Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion III Guitar Review :: Electric Guitars Reviews

a jazz guitar to a new level

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As a musician and as a guitar designer, Howard Roberts brought the jazz guitar to a new level. The Howard Roberts Fusion model debuted in 1980 with such refinements as a more open cutaway and a unique control configuration,and the “fingers” tailpiece with individual string-angle adjustments.
Semi-hollow body design with a laminated maple body, chromyte center block, and maple neck. The Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion III guitar also includes dual alnico magnet humbuckers; 2 volume, 2 tone, and 3-way selector switch; 1959 rounded Les Paul neck; body and neck binding; tune-o-matic bridge; finger-style tailpiece; a 22-fret ebony fretboard with dot inlays; and gold hardware on these musical instruments.

Features + Technical Specs
Body & Hardware Plain laminated maple top, back and rims
14 7/8″ (W) X 18 1/4″(L) X 2 3/8″ (D)
Multi-ply binding on top,single-ply binding on back
Gold hardware
Nashville TOM bridge, fine-tuning tailpiece
Black speed Knobs
Neck & Headstock 1-piece mahogany neck
22 fret Rosewood fingerboard, Width at 12th fret 2.062″
Peghead Pitch: 14°
Thickness at 1st fret: 0.805″
Thickness at 12th fret: 0.063″
Heel Length: 0.625″
Neck Joint Location: 16th fret
Headstock Inlay: “Gibson” and holly
Pearloid dot inlays
Single-ply binding
’59 Rounded Les Paul neck profile
24 3/4″ scale length; 1 11/16″ nut width
MH Schaller keystone tuners
Electronics & Strings 490R & 490T Alnico magnet humbucking pickups
2 volume, 2 tone, 3-way selector switch
Brite Wire .010-.046 Strings
Finishes Vintage Sunburst, Cherry, Ebony, Natural
This musical instruments offer includes Case Includes black levant case
Exterior: Black smooth levant
Interior: Plush Charcoal
Silkscreen: Gold ‘Gibson’
Other Truss rod cover engraved “Howard Robert Fusion”

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