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Gibson Custom ES 339 Semi Hollow Electric Guitar with Case

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Product Description

Whether you play blues, rock, jazz, or country, the warm semi-hollow bite of the Gibson Custom ES 339 Semi Hollow Electric Guitar is entirely at home in any musical setting. Packed with a pair of Gibson’s acclaimed 57 Classic humbuckers, the Gibson Custom ES 339 Semi Hollow Electric Guitar gives you everything from biting twang to wailing, cutting rock tones with a little overdrive applied.

Gibson Custom ES 339 Semi Hollow Electric Guitar Features

  • Semi-Hollow, Chambered Body Laminated Maple Top and Back
  • 30/60 Slender Neck
  • 22 Fret Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Vintage Tulip Single Band Tuners
  • A pair of '57 Classic Humbuckers
  • Includes a Gibson Logo Hardshell Case and Certificate of Authenticity

Body and Finish
The top, back and sides of the Custom Shop ES 339 are crafted with the same pressed-arch, laminated-maple with solid maple centerblock construction that was used by Gibson to produce the first ES 335s 52 years ago, but the ES 339 is made to more compact dimensions closer to those of Gibson’s solidbody electric guitars.

Neck and Headstock
The Custom Shop ES 339’s neck and headstock are made in the classic tradition of several great Gibson models, including that of its larger predecessor, the original ES 335. Carved from a single piece of quarter-sawn mahogany and topped with a rosewood fingerboard, the design incorporates Gibson’s lauded 17-degree back-angled headstock, which contributes greatly to the instrument’s resonance and sustain.

Pickups and Electronics
The Custom Shop ES 339 is equipped with pickups and electronics that accurately reflect the original units of the most desirable ES 335s ever made, but with performance enhancements to benefit today’s player. A pair of 57 Classic pickups capture that highly sought-after “PAF” style tone, noted for its unparalleled blend of warmth, richness and clarity, while quality CTS potentiometers, wired with Gibson’s Nashville Tone Circuit to maintain highs as you roll down the volume, and a Switchcraft selector and output jack translate the signal in pure vintage style.

Hardware
The ES 339 is equipped with hardware that mirrors the look and performance of its predecessor, the larger ES 335. Particulars include green-button Kluson-style tuners, a Tune-o-matic bridge and stop-bar tailpiece both made from the correct metals and plated in nickel, and Gibson’s original aluminum strap buttons, all of which contribute to the timeless look and tone of the instrument.

Product Specifications
Gibson Custom ES 339 Semi Hollow Electric Guitar Specifications
  • Body: Semi-Hollow, Chambered
    • Top: Laminated Maple
    • Back: Laminated Maple
    • Binding: Single-ply, Cream
  • Neck: Mahogany
    • Profile: 30/60 Slender
    • Truss Rod: Traditional
    • Joint Angle: 4° (+/- 15 seconds)
  • Neck Joint: Mortise and Tenon
    • Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
    • Joint Angle: Tolerance +/- .005 inch
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
    • Frets: 22
    • Radius: 12 inches
    • Nut/E.O.B: 1.687/2.062
    • Inlays: Mother-of-Pearl Dots
    • Binding: Single-ply, Cream
    • Fret Wire: Standard
  • Nut: White Corian
    • Width: 1.687
    • Slots: Gibson PLEK System
  • Headstock:
    • Inlay: Mother of Pearl Holly
    • Logo: Pearl Gibson Inlay
    • Truss Rod Cover: Vintage Truss Rod Cover
    • Angle: 17 Degrees
  • Tuners: Vintage Tulip (Single Band)
    • Plating: Nickel
    • Tuning Ratio: 12:01
  • Bridge: Tune-o-matic (ABR)
    • Material: Zinc Surrounded by a die casting alloy
    • Plating: Nickel
  • Tailpiece: Stop Bar
    • Material: ZAMAK
    • Plating: Nickel Plated Gloss
  • Hardware:
    • Knobs: Black Top Hats w/Silver Inserts
    • Pickguard: 5-ply binding
    • Strings: .010 - .046, Vintage Style strings
    • Strap Buttons: Aluminum End Pins
  • Pickups:
    • Neck: '57 Classic Humbucker
    • Bridge: '57 Classic Humbucker
    • Magnet: Neck: Alnico II, Bridge: Alnico II
  • Electronics:
    • Potentiometers: Neck: Alnico II Bridge: Alnico II
    • Type: 500k Audio Taper
    • Coil Wiring: Parallel-Machine Wound
    • Toggle Switch: Switchcraft Axial Toggle with Crème Toggle Cap
    • Output Jack: 1/4 inch Switchcraft
  • Finish: Gloss
    • Sealer: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Case: Gibson Logo Hardshell
    • Exterior Black Pleather
    • Interior: Charcoal Plush
  • Accessories: Owners Manual, Adjustment Literature, Lifetime Warranty Information
  • Certificate of Authenticity: Custom Shop COA
Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  800-444-2766 Warranty:  Limited Lifetime
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