Gibson Firebird V 2016 HP Electric Guitar

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The Gibson Firebird V 2016 HP re-defines one of Gibson's most revolutionary electric guitars for a new generation of demanding players.

The Firebird V 2016 HP features the radical neck-through body design that Gibson made famous in 1963, while adding an entire set of exclusive premium and high performance features. The fast Slim Taper neck is made from a nine-piece mahogany and walnut laminate that extends from headstock to end pin, forming the central core of the body to maximize sustain and resonance. The body wings are made from mahogany to complete this sleek design. The High Performance fast-access heel offers unparalleled comfort when playing in the upper registers while the slightly wider Soloist width lends to this guitar's exceptional playability.

Although the Firebird V 2016 HP visually stays true to auto designer Ray Dietrich's original vision from the early 1960s, this current edition has some cutting edge modern appointments. The original mini-humbuckers have been updated to employ high-output ceramic magnets in place of the Alnico originals. These produce a rich, clear, biting tone that makes this a killer axe for rock. The electronics are updated with a sturdier, noiseless High Performance toggle switch and a gold-plated multi-contact jack for superior connection.

Gibson has added their revolutionary G-FORCE Tuners to this latest offering of the Firebird V, delivering unprecedented automated tuning capabilities. You can now access any preset tuning in just one second, which means you can realistically change tunings in the middle of a song, if needed. What's more, the tuners are now automatically engaged to operate both electronically or individually by hand. In comparison to older generations of the G-FORCE, this generation offers quieter operation, smoother manual tuning, and better looks.

High Performance hardware completes the package, and includes an adjustable titanium zero-fret nut for precise action adjustment along with a Tune-O-Matic bridge with strong, light titanium saddles for optimum performance and sustain. Includes High Performance gig bag.

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  • Electric Guitar
  • Gig Bag

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Number Of Frets 22
Scale Length 24.75"
Nut Width 1.745"
Body Style Firebird
Neck Type Neck Thru Body
Neck Wood 9-Ply Mahogany/Walnut
Body Wood Mahogany
Pickup Configuration H-H
Bridge Pickup 495T Mini Humbucker Fbird
Neck Pickup 495R Mini Humbucker Fbird
Bridge Type Tune-O-Matic with Titanium Saddles/Stop Bar Tailpiece
Tuning Machines G-FORCE
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included Yes
Case Type Deluxe Gig Bag
Series High Performance Series
Model Firebird V 2016 HP

Gibson GFORCE Owners Manual 2016

Gibson GFORCE Quick Start Guide




Warranty Info:

The manufacturer's warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship for the lifetime of the product. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.