Gibson ES-339 Sunset Burst - Floor Model

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The ES-339 became an instant modern classic by "compacting" the iconic ES-335 body shape in a lighter, more comfortably-playing guitar, and the new 2016 rendition from Gibson Memphis is better than ever.
Compact semi-style bodyThe elegant shape of the ES-339 represents a clever downscaling of the legendary ES-335Small-block eleganceThe small block inlays in the rosewood fingerboard tie this guitar to the great ES-335s of the '60sRedesigned neckBy redesigning the dimensions, Gibson Memphis has improved the strength of the new ES-339's necksHistoric truss rodOur historic truss rod has no tube, a proven known to enhance the guitar's resonance and sustainBurstbucker pickupsBurstbucker 1 & 2 pickups are made in the image of the hallowed PAF humbucker, with a little extra power in the bridge positionTitanium saddlesDurable titanium bridge saddles provide enhanced sustain, presence and clarityLocking stopbar tailpieceA locking stopbar tailpiece improves vibrational transfer to maximize sustainHigh-gloss nitro finishOur intensive hand-buffed finish uses nitrocellulose lacquer and finer compounds for a high-quality sheen
 
 
  • Body: Classic ES-335 shape redrawn to smaller dimensions
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood with small block inlays
  • Neck: Redesigned dimensions for improved strength and playabilty
  • Truss rod: Historic truss rod
  • Pickups: Burstbucker 1 & 2
  • Bridge: ABR-1 with titanium saddles
  • Tailpiece: Locking stopbar
  • Finish: High-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
 
 
Top
Wood Species: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Grade: Plain
Binding: Cream
 
Back
Wood Species: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Density: Plain
Binding: Cream
 
Rims
Species Wood: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Grade: Plain
Weight
Average Weight (body only): 2.1069 kg / 4.645 lbs
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
Etc.: Maple centerblock, Spruce braces, Mahogany rim liner
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: The soundwaves resonate within the hollow airspace of the Maple veneered Body, around the F-holes, and throughout the solid glue joints.
 
Body Contour
Carve: ES (Semi-Hollow)
Neck
 
 
 
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: Historic
Profile: Traditional "C"
Thickness at Fret 1: 21.59 mm / .850"
Thickness at Fret 12: 24.13 mm / .950"
Other Materials: Assembly 65 glue
Average Weight: 394.6254 g / 0.870 lbs
 
Peg Head
Type: SP-1
Inlay: Mother of Pearl Crown
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen: None
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: Franklin Titebond 50
Gauges Used: Pitch Height Gauge, Alignment Gauge
Nut
Style: White
Material: Bone
Width: 4.2545 cm / 1.675"
Slots: E: 1.2268 mm / 0.0483 inches
A: 0.9601 mm / 0.0378 inches
D: 0.6934 mm / 0.0273 inches
G: 0.4534 mm / 0.01785 inches 
B: 0.3467 mm / 0.01365 inches 

e: 0.2667 mm / 0.0105 inches
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade: Medium
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12 "
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 4.2545 cm / 1.675" @ nut, 5.6718 cm / 2.233" @ end of board
Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75"
Binding: Cream
Side Dots (Color): Black
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Block
Material: Pearloid
Dimensions: Large: 19.558 mm x 12.70 mm / 0.770" x 0.500"
Small: 25.40 mm x 6.35 mm / 1.00" x 0.250"
Average Weight: 136.0777 g / 4.800 oz