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Epiphone Les Paul Custom PRO Electric Guitar

Modeled after some of the finest LPs ever made, this Les Paul Custom PRO sings. Its dual ProBucker pickups have coil-splitting for that single-coil bite. (41) Read 34 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Features: What it does for you:
Epiphone ProBucker pickups Based on Gibson BurstBuckers & vintage PAF pickups
Push/pull coil splitting Switch between humbucking and single-coil tones
LockTone Tune-o-matic/Stopbar bridge Epiphone proprietary lock-in hardware
SlimTaper D neck profile Comfortable, familiar-feeling neck shape
The Epiphone Les Paul Custom PRO is instantly recognizable for its defining custom-line good looks and features. Underneath that gleaming outfit, however, is a guitar that can really let loose.

Elegant "Tuxedo" Les Paul Looks

Les Paul himself conceived the idea of a Custom line of his signature instrument back in 1954. With its classy looks, the Les Paul Custom guitar came to be known as the model that looked good with a tuxedo. Epiphone's Les Paul Custom PRO continues that tradition of elegance with appointments like the signature custom headstock inlay and binding around the guitar's body, headstock, and neck. The guitar is all-mahogany, from its body to its neck, with a maple veneer top. Its set neck is capped with a rosewood fretboard. The Les Paul Custom PRO has elegant nickel hardware to match its out-on-the-town vibe, including a unique all-metal 3-way pickup selector switch.

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A Dressed-Up Rocker

Sparkle and flash aside, a Les Paul Custom's sound has to set it apart from the pack. The Epiphone Les Paul Custom PRO delivers on this front through its coil-tappable Epiphone ProBucker pickups in the bridge and neck positions. Inspired by Gibson's BurstBucker pickups, ProBuckers are constructed with unevenly wound coils and Alnico 2 magnets, to deliver a sound reminiscent of legendary Gibson Patent-Applied-For humbuckers.

Full of Modern Upgrades

The Les Paul Custom PRO does stray from its predecessors by sporting a slim taper D-profile neck. This is a more slender neck than classic Les Pauls and many prefer it for fast fretboard runs and easier chord changes. Epiphone tweaked the classic Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar design with the LockTone mode featured on the Les Paul Custom PRO. This combination improves sustain and tuning stability by locking the stopbar onto its posts.

Features:

- Mahogany body
- Mahogany slim taper D profile neck
- Rosewood fretboard
- 22 medium-jumbo frets
- Epiphone ProBucker pickups in bridge and neck positions
- All-metal 3-way toggle switch
- Neck volume, neck tone, bridge volume, and bridge tone controls
- Locktone Tune-O-Matic bridge/stopbar for improved sustain
- Gold hardware
- 7-layer body, 5-layer headstock, and 1-layer fretboard binding
- Grover 16:1 ratio tuning machine heads

Sling on a snazzy Les Paul Custom Pro and get ready to rock in style -- tuxedo optional.

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- Body Material: Mahogany
- Top Material: Maple Veneer
- Neck Material: Mahogany
- Neck Shape: SlimTaper D profile
- Neck Joint: Glued In
- Truss Rod: Adjustable
- Scale Length: 24.75"
- Fingerboard Material: Rosewood with pearloid BLOCK inlays
- Neck Pickup: Epiphone ProBucker-2(TM); 4-wire
- Bridge Pickup: Epiphone ProBucker-3(TM); 4-wire
- Controls: Epiphone All-metal 3-way Pickup Selector, Neck Pickup Volome with push/pull coil-tapping, Bridge Pickup Volume with push/pull coil-tapping, Neck Pickup Tone, Bridge Pickup Tone
- Binding: Body Top - 5 ply (White/Black), Body Back - 5 ply (White/Black), Fingerboard - 1 ply (White), Headstock - 5 ply (White/Black), Body - 1ply (cream)
- Fingerboard Radius: 12"
- Frets: 22; medium-jumbo
- Bridge: LockTone(TM) Tune-o-matic/Stopbar
- Nut Width: 1-11/16"
- Hardware: Gold
- Machine Heads: Grover(TM) Tuners; 14:1 ratio
- Colors: Alpine White (AW), Ebony (EB), Ebony Left-Handed (EB)
- Warranty: Epiphone Limited Lifetime
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Alpine White, with Gold Hardware
Shipping Weight: 11 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 17 x 5 in
Ebony, with Gold Hardware
Shipping Weight: 11 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 17 x 5 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-4GIBSON

Product Description

An Epiphone Les Paul Custom PRO that is dressed to kill. The Les Paul Custom made its debut in 1954 after the initial success of the Les Paul Goldtop. Les Paul himself suggested black as a great color for a Les Paul because it looked "classy" and went well with a tuxedo on stage. From that point on, the Les Paul Custom has often been referred to as the "tuxedo" Les Paul. And with its gold appointments, fully bound body, neck and headstock and pearloid inlays, Epiphone thinks you'll agree that the Epiphone Les Paul Custom is "dressed to kill".

Great Tone Woods

While all Les Pauls share common design features, the Les Paul Custom differed from the vintage Les Paul Standard with a solid mahogany but no maple cap. Epiphone's LP Custom follows that tradition by using a solid, carved mahogany body which gives the guitar a slightly mellow tone. Like the originals, the Les Paul Custom is fitted with a solid mahogany neck and hand-fitted with a glued-in joint for optimum neck-to-body contact which allows the neck and body to resonate almost like one continuous piece of wood. The neck features a very comfortable and fast SlimTaper profile. The result is a tribute to Les' timeless guitar design with the sound and feel that you can only get from a real Les Paul.

Classic Electronics

The Les Paul Custom PRO features Epiphone's ProBucker pickups, a 4-wire design with coil-tapping inspired by Gibson's legendary BurstBuckers. ProBucker pickups recreate the sound of the original hand-wound 'PAF' humbuckers. Epiphone ProBuckers feature all the same ingredients as original PAF and BurstBucker pickups, including Alnico II magnets, Elektrisola magnet wire, 18 percent nickel silver unit bases and covers, and pole screws, slugs and bobbins manufactured to Gibson's original specifications.

The Les Paul Custom PRO includes a ProBucker-2 humbucker in the neck position that is slightly overwound for greater definition at higher volumes. The bridge pickup is a ProBucker-3 humbucker, which is also slightly overwound to give your solos a wide tonal range. Each pickup features coil-tapping via a push/pull control at each pickup's volume knob, which gives the Les Paul Custom Pro the ability to be any guitar you can imagine. All volume and tone controls feature full-size 500K ohm potentiometers matched with Epiphone's rugged, all-metal, 3-way toggle pickup selector switch for long-lasting performance.

And like every Epiphone, the Les Paul Custom features their Limited Lifetime Warranty backed by world famous 24/7/365 Gibson Customer Service. So put on your tuxedo and strap on an Epiphone Les Paul Custom today.
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Sound: The sound of this is close to that of a Les Paul Deluxe in a nutshell and half the price for the same sound quality. You can go from Jazz all the way through Nu-metal and beyond with this puppy. Feature: The Probucker 2 & 3's in this guitar are great I couldn't ask more sometimes I forget that they are passive pickups. I used active guitar pickups for about 3 years before making the change back. When I ran it through my POD HD 500, I was totally blown away I actually thought to myself there is no way this sounds like a Gibson Les Paul. By the end of the end night fingers tore to hell and back, I thought I was dreaming and still could not believe my eyes and ears. The features with the coil tap, which I hardly ever use to get a Fender sound which the guitar is spot on to with that single coil Fender sound without all the noise single coils tend to make was absolutely great!! Ease of Use: This guitar has a extremely fast thin neck, which was a big change for me because my Gibson has a baseball neck (50s neck) and this is more of the thin profile (60s neck). The volume roll off is superb and quick which takes time to break them in a little bit. However I did notice on this guitar was the neck width seems a little bit narrow (width wise) so your chording is a bit tighter formed than usual, if your use to the 50s neck or jumbo frets. Quality: All I can say is this thing looks and plays like a fine upper classed Gibson Les Paul Custom. If you have ever played one, it practically can play itself in the right hands. The bindings are not cheaply done of painted they are actual binding! Coupled with the Gold hardware it makes it look very gorgeous and at the same time exotic. The inlays are really done and even the custom symbol on the headstock it amazingly perfect. I just took it in to the shop for some minor truss rod tweaks I wanted and the guitar tech opened the case and stared at it for quite a while, in the midst of me talking to him and he says to me "Man, that is a beauty!" It made me really happy to hear this from a guy that works on guitars that are usually over $5000 bucks. Quality = perfect!!! Value: In short "Buy it, if not you are crazy to pass up on the quality and price point" Manufacturer Support: I haven't used Epiphone's support but since they are ran by Gibson they are really awesome. I however used Gibson support for my Les Paul and they are great. They really make you feel like family when you buy one of their guitars whether if its an Epiphone or Gibson. The Wow Factor: I have no number or comment to give this guitar. All I can say is play one and you will see what I mean. Overall: Last time I owned a Epiphone was back in the late 80's when they created a similiar designed guitar that looked like Zakk Wylde's without the bullseye. It was my very first guitar and it was built very well back then. This holds true today, I would venture to say if not better quality today.
Style of Music: Classic Rock, Rock, Heavy Metal, Nu-metal, Industrial Metal
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Overall: I've played many guitars in my time and have had both Gibson les pauls and fender strats. I didn't like my gibson les pauls and have always went back to strats. In 1999 I custom ordered my latest strat from california, and have been mainly playing it for most gigs. 2 months ago I seen where they had a epiphone les paul custom pro (blemished) for a great price here at zzounds. I read the reviews thinking the whole time I would be wasting my money. I went ahead and ordered it anyway thinking I would be sending it back. when I got it I was amazed how beautiful it was and fine toothed it for the blemish, but never found it. The next test was to play and check out the versatility that it offered. i play through a egnater tweeker 40 stack ( downsized from marshall TSL full stack ). The sound was amazing! The neck is fast and smooth and the pick-ups are in your face PRISTINE! what I've always had a problem with on my les pauls was getting use to the thick muddy sounds of the pick-ups. The pick-ups are in your face powerful, with clarity. It is true that you can have your blistering humbucker sounds or pull your volume knobs out and get single coil simple and plain, no effort. This guitar is now my guitar of choice over all my guitars. EPIPHONE, you have converted a fender strat player and I would have never believed that.
Style of Music: Rock, blues, country, christian
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