gibson es335n 1982 natural

Very Good
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Surely the best guitar of the Norlin era.  By 1981, Gibson realized that there was a market and consumer demand for older pickups. They assigned engineer Tim Shaw to research and create a re-issue of the older PAF pickups. Gibson at the time were now releasing Les Pauls that were built to somewhat vintage specifications for the first time (these guitars would later be called pre-historics, as they were the pre-cursor to the Gibson Custom Shop re-issue line, which built to vintage specifications). Tim Shaw researched and tried to recreate the old toolmarks and other details that made these pickups what they were. Condition in keeping with a 38 year old guitar. Looks like the back of the neck has been sprayed over in nitro & has checked nicely, indeed it looks like a 50s vintage Gibson. I could see from the pot shafts that at least one pot had been replaced. I removed the harness to find a Japanese 250k pot, so I replaced all pots with CTS 500k, which opened up the tone. Original pots included. Weighs 8lb 1oz. Otherwise all original including case. A great vintage guitar that can only increase in value.

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Listeda year ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
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