Fano Stratosphear

By January 31, 20122012, New Release
Fano Stratosphear

Introducing the new Fano Stratosphear. Dennis Fano drew on numerous retro-future archetypes from film, architecture and pop culture as well as vintage guitars born of forward thinking designs and choice of materials. He was inspired by the look and tone of Dan Armstrong plexiglass guitars…

Another inspiration was the guitars made by Nathan Daniel at Danelectro. However, the Stratosphear is something completely different – futuristic but with a pinch of retro – and a guitar you can rely on as a serious tool.

Fano Stratosphear

in designing and building the Sphears line I was inspired by the question: “what will the future look and feel like?” – only from the point of view of living in the 1950’s (Dennis Fano)

Fano Stratosphear specs:

  • Chambered clear acrylic body core
  • Anodized 6061 aluminum tone plates
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • 24.75″ scale length – 22 frets
  • 1.687″ nut width
  • 10″-16″ compound radius
  • 6105 fretwire
  • Late 50*s round back shape
  • Chrome hardware
  • Gotoh tuners
  • TonePros Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Lollar Omni-tron pickups
  • Volume, tone, on/off switches
  • In/out phase switching
  • Weight: 7 lbs. 8 oz.

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