The Gibson Acoustic 2017 HP 835 Supreme Acoustic Guitar in Antique Natural is a breath-taking instrument. It is an outstanding guitar that delivers professional-level playability, with intricately crafted finishing touches that are completed to an exceptionally high standard. The Gibson Acoustic team have gone above and beyond to guarantee that the HP 835 Supreme lives up to its name.
Performance and power
The body back and sides are shaped using rosewood, which gives the HP 835 Supreme a delightfully bright and brilliant sparkle. The shallow four-inch body depth ensures that a snappy and responsive punchiness is ever present. This is then delivered with clarity and power by the AA grade Sitka spruce top, which is reinforced by scalloped bracing for superior resonance and projection. The back is completed with single-ply Ivoroid binding, whilst the top is treated to 6-ply Ivoroid binding. The natural grain of the woods is exhibited in all their glory, with protection offered in the form of a slender yet resilient coating of hi gloss 90 sheen lacquer to produce a subtle yet eye-catching finish.
Improved neck profile and fingerboard radius
Paired with the body is a solid single-piece mahogany neck, which is shaped to the new "Advanced Response" to establish greater freedom as you explore the neck. Franklin Titebond 50 hot hide glue has been applied to the neck joint, so you can rest assured that it is ready for anything you can throw at it.
Married to the neck is a 20-fret rosewood fingerboard that is decorated with framed single parallelogram with gold and white Mother of Pearl detail. As with the body, single-ply Ivoroid binding traces along the edge of the fingerboard, which ensures seamless transitions between frets whilst adding to the luxurious finish of the guitar. The fingerboard has been given a flatter radius to make string bends even smoother across the entire length of the neck.
Upgraded LR Baggs Session VTC system
As only the finest components will do, the Gibson Acoustic 2017 HP 835 Supreme is equipped with the new and improved L.R. Baggs Session VTC pickup system, which delivers a professional-level recording-ready pickup straight out of the case. Making adjustments couldn't be easier thanks to the soundhole-mounted volume and tone controls, enabling you to focus on your performance.
A black Tusq nut is fitted to ensure the tone remains consistent while keeping the spacing and balance between the strings accurate for optimum acoustic sound. Grover Mini Rotomatic tuning machines are fitted to the AJ-style headstock, effortlessly upholding tuning integrity with precision at a 14:01 ratio.
Fitted to the body is a modern belly-down rosewood bridge with Tusq saddle, which creates a seamless connection between the strings and body to optimise intonation and sustain. The block decal headstock logo sits beautifully above the gold tuning machines, enhancing the understated yet elegant overall finish Gibson have applied to this model.
Each model is supplied with its very own brown hardshell case, so you can rest assured that your beloved guitar is safe and sound. As well as the case, you will also receive a Gibson Acoustic owner's manual.
Manufacturer Gibson Model Acoustic 2017 HP 835 Supreme Acoustic Guitar Top Material Sitka Spruce Back & Side Material Rosewood Neck Material Mahogany Fingerboard Material Rosewood Body Shape Cutaway Colour Natural Pickups LR Baggs VTC Guitar Size Full Number of Strings 6 Tuners Gold Grover Mini Rotomatics Pickguard High Performance Shape in Tortoise Bracing Scalloped Bracing Inlays Gold and White Mother of Pearl Framed Parallelogram Included Accessories Gibson Acoustic Hardshell Case
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