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Gibson B.B. King Lucille Guitar Review :: Electric Guitars Reviews

B.B. King

B.B.’s personal touches on his signature model – play the blues.

Blues legend B.B. King had been playing Gibsons for over 40 years when they officially joined forces in 1982. B.B.’s personal touches on his Lucille signature model include the fine-tuner tailpiece, the semi-hollow body with no soundholes and, of course, the name that has adorned his guitars throughout his career “Lucille”. In a few words, this musical instrument is a very smooth, sweet blues axe.

Features + Technical Specs
Body & HardwarePlain laminated maple top, back and rims
16″ (W) X 20″(L) X 1 3/4″ (D)
Multi-ply binding on top and back
Gold hardware
Nashville TOM bridge, TP-6 tailpiece
Neck & Headstock3-piece maple neck
22 fret ebony fingerboard, Width at 12th fret 2.062″
Peghead Pitch 17°
Thickness at 1st fret 0.818″
Thickness at 12th fret 0.963″
Heel Length 0.500″
Neck Joint Location 19th fret
Pearl block inlays
Single-ply binding
Rounded neck profile
24 3/4″ scale length; 1 11/16″ nut width
Metal tupil tuners
Electronics & Strings490R & 490T humbucking pickups
2 volume, 2 tone, 3-way selector switch, varitone switch, stereo and mono jacks
BB King signature strings .010-.054
FinishesEbony, Cherry
These musical instruments offer includes CaseIncludes black levant case
Exterior Black smooth levant hardshell
Interior Classic Navy Velour
Silkscreen Gold ‘Gibosn Memphis’ and ‘BB King’ logos
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