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Gibson Limited Edition Midtown Standard Electric Guitar

Get a ton of bang for your buck with the Midtown Standard! With Burstbucker pickups, a maple top and a chambered mahogany body, this guitar oozes sweet tone. (3) Read 3 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Features: What it does for you:
Maple top Long sustain with crisp, bright tone
Mahogany back Dry and airy tone; clear, present midrange
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel
Burstbucker 1 and 2 pickups Thick, round tone with rich and creamy overtones

Gibson Limited Edition Midtown Standard

By merging the best attributes of Gibson's legendary solid body and archtop electric guitars, the Midtown Standard and Midtown Custom of 2011 became instant hits with players of all stripes. This great guitar maintains its predecessors' trimmed-down and more player-friendly body size that still emulates the lines of Gibson's classic archtops, but which is built with the Midtown line's advanced chambered, solid-wood construction (rather than laminated top and back) to truly embody the optimum marriage of solid body and archtop. To take the Midtown Standard anywhere from raw vintage rock, blues and funk to contemporary jazz, Americana, or whatever you want to throw at it, Gibson USA loads the guitar with a pair of fat-and-rich-sounding Burstbucker 1 and 2 humbuckers and dresses it all in a hand-sprayed, high-gloss nitrocellulose finish in your choice of Vintage Sunburst, Pelham Blue or Ebony.

The Midtown Standard starts with premium tone woods, using Grade-A timbers beneath the transparent finish options (with Grade-C grain beneath the Pelham Blue and Ebony guitars). A solid mahogany body is strategically chambered for optimum resonance and capped with a solid maple top with traditional f-holes. Its solid mahogany neck is carved to a fast, comfortable '60s-style profile that measures .800" at the 1st fret and .875" at the 12th. The genuine rosewood fingerboard carries 22 medium-jumbo frets and is inlaid with acrylic dots, while cream binding enhances both fingerboard and body top. To best show off its great woods and luscious finishes, the Midtown Standard is built without a pickguard.

Plugged in, the Midtown Standard reveals its true glory via a pair of Gibson's legendary Burstbucker 1 and 2 Pickups. These beloved pickups have a fatter, richer tone, and provide everything from thick grit and snarl for rock 'n' roll, to rich, creamy warmth for jazz, to singing blues tones with great snappy and funky tones in between. For optimum resonance and sustain, the Midtown Standard carries the classic pairing of a Tune-o-matic bridge and Stopbar tailpiece with a PLEK-cut Tektoid nut up top, partnered with the G-FORCE tuning system.

Each guitar comes protected in a plush-lined Hardshell case with black exterior and includes owner's manual and adjustment literature. Check out the Midtown Standard today and get ready to groove in Midtown style.

Features:

- Semi-hollow Mahogany Body with Maple Top featuring Chambered F Holes
- Mahogany Set-Neck with Bound Rosewood Fingerboard
- G-FORCE Tuners
- Burstbucker 1 and 2 Humbucking Pickups
- Hardshell Case Included

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- Top Wood: Maple
- Back Wood: Mahogany
- Body Type: Semi Hollow, Chambered with F Holes
- Body Binding: Cream
- Neck Wood: Mahogany
- Neck Profile: 60's Style Slim Tapered
- Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood
- Frets: 22
- Fingerboard Radius: 12"
- Fingerboard Binding: Cream
- Scale Length: 24.75"
- Inlays: Dot
- Headstock Logo: Mother of Pearl "Gibson"
- Headstock Angle: 17 Degrees
- Tuners: G-FORCE
- Bridge: Tune-O-Matic
- Tailpiece: Stop Bar
- Knobs: Black Speed Knobs
- Strap Buttons: Aluminum End Pins
- Neck Position Burstbucker 1 Humbucker
- Bridge Position Burstbucker 2 Humbucker
- Electronics: 2 Volume, 2 Tone
- Finishes Available: Ebony, Vintage Sunburst and Pelham Blue
- Includes: Hardshell Case, adjustment literature, and documentation for the guitar's Limited Lifetime Warranty.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-4GIBSON
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "As opposed to earlier Midtowns, this one will be a classic"
Overall: This guitar is really a hidden gem in the gibson world. I have everything from LP customs to a sweet 63' 335. This guitar is on par with my best. I head some QC issues with gibson on a 2014 plek'd lp neck that I've spent a fair amount of time working through and I'm happy to report that this guitar is does not suffer from the same troubles. I'm also glad that this guitar has an actual rosewood board. Richlite may be ok but I prefer wood. Also, the GeForce tuners work well. That said, they have to go. I'm sorry, after 20+ years of tuning guitars, I just like to tune my guitars the right way. I must admit though, I've done a ton of studio work with guitarists who couldn't tune a guitar as well as this system does. I didn't dock anything because it's a super simple (and inexpensive) swap to put standard Kluson or Grover tuners on it.
Style of Music: I play everything from hard rock to slow blues.
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Overall: Simply an amazing playing and sounding guitar. Sound: Squarely in the middle ground between solid body and hollow body. Take the best things about a les paul sound and combine with the best things of a hollow body. Feels like a solid body. Sound has the strong tight lows of a solid body with the nice flavor the hollow body adds. This isnt simply a "chambered" guitar. I dont know if its the larger chambers or the fact that the F Holes add something extra. But its awesome. And the pelham blue is stunning. Buy it. Buy it now. This thing is cheaper than new studio les pauls. Thats insane. Take advantage.
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