Ibanez GB10 George Benson Prestige 2018, Natural

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2 year warranty & 30 day money back guarantee included

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  • GB Special Humbuckers Deliver Benson's Signature Tones
  • Maple Body & Spruce Top Provides Wide Dynamic Range
  • Smooth Playing 3-Piece Maple Neck & Ebony Fingerboard
  • Ebony Bridge & GB10 Tailpiece Enhances String Resonance
  • Includes Gold Hardware & Durable Hardshell Case

Ibanez GB10 George Benson Prestige 2018, Natural

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The Ibanez GB10 George Benson Prestige 2018, Natural offers players' the excellent merging of Ibanez's prestige craftsmanship and George Benson's signature performance, resulting in an instrument built for the stage. This prestige Ibanez features a set of George Benson's Special pickups to deliver his signature jazz warmth, with their unique floating design eliminating unwanted feedback for a truly rich, articulate sound. Its body is crafted from flamed maple with a spruce top, delivering a broad dynamic range with balanced tones for chiming chords and bright leads. The addition of a 3-piece maple neck and ebony fingerboard enhances the GB10's natural tones, creating a sizzling high-end with plenty of punch and low-end thickness. The fingerboard also features a bound construction and Ibanez's prestige fret edge treatment, offering an incredibly comfortable playing feel. Finished off with Benson's custom tailpiece, a beautiful ebony bridge, sure grip III control knobs, Gotoh tuners, and a half-bone/half-brass nut, the Ibanez GB10 George Benson Prestige Guitar is the ultimate companion for any dedicated fan.

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Spruce Topped Flame Maple Body

The George Benson GB10 Ibanez features a hollow body crafted from solid spruce and flame maple, offering superb tones, excellent projection, and stunning aesthetics. Its spruce top provides this Guitar with a broad dynamic range, accommodating a wide variety of playing styles. Combined with flame maple, players can achieve a clear, defined upper midsection and a high-end sparkle, with a balanced low-end response ideal for chiming chords and super bright lead patterns. For added acoustic projection, a duo of classic 'F' sound holes are also featured on the maple soundboard, providing a classic look that many guitarists associate with the 1950s era.

3-Piece Maple Neck & Ebony Fingerboard

As well as a lightweight body, the GB10 Prestige is also equipped with a 3-piece maple neck and an ebony fingerboard, offering an incredible stable and smooth performance. The maple tonewood provides the overall tone with a beautifully bright characteristic, creating a sizzling high-end with plenty of punch. The ebony fingerboard features a smooth, natural finish, along with a very responsive bright, snappy attack and a smooth sustain. It’s bound edges allow for a smooth play and fluid hand flexibility across the whole neck.

GB Special Pickups

The Signature Ibanez GB10 features a set of special floating custom-wound humbucking pickups, specially designed in collaboration with Gorge Benson to suit his personal needs. These unique humbuckers that classic jazz warmth Benson is known for, along with incredible articulation and clarity for a rich saturation. Their floating setup helps eliminate unwanted feedback, allowing you to pump up the volume without the signal becoming distorted, ideal for delivering clean sounds for the stage and studio.

High-Quality Hardware

The George Bensons Signature GB10 includes a full ebony bridge with the GB10 tailpiece, offering incredible tuning stability and string resonance transfer while adding to its stunning aesthetic. The sure-grip control knobs provide a refined feel, whilst the tortoiseshell pickguard adds to this guitar's good looks. A specially designed half-bone/half-brass nut and Gotoh tuners enhance the natural transfer of vibrations, delivering an improved sustain with excellent tuning stability.

Ibanez Prestige Series

The Ibanez Prestige series combines precision, performance, and playability to create a range of powerfully versatile electric guitars. Mixing high-tech manufacturing with old-world Japanese craftsmanship, the Prestige series is innovative in design and construction. The range is known for high performing fast necks, iconic pickup pairing and advanced electronics and hardware.

George Benson

Born in Pennsylvania, America, George Benson is a guitarist and singer-songwriter primarily known for his solo career in Jazz, R &B, Soul, and Funk, along with iconic hits such as 'Give me the Night'. From the early age of seven, Benson has been performing to audiences alone and collaborating with other well known musicians. As a former child prodigy, Benson has had a successful career and even received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Benson has many signature guitars with Ibanez, offering the perfect combination of comfort and tone for achieving Jazz and Funk.

About Ibanez Guitars

Over the past 30 years, Ibanez Guitars have always been at the forefront of developing the right tools for electric guitar players pushing the boundaries of music. For decades, Ibanez designers and luthiers have been the embodiment of this ideology, pushing their skills to the edge of imagination, consistently creating some of the most versatile and unique instruments ever. Although Ibanez guitars have been made since 1908, it wasn't until the late 1980s that they began to form an identity for themselves when artists such as Steve Vai and Frank Zappa began using their instruments. Now with a huge artist clientele across the globe, Ibanez are a leading manufacturer of electric guitars and basses and a first choice for many dedicated musicians.

Specifications

Body & Bridge

  • Top: Spruce
  • Body: Maple
  • Length: 18.875’’
  • Width: 14.75’’
  • Max Depth: 3.375’’
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Tailpiece: GB10
  • Construction: Set-Neck
  • Finish: Natural

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: 3-Piece Maple
  • Profile: GB
  • Scale Length: 24.7’’
  • Fingerboard: Bound Ebony
  • Radius: 305mm
  • Frets: 22 Medium w/Prestige Fret Edge Treatment
  • Inlays: Acrylic & Abalone Blocks
  • Nut: Half-Bone/Half-Brass
  • Nut Width: 43mm

Electronics & Hardware

  • Bridge Pickup: GB Special (Passive/Alnico)
  • Neck Pickup: GB Special (Passive/Alnico)
  • Controls: 2 x Volume, 2 x Tone, 3-Way Pickup Selector
  • Tuners: Gotoh SG381
  • Control Knobs: Sure Grip III
  • Pickguard: Tortoiseshell
  • Hardware: Gold
  • Strings: Flatwound ( .011, .015, .022w, .030, .040, .050 Gauges)
  • Case Included: Hardshell