Faith - Legacy Series Earth - FG2HCE Electro-Acoustic


Faith - Legacy Series Earth - FG2HCE Electro-Acoustic

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Focusing solely on Patrick James Eggle’s historic acoustic body shapes, the new PJE Legacy Series guitars set a new bar for professional excellence. 

Our FG2 Legacy Series models pair the wonderfully mature aesthetic and tonal character of kiln-aged Sitka Spruce tops with truly stunning highly-figured, book-matched 2-piece Rosewood back and sides. This combination delivers on all fronts, offering exceptional visual beauty and producing a rich, seasoned tone with a bright, articulate charm and bags of clarity.

The Sitka Spruce tops of these guitars have been kiln-aged through a process of torrefaction or torrefication. The Spruce is air dried before being roasted in a kiln with precise controls over atmospheric and oxygen levels to reduce its moisture content. Then as the wood cools, precise amounts of moisture are re-introduced to the wood. The resulting timber is more stable – always good when used as a topwood - and aurally, it produces a rich, mellow tone with a mature voicing which would take perhaps 20 years of waiting to achieve under normal circumstances. Treating Spruce this way has its benefits on the way it looks too with it taking on a golden-caramel colouring that sees this series radiate an authentic, grown-up vibe. 

They also feature solid high-figure, Flamed Maple bindings, Figured Ebony fingerboards and bridges, and bone nuts, saddles and bridge pins. Also for the first time in our history – each guitar has a solid Figured Ebony pickguard.

Based on Patrick James Eggle’s ‘Linville’ model, the Earth is a true Orchestra Model (OM) shape and is the newest addition to the Faith family. Although sharing many geometric characteristics with our highly acclaimed Venus shape, the Earth has its own set of distinguishing features that make for a unique tonal palette, plus it is truly unique, having been drawn by Patrick’s own hand.

In true OM fashion, its 15” lower bout is flattened at the base, and at 4.45” deep, its shallow body makes for a comfortable mid-sized guitar.


Pickguard    Macassan Figured Ebony

Top Wood    Torrefied Canadian Sitka Spruce

Back Wood    Solid 2-Piece Rosewood

Side Wood    Solid 2-Piece Rosewood

Binding    Solid Flamed Maple

Bracing Material    Hand-Scalloped 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 18:1 Nickel

Trussrod    2 Way

Nut / Saddle    Natural Bone

Nut Width    45mm / String Spacing 55mm

Bridge    Macassan Figured Ebony

Bridge Pins    Natural Bone

Finish Type    PU Lacquer High Gloss all-over

Preamp / Pickup    Fishman Flex Blend / Condenser Mic

Hardcase    Faith Premium Hardcase Included


Upper bout    283mm

Lower bout    383mm

Depth at neck    93mm

Depth at base    112mm

Body Length    487mm

Soundhole Diameter    100mm

Scale Length    650mm

Fingerboard Radius    16 inch

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