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Gibson 2016 ES-275 Hollowbody Electric Guitar 12016701

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The ES-275 revels in Gibson's long tradition of hollowbody archtop electrics to bring a fresh new model to the lineup. In addition to its rounded L-5...Click To Read More About This Product

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OVERVIEW

A new design packed with Gibson archtop tradition.

The ES-275 revels in Gibson's long tradition of hollowbody archtop electrics to bring a fresh new model to the lineup. In addition to its rounded L-5-inspired cutaway and medium-depth body, this guitar includes a tubeless Historic truss rod, rolled fingerboard binding, ABR-1 bridge with titanium saddles, a genuine bone nut, trapeze tailpiece, PAF-inspired MHS humbuckers, and classy ES-345-style appointments. 

Compared to the L-5 CES, the width and length of the ES-275 have been reduced about 10% and the depth by about 40%. The result still has the full, shapely appeal of the classic Gibson jazz guitars, but in a size that’s more comfortable to put your arms around. The smaller body also gives easier access to the additional 2 frets.

The pots are high quality 500K CTS pots with a .015 mfd for the neck pickup, which doesn’t cut as much of the treble response and makes the sound warm and vocal instead of muddy. Includes hardshell case.

Fully hollow archtop: The ES-275 is inspired by the L-5 shape, yet is more compact, with a 2-inch depth to its fully acoustic body
Elegant inlays: Pearl split-parallelogram inlays are another hallmark of this great archtop
Bone nut: A genuine bone nut is hard wearing, while enhancing acoustic resonance and sustain
Rolled fingerboard binding: By "rolling" or "breaking" the binding at the fingerboard edge you experience a softer playing feel
Historic truss rod: The historic truss rod has no tube, a proven known to enhance the guitar's resonance and sustain
MHS pickups: The best PAF reproductions yet, the MHS humbuckers present superb sonic depth with outstanding character and clarity
Titanium bridge saddles: Adding titanium saddles to a traditional "floating" ABR-1 Tune-o-matic bridge gives extra ring and clarity to the tone
High-gloss nitro finish: A hand-sprayed high-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish brings out the true beauty of the ES-275

FEATURES
Body 
Body shape: ES-275
Body type: Hollow Body
Body material: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Top wood: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Body wood: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Body finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Orientation: Right
Neck
Neck shape: Rounded C
Neck wood: Mahogany
Joint: Set
Scale length: 24.75
Truss rod: Single
Neck finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Fretboard
Material: Rosewood
Radius: 12"
Fret size: Jumbo
Number of frets: 22
Inlays: Split Parallelogram
Nut width: 1.681"
Nut Material: Bone
Pickups
Configuration: 2 Humbucker
Neck: MHS Humbucker
Middle: not applicable
Bridge: MHS Humbucker
Brand: Gibson
Active or passive: Passive
Series or parallel: Series
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: None
Controls
Control layout: 2 Volume and 2 Tone Controls
Pickup switch: 3-Way Switch
Coil tap or split: No
Kill switch: No
Pre amp: No
Hardware
Bridge type: Fixed
Bridge design: ABR-1
Tailpiece: Trapeze
Tuning machines: Kluson Single Ring Tulip Button
Color: Nickel
Other
Number of strings: 6
Special features: None
Case: Hardshell
Accessories: None
Country of origin: USA

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