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2016 ES-175 Figured
Elegant looks on a great archtop-electric
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Ever since it hit the scene in 1949 the ES-175 has remained the world's favorite "jazz box", and none looks as good as the 2016 ES-175 Figured from Gibson Memphis.
Body
Top
Back
Top
Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Grade: AAA figured
Binding: White/Black/White
 
Back
Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Density: AAA figured
Binding: Single ply white
 
Rims
Species Wood: Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Grade: AAA Figured
Weight
Weight Relief:
Average Weight (body only): 2.1069 kg / 4.645 lbs
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50, Spruce braces, Mahogany rim liner
Etc.:
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: The soundwaves resonate within the hollow airspace of the Maple veneered Body, around the F-holes, and throughout the solid glue joints.
 
Body Contour
Carve: ES (Semi-Hollow)
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: Historic
Profile: Rounded "C"
Thickness at Fret 1: 16.13 mm / .635"
Thickness at Fret 12: 19.81 mm / .780"
Other Materials: Assembly 65 glue
Average Weight: 544.31 g / 1.2 lbs
 
Peg Head
Type: SP-1
Inlay: Mother of Pearl crown
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen: None
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: The wood, construction, and headstock pitch all contribute greatly to the tone, aiding this guitar's exceptional sustain and depth, and yielding a resonance that can be felt right through the body
 
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 4 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance: 0 deg 0 min 15 sec
Type: Mortise and Tenon
Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
Gauges Used: Pitch Height Gauge, Alignment Gauge
Nut
Style: White
Material: Bone
Width: 4.2863 cm / 1.6875"
Slots: E: 1.3843 mm / 0.0545 inches
A: 1.1252 mm / 0.0443 inches
D: 0.8611 mm / 0.0339 inches
G: 0.5042 mm / 0.01985 inches
B: 0.3721 mm / 0.01465 inches

e: 0.2921 mm / 0.0115 inches
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade: Dark
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12 "
Frets: 20
Nut/End of Board: 4.2863 cm / 1.6875" @ nut, 5.2375 cm / 2.062" @ end of board
Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75"
Binding: White
Side Dots (Color): Black
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Split Parallelogram
Material: Mother of Pearl
Dimensions: 6.35 mm / 0.25"
Average Weight: 129.2738 g / 4.56 oz
Finishes
Vintage Sunburst
Color Code: VS
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: Walnut
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Banjo Yellow, New VS, Cherry
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides, Body and Nut
Natural
Color Code: NA
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Light coat of 59 Antique
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides, Body and Nut
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Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: '57 Classic '57 Classic
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 5250/5250 5250/5250
Material of Wire (gauge): 42E 42E
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 mm / 2.61" x 0.68 " 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 mm / 2.61" x 0.68 "
Coil Material: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Machine Wound Machine Wound
Pole Piece Material: Nickel plated steel Nickel plated steel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: 47.3075 cm / 18.625" 59.52998 cm / 23.437 inches
Slug Material: Nickel plated steel Nickel plated steel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): 4.7498 mm x 1.24206 cm / 0.187" x .489" 4.7498 mm x 1.24206 cm / 0.187" x .489"
Magnet Material: Alnico II Alnico II
Magnet Position from Nut: 48.26 cm / 19 " 58.7375cm / 23.125 "
Magnet Dimensions: 6.35 cm x 1.27 mm / 2.5" x 0.5" 6.35 cm x 1.27 mm / 2.5" x 0.5"
Polarities: Screw side is the south pole of magnet Screw side is the south pole of magnet
Cover: Nickel plated Nickel plated
Qfactor: 5.95 5.95
ResistanceDC: 7.92k ohms 7.92k ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2450 Hz 2450 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements: Matched bobbin windings for classic humbucker tone with enhanced highs. Wax potted to suppress feedback. Matched bobbin windings for classic humbucker tone with enhanced highs. Wax potted to suppress feedback.
Control Pocket Assembly Lead Volume Rhythm Volume
Type: CTS 500K Linear CTS 500K Linear
Peak Voltage: 1080V 1080V
Range: 0-500K 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: 500K +/- 20% 500K +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 100 ohms 100 ohms
 
  Lead Tone Rhythm Tone
Type: CTS 500K Audio CTS 500K Audio
Peak Voltage: 1080V 1080V
Range: 0-500K 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: 500K +/- 20% 500K +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 100 ohms 100 ohms
 
Capacitors: Lead Value Rhythm Value
  0.022mf 0.015mf
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Milk Bottle Grover Rotomatic
Material: Die cast alloy
Weight: 38.5554 g / 1.36oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 18:01
Gear Type: Syncronized spur gear system
What is allowable turn: +/- 4 degrees
Plating specs: Nickel
Part numbers: 430-14192 / 430-14193
 
String Dimensions
E: 1.1684mm / 0.052"
A: 0.9144 mm / 0.042"
D: 0.6604 mm / 0.032"
G: 0.4318mm / 0.019"
B: 0.3302mm / 0.014"
e: 0.2540mm / 0.011"
 
Bridge
Style: ABR-1 with titanium inserts
Material: Die cast alloy base / Titanium 2 saddles
Plating Specs: Nickel
Part number: 430-10155TP
Weight: 61.235 g / 2.16 oz
 
Dimensions of String Slots
E: 1.3843 mm / 0.0545 inches
A: 1.1252 mm / 0.0443 inches
D: 0.8611 mm / 0.0339 inches
G: 0.5042 mm / 0.01985 inches
B: 0.3721 mm / 0.01465 inches
e: 0.2921 mm / 0.0115 inches
 
Tailpiece
Style: Three Diamond Trapeze
Compensated: No
Material: Die cast zinc
Plating Specs: Nickel
Part number: 430-11019
Weight: 113.3981 g / 4.0 oz
 
Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono
 
Jack Plate
Style: N/A
Material: N/A
Part Number: N/A
Weight: N/A
 
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19150
Weight: 2.268 g / 0.080 oz
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: N/A
Part Number: N/A
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: Black and white bell with engraved F-Hole
Part Number: 430-19802
 
Knobs
Style: Black Top Hat
Part Number: 430-19669
 
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: Yes
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: N/A
Part Number: N/A
 
Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
Style: N/A
Part Number: N/A
 
Switch Washer
Style: N/A
Part Number: N/A
 
Trim Rings
Style: Black
Part Number: 440-13850
Accessories
Case
Style: Hard Shell
Color: Tan
 
Strap Locks: No
Tools: None
 
Manual: None
COA/Other: Gibson Memphis COA
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