They seem fairly resistant to feedback, especially in the smaller body of a 339.
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.
Just click on any underlined text and it should open a picture; if you move your cursor over the pic and there's a magnifying glass displayed instead of your cursor, click the pic and it will expand it to larger size.
Gibson designed the 339 as a scaled down ES-335, altering the lines slightly so it doesn't look like a shrunken Dot and from the audience view it pretty much looks like a full size Dot.
The Roundup will be launched tomorrow evening with a live broadcast on 2MIA FM from the venue, the Leeton Jockey Club on Racecourse Road.
Always held on the weekend before the Melbourne Cup, the Leeton Country Roundup was founded in 2005.
Pickups were swapped out from the original 57 Classics to a set of Fralin Big Singles (0/pair), which are noted for their more articulate single coil tonewithout the hum of a single coil.
In addition, it has been wired for the volume controls on top; tones on bottom, rather than side/side.
Hughes & Kettner Tube Meister 5 Combo, (top), (back), (acc.). Excellent choice for the studio or a grab-and-go practice combo.