Appreciated as both a musician and performer by millions, George Benson has always had the dual role of expert improviser and vibrant entertainer. He has consistently placed his keenly discerning art in the service of a rousing good time. Rounding out his singular approach with sly, seductive rhythm and blues, he's earned himself an impeccable reputation as one of music's most enterprising and engaging stars.
Ebony Fretboard w/Artstar Fret Edge Treatment
The Ebony fretboard with Artstar fret edge treatment provides tight response and smooth left-hand fingering.
GB Special Pickups
GB special pickups are installed and float off the body, eliminating feedback and enabling a superbly warm jazz sound.
Half-Bone/Half Brass Nut
The splendid George Benson Signature GB40TH features a specially-designed half bone/half brass nut.
Sure Grip III Control Knobs
The Sure Grip III knobs are designed for precise control with nonslip functionality, along with smooth and classic looks.
Deluxe hard case included.
neck type - GB 3pc Maple set-in neck
body - Solid Spruce top/Flamed Maple back & sides
fretboard - Bound Ebony fretboard w/GB40THII special inlay
fret - Medium frets w/Artstar fret edge treatment
number of frets - 22
bridge - Ebony bridge
tailpiece - GB10 tailpiece w/40th Anniversary specially designed wood cover
neck pickup - GB special (H) neck pickup (Passive/Alnico)
bridge pickup - GB special (H) bridge pickup (Passive/Alnico)
factory tuning - 1E, 2B, 3G, 4D, 5A, 6E
string - Flatwound strings
string gauge - .011/.015/.022w/.030/.040/.050
nut - Half-Bone/Half-Brass nut
hardware color - Gold
a : Width
43mm at NUT
b : Width
57mm at 22F
c : Thickness
20mm at 1F
d : Thickness
22mm at 9F
a : Length
b : Width
c : Max Depth