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ES-355 Classic White Bigsby VOS
Top of the Line semi with Bigsby tremelo
$4,999
Elegant ES-355 appointments, set off by the classic Classic White finish and Bigsby vibrato. Bound Richlite fingerboard with large block MOP inlays, PAF-style 57 Classic humbuckers.
Body
Top
Back
Top
Wood Species: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Grade: Plain
Binding: 7-Ply (W-B-W-B-W-B-W)
 
Back
Wood Species: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Density: Plain
Binding: 3-Ply (W-B-W)
 
Rims
Species Wood: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Grade: Plain
Weight
Weight Relief:
Average Weight (body only): 2.3541 kg / 5.190 lbs
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
Etc.: Maple centerblock, Spruce braces, Mahogany rim liner
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: The soundwaves resonate within the hollow airspace of the Maple veneered Bodyand throughout the solid glue joints.
 
Body Contour
Carve: ES (Semi-Hollow)
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 3
 
Details
Truss Rod: Historic
Profile: Traditional C
Thickness at Fret 1: 20.828 mm / .810"
Thickness at Fret 12: 24.384 mm / .885"
Other Materials: Assembly 65 glue
Average Weight: 566.9905 gm / 1.250 lbs
 
Peg Head
Type: SP-2
Inlay: Mother of Pearl "Split Diamond"
Peg Head Binding: 5-Ply (W-B-W-B-W)
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 and Alignment Gauge
Nut
Style: White
Material: Bone
Width: 4.2697 cm / 1.681"
Slots: E: 1.2268 mm / 0.0483 inches
A: 0.9601 mm / 0.0378 inches
D: 0.6934 mm / 0.0273 inches
G: 0.4534 mm / 0.01785 inches
B: 0.3467 mm / 0.01365 inches

e: 0.2667 mm / 0.0105 inches
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Richlite
Pieces: 1
Shade: Dark
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12 "
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 4.2697 cm / 1.681" @ nut, 5.6896 cm / 2.240" @ end of board
Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75"
Binding: White
Side Dots (Color): Black
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Full Block
Material: Mother of Pearl
Dimensions: 22.479 mm x 27.6352 mm / 0.885" x 1.088"
Average Weight: 136.0777 gm / 4.800 oz
Finishes
Classic White
Color Code: CW
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer - Finished in V.O.S.
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Classic White
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides, Body and Nut
Color Code:
Surface Texture:
Filler:
Sealer:
Top:
Top Coat:
Scraped:
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: Gold plated steel Gold plated steel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: 47.3075 cm / 18.625" 47.3075 cm / 18.625"
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: Gold plated Gold 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.
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
  .022mf .015mF
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Milk Bottle Grover Rotomatic
Material: Die cast alloy
Weight: 38.5554 gm / 1.36oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 18:1
Gear Type: Syncronized spur gear system
What is allowable turn: +/- 4 degrees
Plating specs: Gold
Part numbers: 430-14188 / 430-14189
 
String Dimensions
E: 1.1684mm / 0.046"
A: 0.9144 mm / 0.036"
D: 0.6604 mm / 0.026"
G: 0.4318mm / 0.017"
B: 0.3302mm / 0.013"
e: 0.2540mm / 0.010"
 
Bridge
Style: ABR-1
Material: Die cast alloy
Plating Specs: Gold
Part number: 430-10160
Weight: 61.235 gm / 2.16 oz
 
Dimensions of String Slots
E: 1.2268 mm / 0.0483 inches
A: 0.9601 mm / 0.0378 inches
D: 0.6934 mm / 0.0273 inches
G: 0.4534 mm / 0.01785 inches
B: 0.3467 mm / 0.01365 inches
e: 0.2667 mm / 0.0105 inches
 
Tailpiece
Style: Bigsby B-7
Compensated: No
Material: Cast Aluminum
Plating Specs: Gold
Part number: 430-11076
Weight: 113.3981 gm / 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: Brass
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19521
Weight: 2.268 gm / 0.080 oz
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: Bound Tortoise Shell
Part Number: 430-12578
 
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: Brown
 
Strap Locks: No
Tools: None
 
Manual: None
COA/Other: Gibson Memphis COA
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