Michael Kelly Forte Port 12 Randy Jackson 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar

Change the way you hear acoustic guitars with the Forte Port. This 12-string model is constructed from gorgeous ziricote tonewood for a lush, full sound.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Fishman Presys pickup system Maximum control, performance and quality
Mahogany neck Great sustain, strength, and warm tone
Ziricote back and sides Lovely grain, pronounced lows and highs
Ziricote top Full sound, lovely grain pattern

The Forte Port 12 Randy Jackson of Zebra Signature builds on the design and innovative technology of Forte Port acoustic guitars. This visually striking guitar combines exotic ziricote wood with a natural gloss finish. The styling is further enhanced with mother-of-pearl inlays that adorn the ovangkol fingerboard, including the Forte Celtic knot and black diecast tuners.

The sonic performance is just as striking as its look. The offset sound hole creates a larger resonant area under the strings for improved depth, accuracy and tone. The Forte Port side-mounted soundhole produces superior tone and clarity and allows you to hear sound coming directly from the body of the instrument for easy monitoring.

Want to go electric? No problem. The Zebra Forte Port 12 features Fishman electronics to capture the full and natural sound of the guitar. The active electronics include volume, contour and phase controls along with a built in tuner.

Forte Port 12 Randy Jackson signature is a modern instrument for a modern player, and for the traditional player who wants that extra edge.
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Top: Ziricote
Back Material: Ziricote
Side Material: Ziricote
Binding: Black
Neck: Mahogany
Binding: Black
Fretboard: Ovangkol
Number of Frets: 20
Inlays: Mother of Pearl and Abalone Forte Celtic Knot with Mini Dots
Scale Length: 25.5" / 647.7mm
Truss Rod Type: Dual Action
Nut Material: Synthetic Graphite
Nut Width: 48mm
Strings: D'Addario EXP38 Coated Phosphor Bronze, 12-String, Light, 0.10-0.47
Electronics: Fishman Presys with Sonicore Pickup
Hardware Finish: Black
Tuning Keys: MK Die Cast
Bridge Type: Zero Pin Ovangkol
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Natural Gloss
Shipping Weight: 7.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 17 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MK12XZISFX
Natural Gloss, with Gig Bag
Shipping Weight: 10.75 lbs
Natural Gloss, with Hard Case
Shipping Weight: 17.25 lbs

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 727-793-0079

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 3 out of 5 stars. (1 ratings)
Submitted July 6, 2023 by Robert D in Lumberton, TX

"Not ready to play"

Overall: 3 out of 5 stars
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I got the guitar and the action was very high, 3.0mm at 12th fret. The piezo pickup was not picking up the high E correctly. Third the tuning pegs of D strings are not working correctly. Feels like gears are binding in one and slipping in another.Spent a few hours shaving saddle to correct height. The piezo pickup had a large, what appears to be solder, lump on the end stopping saddle from contacting pickup. Used Dremel to create an area for the lump to sit down in so high E worked again. I turned a lump of coal into a diamond. Plays great now!

Musical Background:

41 years playing music

Musical Style:

Rock, ethnic, acoustic, classical and world
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