Gibson Memphis announces ES-339 Satin at NAMM 2015

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Gibson has launched a new version of the popular ES-339 in a matte/ semi -gloss 30 sheen lacquer satin finish. This cut-down semi acoustic is for players who want the sound and playability of its larger ES-335 cousin but prefer a more compact body shape.  The ES-339 Satin offers all the regular features including a 3-ply maple/poplar/maple body with centre block, traditional ‘C’-shaped mahogany neck and rosewood fingerboard with pearloid block inlays, mother-of-pearl Gibson logo and a Tone Pro AVR-2 bridge.

gibson es 339 satinGibson ES-339 Satin 6-String Semi Acoustic Guitar Ebony

New features for 2015 include redesigned neck dimensions, Grover ‘Milk-bottle’ Rotomatic tuners,’ f-hole’ emblem engraved truss rod cover, bone nut, rolled neck binding, lower profile frets, Burstbucker 1 and 2 humbuckers, new capacitors and locking stop bar tailpiece. Available in Ebony and Cherry. Includes a hardshell case.

The Gibson Memphis 2015 Lineup

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MNJ has been writing articles, reviews and blogs for the DV online magazine for the last five years or so. Although he has been playing for longer than he cares to remember and is now officially an 'oldie', he is still mad for all things guitar related and when not busy in his studio he's learning new songs, practising bluegrass guitar, painting his house and taking his dogs out. If banished to a desert island and forced to take only one guitar he'd take a Les Paul. Actually, make that several Les Pauls, a Strat, a Tele, an ES-335, a vintage Martin and some boutique amps. Battery powered obviously.

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