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Michael Kelly Forte Port X Acoustic-Electric Guitar

The Forte X series by Michael Kelly is an extremely well-playing guitar for the price.


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MSRP: Old Price $699.99 Discounted Price $449.99 Save : $250.00 (36%)

MSRP: Old Price $699.99 Discounted Price $449.99 Save : $250.00 (36%)
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The Forte X is an acoustic-electric guitar with an unconventional design. Not only are the finishes and inlays eye-catching, the soundhole placement makes for optimal sound for both the performer and the audience. This guitar is for players who need a practical, easy maintenance acoustic-electric guitar that won't break the bank.

Fishman Electronics
The active amplification system by Fishman includes an onboard control for volume and one for tone. These are mounted inside of the soundhole for easy access, and this avoids the need to cut a hole in the side of your guitar, maximizing performance.

Exotic Finish and Inlays
The exotic woods and finish will make you stand out from the crowd! The look and design of the Forte X complement the round sound of this guitar. Warm look for a warm sound!

Outstanding Playability For An Affordable Price
For the price, the Forte X feels and sounds like a pricier instrument. The zero-endpin bridge allows for easy string changes. No more worrying about bringing needle-nose pliers for changing out end-pins!


  • Travel-Friendly, Ultra-Portable Acoustic Guitar
  • Zero-Endpin Bridge
  • 12 Inch / 30.48 cm
  • Fishman Electronics
  • D'Addario EXP16 Coated Phosphor Bronze, Light, 12-53

Get your Michael Kelly Forte Port X Acoustic-Electric Guitar today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Acoustic-Electric Guitar

Good quality guitar.


Nice fit and finish. Could benefit from a lower action. Sound is, quality pickup. Going to look into getting the action worked on.



Great guitar


This guitar sounds great. Better than it should for a guitar at it's price point. I love the second sounds hole, and the offset main sounds hole gives it great character.

Church guitar guy

Stewartville, MN


Really sounds and feels like a $1200-$2000 guitar


Tried out the Forte Port X Partial Eclipse at the new Sam Ash in Torrance, CA yesterday after trying Taylors, Takamines and Martins that were $1,000 to $2,000 more and I have to say, I was so blown away I bought it instantly for $429 in their Grand Opening Sale. The guitar sounds so rich and beautiful you'll swear it's a $2000 guitar if you didn't know. And what a beautiful guitar. Sold my old Takamine and loving my new Michael Kelly.


Torrance, CA


Forte Port X Acoustic-Electric Guitar

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Body Wood Quilt Maple
Top Quilt Maple
Bracing Black Triple Ply
Cutaway Yes
Neck Wood Mahogany
Neck Shape Modern "C"
Scale Length 25.5"
Fingerboard Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius 12"
Number Of Frets 20
Nut Width 43mm
Bridge Type Zero-Endpin
Nut & Saddle Fast Black Nylon
Tuning Machines MK Die Cast
Electronics Discrete Fishman Sonitone Active System
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included No
Series Acoustic Guitars
Model Forte Port X
Warranty Info:

All Michael Kelly Guitar instruments are backed by a warranty. Instruments purchased in the United States of America after May 1, 2015 are covered by a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

Michael Kelly warrants solely to the original purchaser of a Michael Kelly instrument if purchased from Michael Kelly directly or from one of the small number of U.S. retailers defined on MichaelKellyGuitars.com as authorized dealers.
Michael Kelly warrants that the instrument purchased shall be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use for as long as the instrument is owned by the original purchaser, and until the ownership of the instrument is transferred to another, subject to the limitations described below in this agreement. This warranty is not transferable under any circumstances, and applies to the original owner only, provided the product is purchased as NEW from an authorized Michael Kelly dealer.

That stated warranty is only valid in the country from which your NEW Michael Kelly branded instrument was purchased. This warranty is specifically limited to products purchased in the United States of America and only purchased after May 1, 2015 from a designated dealer authorized by Guruz Media Inc./Michael Kelly Guitars.
In order to validate your warranty, you must register your instrument using the online warranty registration within thirty (30) days at www.MichaelKellyguitars.com/register. You also must retain your original sales receipt as proof of purchase. In the unlikely event of a warranty claim you will be required to provide a copy of this.

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