Gibson Memphis 2015 '59 ES-330 Archtop Electric Guitar USED

Gibson

The Gibson ES-330 is the hollow-bodied brother to the ES-335, one of the all-time most iconic electric guitars. This reissue uses Gibson's Vintage Original Spec (VOS) process to reach for period-correct feel of the late 1950s.

Body

Body Type Single Chamber, Fully Hollow
Top 3ply - Maple/Poplar/Maple, Hot Pressed
Back 3ply - Maple/Poplar/Maple, Hot Pressed
Binding Cream

 

Neck

Species Mahogany Neck with Maple Spline
Truss Rod Traditional
Joint Angle 4° (+/- 15 seconds)
Adhesive Franklin Titebond 50

 

Neck Fit

Joint Mortise & Tenon
Adhesive Franklin Titebond 50
Joint Angle Tolerance +/- .005"

 

Fingerboard

Species Hand-selected Dark Rosewood
Radius 12"
Scale Length 24.75"
Nut/E.O.B 1.687/2.062
Inlays Mother-of-Pearl Dots
Binding .04, cream
Other Standard Fret Wire/Tortoiseshell Side Dots

 

Headstock

Logo 'Gibson' Pearl Inlay
Truss Rod Cover Vintage Truss Rod Cover
Angle 17 Degrees

 

Nut

Material Vintage Style Nylon
Width 1.687
Slots Gibson PLEK System

 

Bridge

Type Tune-o-matic (ABR-1)
Material Die Cast Alloy
Plating Nickel

 

Tailpiece

Type Trapeze-style (Aluminum Bigsby® on Vintage Cherry)
Material Aluminum
Plating Nickel

 

Hardware

Knobs Amber Top Hats (Black Top Hats with Silver Inserts on Vintage Cherry)
Pickguard Reissue with 5-ply Binding
Strings .010 - .046, Genuine Gibson Strings
Strap Buttons Aluminum End Pins

 

Pickups

Neck Position Underwound P-90 Dog Ear (Alnico II)
Bridge Position Underwound P-90 Dog Ear (Alnico II)

 

Electronics

Potentiometers 2 Volume Controls
2 Tone Controls
Capacitors Sprague Black Beauty Bumblebee
Type 500k Audio Taper
Coil Wiring Parallel-Machine Wound
Toggle Switch Switchcraft Toggle with Vintage Cap
Output Jack 1/4" Switchcraft Jack

 

Finish

Sealer Natural/Nitrocellulose Lacquer

 

 


Collections: Electric Guitars, Used

Category: Electric Guitar, Gibson, Used

Type: Electric