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Doves in Flight Quilt
 Highly Prized Rare Model
The Doves in Flight incorporates the features of the legendary Dove with some of the finest decorative work in the industry. This Limited Edition displays 28 individually engraved dove inlays seven on the headstock, 16 on the fingerboard, three on the pick guard, and two on the bridge each with its own original design. Each tuner knob is also hand engraved in exquisite detail. This Doves in Flight Quilt also features AAA quilt maple back and sides finished in stunning hand rubbed Cherry stain for a gorgeous look and sound.
Fingerboard edge is softened to comfortably fit the contour of the player's hand Gibson Acoustic "breaks" or "rolls" the edges of the fingerboard into the curve of the neck profile for a sublimely comfortable playing feel Finer grit sandpaper and polishing compounds are used for a high-gloss finish The use of finer grit sandpaper and polishing compounds in a laborious hand-rubbed process results in a smoother high-gloss finish Utilizing state-of-the-art German engineered Plek technology to create the finest playing surface possible. Hand finished for the world's finest feel and playability. Our German-engineered Plek system is used for final setup on all Gibson Acoustic guitars, for an unparalleled playing feel New penetrating and finishing oil lasts longer and maximizes woods natural vibrancy. Deeper penetrating oils hand-rubbed into critical wood components yield smoother and more durable fingerboards and bridges Gold Tuners Upgraded engraved Grover gold keystone tuners for true custom finish Pickguard Custom inlaid and painted Doves in Flight pickguard with engraved Mother-of-pearl doves Finish Hand Rubbed Cherry Stain on the neck, ribs, and back enhance the beautiful quilt maple Dove inlays The custom dove inlays represent some of the finest decorative work in the industry
Wood Species: Sitka Spruce
Pieces: 2
Grade: AAA
Binding: Multi-ply w/Abalone
Wood Species: Quilt Maple
Pieces: 2
Binding: 5 ply
Weight Relief:
Average Weight (body only): 1.258kg / 2.775lb
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Radiused top with scalloped bracing for projection and resonance
Body Contour
Carve: Radiused
Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 3
Truss Rod: Single Action
Profile: Round
Thickness at Fret 1: 22.86 mm/.9"
Thickness at Fret 12: 24.38mm/.96"
Other Materials: Franklin Titebond 50, hot hide glue neck joint
Average Weight: 0.48kg / 1.069lb
Peg Head
Type: SP-1
Inlay: MOP
Peg Head Binding:
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Compound Dovetail neck joint for resonance distribution throughout guitar
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 3 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance:
Type: Compound Dovetail
Adhesive: Hot hide glue
Gauges Used: Longscale Pitch Gauge
Material: Bone
Width: 4 cm/1.575"
Slots: E: .053 String Guage
A: .043
D: .032
G: .024
B: .016

e: .012
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12 "
Frets: 20
Nut/End of Board: 4 cm/1.575" @ nut, 5.46 cm/2.16" @ end of board
Scale: 64.77cm / 25.5"
Binding: Multi ply
Side Dots (Color): Black
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Engraved doves in flight
Material: Mother of Pearl
Average Weight: 0.11kg / 0.25lb
Natural Top, Cherry Stain Back, Sides and Neck
Color Code: AC
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: HCS
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Top Coat:
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side:
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Slug Material:
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Tuning Keys
Style: Engraved gold Grover keystone
Weight: 46.72 gr / 1.648 oz
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 14:1
Gear Type:
What is allowable turn:
Plating specs: Gold
Part numbers: 140-130-650
String Dimensions
E: 0.053
A: 0.042
D: 0.032
G: 0.024
B: 0.016
e: 0.012
Style: Dove w/engraved MOP doves
Material: Rosewood with bone saddle
Plating Specs:
Part number: 140-120-910.0, 140-130-868
Weight: 38.55gr / 1.36oz
Output Jack
Plating Specs:
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Truss Rod Cover
Style: Custom
Part Number: 140-130-843
Part Number:
Style: Hard Shell
Color: Black
Strap Locks:
Manual: Gibson Acoustic Owner's Manual
COA/Other: COA
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