Gibson Melody Maker '59 Reissue 2007 with vintage 1960s pickup Sunburst

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This 2007 Gibson '59 Reissue Melody Maker has been fitted with an actual 60's Melody Maker pickup as the original pickup was in fact quite lame and not very vintage sounding at all.  So, you get the playability of a modern Melody Maker with the sound of the original!

The pickup change did require alteration of the pickup cavity to accommodate the larger base of the vintage pickup.  The original pickup is included.  The cover for the vintage pickup would not fit in the pickguard so it is included as well.

The guitar has been subject to finish relic work by a previous owner.  

The frets are nearly new and the guitar sets up really well.  There is room in the truss rod for future neck relief adjustment.

Gator hard case included.  These guitars came from Gibson with a gig bag.

  • Color: Vintage Sunburst
  • Weight: 7lbs 11ozs
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Inlays: Mother of pearl dots
  • Frets: Original
  • Fret count: 22
  • Nut: Original
  • Nut width: 1 11/16"
  • Scale: 24 3/4"
  • Radius: 12"
  • Neck thickness at 1st fret: 0.86"
  • Neck thickness at 12th fret: 0.95"
  • Action 1st String at 12th Fret: 2/32"
  • Action 6th String at 12th Fret: 5/64"
  • Total length: 38 3/4"
  • Lower bout: 13"
  • Waist: 7 1/4"
  • Upper bout: 9 1/4"
  • Body depth/thickness: 1 1/4"
  • String gauge: .010-.046"
  • Hardware Color: Chrome
  • Bridge Pickup/Brand: Actual 1960's vintage Melody Maker pickup installed, original 2007 pickup included in the case
  • Bridge Pickup Reading: 
  • Pickup Original?: No
  • Pickguard: Original
  • Bridge: Original
  • Tuners: Original
  • Pots/Codes: Original
  • Case: HSC
  • Notes: Pickup cavity was routed to fit the vintage pickup backing plate. Tuner #3 has a wobble to it.

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