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Gibson ES-330 Electric Guitar
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Gibson Custom' ES-330 is reminiscent of the classic Gibson, late ™50s feel, including the comfortable neck shape blending into the soft curves of the...Click To Read More About This Product
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A wonderful hollowbody with a unique sound and super comfortable action.
Gibson Custom' ES-330 is reminiscent of the classic Gibson, late ™50s feel, including the comfortable neck shape blending into the soft curves of the rounded fingerboard binding. The ES-330 is a lightweight, lively sounding guitar whether played acoustically or plugged in. With the 16th fret neck joint and just the right neck angle, it' got a great feel that makes you want to play all night.
The combination of exacting ™50s body and neck specifications and slightly underwound P-90 pickups on aged nickel-plated bases tied together with an original spec wiring harness will bring you back to the tones of Grant Green in a laid-back New York jazz club. Run it through an old tube amp and you won™t be able to keep from playing one British Invasion song after another.
The weight, the feel and the tone of this ES-330 are magical. Offered in old-school colors and all finished in Gibson's warm Vintage Original Spec process, it' a guitar that just makes sense from beginning to end. Includes case.
Three-ply Maple/Poplar/Maple hot-pressed top and back
Rosewood fingerboard with Mother-of-Pearl dot inlays
Underwound P-90 Dog Ear pickups
Nickel-plated ABR-1 bridge with Trapeze tailpiece
TonePros® Kluson® tuners with white buttons and 18:1 tuning ratio
Includes Gibson Custom hardshell case
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Body Type: Single Chamber, Fully Hollow
Top: 3ply - Maple/Poplar/Maple, Hot Pressed
Back: 3ply - Maple/Poplar/Maple, Hot Pressed
Species: Mahogany Neck with Maple Spline
Truss Rod: Traditional
Joint Angle: 4 (+/- 15 seconds)
Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
Joint: Mortise & Tenon
Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
Joint Angle: Tolerance +/- .005"
Species: Hand-selected Dark Rosewood
Scale Length: 24.75"
Inlays: Mother-of-Pearl Dots
Binding: .04, cream
Other: Standard Fret Wire/Tortoiseshell Side Dots
Material: Vintage Style Nylon
Slots: Gibson PLEK System
Logo: 'Gibson' Pearl Inlay
Truss Rod Cover: Vintage Truss Rod Cover
Angle: 17 Degrees
Model: TonePros® Kluson® with White Buttons
Tuning Ratio: 18:01
Type: Tune-o-matic (ABR-1)
Material: Die Cast Alloy
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
Neck Position:: Underwound P-90 Dog Ear (Alnico II)
Bridge Position Underwound P-90 Dog Ear (Alnico II)
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
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- Fun To Play
- Good Feel
- Good Pick Up
- Good Tone
Comments about Gibson ES-330 Electric Guitar:
Lookin' like an ordinary ES-335 clone, the ES-330 is totally different beast. And it's not a cruel beast at all - this guitar is like a funny joyful pet. Its ringin' sound is light and speedy, resembles much more The Beatles and early 60's pop rock, than blues or rockabilly.
I'm usin' Gibson Custom VOS ES-330 with the small VOX tube amplifier and with the tube Marshall. All I can say is that VOX is much better companion for this guitar.
The voice of ES-330 is extremely sweet and tuneful even unplugged - so it's useful when you practice at home for night. And the action is flawless. Great instrument with uncommon timbre and inimitable nature.