Overview

  • The Les Paul Traditional features a weight-relieved mahogany body, "plus" maple top, a bound rosewood fretboard, and '57 Classic/'57 Classic Plus Humbuckers.
  • Available in a variety of sunburst and transparent finishes
  • Updated in 2013 to feature a non-weight relieved body.

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • Les Paul Traditional
Finish
  • Chicago Blue
  • Desert Burst
  • Ebony
  • Goldtop
  • Heritage Cherry Sunburst
  • Honey Burst
  • Ice Tea Burst
  • Iced Tea
  • Iced Tea Burst
  • Light Burst
  • Satin Cherry
  • Satin Honeyburst
  • Wine Red
Year
  • 2008 - 2012
Made In
  • United States
Categories
Body Material
  • Mahogany
Body Shape
  • Single Cutaway
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Finish Style
  • Gloss
  • Metallic
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Number of Strings
  • 6 String
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Scale Length
  • 24 3/4"
Top Material
  • Maple
Wood Top Style
  • Flamed
  • Plain

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Reviews for the Gibson Les Paul Traditional 2008 - 2012
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  • Les paul traditional

    Verified Purchase

    Love it

  • My new favorite!

    I love this guitar I own a few and I would always go with this one to play mine has aged beautifully some scuffs scratches and all the usually character expected with an older guitar I will never let this one go

  • The end of an era

    Verified Purchase

    2012 was a great year for the Traditional. It still has the Klusen tuners which give off a good vintage vibe. I have the same tuners on my historic 335 and prefer them to Grovers. The 57 classics have a good tonal balance but I think they really shine with a 6l6/6v6 American tube distortion. When pu…

  • Great guitar great seller

    Verified Purchase

    Its been years since I owned a Les Paul. While I really wanted the non weight relief model, the 2012 turns out to be moderately weight relieved and its ok. It has enough weight to feel like you have a real guitar and light enough so my neck and shoulders don't hate me! The action is smooth and while…

  • Verified Purchase

    A very nice guitar with a small blemish, otherwise, a very good guitar and play like silk. with a big discount. Thank you.