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Firebird 2017 HP
$1,899
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Body
Top
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1pc Bass Wing / 1pc Treb Wing
Grade: C
Binding: None
 
Back
Wood Species:
Pieces:
Density:
Binding:
Weight
Weight Relief: None
Average Weight (body only): 2.69lbs
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
:
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Sculpted Fast Access Heel
 
Body Contour
Carve: Flat
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany/Walnut
Pieces: 9ply
 
Details
Truss Rod: Standard
Profile: Firebird
Thickness at Fret 1: 0.800"
Thickness at Fret 12: 0.850"
Other Materials:
Average Weight: 3.16lbs
 
Peg Head
Type: Firebird
Inlay: None
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen: None
Headstock Angle: 14 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: n/a
Joint Angle Tolerance: 0 deg 0 min 15 sec
Type: Mortis and Tenon
Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
Gauges Used: Pitch Height Gauge
 
Nut
Style: Zero Fret Nut
Material: Titanium
Width: 1.745"
Slots: E: 0.058"
A: 0.048"
D: 0.038"
G: 0.028"
B: 0.019"

e: 0.014"
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade: Dark
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 12"
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 1.695" @ nut, 2.260" @ end of board
Scale: 24 3/4
Binding: White
Side Dots (Color): Black
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Trapezoid
Material: Mother of Pearl
Dimensions: Large - 0.66" x 1.17" Small - 0.24" x 1.56"
Average Weight: 4.16 oz
Finishes
Vintage Sunburst
Color Code: VS
Surface Texture: Smooth / Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.5-2 mils
Top: Vintage Sunburst
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
Pelham Blue
Color Code: PB
Surface Texture: Smooth / Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: Walnut
Sealer: 1.5-2 mils
Top: Pelham Blue
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: 495R 495T
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 7,000 8,400
Material of Wire (gauge): Copper (44) Copper (45)
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 2.61" x 0.68" 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: 18.625" 23.437"
Slug Material: Nickel plated steel Nickel plated steel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): 0.187 x 0.489" 0.187 x 0.489"
Magnet Material: Ceramic Ceramic
Magnet Position from Nut: 19" 23.125"
Magnet Dimensions: 2.5" x 0.5" 2.5" x 0.5"
Polarities:
Cover: Chrome with Trim Ring Chrome with Trim Ring
Qfactor: 3.28 2.46
ResistanceDC: 14280.00 Ohms 25250.00 Ohms
Resonant Frequency: 3448.71 Hz 2482.71 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements:
Control Pocket Assembly Lead Volume Rhythm Volume
Type: 500K Non-Linear 500K Non-Linear
Peak Voltage: 500V 500V
Range: 0-500K 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: +/- 20% +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 200 ohms 200 ohms
 
  Lead Tone Rhythm Tone
Type: 500K Non-Linear 500K Non-Linear
Peak Voltage: 500V 500V
Range: 0-500K 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: +/- 20% +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 200 ohms 200 ohms
 
Capacitors: Lead Value Rhythm Value
  .022uF .022uF
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: G-FORCE
Material: Zamak
Weight: 1.1 oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 40:1
Gear Type: Syncronized Spur Gear System
What is allowable turn: +/- 4 degrees
Plating specs: Chrome
Part numbers: 430-14301B / 301T
 
String Dimensions
E: 0.046"
A: 0.036"
D: 0.026"
G: 0.016"
B: 0.011"
e: 0.009"
 
Bridge
Style: TOM w/ Titanium Saddles and Locking Thumbwheels
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: 430-14454 / 430-94940
Weight: .96 oz
 
Dimensions of String Slots
E: 0.058"
A: 0.048"
D: 0.038"
G: 0.028"
B: 0.019''
e: 0.014"
 
Tailpiece
Style: Stop Bar w/ Locking Studs
Compensated: No
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: 430-14451 / 430-14451
Weight: 1.12 oz
 
Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono gold plated positive contact
 
Jack Plate
Style: None
Material: n/a
Part Number: n/a
Weight: n/a
 
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19160 / 60E
Weight: 0.14 oz
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: Firebird 3-ply w/ Gold Firebird
Part Number: 380-12460
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: Chrome, Stamped "Gibson / High Performance"
Part Number: 430-94923
 
Knobs
Style: Knurled Chrome UFO
Part Number: 430-14457
 
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: No
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: Black ABS
Part Number: 430-19311
 
Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
Style: n/a
Part Number: n/a
 
Switch Washer
Style: None
Part Number: n/a
 
Trim Rings
Style: Black Firebird Low/High
Part Number: 430-13886 / 430-13888
Accessories
Case
Style: Firebird Hard Shell
Color: Brown
 
Strap Locks: None
Tools: Gibson USA Multi-Tool, Gibson USA Premium Cloth, Gibson Polishing Cloth
 
Manual: Gibson USA's owners
COA/Other: None