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
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