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They seem fairly resistant to feedback, especially in the smaller body of a 339.It also has vintage style feature such as tulip-head Kluson tuners, nickel hardware, ABR-1 bridge, stop tailpiece, dot fingerboard inlays, and lacquer finish, which combine to give it the appearance of a '58 Dot.
In addition, it has been wired for the volume controls on top; tones on bottom, rather than side/side.All-tube, it delivers 5 watts via a single 12BH7 power tube (12AX7 in the preamp) or you can select the built-in Redbox DI which is especially nice in the home. This one appears to have seen zero use and is just $299.It features a single channel circuit with 3-band EQ, gain, drive mode, master volume, H&Ks cool blue light up panel and an 8" Celestion speaker. Includes cover, manual, power cord; ships in original packing.The smoothly polished frets allow for fast and accurate play, with less effort.While it features Gibsons standard 24.75 scale, it somehow seems shorter and you can readily perform stretches spanning seven or more frets from the fifth fret.Just click on any underlined text and it should open a picture; if you move your cursor over the pic and there's a magnifying glass displayed instead of your cursor, click the pic and it will expand it to larger size.
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These were hard to find on the open market 9 years ago, marketed only through a small network of around 7 stores and online retailers.
Cosmetically its nice for a used guitar with a few minor flaws, the worst of which is a finish only chip on the headstock (shown here).
2008 Custom Gibson ES-339 - Antique Vintage Sunburst, (front), (back), (headstock), (case).
Upgraded with a set of Linday Fralin "Big Singles".
The smaller body size does not decrease the guitars resonance, plus it can be cranked up to even higher levels of output without feedback, much like a Les Paul.