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Gibson 2016 Firebird HP Electric Guitar - Vintage Sunburst

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Highlights
  • Neck-thru construction with mahogany body wings
  • 9-ply mahogany and walnut neck for superior strength and sustain
  • '60s slimtaper neck profile guarantees a fast playing feel
  • 22-fret bound rosewood fingerboard with pearloid trapezoid inlays
  • 495R and 495T ceramic humbucking pickups
  • next generation G-Force tuners uphold tuning integrity with precision
  • Tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece optimises sustain
  • Includes a Gibson HP gig bag
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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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The Gibson 2016 Firebird HP electric guitar marries the best of vintage construction and tone, and mixes it with modern technology to deliver this stunning hybrid for musicians of all styles. High performance is a term that is synonymous with Gibson and this version of the Firebird is certainly no exception.

Solid Neck-Thru Construction

The 2016 Firebird HP has been treated to the standard neck-thru construction, which provides an exceptionally strong playing support along a generous 24-3/4-inch scale length. The neck material is composed of a 9-ply mahogany/walnut partnership, which offers a sumptuous feel in the hand, whilst the '60s slim taper profile allows you to play at lightning speed.

Rich Rosewood Fingerboard

Paired with the neck is a bound rosewood fingerboard, which is home to 22-frets that are adorned with pearloid trapezoid inlays to aid in your navigation. The fingerboard is shaped to a 12-inch radius, a measurement favoured by Gibson for many years across their instruments as it lends itself beautifully to smooth bends and seamless transitions across each string.

Mahogany "Wings"

Fitted to the neck are mahogany "wings", which create the instantly recognisable Firebird design. The mahogany adds to the rich timbre of the guitar, providing depth and energy with a roaring mid to low-end growl. The body has received a striking vintage sunburst that is protected by a coating of nitrocellulose to prevent premature damage from affecting the finish.

Versatile Gibson Humbuckers

The Gibson 2016 Firebird HP is equipped with a pair of 495R (neck)and 495T (bridge) mini-humbucking pickups, which are each constructed using coils wound around dual ceramic magnets, creating a pair of sonic powerhouses that leap out with energy. The bridge pickup is wound with thicker gauge wire to create a "hotter" output, great for executing chugging riffs and searing solos. Control over your tone comes in the form of a three-way pickup selector switch, as well independent volume and tone controls for each pickup. Whether you select either pickup individually, or both simultaneously, Gibson has calibrated each one meticulously to guarantee a sublime response every time.

Gig-Ready Hardware

To polish off this exceptional guitar, fitted to the headstock are the next generation Gibson G-FORCE tuning machines which allow you to retune your strings with pure simplicity thanks to the built-in servo motors in each key that detect the strings’ vibrations and alter the tuning accordingly. The G-FORCE machines work quietly even when used manually, and it has an easy-to-read lit up display at the back of the headstock so that you can even retune on a dark stage. If you're seeking an iconic model that is bursting with energy, then the Gibson 2016 Firebird HP Electric Guitar is the one for you.

Specification
ManufacturerGibson
Model 2016 Firebird HP Electric Guitar
Body MaterialMahogany
Neck Material9-Ply Mahogany/Walnut
Fingerboard MaterialBound Rosewood
Pickup ConfigurationHH
BridgeHard Tail
No. of Frets22
Position InlaysPearloid Trapezoid
Bridge/TailpieceTune-o-Matic/Stopbar Tailpiece
Active/PassivePassive
TunersG-Force
Pickups Neck: 495R Ceramic Humbucker
Bridge: 495T Ceramic Humbucker
Controls 3-Way Pickup Switch,
Volume 1, Tone 1, Volume 2, Tone 2
Pickup Switching 3-Position Blade:
Position 1. Bridge Pickup,
Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups,
Position 3. Neck Pickup
FinishVintage Sunburst
Included AccessoriesGibson Gig Bag
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