Establishing a new standard in archtop excellence, crafted with a Solid Formed spruce top, Venetian cutaway, floating pickup, and full-sized hollowbody tone and looks.
The debut guitar in Gibson Custom's Solid Formed Archtop Series, the 17" Hollowbody Venetian is born from a marriage of Gibson's 120-year legacy as the inventor of the archtop guitar and its ongoing reputation for innovation.
This full-sized archtop is inch-for-inch the descendant of the legendary Gibson archtops of the 1930s, '40s and '50s, yet it surpasses even that lofty standard by employing a proprietary new Solid Formed spruce top and maple back, in which the grain of the wood is redirected into the arched shape, rather than severed as in traditional carving. The result is an elegant hollowbody archtop made from solid tonewoods, yet with a richer and more pronounced tone that lives and breathes like nothing you've ever experienced. Enhanced by a new stronger neck design that uses less wood, and with its resonance unimpeded by a "floating" pickguard-mounted mini-humbucker, it's a bold new leap in archtop evolution.
Gibson Custom Solid Formed 17 Venetian Electric Guitar Features
- Solid-Formed Top: Booming Tone, Eco-Friendly
- Innovative Neck Design: Uses 1/2 the Wood and Increases Strength
- Non-Intrusive Hardware & Electronics: Minimizes Dampening from Contact
- Dual-Action Truss Rod: Flexibility
- Top Wood: 2 Piece Solid Formed Spruce
- Top Binding: Single White
- Back Wood: 2 Piece Quarter Sawn Solid Formed Maple
- Back Binding: Single White
- Weight Relief: None
- Body Carve: Solid Formed 17"
- Neck Wood: 3 Piece Mahogany
- Truss Rod: Dual Action
- Thickness at Fret 1: .910"
- Thickness at Fret 12: 1.020"
- Peg Head: Gibson SP-2
- Peg Head Inlay: None
- Peg Head Binding: None
- Peg Head Logo: Gibson Script
- Headstock Angle: 17 Degrees
- Neck Joint Angle: 3 Degrees
- Joint Angle Tolerance: +/.1
- Neck Fit Type: Dovetail
- Nut Material: Corian
- Width: 4.28 cm / 1.687"
- Fingerboard Wood: 1 Piece Rosewood
- Fingerboard Radius: 12
- Frets: 22
- Nut/End of Board: 1.687" @ nut, 2.267" @ end of board
- Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75 inch
- Fingerboard Binding: Single White
- Side Dots (Color): Black
- Fingerboard Inlays: Mother of Pearl 1/4 Dots
- Rhythm Pickup: Pickguard Mounted Mini-Humbucker
- Tuning Keys: Nickel Kluson Keystone
- Tuning Ratio: 12:01
- Gear Type: Closed
- Bridge: Intonated Floating w/ Thumbwheels
- Bridge Material: Rosewood
- Tailpiece: Nickel Trapeze
- Output Jack: Integrated into Tailpiece
- Jack Plate Style: 1/4" Fishman
- Strap Buttons: Aluminum
- Pick Guard: Unbound Tortoise
- Truss Rod Cover: Blank
- Knobs: Thumbwheels Under Pickguard-Tone and Volume
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