Gibson Les Paul Standard 2008 Specs 2011 Goldtop

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In 2008, Gibson introduced an update to the Les Paul Standard which included a newly chambered body, locking tuners and input jack, and a modern asymmetrical neck profile. Gibson continued to build the more traditional Les Paul Standard, and this version became known as the Les Paul Standard 2008 or Les Paul Standard 2008 Specs.  

Years of Production:
2008 - present 

Body Style: Single cutaway solidbody

Wood Composition: Mahogany body, Maple top, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements:  Two humbucker pickups, trapezoid inlays, four control knobs, three-way pickup selector, white pickguard, bound fingerboard, stopbar tailpiece and Tune-o-matic bridge, locking input jack, locking tuners, asymmetrical neck profile

Notable Les Paul Players: Jimmy Page, Slash, Neil Young, Alex Lifeson, Pete Townshend

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