When you remove the back plate covering the internal speaker and electronics, you notice the selection of high-quality components. If it had a sustainer like the Ravelle Elite does, I'd be over the moon. The neck is pretty chunky and doesn't have the kind of feel I usually go for. While the model C is a nice system, the Stealth is more practical. I would look at them in the catalogs or on the wall at a guitar shop, but I never desired to play one. If you intend playing anything where the full-on pretty nasal-sounding whack from those twin humbuckers isn't required, you'll be pushed to dial up the sounds you need.
I would appreciate some feedback as to what folks would consider a fair price for something like this, as there is little info or other fernandez guitars for sale on the web. There are a few minor inlay issues, but I'm very pleased with it. One is the Sustainiac, and the other is the Fernandes Sustainer system. It is finished in a low gloss varnish. Some reviews are automatically generated generated by using verbal representation of publicly available numeric rating information musicians entered while writing review of Fernandes Monterey X. Set in neck is made of mahogany and it features a standard 24-fret rosewood fingerboard on top. I discovered via Ebay and similar sites, that the Japanese version, the Zo-3, has been available in Japan for many years.
The sonic quality of the built-in amp on the Zo-3 is louder and cleaner than I expected - a good basic amp that will give the player a noise-free, clean, honest response with enough power that will not hide or color a player's style. It is similar but not identical to the Fernandes Zo-3 in Japan. The neck width is 1. Fernandes has 3 trim pots on the internal circuit board that can be adjusted to set the master volume, normal and overdrive modes. Might have to bid on that for the heck of it, but I'm going to my shop tomorrow to scope out the one they have in stock as well. Other than it being pretty heavy, I really have no complaints. If you really look close you can see where the different pieces of the body are joined, but you have to look close.
Here's my strat: Click to expand. They market one exclusive product, the Sustainer, that is available on many of their models, as well as in kit form for installation into other guitars. I really like the skinny neck width at the nut, and its plenty wide at the last fret. I'm going today to check it out I can surf the web on my handheld so I'll bookmark your excellent review to compare Thanks! But if you're just kidding, please disregard the above. It comes with a stripped-down list of specs and appointments, as well as very affordable price tag. Nomad bass is solid, single-cut and made of alder. User generated reviews of Fernandes Nomad Bass represent opinions of credited authors alone, and do not represent Chorder's opinion.
I love it and am looking for something that feels the same, but sounds a little more thick-n-juicy. The quality of the fretwork, neck, and assembly is also impressive for the price of this guitar. But, it seems like your strat was a keeper which is a good thing. It will fit in an overhead airline compartment and the padded gig bag has shoulder straps, making this a very easy guitar to transport. Sustainers are a pickup system that do exactly what they sound like they do — give you virtually unlimited sustain. Nomad is one of the original creations of Fernandes Guitars and it represents the answer to the rising trend of travel-sized guitars and basses on the market. And grew to like it a lot nice sound but looked like a 90s junk guitar from a charity shop with weird headstock.
The concept basically works the same way as the electromagnetic method. I didn't get a chance to play it and I didn't see a price, but it's stuck in my head all day. Seek out and consider adding this guitar to your collection. It's a slappin' machine when the situation calls for it. I couldn't believe what I was hearing.
Take a couple of pics and post them here and I can give you a better idea. Standard bridge unit is fronted by a pair of high output humbuckers with zebra coils. Think I paid less than 10,000yen for it in Kyoto a few years ago. Second, I didn't think the stock pickups sounded bad, but they were both microphonic feedback related to the pickup not the strings at only moderate volumes. Tons of punchy midrange burp from alder body. To be certain, this guitar wants to go full bore! It plays good and sounds good, and seems to be built well.
Same plant so makes sense. The main problems I had with the guitar was the cheap, buzzy tone and the fretboard which looked dried-out at all times, even 5 minutes after rubbing oil into it. I will have a bass of my own one day, but for now I have to catch up with my orders, and it would be selfish of me to put myself in front of my customers. The Verdict For those who need to lead their metal forces into battle on a budget, the Fernandes V-Hawk Deluxe is an excellent choice—particularly given the top-notch construction. I wish I could take a pic, I'd feel kind of weird but they may be okay with a quick camera pic? I have one of these that I bought new about 5 years ago. Seems like a good deal for the condition and mods.
If you want more information on the Sustainiac, you can read through their website. How do I tell how old it might be? All trademarks, images and copyrights on this page are owned by their respective companies. The guitar came in with a rough set up which of course put the strings to high what are these guys afraid of? Believe it or not, I don't even own one of mine. It needed a refret and new pickups, but after that it smokes. All trademarks, images and copyrights on this page are owned by their respective companies. All Sustainiac products are made in the U. It's my main electric right now.