Gibson ES-390 USED

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DKK 16,995.00

USED

A vintage favorite gets reduced dimensions in a fully hollow thinline with classic style, rounded ‘C’ neck profile with rolled binding, and juicy MHS P-90 pickups with nickel covers.

FEATURES

  • F-Hole emblem engraved truss rod cover: The iconic symbol of the Gibson ES line is now the hallmark of Gibson Memphis
  • Kluson single ring tulip button tuners: Vintage looks meet light weight and outstanding performance
  • Redesigned neck dimensions: Added thickness to Peghead transition provides greater strength and stability
  • Historic truss rod: Superior Adjustability due to the Teflon coating, larger diameter rod, original brass anchor and larger washer
  • Bone nut: Bone for smooth tuning and excellent durability
  • Rolled neck binding: Binding is rounded off to comfortably fit the contours of the player’s hand
  • Block inlay fretboard: Block fingerboard inlays are synonymous with the 1960’s ES-335
  • Low profile frets: Lower fret height provides smooth playability and accurate intonation
  • New finish colors: New variations on your favorite vintage color schemes as well as all new, eye catching colors
  • MHS P-90 Pickups: Recreating the glories of vintage single coils
  • Capacitor changes: Less treble cut than previous capacitor results in a tone with a harmonically rich, singing quality
  • Trapeze tailpiece: Retains traditional styling without impeding the body’s resonance

SPECIFICATIONS

Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1

Details
Truss Rod: Historic
Profile: Traditional “C”
Thickness at Fret 1: 21.590 mm / .850″
Thickness at Fret 12: 24.130 mm / .950″
Other Materials: Franklin Titebond 50
Average Weight: 394.6254 gm / 0.870 lbs

Headsstock
Inlay: Mother of Pearl Crown
Binding: None
Logo: Mother of Pearl “Gibson”
Silkscreen: None
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: The wood, construction, and headstock pitch all contribute greatly to the tone, aiding this guitar’s exceptional sustain and depth, and yielding a resonance that can be felt right through the body

Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 4 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance: 0 deg 0 min 15 sec
Type: Mortise and Tenon
Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
Gauges Used:
Pitch Height Gauge,Alignment Gauge
Nut
Style: White
Material: Bone
Width: 4.2545 cm / 1.675″

Fingerboard
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade: Medium

Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12 ”
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 4.2545 cm / 1.675″ @ nut, 5.1689 cm / 2.035″ @ end of board
Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75″
Binding: Cream
Side Dots (Color): Black

Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Block
Material: Pearloid
Dimensions: 19.558 mm x 12.70 mm / 0.770″ x 0.500″
Average Weight: 136.0777 gm / 4.800 oz
Finishes

Sixties Cherry
Color Code: SC
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: 330
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Sixties Cherry Stain, Cherry
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides, Body and Nut

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