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.
Gibson also made a few subtle improvements such as the output jack, now mounted on the side of the guitar instead of on the top, keeping the cable out of the way.
The fact is, however, the body size is very close to the size of a Les Paul, both in width and depth, but yet it retains the tone of a Dot.
For those who recall, this is a replica of the B&W guitar Ed played during the first Van Halen album, thus its referred to as the VH1.
It features a custom-striped basswood body outfitted with a special-wound EVH humbucker, Floyd Rose Original locking vibrato with D-Tuna, and Schaller M6 tuners.
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