Cort introduces the updated G290 FAT II, equipped with an alder body and roasted maple neck

Cort G290 FAT II
(Image credit: Cort)

Cort has unveiled a revamped version of its G290 FAT electric guitar: the aptly named G290 FAT II, which has been treated to a handful of fresh-for-2022 specifications.

The highlights of the updated blueprint include the alder body – which has been favored over the flagship’s swamp ash or sassafras body – and the roasted maple neck and fingerboard, which has replaced the original’s birds eye maple alternative.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.