Shaker

Shaker (2022New!)

Shaker (2022New!)

Buddy for Life ~Times change. However, my sound is unwavering.~

With an original body shape that looks classical and features that enable a variety of sound make-ups, this guitar enables sharp chord backing and emotional lead play.

( Description )

・ New design original body shape
Original flat body shape of single cutaway without contour.

・ New grip shape "SK U"
Since there is little change in thickness from the high position to the low position, it is easy to play in all positions.

・ Original pickup "Hybrid Humbucker Type I"
Both humbucker sound and single coil sound are great pickups.
By pushing up the tone control, you can instantly switch to the coil tap sound.

・ GOTOH BS-TC1S Custom Bridge
It is a custom bridge of high quality "GOTOH BS-TC1S".
With the brass "In-Tune BS saddle" installed, the pitch is accurate.

・ Easy to operate control and switching
The TE style control plate is mounted in reverse and tilted.

・ Original neck joint plate "Tone Shift Plate 2mm"
Uses a 2mm thick brass plate that produces high response and long sustain.

(Variation)
・ HS and SS can be selected for the pickup layout.
・ You can select your favorite color from various charts.  Color Chart
・ "Poly" and "lacquer" can be selected for the finish according to your preference.

Specifications

Shaker Base Price (before tax): ¥298,000

Order
Neck / Shape

Maple / SK U-Shape

Scale

25.5in

Joint

Bolt on 4-Point Joint / Tone Shift Plate 2mm

Nut / Nut Width

Silicone Oiled Bone / 42mm

Fret

F.C.G.R. SP-SF-04 WARM / 22F

Fingerboard Radius

254R

Machinehead

GOTOH SD91-05M

Top Position Mark (Rosewood)

Dot (Pearloid)

Top Position Mark (Maple)

Dot (Black)

Side Position Mark (Rosewood)

Luminlay 3mm ・ Green

Side Position Mark (Maple)

Luminlay 3mm ・ Green w/Black Pipe

Pickups (F.C.G.R. Original)

(2) Hybrid HB TypeⅠ / Covered

Control

1Vol. / 1Tone (Push Down:Humbucker / Push Up:Coil Tap)

Bridge

GOTOH BS-TC1S Custom

Neck Finish / Color

Poly ・ Full Flat - Thin Skin Finish / Natural

Body Finish

Poly ・ Gloss

Downloads

Quality

Commitment to carefully selected wood and durability

To build a guitar that sounds great even after 100 years, at F.C.G.R. we select our woods very carefully. The selected wood is stabilized in our special humidity-controlled warehouse for up to one year to eliminate the possibility of warpage later.

Original stainless steel frets

Our stainless-steel fret wire has been specially developed by F.C.G.R. to be completely rust-proof and reduce the necessity for maintenance for the lifetime of the instrument. Additionally, our stainless steel produces a warmer sound, eliminating the excessive brightness often associated with typical stainless steel frets.

Stability and solid performance

Often guitars and basses are strung up for the first time after the fretwork and set-up have been completed. At F.C.G.R. after the necks are painted, we assemble the full instrument and tension up their strings for a few weeks - this allows the neck to settle into its final stable shape. Using a specially designed rig, we then adjust the frets with the neck in its final playing position, with the same curvature as when strings are present. Through this process we can achieve the highest standard for our fretwork, which cannot be achieved in mass-produced instruments.

Glow in the dark side-position markers

We use Luminlay SG-30 (3mm) side-position markers which gather light and glow in the dark. It is a small touch, but invaluable on a dark stage - where it will allow you to play with greater confidence and less worry about losing your way around the fingerboard.

Color

There is a story behind each of our original colours - and we continue to develop new ones all the time! Since the thickness, and type, of paint and lacquer used influences the resonance of the instrument, we can use our years of experience to produce a finish that brings out the character of your individual instrument. We welcome you to inspect our colour chart, and visit our showroom if possible to see our finishes in person. And if there are colours that you would like on your instrument and cannot see on our page - please let us know, we'll do our best meet your request.

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