Gibson Firebird 2016 T Electric Guitar with Gig Bag

    Order your Gibson Firebird 2016 T Electric Guitar with Gig Bag from AMS and enjoy 0% Interest Payment Plans, Free Shipping, Free Extended Warranty & 45 Day Money Back Guarantee.
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    Product Description

    Created by legendary automotive designer and visionary Ray Dietrich, the original 1963 Firebirds literally reversed conventional concepts for guitar bodies and headstocks. The Firebird 2016 T packs all the sonic punch of the original with extras that elevate this guitar to the pinnacle of playability.

    Gibson Firebird 2016 T Features

    • Neck-Through-Body Construction and Solid Mahogany Body
    • Hybrid '50s rounded/'60s slim-taper
    • Trademark "Firebird" logo on Pickguard
    • Gibson traditional Firebird Mini Humbuckers
    • Steinberger Gearless Tuners

    Product Specifications
    Gibson Firebird 2016 T Electric Guitar Specifications
    • Body: Mahogany 1/pc bass wing/1 pc treb wing
    • Body Contour: Flat
    • Neck Profile: Standard Firebird
    • Logo: Truss Rod Cover hot stamp gold
    • Nut material: Tektoid
    • Fingerboard: 1 Piece Rosewood
    • Fingerboard Inlay: Trapezoid Acrylic
    • Rhythm Pickup: 495R
    • Lead Pick up: 495T
    • Tuning Keys: Steinberger
    • Bridge: Chrome Tune-o-matic
    • Tailpiece: Stop Bar
    • Output Jack: 1/4 inch Mono Barrell
    • Strap Buttons: Aluminum
    • Pick Guard: White/Black/White with red Firebird
    • Truss Rod Cover: Black hot stamp gold Gibson
    • Knobs: Black top hat w/ silver volume and tone inserts

    Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
    Phone:  800-444-2766 Warranty:  Limited Lifetime
    Ernie 220 South out of Jax fla, jaxbones@yahoo.com
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    If I buy a Firebird I want a Firebird case not a gig bag. That would make the difference if I bought
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    What is your opinion of this product?
    A Gibson Firebird is the Cadillac of all guitars. A reissue of the 1976 Firebird is what I want.Just like Johnnys. But you should offer a case instead of a gig bag. Even if you have to offset the price. Thanks Ernie.
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    glwaggs
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    Very comfortable guitar
    What is your opinion of this product?
    The first one of these AMS sent me, I took to my guitar tech and after seeing it he said, "send it back". Which I did and the people at AMS where absolutely amazingly helpful, and incredibly fast with a replacement. I brought this one to the tech, he set it up and viola, one sweet axe. The pups are a lot more powerful than I expected (actually louder than my LP studios). The shape of a Firebird is very comfortable to play. Also, I purchased the SKB case for it (perfect fit).
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    Tim Farrell
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    Beautiful guitar!!
    What is your opinion of this product?
    Well built, beautiful finish,set up was right on the money, 12mo interest free, arrived in 2 days. This guitar was perfect right out of the box
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    Josh
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    Great sounding guitar but play one before you buy one.
    What is your opinion of this product?
    I really like the guitar but the bridge is really close to the neck so it feels pretty weird. I don't like the tuners much either. I should have played one prior to spending that Gibson money.
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    Big Frank S
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    Great guitar...not so on finish and quality control...
    What is your opinion of this product?
    This is a great sounding/playing Gibson....Bridge pickup is really weak....Neck one is amazing...!! The finish is orange peel...especially on headstock and body had quite a few flaws....It was bought to play...not look at so for just over $1000 it's a great deal....not made as well as year before or this years model...
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    Bluesman Sammy Guy
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    Oh, Gibby, What Happened to Quality Control?
    What is your opinion of this product?
    Nearly 50 years of playing, 5 Firebirds and numerous other Gibsons. My '76 Firebird got run over by my bass player (take the 'B' out of bass and well, you described him). AMS is the best, 10 stars, but this Firebird...well, first off, when I opened it, the bridge pickup was completely out of the socket and wedged at an angle. Had to take the entire assembly off and use a screwdriver to force back into pickup ring. But wait, there's more. Finish is SO orange peeled I can't believe QC even THOUGHT this was acceptable. It doesn't even feel like the edges were sanded with anything but a rough file. Terrible. However, I plugged it in, and like that homely girlfriend you have that makes love so sweet, the sound was amazing. Was about to write off Gibsons entirely, but oh, no, sound was SUPERB...even with a neck that was so bowed I could barely finger the strings. I let the wood settle in, and adjusted the neck, action and intonation, and, I asked this ugly duckling to marry me. Keeper.
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    George whedon
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    Better than expected ..a+
    What is your opinion of this product?
    Loved it!
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    Anthony "Butch" Oneppo
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    "I love my new Firebird and had an origianl 1964 V when I started out as a teen"
    What is your opinion of this product?
    I ordered the new Gibson Firebird V in late March and received it 3 weeks later, much sooner than anticipated. My first Gibson was a vintage 1964 Firebird V I bought new and loved it. The new one needed a setup, but after the setup it has become my main guitar and my two Paul Reed Smith's are now my backups. I have a 10 top Custom 24 and 10 top Studio (American), which I love but have fallen in love with the Firebird again. Excellent sustan, and the overall qulity is very good! For the price drop from Gibson don't hesitate and pick up this bargain. You may never see a price this low again. Thanks Ameican Musical Supply for the great service! PS: I've been playing in bands since 1964 and currently play classic rock.
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    Jerry G
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    Great guitar, great price
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    This is the second Firebird that I have owned. The first one that I had cost me much more than this one. The quality of this guitar exceeds that of the one I had. Great sustain and action. Terrific addition to anyone's collection. The only con is that the tuning machines take a bit of getting used to, but it is worth it. If you are looking for a Gibson at a great price, then buy this guitar and be sure to buy the case for it.
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    SC
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    Well worth the money
    What is your opinion of this product?
    Very nice guitar and I saved big time with a scratch and dent. I'm guessing the previous owner had no idea on how to set up a guitar as the neck was really bowed. I've seen people complain about Gibson setups. I'm guessing they don't take into consideration climate changes which always can alter the guitars neck. I always let them acclimate to the climate before I do a final setup but that's just me. After a quick set up and new strings this guitar plays amazing. I'm sure Ill have to do another setup when it finally settles in to its new environment. The pickups are much hotter than I expected. Bridge is about 24dc resistance and neck about 15dc. They still retain a vintage sound. I thought about changing them before I got it but I do like them more than I expected to so they will stay. The guitar has a great look and finish. I've had previous firebirds and they seemed neck heavy and for me this one isn't. Gig bag? I have a flight case for a Firebird so not a deal breaker. Buy it!
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