(Book). Since the inception of the first qelectricalq guitars in the 1920s, no other manufacturer has produced a greater variety of professional quality models than Gibson. This book presents a documented account of the instruments released during a highly creative period from the 1930s up to the mid-60s, which saw the coming of age of the electric guitar. It describes all the models that have made history and contributed to establishing the reputation of Gibson. This edition features over 500 illustrations, including 100 in color, and previously unpublished material.The ES-335T features a Double- Cutaway design and thin, but semisolid body construction. ... The neck, of Honduras mahogany, is extra slim, and features the Gibson Adjustable Truss Rod, and pearl inlays in the peghead. ... pole-pieces, and separate tone and volume controls which can be preset; Tune-O-Matic bridge permits adjustment of string action and individual string length. ... The new EB-2 Electric Bass is the approximate site of a guitar and produces the tone of a string bass.
|Title||:||Gibson Electrics - The Classic Years|
|Publisher||:||Hal Leonard - 1998-06-01|