Gibson Memphis Late 60's ES-335TD

59.000.000,00

By the late 1960s, Gibson's flagship semi-solidbody featured a slimmer, narrower neck offering fast action and easy playabilty, and came with durable, tarnish resistant chrome hardware. Gibson Memphis is pleased to present this 2016 Limited Edition incorporating these features with a pair of MHS humbuckers and the Memphis Tone circuit, designed to bring out the best tone a semi-solid has to offer.

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
Weight
Weight Relief: Lightweight centerblock
Average Weight (body only): 2.1069 kg / 4.645 lbs
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
Etc.: Maple centerblock, Spruce braces
 
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.
 
Body Contour
Carve: ES (Semi-Hollow with slim taper cutaways)

 

Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: Historic
Profile: Late 60's
Thickness at Fret 1: 21.971 mm / .865"
Thickness at Fret 12: 25.146 mm / .990"
Other Materials: Franklin Titebond 50
Average Weight: 376.4817 gm / 0.830 lbs
 
Peg Head
Type: SP-1
Inlay: Mother of Pearl Low 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: Hot Hide Glue
Gauges Used: Pitch Height Gauge, Alignment Gauge
Nut
Style: White
Material: Nylon
Width: 4.3358 cm / 1.707"
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: Dark
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12 "
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 4.0259 cm / 1.585" @ nut, 5.07492 cm / 1.998" @ end of board
Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75"
Binding: Tan
Side Dots (Color): Tortoiseshell
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Block
Material: Period Correct Celluloid
Dimensions: 19.558 mm x 12.70 mm / 0.770" x 0.500"
Average Weight: 147.4175 gm / 5.200 oz

 

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

 

Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: MHS Humbucker MHS Humbucker
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 5100/4900 5400/5200
Material of Wire (gauge): Enamel (42) Enamel (42)
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 mm / 2.61" x 0.68 " 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 mm / 2.61" x 0.68 "
Coil Material: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Scatter Wound Scatter Wound
Pole Piece Material: Nickel plated steel Nickel plated steel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: 47.4218 cm / 18.670" 59.5173 cm / 23.432 "
Slug Material: Nickel plated steel Nickel plated steel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): 4.7498 mm x 1.24206 cm / 0.187" x .489" 4.7498 mm x 1.24206 cm / 0.187" x .489"
Magnet Material: Alnico III Alnico II
Magnet Position from Nut: 48.26 cm / 19" 58.42 cm / 23"
Magnet Dimensions: 6.35 cm x 1.27 mm / 2.5" x 0.5" 6.35 cm x 1.27 mm / 2.5" x 0.5"
Polarities: Screw side is the south pole of magnet Screw side is the south pole of magnet
Cover: Chrome plated Chrome plated
Qfactor: 3.21 3.2
ResistanceDC: 7526 ohms 7963 ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2859.84 Hz 2695.19 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements: Historically accurate "Patent Applied For" replica with airy tone and unbalanced coils. Slightly under wound.

 

Control Pocket Assembly Lead Volume Rhythm Volume
Type: CTS 500K Linear CTS 500K Linear
Peak Voltage: 1080V 1080V
Range: 0-500K 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: 500K +/- 10% 500K +/- 10%
Minimum Resistance: 100 ohms 100 ohms
 
  Lead Tone Rhythm Tone
Type: CTS 500K Audio CTS 500K Audio
Peak Voltage: 1080V 1080V
Range: 0-500K 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: 500K +/- 10% 500K +/- 10%
Minimum Resistance: 100 ohms 100 ohms
 
Capacitors: Lead Value Rhythm Value
  .022mfd .022mfd

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