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    Gibson Keb Mo Bluesmaster Signature Acoustic-Electric Guitar with Case

    Limited to a production run of 300 guitars, this Keb Mo Signature features an LR Baggs Element pickup system, just like the setup used by the man himself.
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    Gibson Keb Mo Signature Bluesmaster Acoustic-Electric Guitar (with Case) Product Description

    The blues was born as an acoustic music, and its roots still run deep in that direction today. No artist embraces this ethos more than Keb' Mo', whose post-modern blues stylings stretch to fully electric blues, jazz, and R&B, while constantly referencing the Delta-fried, acoustic-fueled music that forms the beating heart of his inspiration. Now Gibson Acoustic honors this three-time Grammy Award Winner with the Keb' Mo' Bluesmaster, a flat-top acoustic guitar made in the tradition of the great small-bodied Gibson blues boxes, with the added versatility of a built-in L.R. Baggs Element pickup with sound-hole-mounted volume control, and available in a strictly Limited Edition of 300 guitars.

    Gibson's "L" series acoustic guitars were there at the very birth of blues--played by the great blues originator Robert Johnson, among others--and this is the inspiration behind the Keb' Mo' Bluesmaster, which adds a host of upgraded appointments to the format to create an acoustic of optimum tone and performance for the contemporary player. Thanks to its scalloped-X-braced top of solid Adirondack red spruce, solid mahogany back and sides, quarter-sawn solid mahogany neck, bone nut and saddle, and East Indian rosewood fingerboard and bridge, the Keb' Mo' Bluesmaster packs all the tonal nuance and sweetness you could hope for in a high-end, hand-crafted acoustic guitar, while vintage-spec touches such as its 12th-fret neck/body joint--which positions the bridge right in the body's "sweet spot" for optimum resonance--put it on par with the best of Gibson's acoustics from the late '20s and early '30s. Add to all this a choice of Antique Natural or Vintage Sunburst nitrocellulose finish (with double antiquing), cream top, back, and fingerboard binding, herringbone trim, mother of pearl inlays, and double-ring sound-hole rosette, and the Keb' Mo' Bluesmaster looks as sweet as it sounds. All examples come with Gibson hardshell case, an interior label signed by Keb' Mo', an owner's manual, and Gibson's Gold Warranty.

    Body

    Crafted from two pieces of solid Adirondack red spruce, a rare and highly prized tonewood that featured in the tops of many instruments from the golden age of the flat-top acoustic guitar. Available in Vintage Sunburst and Antique Natural finishes.

    Neck and Headstock

    The neck of the Keb' Mo' Bluesmaster is made from quarter-sawn solid mahogany and is preferred in the necks of high-end acoustic guitars. The headstock is carved in the style of Gibson's Advanced Jumbo.

    Hardware

    The Keb' Mo' Bluesmaster features a built-in L.R. Baggs Element pickup that offers a broad, natural projection of the guitar's natural tone, without interfering with the vibration of the top and bridge when played unplugged.

    Accessories

    The Keb' Mo' Bluesmaster is protected by a Gibson hardshell case and each of the Limited Edition of 300 guitars carry a sequentially numbered inside label signed by Keb' Mo' himself.

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    Gibson Keb Mo Signature Bluesmaster Technical Description

    Body
    Body Type: L-Series Small Body
    Top: Adirondack Red Spruce Top
    Back and Sides: Mahogany
    Binding: .080" Cream Top and back binding, Herringbone Top Trim, Traditional double ring rosette
    Total Weight: Approx. 3.5lbs
    Bracing: Traditional L-00 X-Braced Top

    Neck
    Species: 1-pc Mahogany
    Profile: Custom Keb' Mo' Neck Profile
    Thickness: 1.805" at Nut
    Adhesive: Premium Titebond
    Truss Rod: Single Action
    Truss Rod Cover: Black with Keb' Mo' Signature

    Neck Fit
    Joint: Compound Dovetail Neck Joint at 12th Fret
    Construction: 1 piece carved with French Heel
    Adhesive: Superior Organic Glue

    Fingerboard
    Species: East Indian Rosewod
    Frets: 19
    Scale Length: 25"
    Radius: 12"
    Inlays: 1/4" Mother of Pearl Dots
    Adhesive: Premium Titebond

    Nut
    Material: Bone
    Width: 1.805"

    Headstock
    Type: Advanced Jumbo Style w/Taper
    Angle: 17 degrees
    Inlay: Mother of Pearl Gibson Logo and Crown

    Tuning Keys
    Type: Vintage Open Back
    Material: Nickel
    Ratio: 14:1
    Peghole Diameter: 11/32"

    Bridge
    Type: Traditional Belly Down with Bone Saddle
    Material: East Indian Rosewood

    Hardware
    Strap Buttons: Die-Cast Steel and Nickel Plated.
    Strings: .011" - .052" Gibson Light Guage

    Pickups
    Model: L.R. Baggs Element
    Volume Control: Sound Hole Mounted

    Finish
    Color: Antique Natural or Vintage Sunburst with Double Antiquing
    Sealer: Hand Sprayed Nitrocellulose Lacquer

    Case
    Type: Gibson Standard Hardshell Case
    Case Exterior: Black Tolex
    Case Interior: Blue Fabric

    Accessories
    Manuals: Owners Manual, Gibson Gold Warranty
    Certificate of Authenticity: Keb' Mo' Signed Interior Label

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Gibson products.
    Shipping Weights and Dimensions
    Shipping Weight: 18 lbs
    Shipping Dimensions: 50 x 22 x 8 in

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