Gibson's ES-339 guitar may be one of the youngest members of the ES (Electric-Spanish) family, but it has already made a name for itself as one of Gibson's premier semi-hollow body guitars. Released in 2007, the ES-339s sleek, semi-hollow design is based on Gibson's classic ES-335 guitar. There are many similarities between the two, like a laminated maple body and mahogany neck, but just as many aspects that make these two completely different guitars. There have been a lot of changes to building techniques and the music scene since the first Gibson ES-335 hit the market in 1958, and the ES-339 embodies those changes - making it a Gibson guitar that combines state-of-the-art specs with smooth, vintage sound.
You'll notice right away that onne of the major differences between the ES-339 and predecessor, the ES-335, is that the ES-339 looks smaller. Don't fret - the ES-339 still has the same full-scale length of the legendary ES-335, it just comes in a more compact package. About the same size as a standard Gibson Les Paul, the Gibson ES-339 Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar offers huge tone in a compact semi-hollow body. This guitar is easy to hold, easy to play and comes equipped with high-end features like Super '57 Classic humbuckers and ceramic capacitors that bring a special, vintage flavor to your sound.
Another key difference between the ES-335 and the ES-339 is that the ES-339 contains updated electronics with Gibson's "Memphis Tone Circuit". This modernized circuitry ensures your tone is always full-bodied, your high-end strong and your sustain lively, even at times when you have to turn the volume down.
And it doesn't matter if you go with one of the latest and greatest ES-339s available, like the Gibson 2016 ES-339 Satin Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar or opt for a more affordable model like ES-339 PRO Electric Guitar from Epiphone, you can sure that you're getting semi-hollow instrument that's extremely well-made and incredibly easy to play. So, what are you waiting for? The guitar of your dreams is waiting for you right here in this section of ES-339 guitars.