Has anyone seen this? 2015 LTD 1964 ES-330 Reissue

LauriPaul

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1964 ES-330

Pretty interesting and, aside from the cheap looking knobs and saddles, looks dead right!
Cutaways and finish look really really accurate for that period.
Gibson Memphis is doing REALLY GREAT, I'm a proud owner of a 1963 ES-335 myself and I can tell they totally got it right in many levels.

If I could add a critic to them would be, as I said above, the knobs and saddles. They're extremely cheap looking and fugly.

Killer kiiller guitars, though
 

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Memphis pulled out all the stops for 2015.

Some form of Gibson had to.
 

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The Nylon is period correct.

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I'm not saying that it aint period correct, I know they are. It is just cheap made, like those reflector knobs. 60s Nylon saddles are not that white, actually they're sorta crystal looking. Not to mention the absence of the wire on the ABR-1, which should be correct for mid 60s.
 

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You can buy a Vintage ES-330 for less! Also, why can they not get the damn reflector knobs correct? Those knobs look so cheap!!!
I know they used Hide Glue for the neck fit. Did they not use it to glue the fingerboard on like they do on the `63 Block Inlay ES-335 and `64 ES-345? I hate Titebond 50 with a passion. Garbage vinyl glue.
 

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BTW, the grade of Nylon used for the saddles is not correct and it's different nylon than the Nut uses.
 

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You can buy a Vintage ES-330 for less!

Maybe a player's grade '64, but not a mint condition one (which are more in the $5-6k range). Remember that the price on Gibson's site is MAP - street price will be lower.
 

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