The smaller body size does not decrease the guitars resonance, plus it can be cranked up to even higher levels of output without feedback, much like a Les Paul.
This is the perfect semi-hollow guitar for solidbody players and with its vintage vibe and modern performance, the its a great all-around guitar for any style of music.
They claim that during an A/B test with a vintage 335 "its virtually impossible to tell the difference between the vintage models and the new ES-339.
I don't have a K Dot to compare it to but from memory I will say that it can't be far off.
Includes custom shop certificate and custom shop case.
A really nice find for 99(HOLD-Jeff M, Stephen M, in order).
It also has vintage style feature such as tulip-head Kluson tuners, nickel hardware, ABR-1 bridge, stop tailpiece, dot fingerboard inlays, and lacquer finish, which combine to give it the appearance of a '58 Dot.
All-tube, it delivers 5 watts via a single 12BH7 power tube (12AX7 in the preamp) or you can select the built-in Redbox DI which is especially nice in the home. This one appears to have seen zero use and is just 9.
It features a single channel circuit with 3-band EQ, gain, drive mode, master volume, H&Ks cool blue light up panel and an 8" Celestion speaker. Includes cover, manual, power cord; ships in original packing.
These were hard to find on the open market 9 years ago, marketed only through a small network of around 7 stores and online retailers.
Cosmetically its nice for a used guitar with a few minor flaws, the worst of which is a finish only chip on the headstock (shown here).