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Gibson Melody Maker Cardinal Red 1965 (s829)


SKU: GMMCR65-1318346

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Body: Mahogany

Neck: Mahogany neck with a “C” profile, 1 9/16” wide nut, rosewood fretboard, 12” radius, and dot inlays

Pickups/Hardware: Schaller tuners, two pickups (rated at 7.3 kOhms in the neck and 7.3 k in the bridge), three-way pickup selector switch, independent volume and tone controls

Cosmetic Condition: The top on this vintage Gibson is littered with character building dings, as well as few light scratches. The back and sides are similarly smattered with dings and scratches, giving this guitar a great worn in feel. The neck has its fair share of light dings, but overall feels nice and comfortable. The headstock shows drill holes of the original tuners, and a good amount of edge wear, adding to the vintage vibe. What are you waiting for?! Go make some melodies already!

Playability: The strings are nice and low, play great, and ring out clearly across the board.

Modifications/Repairs: The tuners, bridge, and guard screws have been replaced. One of the guard screws has snapped off inside of the body.

Weight: 5lbs 10oz

Case: Non-original hardshell

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