Sully Erna's powerful signature Gibson Les Paul offers Sully's unique and uncompromising sound with must have features for the player who loves that Godsmack guitar tone. Made with a mahogany body with Sun logo, Mahogany 50s profile neck with Rosewood fingerboard and a bridge position '57 Classic humbucker to capture the incredible tone of their signature. The sonic surprises buried in the Sully Erna Les Paul Studio include a built-in flanger operated by a push-pull on the master tone pot and an awesome kill switch that replaces the traditional toggle selector.
Special touches include an Ebony Black finish with pearlescent white Godsmack sun emblem, subtle double-star 12th fret inlays, hot-stamped signature truss-rod cover, and a Sully Erna moon-and-star emblem on the headstock. Among Put it all together, and the Sully Erna Godsmack Les Paul is a powerful statement in the eyes and ears of all who behold it, and a guitar totally fitting for this uncompromising artist.
Body and Neck
A traditional foundation ensures the Sully Erna Godsmack Les Paul's sonic success right from the start. A carved solid maple top lends bite and articulation to the sound, while a select mahogany back -- treated with Gibson's modern weight relief pattern to increase playing comfort and enhance resonance -- contributes superb warmth and depth. A solid, quarter-sawn mahogany neck is glued in and carved in a comfortably rounded '50s profile that measures 0.818" at the 1st fret and 0.963" at the 12th, and topped with a black bound Grade-A rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium-jumbo frets and simple dot position markers, plus subtle double stars at the 12th fret. A black Corian nut is cut on Gibson's PLEK for optimum precision.
Pickups and Electronics
The stripped-down ethos and outward simplicity of the Sully Erna Godsmack Les Paul belies a powerful sonic punch lurking within. Its single '57 Classic Plus pickup yields everything from bone-breaking crunch to eviscerating leads when used on its own, but just pop the push-pull switch on the tone control to unleash the built-in flanger circuit for instant Godsmack atmospherics. Adding further drama to your playing, the toggle-switch on this single-pickup Les Paul is actually kill switch to mute the guitar's output for rhythmic stutter effects.
Hardware and Plastics
A set of genuine Grover tuners partners up with the classic pairing of Tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece for smooth and efficient tuning and intonation married to solid sustain. All hardware is black, in keeping with the stunning look of this guitar. The truss-rod cover it hot-stamped with Sully Erna's signature, and to avoid obstructing any part of its unique finish, the Sully Erna Godsmack Les Paul comes without a pickguard.
Cases and Extras
Each guitar includes a black Gibson hardshell case, owner's manual, and truss-rod wrench, and comes covered by Gibson USA's Limited Lifetime Warranty and 24/7/365 Customer Service.
- Mahogany body with carved solid maple top
- Mahogany neck with comfortable '50s rounded profile
- Rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays
- Powerful '57 Classic Plus pickup in the bridge position with kill switch and built-in flanger
- Grover kidney tuners with 14:1 ratio
- Includes Gibson Hardshell Case
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- Body Type: Les Paul
- Body Material: Mahogany
- Top Material: Maple
- Body Finish: Nitrocellulose
- Color: Ebony with Godsmack Sun
- Neck Material: Mahogany, set
- Neck Shape: '50s
- Scale Length: 24.75"
- Fingerboard Material: Bound rosewood
- Fingerboard Inlay: Dots with Stars at 12fret
- Number of Frets: 22
- Nut Width: 1.6875"
- Bridge/Tailpiece: Black Chrome Tune-o-Matic bridge, stopbar tailpiece
- Tuners: Black Chrome Grover locking tuners
- Number of Pickups: 1
- Bridge Pickup: '57 Classic humbucker
- Controls: 1 x volume, 1 x tone (push/pull flanger speed), flanger on/off toggle
- Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
- Shipping Weight: 20 lbs