Gibson M2 – 2017

Top Features

  • Mini-button tuners: These tuners provide reliable, long-lasting tunings.
  • Tektoid nut: Dense and self-lubricating for great sustain and accurate return to pitch.
  • Satin slim taper maple neck: One of the most comfortable and fastest neck that Gibson has ever made.
  • One piece rosewood fingerboard: High standard of quality for truly amazing tone, sustain and playability.
  • Solid poplar body: Recognized for well-balanced tones.
  • New Light Gloss true Nitro finish: New Light Gloss is a nitrocellulose finish for ultimate resonance and beautiful aging.
  • Gibson Pro-Buckers humbuckers: For those legendary Gibson humbucker tones.
  • Adjustable wrap-around bridge: Great sustain with adjustability for accurate intonation.
  • Simple controls: One volume, one tone and one toggle switch – direct control.
  • S Series Gigbag: Yes, it even comes in a gigbag!

Body

Top & Back

  • Wood Species: Poplar
  • Pieces: Multiple
  • Grade: C
  • Binding: None

Weight

Average Weight (body only): 3lbs. 11.5 oz

Materials used:

Glue: Franklin Titebond 50

Body Contour:

Shape: Les Paul Junior

Carve: Flat

Neck

Neck

  • Wood Species: Maple
  • Pieces: 1

Details

  • Trus Rod: Les Paul
  • Profile: Slim Taper
  • Thickness at fret 1: .800″
  • Thickness at fret 12: .875″
  • Average Weight: 1 lbs 2.9 oz
  • Scale Length: 24 3/3″
  • Fret Size: Jumbo
  • Number of Freats: 22

Peg Head

  • Type: SP3
  • Inlay: None
  • Peg Head Binding: None
  • Logo: n/a
  • Silkscreen: White “Gibson”
  • Headstock Angle: 17 degrees

Nut

  • Style: Nut
  • Material: Tektoid
  • Width: 1.695″
  • Slots:
    • E: 0.046″
    • A: 0.036″
    • D: 0.026″
    • G: 0.016″
    • B: 0.011″
    • e: 0.009″

Neck Fit

  • Joint Angle: 1.1 degrees
  • Joint Angle Tolerance: 0 deg 0 min 15 sec
  • Type: Mortis and Tenon
  • Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
  • Gauges Used: Pitch Height Gauge

Fingerboard

  • Wood Species: Rosewood
  • Pieces: 1
  • Shade: Light

Fingerboard Details

  • Radius: 12″
  • Frets: 22
  • Nut/End of Board: 1.695″ @ nut, 2.260″ @ end of board
  • Scale: 24.75″
  • Binding: None
  • Side Dots (Color): White

Fingerboard Inlays

  • Style: Dots
  • Material: Acrylic
  • Dimensions: Small – 0.249″
  • Average Weight: 4.16 oz

Finish

Color

Strawberry Milk

  • Color Code: ZS
  • Surface Texture: Smooth / Light Gloss Lacquer
  • Filler: Natural
  • Sealer: 1.5 – 2 mils
  • Top: Strawberry Milk
  • Top Coat: Light Gloss / 90 Sheen, 3-4 mils
  • Scraped: Fingerboard sides and Nut

Mahogany and Maple Natural Oil

Electronics

Pickups

PickupsRhythmLead
Style:Pro-Bucker RhyPro-Bucker Lead
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side:51005100
Material of Wire (gauge):Enamel (42)Enamel (42)
Coil Dimensions (per coil):2.61″ x 0.68″2.61″ x 0.68″
Coil Material:ABSABS
Coil Winding Process:Machine WoundMachine Wound
Pole Piece Material:Stainless Steel SlugStainless Steel Slug
Pole Piece Position from Nut:19.5″22.75″
Slug Material:Stainless Steel SlugStainless Steel Slug
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length):0.187 x 0.489″0.187 x 0.489″
Magnet Material:Alnico VAlnico V
Magnet Position from Nut:19.5 “23.50″
Magnet Dimensions:2.375″ x 0.5″2.375″ x 0.5″
Polarities:
Cover:
Qfactor:66
ResistanceDC:77508600
Resonant Frequency:28732701

Hardware

Control Pocket AssemblyLead VolumeRhythm Volume
Type:500K Non-Linear500k Non-Linear
Peak Voltage:500V500V
Range:0-500K0-500K
Power Rating:1/4 watt above 100K ohms1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance:+/- 20%+/- 20%
Minimum Resistance:200 ohms200 ohms
 
 Lead ToneRhythm Tone
Type:
Peak Voltage:
Range:
Power Rating:
Resistance Tolerance:
Minimum Resistance:
 
Capacitors:Lead ValueRhythm Value
 .022uF.022uF

Bought in September 2019 by @oskosk at Musical Monroe in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Setup

  • String gauge: 0.010″ Ernie Ball Regular Slinky 10-46.
  • Relief: .006″
  • Action
    • Low E: 4/64″
    • High E: 3/62″
  • Pickup Height
    • Neck: Low E 3/64 – High E 1/64
    • Bridge: Low E 3/64 – High E 2/64