Journey Instruments OF422 Overhead Collapsible Acoustic Travel Guitar - Natural

Journey Instruments

The OF422 Overhead®  collapsible acoustic travel guitar features a solid sitka top with solid Pau Ferro Rosewood back with a wider 13.25″ lower bout –  and collapses to carry-on size of 22*14*9 inches! It 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, locking 18:1 Journey Tuners , best-in-class components, and a wedged ergonomic design make this the most enjoyable guitar you’ll ever play! Tri-piezo pickup and a full-featured TSA compliant carry-on backpack included. (If viewing product category list, click on product image on the left to view full specs, otherwise scroll down for specs and media.)

  • Serial Number:  OF422002007004
  • Weight: 4.8lbs


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  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.

Guitar Specifications

Proprietary Body Design:

  • Stylized 00 body shape
  • Center sound hole with Pau Ferro rosette
  • Wedge design for increased volume, comfort and efficiency


  • Hand-selected Premium Solid Sitka Spruce

Back and Sides:

  • Premium Solid Pau Ferro back, laminate sides


  • Forward-shifted tapered  X-bracing
  • Compound block for reduced weight and strengthened latch support

Binding and Markings:

  • MOP logo and position markings
  • Maple binding


  • 24.5 in (622.3 mm)


  • Satin on soundboard, back, and sides


  • Ovangkol, high break-angle


  • Grover® 18:1 or Journey 18:1 Locking Tuners


  • Included JourneyTek™ under-bridge upgradeable passive 3-piezo 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)
  • Neck width at 12th fret: 2.2 in (56 mm)
  • 14 Frets to body
  • 20 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: 4.4 lbs (2.0kg)
  • Weight With Case: 7.4 lbs (3.3kg)
  • Maximum depth: 4.64 in (11.8cm)
  • Minimum Depth: 3.5 in (8.9 cm)
  • Body Length: 18 in (45.7cm)
  • Total Length: 35.5 in (90cm)
  • Lower Bout Width: 13.25 in (33.7 cm)

Travel Backpack Specifications

Tech 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:
Extra-durable Ballistic Polyester external case with premium polyester 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

Extra Compartments for Your Journey:
Internal/externally accessible compartment for accessories
Additional external topside pocket for additional accessories
Additional elastic pockets in computer compartment
Hideaway, reinforced padded backpack straps with padded back

Maximum Case Dimensions: L*W*H: 22*14*9 in ( 55.9*35.5* 22.9 cm)

Note: Some cases may open from the opposite side to accomodate additional guitar models that share the same guitar case.