Journey Instruments FP412 Overhead Collapsible Acoustic Electric Guitar


The FP412 FirstClass Parlor Overhead is a collapsible traditional Parlor 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.

Designed for Travel

  • The Overhead travel guitar uses a patented collapsible neck system which allows for assembly/disassembly in a matter of seconds.
  • After packing in its travel backpack the Overhead travel guitar can be carried-on to most major airlines, easily fitting in the overhead bin compartment.
  • Travel backpack includes a TSA compliant laptop tablet fold-out panel which can be scanned by airport security without having to separately remove laptop.
  • Proprietary under-bridge transducer pickup system accurately amplifies the guitar and comes with all Overhead guitars.

Full Tone in a Travel Body

  • The wedge design gives a lower shoulder/bout depth that’s deeper than a dreadnought, allowing the smaller body size to deliver great volume and booming bass.
  • Bone nut, 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 and scalloped 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 dual-action steel truss-rod enables fine tuning of relief to suit any playing style.
  • Satin-finish low-c profile neck make this 24.5 inch scale super comfortable to play.

    Hand-selected premium solid Sitka Spruce

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

    Forward-shifted tapered and scalloped 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 (622.3mm)

    Gloss Top on soundboard, Satin on back and sides

    Ovangkol, high break-angle

    Grover® 18:1 precision mini gold tuners or custom gold 18:1 slothead tuners

    Our included Journey™ under-saddle passive 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) N=narrow nut width 1 11/16 in (42.7 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: 5.4 lbs (2.44kg)
    Weight With Case: 7.4 lbs (4.26kg)
    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*14.5*9 in

    Acoustic Centre offers free Australia-wide express shipping on all accessory orders (excluding bulky items including amplifiers and cases) over $50, and free express shipping with TNT tracking on all instruments, amplifiers and cases over $599. 

    Occasionally due to issues with delivering to remote or unusual destinations, we aren't able to offer free postage, so we do reserve the right to retract the offer if freight costs exceed 15% of your purchase. We will always notify you if there is an issue and offer a full refund or arrange alternative delivery options.

    All strings and accessories will be shipped using Australia Express Post with tracking. Other items including guitars and amplification equipment will be shipped using our courier service providers, with a tracking number and signature on delivery. Deliveries to most major capital cities are usually within 2 - 4 business days, and regional areas and WA deliveries are usually within 8 working days.

    The Acoustic Centre ships goods Australia-wide, however at this time we are unable to accept international orders. Please contact us on (03) 9699 5691 to enquire about a special order. 

    The Acoustic Centre is located at 206 Park St. South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. We ship daily at 2pm (Monday to Friday) excluding Victorian public holidays. You are welcome to pick your order up instore, but we will require photo identification to ensure against fraud. If you require more info on shipping to your area, or have any questions regarding shipping, please contact us via or by phone on (03) 9699 5691.

    Guitar players at every level have trusted Acoustic Centre for over 25 years. We combine our near fanatical attention to detail, experience and passion for all things guitar with exemplary customer service to bring you the ultimate guitar-buying experience. We personally inspect and professionally set up every instrument that arrives in store to ensure optimum playability. We know guitars inside and out, so you can buy with absolute confidence. 

    At the Acoustic Centre, we are real people and real musicians who live and breathe music. We gig, rehearse, record and tour, and we are here to help you make an informed and unbiased decision on the right instrument for you.

    Visit us at our store at 206 Park Street, Melbourne, Victoria.


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