Gibson Chet Atkins SST Electric / Acoustic Guitar
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-10-06)
Price : US $700.00
You are bidding on a USED Gibson Chet Atkins SST Guitar that comes with a tan colored hard back Gibson Giutar case that has a velvet interior. The case has numerous nicks and dings but is structurally very sound. All of the latches work on it! The guitar is in good condition but with a considerable amount of buckle scarring on the back. Nothing real bad but scratched and dinged never the less. The gold plating is also missing off of about half of the volume control panel because I accidentally polished it off. The guitar is cherry sunburst in color with an inlaid fretboard. I just oiled the fretboard with almond oil and installed new strings. Travis Tritt usually plays a giutar just like this one in concert. Dave Mathews also plays this make and model except in ebony.
The Gibson Chet Atkins SST was a revolutionary design that combined the best of Gibson's acoustic and electric guitar technology. The SST was a solid body acoustic-electric designed by the late legendary country artist Chet Atkins. The steel-string model was introduced in 1987 and was recently discontinued for 2006. The SST had a solid spruce or cedar top and a mahogony body. Unlike most acoustic-electrics the SST had no resonating chamber or soundhole. The acoustic sound came from a bridge mounted transducer. The SST quickly became popular among rock and country players because high volume levels could be reached without any feedback (most traditional acoustic electrics will emit moderate to high levels of feedback when they come near amplifiers, speakers or microphones). This ability made the SST the perfect acoustic guitar for live music. The SST was offered
This guitar is sold (sold on 2008-10-06)
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