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Gibson Custom 1963 Firebird V with Maestro Vibrola VOS - Light Aging - Cardinal Red

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Gibson Custom 1963 Firebird V with Maestro Vibrola VOS - Light Aging - Cardinal Red

When Gibson hired famed automotive designer Ray Dietrich to create a radical new solid body guitar, Rock 'n Roll history ensued. With its offset shape, neck-through construction and scorching mini-humbuckers, the '63 Firebird V became an instant classic. Custom Shop is proud to present this exacting replica of a vintage original, which uses authentic contours, dimensions and construction methods for an incredible ownership and playing experience.

Why Buy A Guitar From Palen Music Center?

Palen Music Center has a wide range of unique guitars to enhance the sound of your music! We have been trusted by musicians across the country since 1963 and are constantly working to provide the best value for our customers. With the addition of our new PLEK machine and our longtime veteran luthiers, we are pleased to provide top-quality guitar repair.

Highlights

  • Mahogany construction produces a detailed tone with a long sustain
  • "Authentic '63 Medium C" neck shape offers the feel of a '60s original
  • Deluxe banjo tuners complete the timeless appearance
  • Neck-through design for excellent sustain
  • Two mini humbuckers provide classic Firebird tone
  • Vintage style Maestro Vibrola tailpiece 

Specifications

  • Number of Strings6
  • Left-/Right-handedRight-handed
  • Body TypeSolidbody
  • Body ShapeFirebird V
  • Body Material9-ply Mahogany/Walnut
  • Body FinishGloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer with Vintage Patina
  • ColorCardinal Red
  • Neck Material9-ply Mahogany/Walnut
  • Neck ShapeAuthentic '63 Medium C
  • Neck JointNeck-through
  • Radius12"
  • Fingerboard MaterialIndian Rosewood
  • Fingerboard InlayAged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid
  • Number of Frets22, Medium Jumbo
  • Scale Length24.75"
  • Nut Width1.687"
  • Nut MaterialNylon
  • Bridge/TailpieceABR-1 Tune-O-Matic Bridge with Vibrolo Tailpiece
  • TunersDeluxe Banjo Tuners
  • Neck PickupFirebird Alnico V Humbucker
  • Bridge PickupFirebird Alnico V Humbucker
  • Controls2 x volume, 2 x tone
  • Switching3-way toggle pickup switch
  • StringsGibson, .010-.046
  • Case/Gig BagHardshell Case
  • Manufacturer Part Number:FB5VOVSNM1

Condition: Brand New

The instrument pictured is the exact instrument you’ll receive. All fretted instruments receive a free complimentary professional setup.

Please feel free to reach out to our knowledgeable sales staff with any additional questions!