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Rating and Reviews: Gibson 2016 ES-335 Satin

Topped in a soft satin finish, this ES-335 has a unique look backed by quality appointments like PAF pickups, modern neck dimensions and titanium saddles.

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"Great Guitar, Not Fond of the Finish.." submitted May 31, 2016

By Daniel Prater in Cottleville, MO
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Musical Background: Play out on Occation, 45 years
Music Style: Blues and Classic Rock
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Sound: It is a Gibson Semi Hollow Body Guitar. It had that Hollow sound that works very well with the Blues and a more Jazz type sound. Did not have any problem with feed back Feature: A Solid Guitar no problems punching the sound desired.. Ease of Use: Great to use has a larger body to get used too when previous experience in playing a Les Paul or Stratocaster. Quality: Excellent Quality with the exception of the first one was received with a Head stock Break. Second received with zero Issues. Value: Price wise it is a deal, just did not care for the finish.. Manufacturer Support: Excellent returned and Exchanged with no problems. I received the second Guitar played for about an hour and just could not get used to the Satin Finish. So I return for refund the second Gibson. Lucky for me within about 4 weeks I woke up at 1 am did a search on the zZounds web site and found that zZounds had one left in stock a 2015 Gibson Block Gloss ES335 reduced price down to $2699.95, I jumped right on it. Received and I can't be happier.. The Wow Factor: You cannot beat the Gibson ES335 for Appearance and Play ability. But .it looses a lot of Wow because of the Satin Finish.. If I kept I would have taken it apart and Buffed out the finish to gloss. Overall: I am reviewing the Two Gibson Satin Guitars I received. The first one arrived with a Head Stock Break. I did the normal Damage Return Exchange Policy. I had no issues at all. The second Satin ES335 was received back in a Week and a Day..The Stars are rated for the Second Received ES335.
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