Solid Sitka / Solid African Mahogany Parlor Burst – FP412B
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*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.
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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.
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
16 inch Radius, Ovangkol
Medium brass fret wire
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:
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*14.5*9 in ( 55.9*36.8* 22.9 cm)
* will expand to 10 inches (25.4cm) thick if packed fully
UPC: 643485844112 (FP412B)
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