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Gibson Les Paul Custom

Les Paul Studio Fireburst

Available Colors: Antique White, Ebony, Heritage Cherry Sun Burst, Wine Red, Silver Burst,

The Gibson Les Paul Custom is one of the most iconic guitars ever created. 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 ebony 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. The Les Paul Custom is available in Antique White, Ebony, Heritage Cherry Sun Burst, Wine Red and Silver Burst, and each guitar comes with the standard Gibson Custom case and certificate of authenticity.

   
Specifications
 
   
  • Carved Maple Top
  • Mahogany Back
  • Multi-ply top and back Binding
  • Mahogany Neck
  • '59 Rounded Les Paul neck profile
  • Pearl split-diamond Headstock Inlay
  • Multi-ply headstock Binding
  • Scale length: 243/4"
  • Total Length: 18.102"
  • Nut Width: 111/16"
  • Frets: 22
  • Inlays: Pearl block
  • Binding: single-ply
  • Hardware Plating Finish: Gold
  • Bridge: Tune-o-matic
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Knobs: Black Speed
  • Tuners: Grover Keystone
  • Neck Pickup: 490R Alnico magnet humbucker
  • Bridge Pickup: 498T Alnico magnet humbucker
  • Controls: Two volume, two tone, three-way switch
  • Hardshell case included
  • Strings: Brite Wires .010-.046
  • Custom engraved truss rod cover
 

 



In order to continually improve the design, quality, and performance of our instruments and to make use of the best materials at all times, Gibson reserves the right to change specifications without notice. Because Gibson brand guitars are handcrafted, it is normal for some measurements to vary from those listed.