Gibson Songwriter Deluxe Modern Classic 12-String Acoustic-Electric GuitarProduct #518960 Gibson 518960 ABB 12 String Acoustic Guitars https://www.esnapw.com/rses/ESnapServlet?MerchantNumberSent=63655
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The classic Gibson Songwriter Deluxe, times 2!
From this Gibson guitar's comfortable specially designed small dreadnought body style to its gold tuners, abalone rosette, checkerboard marquetry, 6-ply top binding, and split parallelogram inlays on an ebony fingerboard, the Gibson Songwriter Deluxe acoustic-electric guitar is pure luxury. The sparkling 12-string guitar jangle results from a solid Sitka spruce top and Indian rosewood back and sides that's perfectly translated by the under-saddle pickup and active electronics.
- Grover Rotomatic Tuners
- Bone nut and Tusq saddle
- "Big Sky" radiused fingerboard edge
- Industry's finest electronics
- Premium hardshell case
Songwriter Deluxe Modern Classic 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar Specifications:
- Solid Sitka spruce top
Indian rosewood back and sides
Ebony fingerboard with split parallelogram inlays
Under-saddle pickup with active electronics
Specially designed small dreadnought body
6-ply top binding
1.725" nut width
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Comments about Gibson Songwriter Deluxe Modern Classic 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar:
I purchased the Gibson Songwriter 12-string after looking at models from Guild, Taylor and Martin. I am very happy with this purchase overall.
Likes: Beautiful rosewood back and sides, fantastic build quality including fit and finish, excellent full bodied sound, stays in tune well - and the price was really great!
Dislikes: I tried using the built in pickup to record using ProTools. I could hear much more bass than treble (using a Focusrite ISA One preamp) and a whole lot of string and fret buzz. I would say the pickup would not be useful for recording, but may sound OK through an amp designed for acoustic guitar. Also, the action came set too high - I will be lovering that at some point in the future.
This is my second Gibson acoustic (I also have the Songwriter Deluxe) and I can say Gibson still builds great guitars in Bozeman, MT.