Gibson 2018 Limited Edition RD Artist 40th Anniversary Electric Guitar (with Case)

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A favorite on the vintage market, the RD provides radical looks and tone. This 2018 model does not disappoint, with GEM active pickups and gold hardware.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Mahogany body Rich, warm, focused sound; added sustain
Tune-o-matic bridge Adjustable action and precise intonation
Grover locking tuners Locks strings at headstock, super-stable
Granadillo fretboard Distinct "bell-like" tone, similar to rosewood

Reintroducing a modern design classic of the late ’70s, the special edition Gibson 2018 Limited Edition RD Artist 40th Anniversary guitar delivers radical looks with versatile tones. The unique RD body style in solid mahogany complements a mahogany neck with rounded profile and an exotic torrefied granadillo fingerboard, graced with the Gibson historic script logo on the headstock, gold Grover tuners, Tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece. A pair of GEM active pickups deliver improved output and extreme tonal versatility.

Series: Gibson Model Year 2018
Body: Style Gibson RD
Back: Mahogany
Weight relief: None
Binding: None
Neck: Mahogany
Neck: profile Rounded
Nut width: 1.695”
Fingerboard: Baked Granadillo
Scale length: 24.75”
Number of frets: 22
Nut: Tektoid
Inlay: Acrylic Trapezoid
Binding: None
Binding Style: N/A
Bridge: Aluminum Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: Aluminum Stop Bar
Knobs: Black Speed Knobs
Tuners: Locking Grover Keystone
Plating: Gold
Neck pickup: “GEM” Gibson Active
Bridge pickup: “GEM” Gibson Active
Controls: 2 Volume, 1 Master Tone, & 3-way Toggle

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-444-2766

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (2 ratings)
Submitted November 16, 2018 by a customer from

"Great axe for the money"

Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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It's not the cheapest GIBSON you can buy, but it does play incredibly well and it sounds excellent. I won't make this a long review. It's reayly is an exceptional guitar. Gibson doesn't make this style often, so be sure to pick it up!
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