Gibson Custom Shop Gene Simmons EB-0 Bass Ebony

Short-Scale 4-String Bass Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard, Includes Hardshell Case. Made in the USA.
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Gibson Custom Shop Gene Simmons EB-0 Bass Ebony

Brand New
Serial #GS097
8lbs 12oz

Description & Specs

Gene Simmons is a legendary rock icon and bassist from KISS. And if you saw KISS perform their high- octane live shows and television appearances in the 1970s, you may have spotted the bass that inspired this signature model from Gene Simmons and Gibson Custom. Based on Gene’s heavily modified 1959 EB-0, the new Gene Simmons EB-0 Bass is the first 30.5” scale bass from the Gibson Custom Shop and the first bass the Custom Shop has produced in quantity. Gene made several modifications to his EB-0, including refinishing it, reshaping the neck to a custom profile, replacing the pickup with a later model Gibson unit and relocating it much closer to the bridge, installing a custom pickguard, adding binding, and changing the original tuners to Grovers®. The bridge was also replaced with a high-mass model and can now be strung through-body or as a top-loaded bridge. All of these details are faithfully represented in the new Gibson Custom Gene Simmons EB-0 Bass. A custom hardshell case is also included.

Serial#: GS097
Weight: 8lbs 12oz

Body Shape: Double Cutaway EB-O
Body Material: Mahogany
Binding: Single Ply White, Top

Neck Material: Mahogany
Neck Profile: Gene Simmons 1959 EB-0
Nut Width: 1.60" / 40.64mm
Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood
Scale Length: 30.50" / 774.70mm
Number of Frets: 20
Nut: Nut
Inlay: Acrylic Dot

Bridge: Kluson High Mass
Tailpiece: String Ferrules, Top and Back
Tuners: Grover Mini Bass
Plating: Chrome

Bridge Pickup: Rhythm SG Bass
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone; CTS Potentiometers, Ceramic Capacitor
Case: Gene Simmons EB-0 Bass Hardshell with Gene Simmons Signature Reproduction

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