great though I do wish the string spacing was more even. I can't yet tell if it is because the original grooves in the saddle were set improperly or if there a problem with the bridge pin spacing. I've "reset" the strings on the saddle; i'll see how this holds up..."

James 
United States of America
on 25/05/2018
"THE best guitar i ever had. And i own a lot of guitars in my life. Superb sound easy to play, and very nice to look at. "

Lars-Gunnar 
Sweden
on 04/05/2018
"Love it but neck not as comfortable (bigger) than my Venus Hi-Gloss"

Conor 
Ireland
on 06/01/2018
"Still trying it out but seems nice to play. Looks great. Nice case too."

Melvyn 
Australia
on 15/12/2017
"Very good guitar, solid woods, excellent neck action."

Luke 
United Kingdom
on
"In a word, beautiful. It is my first left hand and all solid wood guitar after playing right handed guitars for years. I was in awe of this guitar the moment my eyes gazed upon it, i thought "do i play this or put it in a display cabinet" that was the impact i felt of the sheer beauty and craftmanship of this guitar. I of course was eager to hear how it sounded and after strumming an E chord it really was heavenly. The set-up and playability is terrific and could not ask for more sweeter tone."

Grant 
United Kingdom
on 30/07/2017
"Very good"

Stuart 
United Kingdom
on 14/11/2015
"I think this guitar is fantastic for the price ? excellent build, great sound and it feels very natural and easy to play. It also looks great."

Jamie 
United Kingdom
on 15/04/2017
"Eine sehr sch?n verarbeitete Gitarre mit einem sch?nen warmen und mittenbetontem Klang! Genau so habe ich mir eine massive Mahagoni Gitarre klanglich vorgestellt! Das Aussehen und die Verarbeitung sehr edel und hochwertig in der Preisklasse. Saitenlage ist optimal f?r mich eingestellt! Beim ersten Anspielen "G?nsehaut"! Ich bin begeistert !"

Dietmar 
Germany
on 23/03/2017
"Fantastic guitar! Great sustain! Responsive to a lighter touch, and good volume when played with a pick. It will receive a rave review at www.fatherirenaeuswilliams.com! "

Jeffery  
United States of America
on 30/10/2016
"Guitar sounds a tad bright, but that's most likely due to the strings (mine came with 80/20s, will change to phosphor bronze). Also, it has not been set up very well. Otherwise, I'm very happy with this purchase. Looks and sounds great, and is a quality instrument."

Joshua 
United Kingdom
on 21/07/2015
"Bloody fantastic. It's my 3rd Faith guitar."

Roland 
United Kingdom
on 14/05/2016
"Sweet!"

Paul 
United Kingdom
on 20/06/2016
"Beautiful guitar, with great song. Just disapointed some scratches on the body. And dirty frets."

Killian 
France
on 31/03/2015
"Good finish / construction. Nice tone"

Michael 
United Kingdom
on 04/01/2016
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