Weight: 8.0 lbs
Not to be confused with other 63 Reissue variations, 2015 TD version alongside the True Historic Les Pauls of 2015, will go down as the one of the best years of Gibson and become highly collectable.
A Meticulously-recreated '63 ES-335 TD Reissue in fantastic condition, it will come with fresh setup and strings of your choice.
The meticulously re-created Gibson Memphis 1963 ES-335 TD semi-hollowbody electric guitar provides you with a tone that positively shouts, thanks to its maple construction, while its unpotted Memphis Historic Spec humbucking pickups put legendary PAF-like Gibson tone in your hands. This 1963 ES-335 TD is built with more attention to historical detail than ever before, right down to the exact color of the body binding and the "Window" center block. Other touches like the slim horns at the cutaways and the period-correct wiring harness with "Bumblebee" capacitors complete the historical experience that is the Gibson Memphis 1963 ES-335 TD semi-hollowbody electric guitar.
Gibson Memphis 1963 ES-335 TD Semi-hollowbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:
- A premium remake of a 1963 Gibson ES-335
- Authentic tone from unpotted Memphis Historic Spec (MHS) humbuckers
- Gibson Memphis's commitment to quality
A premium remake of a 1963 Gibson ES-335
When you want a premium semi-hollowbody guitar, there's nothing like a Gibson. Handbuilt at the Gibson Memphis Custom Shop, the 1963 ES-335 features premium craftsmanship and carefully selected tonewoods that give you amazing playability and tone. From the maple laminate top, back, and sides to the mahogany neck with aniline dye neck filler to the period-correct "Window" centerblock and binding, the 1963 ES-335 has the look, sound, and feel of the real deal. Countless jazz, rock, and blues players have used Gibson hollowbodies for decades. Take it from Sweetwater - the Gibson Memphis 1963 ES-335 semi-hollowbody guitar will give you years of great performance!
Authentic tone from unpotted Memphis Historic Spec (MHS) humbuckers
Gibson Memphis takes vintage-style humbuckers to the extreme with the 1963 ES-335 TD semi-hollowbody electric guitar. You get a pair of unpotted alnico pickups for true vintage tone. The neck pickup uses Alnico II magnets and the bridge pickup uses Alnico III magnets. They also used matched sets of 550K audio taper pots complete with "Bumblebee" capacitors to finish off the authentic wiring of this semi-hollow beauty. If you're looking for a guitar with historic build specs and a truly historic electronics, you need to check out the Gibson Memphis 1963 ES-335 TD!
Gibson Memphis's commitment to quality
Gibson's Custom Shop took extra care with every detail of the 1963 ES-335 TD semi-hollowbody electric guitar. Every Gibson Memphis guitar receives an ultra-precise Plek Pro setup, which optimizes the fingerboard and nut for incredibly accurate intonation and a "just right" feel. Necks are now attached using hide glue which many argue sounds better than synthetic glue. And little touches like the quartersawn mahogany neck and the 17-degree headstock angle not only add to the amazing tone and feel, they remain true to the ES Series as well as Gibson's history.
Gibson Memphis 1963 ES-335 TD Semi-hollowbody Electric Guitar Features:
- Captures the legendary sound of Gibson's ES-335
- Semi-hollowbody design for enhanced harmonic richness
- Comfortable lightweight body with period-correct slim horns
- Period-correct "Window" centerblock and neck profile
- Accurate historic colored binding and truss rod
- Hot hide glue neck joint
- Period-correct block inlays
- Spruce top and back bracing with hot-hide glue
- Unpotted humbuckers with "Bumblebee" capacitors and matched-set pots
- Kluson Double Ring Tulip Button tuners, no-wire ABR bridge, and lightweight stopbar
- Plek Pro fretboard optimization ensures perfect action and intonation
- 100% American made in Memphis TN
- Includes hardshell case