Gibson Firebird Studio 2017 T - Vintage Sunburst

SKU: DSFS17VSCH1
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The Firebird was the first guitar made at the the legendary Kalamazoo factory to use neck-through construction and was part of a series of unique instruments drawn up by car designer Ray Dietrich. Ray was commissioned by Gibson’s Ted McCarty to create new and radical designs for Kalamazoo-made electric guitars. Dietrich's designs included the Flying V and the Explorer. Many in the industry were skeptical when these futuristic looking instruments were first released. The angular Firebird didn’t look like any guitar on the market when it was debuted in 1963. But now, the Firebird has become a staple axe of rock and roll guitarists and a wide range of artists including Keith Richards and Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones, Stephen Stills, and Tom Petty have made the Firebird a hit maker.

 

SPECS: 
GENERAL 
Model Name - Firebird Studio
Colour - Vintage Sunburst
BODY 
Build - Firebird
Body Binding - No
Body Finish - Hi Gloss Lacquer 
Body - Mahogany 
Body Top - Mahogany
NECK 
Neck Profile - Slim Taper
Fix Type - Set Neck
Neck Material - Mahogany 
Scale Length - 24.75" 
Fingerboard Material - Rosewood 
Fingerboard Radius - 12"
Number of Frets - 22 
Nut Material - Tektoid
Nut Width - 1.695 
Neck Binding - None
Position Inlays - Dot
ELECTRONICS 
Bridge Pickup -  496T
Neck Pickup - 496R
Controls - Lead Volume, Rhythm Volume, Lead Tone & Rhythm Tone
Pickup Switching - 3 Way Toggle 
HARDWARE 
Bridge - Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece - Stop Bar
Tuning Machines - Mini Grover Kidney
Control Knobs - Black Tophat w/ Silver Insert
MISCELLANEOUS 
Strings - 0.009 - 0.0046 
Accessories - Padded Gig Bag