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Forte Port Lefty
Forte Port Lefty
Forte Port Lefty

REVIEW

September 2016

At this price, the well-designed, well-constructed Michael Kelly Forte Port, loaded with top-rate Fishman electronics, is a bargain that cost-conscious guitarists should seriously consider.
ACOUSTIC GUITAR'S FORTE PORT VIDEO INCLUDED

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PORT TECHNOLOGY

Acoustic guitar design has not changed significantly since the pre-World War II era. For several years now, the Michael Kelly team has been working on a fresh new approach to acoustic guitars. This has culminated with the development of the new Port Technology. At the core of this innovation is an offset soundhole approach coupled with an all new bracing design. Traditional soundhole placement interrupts a potentially potent “soundboard” area located between the neck and the bridge. By relocating the soundhole, Michael Kelly was able to bring this area to life, providing a louder and more resonate overall top performance. This performance enhancement is especially evident on models with integrated electronics where the added resonance collaborates with the bridge mounted piezo for undeniably better results.

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Forte Port Lefty
Forte Port Lefty

Forte Port Lefty

Now in Lefty! The Forte Port features Michael Kelly's Port Technology. This fresh new approach to top bracing and soundhole placement results in a noticeable improvement in sonic performance. It is dynamic, responsive and has a big bold sound. The Forte Port features an aggressive cutaway giving you more fingerboard access and great balance.


  • MKFPSNASFXL Natural PRODUCT ID MKFPN-LH

SPECIFICATIONS

Body

  • Top: Solid Spruce
  • Back Material: Sapele
  • Side Material: Sapele
  • Binding: Black Triple Ply

Neck

  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Pau Ferro
  • Fretboard Radius: 12 Inch / 30.48 cm
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Inlays: Mini-Dots
  • Headstock: Traditional MK Acoustic
  • Scale Length 25.5 in / 647.7 mm
  • Truss Rod Type Dual Action
  • Neck Profile Comfort C
  • Nut Material: Fast Black Nylon
  • Nut Type: Standard
  • Nut Width: 1 11/16" / 43 mm
  • Strings: D'Addario EXP16 Coated Phosphor Bronze, Light, 12-53

Electronics

  • Electronics: Fishman Preamp

Hardware

  • Hardware Finish: Black
  • Tuning Keys: MK Diecast
  • Bridge Type: Zero-End Pin bridge

Notes

  • Ultra Thin Satin Natural Finish
  • Extreme cutaway body shape that provides enhanced access to upper frets and great balance

California Proposition 65 Warning

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COMFORT-C NECK PROFILE

Our acoustic Comfort-C neck profile is easy to play, comfortable and
performance-oriented. We knew that you would want to play your new MK for hours and hours, so we crafted a neck just for you. Each one is machine milled for consistency based on the specification shown here.