Gibson Nighthawk Special
+
Gibson Nighthawk Special

Nighthawk Special, Other Shape Guitar from Gibson in the Nighthawk (1993-1999) series.

Price engine
Classified Ads
Forums
MGR/Dr. A. 02/19/2002

Gibson Nighthawk Special : MGR/Dr. A.'s user review

« Gibson Nighthawk Special »
5

  • Like
  • Tweet
  • Submit
  • Email
Purchased used for $850.00 Cnd. Discontinued in 1999. This is the two-pickup model from 1999.

This is the most versatile guitar I have owned. It can sound like a Strat or a Les Paul simply by using the five way switch. Very nice action although I've had to adjust the stress on when I went to light strings.

The hardware is goldplated which looks great but has a tendancy to tarnish. The Gibson looks tiny on my body, and comes with a not so sturdy case, but there's not much else to dislike.

Although small, the guitar is all Gibson including the quality. Nice ebony finish. I've only just bought it, only time will tell.

I don't know why they discontinued this model. It seems to be a real sleeper. I play blues and rock and this is an instrument that is quite versatile and looks great.

This review was originally published on http://www.musicgearreview.com