Faith FECV12 Venus Eclipse 12 String Electro Acoustic Guitar

Faith FECV12 Venus Eclipse 12 String Electro Acoustic Guitar



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  • Body & Bridge
  • Top Material: Solid Engelmann Spruce
  • Body Material: Solid Mahogany
  • Body Type: Venus - Auditorium Cutaway
  • Binding: Solid Flamed Maple
  • Bridge Material: Macassan Figured Ebony
  • Bridge Pins: Macassan Figured Ebony w/ Abalone Dots
  • Bracing Pattern: Patrick James Eggle X-Brace Design
  • Bracing Material: Quarter-Sawn Spruce
  • Rosette: 5 mm Abalone w/ Fibre Boarder
  • Colour: Black
  • Finish Type: Gloss
  • Neck & Fingerboard
  • Neck Material: Mahogany
  • Neck Colour: Black
  • Neck Finish: Gloss
  • Neck Joint: Patrick James Eggle Bolt-On Design (12th Fret Join)
  • Fingerboard Material: Macassan Figured Ebony
  • Fingerboard Radius: 16''
  • Fingerboard Inlay: Mother of Pearl 'F' at 12th Fret
  • Nut Material: TUSQ
  • Nut Width: 47 mm
  • Truss Rod: 2 Way
  • Scale Length: 645 mm
  • Hardware & Electronics
  • Hardware Colour: Chrome
  • Tuners: Grover Rotomatic
  • Pickup: Shadow Nanoflex 6
  • Preamp: Shadow L4020HEX Stereo
  • Preamp Controls: Volume/Bass/Middle/Treble/Phase/Tuner
  • Case: Faith Hardcase Included


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 Eclipse series were conceived as ‘stage guitars’: instruments that offered workhorse functionality and optimum performance capability. Using the same structure and tonewood combination as the Natural Series – Spruce and Mahogany – the Eclipse models are finished with a Black stain and a clear PU lacquer all over. The lacquer serves to control the tonewood resonance a little, resulting in a more predictable and focussed tone when performing on stage.

Further to their aesthetic appeal, Eclipse models feature solid Flamed Maple binding as well as using Macassan Ebony for the fingerboard, bridge, headplate and heelcap.