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Gibson Custom Johnny A Standard with Bigsby Hollowbody Electric Guitar JAS078

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With specific appointments including his signature fretboard and headstock inlay.

By merging timeless tone and taste with utterly contemporary technique, Johnny A has earned a reputation as one of the most talented guitarists working today. The original Johnny A Signature guitar became one of Gibson Customs most popular artist models right from its unveiling in 2003.

Now the new Johnny A brings the same blend of classic appointments and original design forward with a host of great new features, in a superbly versatile new semi-acoustic electric guitar that youll want to call your own. This particular model also features an exquisite, quilted maple top.

Blending features of Gibsons big archtops of the past with innovative techniques of today, the Johnny A Signature is crafted by Gibson Custom with a œthinline body routed from a single piece of select Grade-A mahogany, capped with a two-piece figured maple top.

Unique Johnny A œscimitar f-holes, elegant multi-ply binding, and a luscious Sunset Glow finish in high-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer set the foundation for an extremely classy look. The quarter-sawn mahogany neck has the longer 25 1/2" scale length and rounded profile that Johnny A prefers. Unique inlays in a bound, Ebony fingerboard and custom headstock and gold-plated hardware complete the picture.

Two of Gibsons immensely popular 57 Classic humbucking pickups offer that legendary blend of PAF-style warmth and bite, while a genuine Bigsby vibrato lends retro twang and wobble when you want it. Includes a hardshell Custom Shop case and Custom Crimson Certificate of Authenticity.

FEATURES
Body
Body shape: Double cutaway
Body type: Hollow body
Body material: Solid wood
Top wood: Maple
Body wood: Mahogany
Body finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
Orientation: Right handed
Neck
Neck shape: Rounded
Neck wood: Mahogany with maple spline
Joint: Set-in
Scale length: 25.5"
Truss rod: Standard
Neck finish: Gloss
Fretboard
Material: Ebony
Radius: 12"
Fret size: Medium jumbo
Number of frets: 22
Inlays: Custom
Nut width: 1.687" (42.8mm)
Pickups
Configuration: HH
Neck: '57 Classic
Middle: Not applicable
Bridge: '57 Classic
Brand: Gibson
Active or passive: Passive
Series or parallel: Series
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: Tremolo/Vibrato
Bridge design: ABR
Tailpiece: Bigsby B7
Tuning machines: Tulip button Klusons
Color: Gold
Other
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Pickups
Case: Hardshell case
Accessories: Certificate of authenticity
Country of origin: United States

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A True Masterpiece

By Randy Rose Lee

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • School Bands
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Gibson Custom Johnny A Standard with Bigsby Hollowbody Electric Guitar:

    This guitar is a piece of art that you will treasure all your life. The tone is exceptional and it is made for blues, rock or jazz. You'll never find a better guitar ever!

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