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Gibson Custom CS-356 Hollowbody Electric Guitar

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The Gibson Custom Shop CS-356 Figured Top Electric Guitar is not only a versatile tone machine, it's also a musical dream come true.Since the first s...Click To Read More About This Product

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Upgraded tonewoods, compact size and powerful pickups.

The Gibson Custom Shop CS-356 Figured Top Electric Guitar is not only a versatile tone machine, it's also a musical dream come true.

Since the first semi-hollow ES-335 was released in 1958, Gibson has had the ultimate goal of producing a semi-hollow guitar whose back, center block, and rims would be carved from one piece of wood. In 2001, the Custom Shop realized that dream with the introduction of the CS-336, a guitar whose warm, woody sound and scaled-down body size are the perfect combination of comfort and tone.

With the introduction of the CS-356, a guitar with the same deep tone and comfortable feel but with an extended array of upscale appointments, the Custom Shop has created a big brother for the CS-336.

It features a luxurious AAA figured, book-matched maple top; single-piece solid mahogany back, sides, and center block; slim-taper, one-piece mahogany neck; glassy-smooth, 22-fret Richlite fingerboard; rich pearl block inlays; '57 Classic humbuckers; and stopbar tailpiece. The neck and body are fully bound, and all hardware is gold finished for a classy and sophisticated appearance. Includes case.

FEATURES
Body
  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Semi-hollow or chambered body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Bookmatched figured maple
  • Body wood: 1-piece Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss Lacquer
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: SlimTaper
  • Neck wood: 1-piece Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
Fretboard
  • Material: Richlite
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Medium
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Block
  • Nut width: 1.59" (40.5)
Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: '57 Classic
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: '57 Classic
  • Brand: Gibson Custom
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Not applicable
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: None
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: ABR-1
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Tuning machines: Vintage with tulip buttons
  • Color: Gold
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Tonewoods
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: United States

Enjoy the feel, sound and beauty of this exceptional hollowbody. Order today.

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