NGD! Fano Alt de Facto TC6!

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NGD! Fano Alt de Facto TC6!

Postby Maggieo » Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:52 am

As most of y'all know, I sold my Creston. Part of the money went to paying down my credit card and the rest went to this beauty:

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Fano Alt de Facto TC6 and Rick Kelly Bowery Pine Tele, August 10, 2017 by Maggie Osterberg, on Flickr

The thing is just plain amazing. Great neck, light body, amazing pickups.

There will be more pix and maybe some audio.

Here's the specs, from the Reverb listing:

• Make: Fano
• Model: Alt De Facto
• Body Wood: Swamp Ash
• Top Wood: N/A
• Neck Wood: Maple
• Fingerboard: Rosewood
• Nut Width: 1 41/64 in
• Depth at 1st Fret: .84 in
• Depth at 12th Fret: .94 in
• Nut Material: Tusq
• Scale Length: 25.5 in
• Inlay: Dot
• Radius: 7.25 to 9.5 Compound
• Color: Lake Placid Blue
• Pickups: Lollar 52T / TV Jones Powertron
• Electronics: 1 Volume, 1 Tone, 3 way Toggle Pickup selector
• Weight: 6LB 15.5 Oz
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Re: NGD! Fano Alt de Facto TC6!

Postby BoringPostcards » Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:55 am

That's beautiful. Sad that you don't have that beautiful Creston anymore though.
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Re: NGD! Fano Alt de Facto TC6!

Postby Maggieo » Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:11 am

BoringPostcards wrote:That's beautiful. Sad that you don't have that beautiful Creston anymore though.


Well, I didn't play it enough and it needed to go to a regularly gigging musician, so I'm OK with the sale, especially since I now have the Fano, which is a better fit for me.
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Re: NGD! Fano Alt de Facto TC6!

Postby rhythmjones » Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:16 am

Congrats. Fanos are seriously sweet guitars.
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Re: NGD! Fano Alt de Facto TC6!

Postby Maggieo » Fri Aug 11, 2017 3:35 pm

Thank you!
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Re: NGD! Fano Alt de Facto TC6!

Postby Con-Tiki! » Fri Aug 11, 2017 3:55 pm

that's cool!
that model combines a couple of my favorite guitars.
very nice.

tbh, i did not get the Creston, this is more my speed.
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Re: NGD! Fano Alt de Facto TC6!

Postby Maggieo » Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:06 pm

Con-Tiki! wrote:that's cool!
that model combines a couple of my favorite guitars.
very nice.

tbh, i did not get the Creston, this is more my speed.


Thanks! It combines two of my faves, too. And yeah, I didn't quite get the Creston either and never grew into it, like I thought I would.

But man, this Fano, love at first note.

And now, more pix:

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Fano Alt de Facto TC6, August 10, 2017 by Maggie Osterberg, on Flickr

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Fano Alt de Facto TC6, August 10, 2017 by Maggie Osterberg, on Flickr

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Fano Alt de Facto TC6, August 10, 2017 by Maggie Osterberg, on Flickr

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Fano Alt de Facto TC6, August 10, 2017 by Maggie Osterberg, on Flickr

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Fano Alt de Facto TC6, August 10, 2017 by Maggie Osterberg, on Flickr

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Fano Alt de Facto TC6, August 10, 2017 by Maggie Osterberg, on Flickr
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Re: NGD! Fano Alt de Facto TC6!

Postby dezb1 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:28 pm

Nice... I like that very much.
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Re: NGD! Fano Alt de Facto TC6!

Postby Gavanti » Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:22 pm

Cash plus a great guitar. Nicely done. I like the bridge plate especially, and those Fano finishes look super comfy.
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Re: NGD! Fano Alt de Facto TC6!

Postby raphaël » Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:01 am

Oooooo...that's a very very VERY sexy guitar. Love it!!!
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Btw, is Fano for Fender + dANO??
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Re: NGD! Fano Alt de Facto TC6!

Postby Maggieo » Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:46 am

Fano guitars gets its name from Dennis Fano, the guy who started it all.
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Re: NGD! Fano Alt de Facto TC6!

Postby windmill » Sun Aug 13, 2017 2:01 pm

So how is that guitar clearout going......... :whistle:


Nice looking guitar

Hope it plays as well as it looks

nice photos ( as usual )

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Re: NGD! Fano Alt de Facto TC6!

Postby Maggieo » Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:20 pm

windmill wrote:So how is that guitar clearout going.........


Nice looking guitar

Hope it plays as well as it looks

nice photos ( as usual )


Well, upside...the number of guitars hasn't increased. :unsure: ??? :blush: :fp:

It plays fantastically.The neck, with that compound radius, is crazy easy to around. Man, Fano really has their shit together.
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Re: NGD! Fano Alt de Facto TC6!

Postby antisymmetric » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:40 pm

Lots of cool things about this guitar. I really like Fano's take on the Tele bridge. Very nice. 8)
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Re: NGD! Fano Alt de Facto TC6!

Postby leokula » Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:56 am

Man I really like Fanos... they're amazing. This color is just perfect. Congrats!
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