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Gibson Memphis Limited Run ES-Les Paul Goldtop VOS - Gold Top (728) - Available at Lark Guitars

Gibson Memphis Limited Run ES-Les Paul Goldtop VOS - Gold Top (728)

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Gibson Memphis Limited Run ES-Les Paul Goldtop VOS - Gold Top (728)


Combining Les Paul styling, ES-335 versatility and seminal Goldtop looks via vintage-toned MHS humbuckers, comfortable rounded 'C' neck profile with rolled binding, historic details and more.
F-Hole emblem engraved truss rod cover. The iconic symbol of the Gibson ES line is now the hallmark of Gibson Memphis Redesigned neck dimensions. Added thickness to Peghead transition provides greater strength and stability. Historic truss rod. Superior Adjustability due to the Teflon coating, larger diameter rod, original brass anchor and larger washer Bone nut. Bone for smooth tuning and excellent durability. Rolled neck binding. Binding is rounded off to comfortably fit the contours of the player's hand. Low profile frets. Lower fret height provides smooth playability and accurate intonation. New finish colors. New variations on your favorite vintage color schemes as well as all new, eye catching colors. Capacitor changes. Less treble cut than previous capacitor results in a tone with a harmonically rich, singing quality. MHS Humbucker Pickups. Total PAF tones from vintage-style windings with mismatched coils.

New for 2015
F-Hole emblem engraved truss rod cover: The iconic symbol of the Gibson ES line is now the hallmark of Gibson Memphis
Redesigned neck dimensions: Added thickness to Peghead transition provides greater strength and stability
Historic truss rod: Superior Adjustability due to the Teflon coating, larger diameter rod, original brass anchor and larger washer
Bone nut: Bone for smooth tuning and excellent durability
Rolled neck binding: Binding is rounded off to comfortably fit the contours of the player's hand
Low profile frets: Lower fret height provides smooth playability and accurate intonation
New finish colors: New variations on your favorite vintage color schemes as well as all new, eye catching colors
Capacitor changes: Less treble cut than previous capacitor results in a tone with a harmonically rich, singing quality
MHS Humbucker Pickups: Total PAF tones from vintage-style windings with mismatched coils
Body

Top
Back
Top
Wood Species: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Grade: Figured
Binding: Cream

Back
Wood Species: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Density: Plain
Binding: Cream

Rims
Species Wood: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Grade: Plain
Weight
Weight Relief: ES-LP Center Block
Average Weight (body only): 1.3925 kg / 3.070 lbs

Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50

Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: The sound waves resonate within the hollow airspace of the Maple veneered Body, around the F-holes, and throughout the solid glue joints.

Body Contour
Carve: ES-LP (Semi-Hollow)

Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1

Details
Truss Rod: Historic
Profile: Rounded "C"
Thickness at Fret 1: 21.59 mm / .850"
Thickness at Fret 12: 24.13 mm / .950"
Other Materials: Franklin Titebond 50
Average Weight: 544.31 gm / 1.2 lbs

Peg Head
Type: SP-1
Inlay: Mother of Pearl
Logo: Mother of Pearl "Gibson"
Silkscreen: Gold "Les Paul Model"
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: The rounded neck provides an ergonomic feel and the mahogany adds a rich tonal quality

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: 4.318 cm / 1.700"
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: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade: Dark

Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12 "
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 4.318 cm / 1.700" @ nut, 5.6007 cm / 2.205" @ end of board
Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75"
Binding: Cream
Side Dots (Color): Black

Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Trapezoid
Material: Pearloid
Dimensions: 16.51 mm x 29.718 mm / 0.66" x 1.17 "
Average Weight: 145.1496 gm / 5.12 oz
Finishes

Gold Top
Color Code: GT
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer - Finished in V.O.S.
Filler: Walnut
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Gold
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides, Body and Nut

Electronics

Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: MHS Humbucker MHS Humbucker
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 4900/5100 5200/5400
Material of Wire (gauge): Enamel (42) Enamel (42)
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: Scatter Wound Scatter Wound
Pole Piece Material: Nickel plated steel Nickel plated steel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: 47.4218 cm / 18.670" 59.5173 cm / 23.432 "
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 III Alnico II
Magnet Position from Nut: 48.26 cm / 19" 58.42 cm / 23"
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: V.O.S. Nickel plated V.O.S. Nickel plated
Qfactor: 3.21 3.2
ResistanceDC: 7526 ohms 7963 ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2859.84 Hz 2695.19 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements: Historically accurate "Patent Applied For" replica with airy tone and unbalanced coils. Slightly under wound.

Control Pocket Assembly Volume
Type: CTS 500K Linear
Peak Voltage: 1080V
Range: 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: 500K +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 100 ohms

Tone
Type: CTS 500K Audio
Peak Voltage: 1080V
Range: 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: 500K +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 100 ohms

Capacitors: Lead Value Rhythm Value
Orange Drop .022 mF Orange Drop .015 mF
Hardware

Tuning Keys
Style: Kluson Single Ring Tulip Button
Material: Body is stamped steel with plastic tulip button
Weight: 22.6796 gm / 0.8 oz

Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 15:1
Gear Type: Synchronized spur gear system
What is allowable turn: +/- 4 degrees
Plating specs: V.O.S. Nickel
Part numbers: 430-14006 / 430-14007

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: Tone Pro AVR-2
Material: Die cast alloy
Plating Specs: V.O.S. Nickel
Part number: 430-10155TP
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: Lightweight Stop Bar
Compensated: No
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: Nickel
Part number: 430-11738 / 430-10907 (Studs)
Weight: 113.3981 gm / 4.0 oz

Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono with dual tip contact

Jack Plate
Style: Les Paul Square
Material: ABS - Cream (V.O.S.)
Part Number: 430-19299
Weight: 2.0 gm / 0.07 oz

Strap Buttons
Material: V.O.S. Aluminum
Part numbers: 430-19150
Weight: 2.268 gm / 0.080 oz
Plastics

Truss Rod Cover
Style: Black and white bell with engraved F-Hole (V.O.S.)
Part Number: 430-19802

Knobs
Style: Gold Top Hats (V.O.S.)
Part Number: 430-19778

Dial Pointers
Yes/No: Yes
Switch Washer
Style: Cream with hot stamp gold (V.O.S.)
Part Number: 430-19293

Trim Rings
Style: Cream (V.O.S.)
Accessories

Case
Style: Hard Shell
Color: Tan

Strap Locks: No

COA/Other: Gibson Memphis COA

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