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Gibson Skunk Baxter Firebird Electric Guitar with Case

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Product Description

The Skunk Baxter Firebird by Gibson USA is built in the tradition of the original reverse-body Firebird, with its distinctive looks and multi-piece neck-through-body construction for superior strength and sustain. A radically new set of Firebird Mini-humbuckers retain the sweet, dynamic tone similar to that of Gibson’s original ’57 humbuckers. Route three of these powerful pickups through independent on/off and full/split-coil switching for an insane number of variations and combinations, and this is the most sonically versatile Firebird yet!

The high-quality Tune-o-matic bridge, Lyre vibrato tailpiece, and Steinberger gearless tuners deliver consistent performance on stage or in the studio—and when it comes to looks, the high-gloss Copper Metallic finish, black plastics, white fingerboard binding, and pearloid block inlays make the Skunk Baxter Firebird a visual treat. Don’t miss out: experience this fabulous Firebird today at your authorized Gibson USA dealer.

Gibson Skunk Baxter Firebird Guitar Features

  • High-gloss Copper Metallic finish, black plastics, white fingerboard binding, and pearloid block inlays
  • Nine-ply mahogany and walnut through-neck construction
  • Two mahogany ‘wings’ complete the original ‘reverse-body’ styling
  • Three new pickups with black chrome covers designed by Skunk Baxter and Jim DeCola, the hottest Mini-humbuckers Gibson has ever produced
  • High-quality Steinberger gearless tuners provide efficient and accurate tuning
  • Slim Firebird neck that's fast and comfortable
  • Bound rosewood fingerboard that's highlighted by ‘Custom’ style block inlays
  • Comes protected in a black Gibson hardshell case with Gibson logo
With one of the most jaw-dropping resumes in music, Skunk Baxter has come to know a thing or two about tone. After playing bass in Jimi Hendrix’s pre-Experience band, Baxter became a founding member of Steely Dan, then joined hit-makers the Doobie Brothers in 1974. As a studio musician for over 50 years, he worked extensively with Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart, Donna Summer, Ringo Starr, Dolly Parton and many others. His go-to guitar? A Gibson Firebird, naturally—and with that kind of background, you just know that his Firebird is going to be something special.

Product Specifications
Gibson Skunk Baxter Firebird Guitar Specifications
  • Body
    • Top: Mahogany
    • Body Type: Firebird
    • Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
  • Neck
    • Species: Mahogany/Walnut
    • Profile: .800 / .850 Firebird
    • Truss Rod: Standard
    • Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
  • Neck Fit
    • Joint: Mortise and Tenon
    • Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
    • Joint Angle Tolerance: +/- .005 inch
  • Fingerboard
    • Species: Rosewood
    • Radius: 12 inches
    • Nut/E.O.B: 1.695/2.260
    • Binding: White
    • Inlays: Acrylic block
  • Nut
    • Material: Corian
    • Width: 1.695
  • Headstock
    • Type: Firebird
    • Truss Rod Cover: Black hot stamp gold ‘Gibson’
  • Tuners
    • Model: Steinberger gearless
    • Plating: Chrome
    • Tuning Ratio: 40:1
  • Bridge
    • Type: Tune-O-Matic
    • Material: Zamak
    • Plating: Chrome
  • Tailpiece
    • Type: Lyre TLPC
    • Plating: Chrome
  • Hardware
    • Knobs: Black top hat w/silver Tone and Volume inserts
    • Pickguard: Black Firebird
    • Control Plate Cover: Firebird style, solid black
    • Trim Rings: Black Chrome
    • Strap Buttons: Aluminum
  • Pickups
    • Rhythm: Skunk Baxter (Alnico V)
    • Middle: Skunk Baxter (Alnico V)
    • Lead: Skunk Baxter (Alnico V)
  • Electronics
    • Potentiometers: 1 Volume Controls, 1 Tone Controls
    • Type: 500K Non-Linear
    • Pickguard Switch (black): (3) pickup on/off switches
    • Body Switch (black): (3) pickup coil split switches
    • Output Jack: 1/4 inch mono
  • Finish: Copper Metallic
    • Sealer: Nitrocellulose
    • Process: 1-1.5 mils
  • Case
    • Type: Gibson Hardshell
    • Exterior: Black w/Gibson Logo
  • Additional Materials: Each Skunk Baxter Firebird comes with a Truss Rod Wrench, adjustment literature, and documentation for the guitar’s Limited Lifetime Warranty, along with Gibson’s 24/7/365 Customer Service.
Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  800-444-2766 Warranty:  Limited Lifetime
Joe Merkler from Cape Girardeau, Missouri - USA
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The Most Beautiful Firebird I've ever heard
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It has all of the features I ever dreamed of on a Firebird. VooDoo! I got to play one. And I'm hooked. My next purchase!!
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