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2014 Les Paul Custom

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Today’s Les Paul Custom is based on the model from the mid-1950s, but with several modern appointments. The body is crafted with a hand-carved maple top, which is fitted to a body made from a solid piece of mahogany with strategically routed holes to lessen the weight of the guitar, resulting in a Les Paul with enhanced acoustic qualities and improved resonance. The 24 ¾-inch scale length neck is also made from one solid piece of mahogany then topped by a 22-fret Richlite fingerboard outfitted with pearl block inlays and given Gibson’s traditional rounded profile. The pickups are Gibson’s 490R in the neck position, which offers the tonal characteristics of the original PAFs, and the 498T in the bridge position, which swaps the 490R’s Alnico II magnet for an Alnico V, thus making it slightly hotter with emphasis on mid-ranges and highs. Other appointments include Gibson’s legendary Nashville Tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece, metal tulip tuners, multi-ply white and black binding on both the top and back, gold hardware and a 1 11/16” nut width.

Brand: Gibson Custom Shop
Model: Les Paul Custom
Finish Color: Silverburst
Weight: 9.85 lbs
Top Wood: Carved Maple
Body Wood: Mahogany
Neck Wood: Mahogany
Neck Shape: Rounded
Neck Dimensions: .820 1st - .960 12th
Fingerboard: Richlite
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Inlays: Pearl Block
Frets: 22
Scale Length: 24.75"
Width at Nut: 1.68"
Binding: Multi-Ply on Top and Back
Pickups: 490R Neck and 498T Bridge
Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, 3-Way Selector Switch
Hardware : Chrome
Bridge: Nashville Tune-o-Matic
Tailpiece: Stopbar
Tuners: Metal Tulip
Case: Gibson Custom Hardshell
COA: Yes