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Hummingbird Red Spruce
An iconic '60s flat-top made with prized golden-era tonewoods
$3,649
Since its introduction in 1960, the Hummingbird has ranked high among elite guitars, both undeniably unique in appearance and superior in performance. This December Limited Edition Hummingbird Red Spruce offers many upgraded features. Sporting a beautiful Vintage Cherry Sunburst VOS finish, gold Gotoh tuners, historic-style Hummingbird pickguard, and an Adirondack red spruce top renowned for it's projection and tonal nuances, this unmistakable Limited Edition Gibson Hummingbird is one not to miss. Limited to only 50 hand-made instruments.
Body
Top
Back
Top
Wood Species: Adirondack Red Spruce
Pieces: 2
Grade: AA
Binding: 6 ply top
 
Back
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 2
Density: N/A
Binding: 4 ply
Weight
Weight Relief:
Average Weight (body only): 1.03kg / 2.28lb
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Radiused top with scalloped bracing for projection and resonance
 
Body Contour
Carve: Radiused
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: Single Action
Profile: Round
Thickness at Fret 1: 2.07 cm / .815"
Thickness at Fret 12:
Other Materials: Franklin Titebond 50, hot hide glue neck joint
Average Weight: .413 kg / .911lb
 
Peg Head
Type: CF-100
Inlay: MOP
Peg Head Binding:
Silkscreen:
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Compound Dovetail neck joint for resonance distribution throughout guitar
 
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 3 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance:
Type: Compound Dovetail
Adhesive: Hot hide glue
Gauges Used: Short Scale Pitch Guage
Nut
Style:
Material: Bone
Width: 4.38 cm / 1.725"
Slots: E: .053
A: .042
D: .032
G: .024
B: .016

e: .012
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade:
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12 "
Frets: 20
Nut/End of Board: 4.38 cm / 1.725" @ nut, 5.70 cm / 2.25" @ end of board
Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75"
Binding: Single Ply Cream
Side Dots (Color): Black
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Paralellogram
Material: Mother of Pearl
Dimensions:
Average Weight: 118.38 g / 4.176oz
Finishes
Vintage Cherry Sunburst
Color Code: VCS
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: HCS
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: H.B. - TV STAIN-L41R0016L1
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style:
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side:
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Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Gold Gotoh Keystone
Material:
Weight: 24.49 g / .864oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 0.625694444
Gear Type:
What is allowable turn:
Plating specs: Gold
Part numbers: 140-130-710
 
String Dimensions
E: .053
A: .042
D: .032
G: .024
B: .016
e: .012
 
Bridge
Style: Belly up traditional
Material: Rosewood with Tusq saddle
Plating Specs:
Part number: 140-120-915, 140-130-866
Weight: 22g / .8 oz
 
Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono
 
Pickup
Style: L.R. Baggs VTC
Plating Specs:
Part numbers:
Weight:
Plastics
Truss Rod Cover
Style: Black/White
Part Number: 140-130-840
 
Style:
Part Number:
 
Accessories
Case
Style: Hard Shell
Color: Black
 
Strap Locks:
Tools:
 
Manual: Gibson Acoustic Owner's Manual
COA/Other: COA
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