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Gibson 2018 ES-275 Custom Hollowbody Electric Guitar 13067709

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The 2018 Gibson ES-275 Custom in Sunset Burst finish is a reinvented classic archtop designed with the modern player in mind. Honoring the long tradi...Click To Read More About This Product

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Honoring the long tradition of Gibson's great jazz guitars.

The 2018 Gibson ES-275 Custom in Sunset Burst finish is a reinvented classic archtop designed with the modern player in mind. Honoring the long tradition of Gibson's great jazz guitars in looks, tone and feel, the ES-275 Custom offers players of any musical genre a timeless instrument with modern functionality.

For improved access to the 22 fret dark rosewood fretboard, the thinline body design features a single rounded cutaway. The Grover "Milk Bottle" Rotomatic tuners and pinned ABR-1 bridge with titanium saddles offer precise intonation and tuning stability. Rich tones are always on tap thanks to the hand-wired control assembly with Orange Drop capacitors, 550K matched pots and Gibson's popular MHS humbucking pickups. Includes hardshell case.

FEATURES
Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Hollow body
  • Body material: Laminated
  • Top wood: Figured maple
  • Body wood: 3-Ply Figured Maple/Poplar/Maple
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: C rounded
  • Neck wood: Quartersawn mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
Fretboard
  • Material: Dark rosewood
  • Radius: 12 in.
  • Fret size: Medium
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Mother-of-pearl full block
  • Nut width: 1.687 in. (42.8 mm)
Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: MHS humbucker
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: MHS humbucker
  • Brand: Gibson
  • Active or passive pickups: 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: Fixed
  • Bridge design: ABR-1 
  • Tailpiece: 3-bar archtop 
  • Tuning machines: Grover "Milk Bottle" Rotomatics 
  • Color: Chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Body shape
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: United States

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3.0

I expected to be wowed; I was not

By Jay

from Miami

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Pros

    Cons

    • Flat Sound
    • Poor Quality Craftsmanship

    Best Uses

      Comments about Gibson 2018 ES-275 Custom Hollowbody Electric Guitar:

      I expected a jazz box sound. I returned the guitar, I could not make it sound better than my Gretsch 5422 or my American Strat. Workmanship was not what I expected from Gibson. You could see the glue dripping from poorly installed nut. I have many guitars, I would not hesitate to purchase the guitar used if I had not other guitars and got it a great used price, otherwise the ES175 is a tried and true beast.

       
      5.0

      Absolutely brilliant, best idea Gibson has had since the LP

      By Mack

      from Hattiesburg, MS

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording

        Comments about Gibson 2018 ES-275 Custom Hollowbody Electric Guitar:

        As long as you are not into metal, this guitar will do anything you want. Put flatwounds on it and it will sound as warm as a 175, but flip the switch and fiddle with the knobs and you can get screaming blues, rock, twangy rockabilly, or anything in between. The action and neck are fast, the body size perfect for anyone who doesn't like the bulk of a 175. Fit and finish are flawless, only things that can possibly be considered a minus are tuning sensitivity to temperature/humidity changes, (but not surprising as it is a hollowbody archtop) and lack of finish options.

        This is the best thing Gibson has come up with since the Les Paul.

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