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Gibson 2016 ES-339 Electric Guitar - Sunset Burst

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Special Price £1,999.00

Regular Price: £2,499.00

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Highlights
  • A more compact version of the classic ES-335 guitar
  • 3-ply Maple, Poplar, Maple top, back and rims with cream binding
  • Single-piece mahogany neck shaped to traditional "C" profile with a historic truss rod
  • 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with pearloid block inlays
  • Equipped with Burstbucker 1 and Burstbucker 2 pickups to deliver fantastic, PAF-style output
  • ABR-1 bridge with titanium saddles and locking stopbar tailpiece
  • Milk Bottle Grover Rotomatic tuners provide accurate tuning
  • Supplied with a tan colour Gibson hard shell case and Gibson Memphis COA
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Delivery to UK mainland addresses* is FREE on orders over £75 and up to 30kg. (As a guide, a standard electric guitar weighs approx. 3-5kg).

Delivery on orders below £75 are charged at £4.45!

Delivery to Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands & Islands, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Channel Islands and the Republic of Ireland. is weight dependant and will be indicated at the checkout

Delivery above 30kg to ANY location will vary according to weight and will be indicated at the checkout

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UK mainland*FREE on orders over £75 £4.45 on orders under £751-3 working days
Northern Ireland, Scottish Highlands & Islands Isle of Man Isle of Wight Channel Islands Republic of Ireland£12.95 – any order value up to 30kg Over 30kg - please call1-3 working days
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The Gibson ES-339 draws influence from its iconic relative, the ES-335, known for its ability to fuse together both a solidbody and hollowbody guitar to give you a semi-hollow body, and thus, a semi-acoustic tone. The 2016 ES-339 model by Gibson Memphis is a more compact version of the ES-335, feeling more lightweight and ultimately comfortable to play. The ES-339 is approximately the size of a Les Paul but with a semi-hollow styling offering you a wealth of tone.

COMPACT BODY

The Gibson Memphis ES-339 uses the archetypal ES-335 body shape as its prototype and reduces its size and weight to give you a semi-hollow guitar with an incredibly comfortable playing feel. Like its big brother, the ES-339 features the characteristic “F” cutaway holes in the body top which enable the guitar to resonate freely while generating an authentic semi-acoustic timbre with minimal feedback.

3-ply plain grade Maple / Poplar / Maple is used to construct the body, back and rims of the ES-339. The pièce de résistance of this guitar is that it is also further reinforced by its maple centreblock and spruce bracing, consequently improving the overall resonance too. The Sunset Burst finish is complemented by cream body binding, which completes the look.

MAHOGANY NECK

A mahogany neck is firmly fitted to the ES-339 body via traditional Mortise and Tenon joint and strengthened with Franklin Titebond 50 adhesive. For 2016, Gibson Memphis have redesigned the dimensions of the neck on the ES-339 to make it feel stronger and more comfortable to play on the whole. The neck has a traditional “C” profile and a historic tubeless truss rod which Gibson know to give you a full-bodied sound output with plenty of sustain.

Married to the neck is a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard embellished with small pearloid block inlays guiding you along the frets with certainty. The pitch of the headstock combined with the mahogany and rosewood partnership at the neck completely enhances the tone of this semi-hollow electric guitar.

BURSTBUCKER PICKUPS

The Gibson 2016 ES-339 model is endowed with Burstbucker 1 and 2 pickups to conquer the well-revered PAF (Patent Applied For) humbucking tone. Both have characteristically unmatched coil windings and are driven by Alnico II magnets. The Burstbucker pickups achieve clarity in sound output while also offering a bit of extra power at the bridge position.

Lead and Rhythm Volume and Tone controls sit at either side of the lower “F” cutaway hole, allowing you to shape your sound to suit your playing style.

HARDWARE AND FINISH

A reliable, hard-working ABR-1 bridge with titanium saddles is fitted to the compact ES-339 accompanied by a locking stop bar tailpiece to enhance intonation and sustain.

Milk Bottle Grover Rotomatic tuners with die cast alloy keys are fitted to the headstock to provide absolute accuracy as you retune your strings.

With a warm and elegant Sunset Burst finish, the Gibson 2016 ES-339 is alluring to the human senses, with a great feel, appearance and sound. Gibson include a tan hard shell case to ensure it can be kept in the best condition for years to come, and also supply a Gibson Memphis Certificate of Authenticity, so you know you’re getting the real deal.

Specification
ManufacturerGibson Memphis
Model2016 ES-339 Electric Guitar
Top Material3-ply Maple/Poplar/Maple
Body Material3-ply Maple/Poplar/Maple
Neck MaterialMahogany
Neck ProfileTraditional “C”
Fingerboard MaterialRosewood
No. of Frets22
Pickup ConfigurationHH
Bridge/TailpieceABR-1 / Locking Stop Bar
Position InlaysPearloid Block
Active/PassivePassive
TunersMilk Bottle Grover Rotomatic
Pickups Burstbucker 1 and 2
Controls Lead Volume
Lead Tone
Rhythm Volume
Rhythm Tone
Pickup toggle switch
FinishSunset Burst
Included Accessories Gibson Hardshell Case; Tan
Gibson Memphis Certificate of Authenticity
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