Gibson Custom Shop ‘52 ES-295 Sixties Cherry

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Up for sales is this lovely arch top
Set up to perfection.


One of the guitars that kick-started rock and roll gains an elegant '60s cherry twist, with traditional 'bail' tailpiece, MHS P-90 pickups, and a vintage-certified look and playing feel.
New for 2015
Historic truss rod: Superior Adjustability due to the Teflon coating, larger diameter rod, original brass anchor and larger washer
Rolled neck binding: Binding is rounded off to comfortably fit the contours of the player's hand
Vintage style "No Logo" potentiometers: Period-correct looks double up on sonic clarity
45 degree bevel on all plastics:Historically accurate
Quartered Adirondack Spruce braces:One step closer to vintage ES tonality
MHS P-90 Pickups: Accurate fat single-coil snarl and bite

Top
Wood Species: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Grade: Vintage Plain
Binding: Tan

Back
Wood Species: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Density: Vintage Plain
Binding: Tan

Rims
Species Wood: Maple
Pieces: Solid
Grade: Vintage Plain
Weight
Weight Relief: Hollow body construction
Average Weight (body only): 1.4084 kg / 3.105 lbs

Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50

Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: The sound waves resonate within the hollow airspace of the Maple veneered Body, around the F-holes, and throughout the solid glue joints.

Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1

Details
Truss Rod: Historic
Profile: Soft "C"
Thickness at Fret 1: 21.717 mm / .855"
Thickness at Fret 12: 25.40 mm / 1.000"
Other Materials: Franklin Titebond 50
Average Weight: 471.7361 gm / 1.040 lbs

Peg Head
Type: SP-1
Inlay: Mother of Pearl Crown
Peg Head Binding:
Logo: Mother of Pearl "Gibson"
Silkscreen:
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: The wood, construction, and headstock pitch all contribute greatly to the tone, aiding this guitar's exceptional sustain and depth, and yielding a resonance that can be felt right through the body

Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 4 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance: 0 deg 0 min 15 sec
Type: Mortise and Tenon
Adhesive: Hot Hide Glue
Gauges Used: Pitch Height Gauge, Alignment Gauge
Nut
Style: White
Material: Nylon
Width: 4.3282 cm / 1.704"
Slots: E: 1.4935 mm / 0.0588 inches
A: 1.1735 mm / 0.0462 inches
D: 0.9068 mm / 0.0357 inches
G: 0.6668 mm / 0.02625 inches
B: 0.4267 mm / 0.0168 inches
e: 0.3200 mm / 0.0126 inches

Fingerboard
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade: Dark

Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12 "
Frets: 19
Nut/End of Board: 4.3282 cm / 1.704" @ nut, 5.5804 cm / 2.197" @ end of board
Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75"
Binding: Tan
Side Dots (Color): Tortoiseshell

Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Split Parallelogram
Material: Aged Celluloid
Dimensions: 31.75 mm x 21.59 mm / 1.250" x 0.850"



Sixties Cherry
Color Code: SC
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer - Finished in V.O.S.
Filler: 330
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Cherry Stain, Cherry
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides, Body and Nut

Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: MHS P-90 MHS P-90 reverse polarity
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 8500 9000
Material of Wire (gauge): 42 plain 42 plain
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 2.9972 cm x 8.0072 cm / 1.18" x 3.18" 2.9972 cm x 8.0072 cm / 1.18" x 3.18"
Coil Material: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Scatter Wound Scatter Wound
Pole Piece Material:
Pole Piece Position from Nut:
Slug Material: Alinco III rod magnets Alinco II rod magnets
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length):
Magnet Material: Alinco III rod magnets Alinco II rod magnets
Magnet Position from Nut: 48.26 cm / 19 " 58.7375cm / 23.125 "
Magnet Dimensions: 4.76 mm x 12.7 mm / .187" x 0.50" 4.76 mm x 12.7 mm / .187" x 0.50"
Polarities: North side up South side up
Cover: V.O.S. ABS Cream soap bar V.O.S. ABS Cream soap bar
Qfactor: 3.01 2.97
ResistanceDC: 8536 ohms 8546 ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2503.35 Hz 2409.10 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements: Authentic ’50s-spec P-90 construction for the enhanced texture, growl and bite for which these fat single-coil pickups are known.







Control Pocket Assembly Volume
Type: CTS 550K Audio
Peak Voltage: 1080V
Range: 0-550K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: 550K +/- 5%
Minimum Resistance: 50 ohms

Tone
Type: CTS 550K Audio
Peak Voltage: 1080V
Range: 0-550K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: 550K +/- 5%
Minimum Resistance: 50 ohms

Capacitors: Lead Value Rhythm Value
Bumblebee .022mfd/200v Bumblebee .022mfd/200v

Tuning Keys
Style: Kluson Single Ring Tulip Button
Material: Body is stamped steel with plastic tulip button
Weight: 22.6796 gm / 0.8 oz

Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 15:1
Gear Type: Synchronized spur gear system
What is allowable turn: +/- 4 degrees
Plating specs: V.O.S. Nickel
Part numbers: 430-14139 / 430-14140

Tuning Keys
Style: Kluson Single Ring Tulip Button
Material: Body is stamped steel with plastic tulip button
Weight: 22.6796 gm / 0.8 oz

Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 15:1
Gear Type: Synchronized spur gear system
What is allowable turn: +/- 4 degrees
Plating specs: V.O.S. Nickel
Part numbers: 430-14139 / 430-14140
Case
Sty Period Correct Hard Shell
Color: Tan & Pink

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Product Specs

Listed2 months ago
ConditionMint (Used)
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