The Gibson ES-345 Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar Vintage Burst is a dressed-up Gibson ES-335. The body features 3-ply Cream/Black/Cream binding adding to the visual dimensionality of the guitar. The fingerboard features acrylic split parallelogram's inlaid into a Rosewood Fingerboard. Internally, the guitar is braced with Adirondack Spruce, an exceptional tonewood revered by Acoustic Manufacturers around the world.
The Gibson ES-345 boasts a number of aesthetic enhancements over the flagship ES-335. Crafted with a maple center block and quarter-sawn Adirondack spruce bracing, players will be impressed by the lightweight feel and expanded range of tonal capabilities. The body is wrapped in multi-ply binding and the bound fingerboard has Split Parallelogram inlays exclusive to this model in the ES™ series. The ES-345 is equipped with a variety of high-end appointments like our hand-wired control assembly with Orange Drop® capacitors, Gibson's new Calibrated T-Type humbucking pickups, Vintage Deluxe style tuners, and lightweight aluminum ABR-1 bridge and Stop Bar tailpiece anchored with steel thumb-wheels and studs.
Gibson is back in 2020 with new leadership and the quality if already heading in the right direction! The first handful of guitars we have seen have had many of the issues addressed. Better cut nuts, even smoother frets, improved finish work, the improvements are quite obvious! We are stocking USA, Custom Shop, and Montana Made Acoustic Guitars again so make sure to stop by the shop when you get the chance to see how the NEW Gibson's stack up!