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L-1 Blues Tribute
The legendary original blues acoustic
$3,599
The guitar that made blues history. The 2016 L-1 Blues Tribute provides powerhouse performance from a Thermally Cured Adirondack red spruce top and mahogany back and sides. The faded vintage sunburst is an elegant addition to the period correct detailing from this era. An absolute blues machine.
Body
Top
Back
Top
Wood Species: Thermally cured Adirondack Red Spruce top
Pieces: 2
Grade: AA
Binding: 1 ply
 
Back
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 2
Density:
Binding: 1 ply
Weight
Weight Relief:
Average Weight (body only): .787kg / 1.736lb
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50; Hide glue top bracing for optimal tonal transference
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Radiused top with scalloped bracing for projection and resonance
 
Body Contour
Carve: Radiused
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: Single Action
Profile: V- Profile
Thickness at Fret 1: 23.56cm/.927"
Thickness at Fret 12:
Other Materials: Franklin Titebond 50, hot hide glue neck joint
Average Weight: 408.23 gr / 14.4 oz
 
Peg Head
Type: AJ Tapered
Inlay: MOP
Peg Head Binding:
Silkscreen:
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Compound Dovetail neck joint for resonance distribution throughout guitar
 
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 3 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance:
Type: Compound Dovetail
Adhesive: Hot hide glue
Gauges Used: Short Scale Pitch Gauge, Rule
Nut
Style:
Material: Bone
Width: 4.49cm/1.77"
Slots: E: 0.053
A: 0.043
D: 0.032
G: 0.024
B: 0.016

e: 0.012
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade:
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12 "
Frets: 19
Nut/End of Board: 4.49cm/1.77" @ nut, 5.70cm / 2.245" @ end of board
Scale: 63.5cm/25"
Binding:
Side Dots (Color): White
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Dots
Material: Mother of Pearl
Dimensions:
Average Weight: 0.11kg / 0.25lb
Finishes
Vintage Sunburst
Color Code: VS
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: Walnut
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: SNBST YELLOW / ANY0033, TBCO BROWN / NAB0531
Top Coat: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: L.R. Baggs Lyric
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side:
Material of Wire (gauge):
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Cover:
Qfactor:
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Tonal & Resonant Advancements:
Control Pocket Assembly Lead Volume Rhythm Volume
Type:
Peak Voltage:
Range:
Power Rating:
Resistance Tolerance:
Minimum Resistance:
 
  Lead Tone Rhythm Tone
Type:
Peak Voltage:
Range:
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Resistance Tolerance:
Minimum Resistance:
 
Capacitors: Lead Value Rhythm Value
 
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Vintage open back 3-in-line
Material:
Weight: 63.50 gr / 2.24 oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 15:01
Gear Type:
What is allowable turn:
Plating specs: Nickel
Part numbers: 140-130-693
 
String Dimensions
E: 0.053
A: 0.042
D: 0.032
G: 0.024
B: 0.016
e: 0.012
 
Bridge
Style: Traditional rectangle
Material: Rosewood with bone saddle
Plating Specs:
Part number: 140-120-912, 140-130-868
Weight: 22g / .8 oz
 
Output Jack
Style: 6.35 mm / 1/4" mono
 
Strap Buttons
Material: L.R. Baggs Lyric
Plating Specs:
Part numbers:
Weight:
Plastics
Truss Rod Cover
Style: Black
Part Number: 140-130-841
 
Knobs
Style:
Part Number:
 
Accessories
Case
Style: Hard Shell
Color: Black
 
Strap Locks:
Tools:
 
Manual: Gibson Acoustic Owner's Manual
COA/Other: None
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