Gibson's Les Paul Custom is Gibson Custom Shop's flagship model, and for good reason. The Les Paul Custom more than lives up to the high standards set by the archetypal 1950s Les Paul Customs, yet is fully evolved to meet the needs of the modern player. The guitar's exceptional gloss Ebony finish, gold hardware, mother of pearl block inlays, and "tuxedo" vibe all contribute to a striking overall aesthetic. Beneath its surface, you’ll find a pair of matched 490R/498T humbuckers which dish out crisp, clear, yet powerful tone, whether you’re playing jazz, hard rock, or anything in between. And with a 9-hole weight-relieved mahogany body, solid mahogany neck with a long tenon joint, and a two-piece maple top contribute to a resonant, lively in-hand feel where the notes really jump off its 22-fret fretboard, with loads of sustain and tonal vibrance. Gibson’s Les Paul Custom is the absolute cream of the crop when it comes to solidbody electric guitars!

Specs:

Body
-Body Shape: Les Paul
-Top: 2-Piece Plain Maple
-Back: 1-Piece Mahogany
-Binding: Multi-ply
-Weight Relief: 9-Hole
-Finish: Nitrocellulose Gloss

Neck
-Material: Solid Mahogany
-Scale Length: 24.75" / 628.65mm
-Fingerboard Material: Solid Ebony
-Fingerboard Radius: 12"
-Number Of Frets: 22
-Frets: Medium-Jumbo
-Nut Material: Corian
-Nut Width: 1.69" / 42.85mm
-End of Board Width: 2.24" / 56.89mm
-Inlays: Mother of Pearl Block
-Joint: Long Tenon

Hardware
-Finish: Gold
-Tuner Plating: Gold
-Bridge: Tune-O-Matic
-Tailpiece: Stop Bar
-Tuning Machines: Grover Kidney
-Pickguard: Black Multi-Ply
-TrussRod: 2-way Adjustable
-Truss Rod Cover: 2-Ply Engraved Les Paul Custom
-Control Knobs: Black Speed Knobs
-Switch Tip: Cream
-Switchwasher: Black
-Jack Plate Cover: Gold-plated Brass
-Control Covers: Black
-Strap Buttons: Brass
-Mounting Rings: Black M69
-Pickup Covers: Gold-Plated

Electronics
-Neck Pickup: 490R Humbucker
-Bridge Pickup: 498T Humbucker
-Controls: 2 500K CTS Volume Pots, 2 500K CTS Tone Pots, Hand-Wired Harness, Switchcraft Toggle Switch
-Pickup Selector: 3-Way Switchcraft
-Output Jack: Switchcraft

Miscellaneous
-Strings: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
-Case: Custom Shop Hardshell
-Accessories: Certificate of Authenticity Booklet

ConditionBrand New (New)
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Brand
Model
  • Les Paul Custom
Finish
  • Gloss Ebony
Categories
Body Material
  • Mahogany
Neck Construction
  • Set-Neck
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Body Shape
  • Single Cutaway
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Offset Body
  • No
Model Family
Wood Top Style
  • Plain
Model Sub-Family
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Stop-Bar
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Scale Length
  • 24.75"
Top Material
  • Maple
Fretboard Material
  • Ebony
Color Family
  • Black
Number of Frets
  • 22

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