DISC Gibson Firebird Studio T, Vintage Sunburst (2017)

1,144.00 RRP 1,259.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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  • Super Cool Firebird At A More Affordable Price With Gibson Gig Bag
  • 496R and 496T Humbuckers Offer Absolute Power Ideal for Rock
  • Light, Nimble, Fast and Extremely Comfortable to Play
  • Exquisitely Polished Frets Allow for Smoother Bends
  • Chrome Tune-O-Matic Bridge for Enhanced String Vibration

DISC Gibson Firebird Studio T, Vintage Sunburst (2017)

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The Gibson Firebird Studio T Electric Guitar provides you will the ultimate powerhouse ideal for rock. Equipped with a 469R and a 496T humbucker pickup, the new 2017 Firebird provides the perfect tone and playability. Not only does it deliver a strong, reliable tone, the Firebird also sports a comfortable mahogany body and neck that is light, nimble and extremely comfortable to play. Its high polished frets allow for smoother bends, a better feel and a fast play. With all these great features, the Firebird also comes with a padded gigbag, a strap and a polishing cloth, making it the perfect choice for any level of player.

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Classic Body Shape

Crafted from solid mahogany, the 2017 Firebird offers top quality and the perfect resonance. Originally designed by car designer Ray Dietrich in the 1960s, who based the design on 1950's car tail-fins, the classic Firebird body shape provides the ultimate comfort as well as a renowned style icon.

Exquisitely Polished Frets

The Gibson Firebird Studio T Electric Guitar features a stunning rosewood fingerboard, complete with 22 high polished frets. As wells as offering a prestigious look, these high polished frets allow for smoother bends, and a fluid hand movement across the whole fingerboard, which is ideal for soloists out there.

Mini Humbuckers Are Perfect for Rock

The Firebird is greatly equipped with two ceramic humbucker pickups, that are primarily aimed at the rock guitarists out there. These pickups, especially the 496T, offer an incredibly high gain with perfect sustain and note definition. As well as the 496T, the 496R delivers a a very high output, with an enhanced sustain. Overall, the choice of powerful pickups provide the perfect rock guitar!

Chrome Tune-O-Matic Bridge

Tune-O-Matic bridges are an extremely popular fixed bridge type due to their stability, reliability, comfortable playing position and impressive sustain. Additionally adjusting the string action and intonation is extremely simple with a tune-o-matic bridge. Simply adjust the height of the bridge with the mounting rods to alter the action and screw in or out the bridge saddles to achieve perfect intonation.

TekToid Nut

Gibson has begun using TekToid graphite nuts on all of the guitars they build, as it offers increased harmonics in the middle and upper frequency range perfect for a rich and detailed tone. TekToid Graphite is the best high-tech cure for eliminating undesirable friction within the nut, which can cause tuning problems. It is the ideal choice for a guitar nut, as it has excellent conductive qualities, which overall benefit a guitar’s tone and sustain.

Features

  • 496R and 496T Humbuckers offer absolute power ideal for rock
  • Light, nimble, fast and extremely comfortable to play
  • Exquisitely polished frets allow for smoother bends and a better feel
  • Includes padded gigbag, strap and polishing cloth
  • Mahogany body and neck provide the ultimate quality
  • Slim tapered neck for the a comfortable play
  • Set neck delivers enhanced sustain and resonance
  • Classic black top-hat control knobs
  • Vintage Sunburst finish for a traditional look
  • Firebird logo for added detail
  • Chrome Tune-O-Matic bridge and aluminium stop bar tailpiece for enhanced string precision vibration

Specifications

Body & Bridge

  • Series: Core T
  • Body Style: Firebird Studio
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Bridge: Aluminum Tune-o-Matic with steel thumbwheels
  • Tailpiece: Aluminum Stop Bar with steel posts
  • Construction: Set-In
  • Finish: Vintage Sunburst

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Profile: Slim Taper
  • Neck Width: 1.695"
  • Neck Heel: Traditional
  • Scale Length: 24.75
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Nut: Tektoid
  • Position Inlays: Acryllic Dots

Electronics & Harware

  • Bridge Pickup: 496T
  • Neck Pickup: 496R
  • Controls: 2 volumes, 2 tones
  • Pickup Switching: 1 toggle switch
  • Tuning Machines: Mini-grovers
  • Control knobs: Black top hats with silver inserts
  • Pickguard: Black
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Case: Padded gigbag