Solid Sitka / Solid African Mahogany Parlor Burst – FP412B

Solid Sitka / Solid African Mahogany Parlor Burst – FP412B

In stock


SKU: 643485844167

The FP412B FirstClass Burst Parlor Overhead is a collapsible traditional Parlor travel guitar that features a solid sitka top with solid African Mahogany back. It collapses to carry-on roller case that’s 22.5*14.5*9 inches, and assembles in 20 seconds with our patented detachable neck system that’s guaranteed for life. A full 24.5 inch scale, a versatile 1 3/4 nut width, best-in-class components, and a Manzer wedge ergonomic design give this collapsible Parlor amazing playability, and astounding bass and volume! Comes with our proprietary passive tri-piezo pickup system.

In stock

- +

Designed for Travel

  • The Overhead First Class Parlor travel guitar uses a patented collapsible neck system which allows for assembly/disassembly in a matter of seconds. [View Overhead Youtube Video]
  • After packing in its travel backpack/roller bag the Overhead First Class travel guitar can be carried-on to almost all airlines, easily fitting in most overhead compartments – measuring in at 22*14.5*9 inches!
  • Travel case is made of 1680D nylon and includes a pull handle and wheels, a laptop compartment, a large accessory pouch, and a divided clothing/document pocket to carry clothing or performance gear.
  • Proprietary under-bridge transducer pickup system accurately amplifies the guitar and comes with all Overhead guitars.

Amazing Volume in a Parlor Body

  • The wedge design gives a lower shoulder/bout depth that’s deeper than a dreadnought, allowing the Parlor body size to deliver volume and bass surpassing that of  a standard Parlor guitar.
  • Bone nut, carbon fiber neck reinforcement, compensated bone saddle, and ebony bridge pins all help produce the the tone preferred by acoustic guitarists.
  • Traditional sound-hole design with forward-shifted, tapered  X-bracing maximizes the resonance and volume of the soundboard.

Comfortable to Play

  • The wedge design angles the guitar into your body which places the guitar in a comfortable position for fingerboard access and viewing.
  • The arm rest bevel makes this guitar super comfy to play without arm fatigue.
  • Satin-finish low-c profile neck make this 24.5 inch scale super-comfortable to play.

Guitar Specifications

Proprietary Body Design:
Traditional Parlor Body
Center sound hole with African Mahogany rosette
Wedge design for increased volume, comfort and efficiency

Hand-selected Premium Solid Sitka Spruce Burst Finish

Back and Sides:
Premium Solid African Mahogany Back, Engineered African Mahogany Sides

Forward-shifted tapered X-bracing
Compound block for reduced weight and strengthened latch support

Binding and Markings:
Stylized MOP logo and position markings
Curly Maple binding

24.5 in (622.3 mm)

Burst Gloss Top on soundboard, Satin on back and sides

Ovangkol, high break-angle

Grover® 18:1 or Journey 18:1 Locking Tuners

Included JourneyTek™ under-bridge passive 3-piezo transducer pickup system delivers accurate and clear amplification for any PA system or amp.

Removable Neck Assembly:
Stainless steel load-bearing components
Push-button release latch under neck
Large adjustment knob on back

Carbon fiber reinforced traditional C shape with two-way adjustable truss rod
Solid African Mahogany
Deep-slotted bone nut
Neck width at nut: 1 ¾ in (44.5 mm)
Neck width at 12th fret: 2.2 in (56 mm)
12 Frets to body
18 Frets total

Fret Board:
16 inch Radius, Ovangkol
Medium brass fret wire

String Spacing:
2 ¼ in (>57.2mm)
Compensated bone saddle

Elixir® Phosphor-Bronze Lights

Guitar Dimensions and Weights:
Weight: 5.06 lbs (2.29kg)
Weight With Case: 12.5 lbs (5.67kg)
Maximum depth: 5 in (12.7 cm)
Minimum Depth: 3.55 in (9 cm)
Body Length: 19 in (48.2 cm)
Assembled Total Length: 39 in (99 cm)
Lower Bout Width: 13.9 in (35.3 cm)

Travel Backpack Specifications

Overnight Travel Ready:
TSA compliant 14-inch computer compartment for optimal airport security inspection
Easy-access tablet pocket for up to 9.5 inch tablet devices

All- Premium Material Construction:

Premium aluminum push-button pull-handle with nylon roller wheels
Extra-durable Ballistic Nylon external case with premium nylon and velour lining
Extra-padded Body compartment with premium velour
Internally-accessible padded neck compartment with premium velour and string slot
Padded string panel with strings positioning tab
Padded Top and Side handles
Internal edge protector pad to protect body edges
YKK zippers

Extra Compartments for Your Journey:
External topside pocket for additional accessories
Zippered Computer Compartment
Large front divided compartment for clothes or gear
Hideaway, reinforced padded backpack straps with padded back

Maximum Case Dimensions: (unpacked) L*W*H: 22.5*14.5*9 in ( 57*36.8* 22.9 cm)

* will expand to 10 inches (25.4cm) thick if packed fully

UPC: 643485844112 (FP412B)

Recommended Videos:

NAMM Videos:

Customer reviews

Classical Guitar Magazine

As the recent Summer NAMM 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee, there were, as usual, a number of classical-guitar makers showing their wares. One that caught our eye is this collapsible travel guitar, which can fit into a standard carry-on suitcase. Besides being convenient for travel, the OC520 guitar from Journey Instruments also boasts a cedar top, laminate rosewood back and sides, and a piezo passive pickup. In this video we shot in Nashville, Journey Instruments’ Ryan Creager shows off the instrument and demonstrates the detachable neck

Start typing and press Enter to search

Shopping Cart

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. View our Privacy Policy.

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.