Gibson ES 175 Reissue Reviews 5

I always liked the look of these guitars and I got this one from ebay. I won the bid for 1500.00.

It has a tobacco sunburst with one sharp cutaway, 2 57/PAF classic humbuckers, and the easiest playing guitar I ever played. The tone changes with every minimum move of the controls and is so sweet.

Unplugged it is not loud but still gives a good sound.

BODY Size: 16" wide x 20.5" long x 3.5" thick Top Species: Curly Maple/Poplar/Maple laminate Back Species: Curly Maple/Poplar/Maple laminate Rim Species: Curly Maple/Poplar/Maple laminate Binding: Multi-ply top, single-ply back NECK Species: Mahogany Profile: Standard 175 Peghead Pitch: 17 Thickness at 1st fret: 0.635" Thickness at 12th fret: 0.780" Heel Length: 0.625" Neck Joint Location: 14th fret Headstock Inlay: Holly FINGERBOARD Species: Rosewood Scale length: 243/4" Total Length: 17.321" Nut Width: 111/16" Width at 12th fret: 2.062" Frets: 20 Inlays: Pearl split Parallelogram Binding: Single-ply HARDWARE Plating Finish: Nickel Bridge: ABR Tailpiece: Trapeze Knobs: Amber tophat ELECTRONICS Pickups: Two '57 Classic humbuckers Controls: Two volume, two tone, three-way switch

A wonderful instrument that I feel lucky to have.

BobbyB rated this unit 5 on 2004-07-31.

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