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HP 665 SB
A small body design with no compromise in tone
$1,999
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Gibson Acoustic has a long history of pioneering small-body acoustic guitar designs. The new 2017 HP 665 SB is an innovative, next evolution of what a small-body cutaway instrument should sound like. Never before has a slim, small-body, with a cutaway offered such a giant sound, excellent playability, and distinctive styling all in one package.
Body
Top
Wood Species: Sitka Spruce
Pieces: 2
Grade: AA
Binding: 4 ply top
 
Back
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 2
Density:
Binding: 1 ply
Weight
Weight Relief:
Average Weight (body only): 1.025 kg /2.26 lbs
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
Etc.:
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: 3 1/2" body depth, 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: Advanced Response
Thickness at Fret 1: 2.15cm / .84"
Thickness at Fret 12:
Other Materials: Franklin Titebond 50, hot hide glue neck joint
Average Weight: 444.5 gr / 15.68 oz
 
Peg Head
Type: CF-100
Inlay:
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
 
Nut
Style:
Material: Tusq
Width: 4.38 cm / 1.725"
Slots: E: .052 String Gauge
A: .042
D: .032
G: .022
B: .015

e: .011
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Richlite
Pieces: 1
Shade:
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 40.64 cm / 16 "
Frets: 19
Nut/End of Board: 4.38cm / 1.725" @ nut, 5.689cm / 2.24" @ end of board
Scale: 62.865cm / 24.75"
Binding:
Side Dots (Color): White
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Dots
Material: Mother of Pearl
Dimensions:
Average Weight: 0.11kg / 0.25lb
Finishes
Antique Natural
Color Code: AN
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: Rosewood
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top:
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: L.R. Baggs Lyric
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side:
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Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Grover Mini Rotomatics
Material:
Weight: 33.56 gr / 1.184 oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 14:01
Gear Type:
What is allowable turn:
Plating specs: Gold
Part numbers: 140-130-610
 
String Dimensions
E: .052 String Gauge
A: .042
D: .032
G: .022
B: .015
e: .011
 
Bridge
Style: Modern belly down
Material: Richlite with Tusq saddle
Plating Specs:
Part number: 140-120-911, 140-130-866
Weight: 22g / .8 oz
 
Output Jack
Style: 6.35 mm / 1/4" mono
 
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Plastics
Truss Rod Cover
Style: B/W
Part Number: 140-130-840
 
 
Accessories
Case
Style: Hard Shell
Color: Brown
 
Strap Locks:
Tools:
 
Manual: Gibson Acoustic Owner's Manual
COA/Other: None