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Review: Manne Ventura Satin

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Manne Guitars is a high-end guitar company from northern Italy, who isn’t afraid of doing things in their own special way. reviewed their bolt-neck model – Ventura Satin (current price in Finland: 1.855 €, comes with a pro-quality gig bag).

The Manne Ventura uses korina for the body. The neck features Manne’s special construction – maple with a centre strip of laminated beech. The long-scale instrument (64 cm/25.2″) has a Resin-F-fingerboard and Dunlop’s 6110 jumbo frets.

The Ventura Satin comes equipped with two powerful Manne-humbuckers with blade poles.

Both the volume- as well as the tone-control feature push/pull-switches, with the down position giving each humbucker wired traditionally, that is with the coils in series. The up position wires the coils in parallel, which results in a slightly brighter tone.

There were a few smudges of satin white finish on the black body binding of the review sample, which…

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