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Gibson 2014 Les Paul Futura Min-ETune Electric Guitar (with Case), Brilliant Red

This hot-rodded Les Paul comes loaded with an aggressive P-90H Sidewinder pickup in the neck, a BurstBucker 3 in the bridge, and Gibson's Min-ETune system. (7) Read 6 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Gibson 2014 LP Futura Min Brilliant Red

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What's special about this product?
Features: What it does for you:
BurstBucker 3 pickup Detailed and expressive tone
Onboard 15 dB boost Level boost perfect for leads and solos
P-90H Sidewinder pickup Aggressive P-90 tone
Weight-relieved mahogany body Lightweight with singing tone

Product Description

As one of several models for Gibson's 120th Anniversary celebration, the Les Paul Futura 2014 combines an unprecedented set of features with incredible value. Backed by legendary tone and launched into the 21st century by some of Gibson's most stunning innovations yet, this is a guitar primed to rock your world -- and do it in style.

The Les Paul Futura 2014 begins with a foundation of traditional tonewoods, then kicks it up a notch with the pairing of an overwound-PAF-style BurstBucker 3 humbucker in the bridge position and Gibson's P-90H Sidewinder humbucker in the neck, with both enhanced by push/pull coil-split switching and an onboard 15 dB boost. Add the astounding Min-ETune automated tuning system and a whole raft of 120th Anniversary features, and the result is a stunning performance package.

Learn more about the Gibson 2014 Les Paul Futura with Min-ETune:


Innovative 120th Anniversary additions for Gibson's 2014 Model Year include larger no-slip strap buttons, black Max Grip Speed Knobs, a black GraphTech nut, long-life proprietary coated guitar strings, cryogenic treated fret wire for longer life and corrosion resistance, a full PLEK setup, and a 120th Anniversary logo inlay at the 12th fret.

Body and Neck

Crafted in the image of the original Les Paul Standard, the Les Paul Futura 2014 is made from a solid mahogany back with modern weight relief for enhanced resonance and a lighter strapped-on feel, with a carved plain maple top (figured AA maple on the Brilliant Red and Pacific Blue models). Its glued-in maple neck sports a '60s Slim Taper profile, and a rosewood fingerboard incorporates 22 cryogenic treated frets for long life, plus traditional trapezoid inlays and a commemorative 120th Anniversary inlay at the 12th fret.

Pickups and Electronics

The guitar carries a unique pairing of a "hot-vintage" style BurstBucker 3 in the bridge position and a P-90H Sidewinder humbucker in the neck position. They're wired through the traditional complement of independent volume and tone controls and a three-way selector switch, but updated with coil-split switching and launched into the stratosphere with Gibson's onboard 15 dB boost.

Hardware

The Les Paul Futura 2014 is an unprecedented live performance machine thanks to its factory-installed Min-ETune tuning system, which automatically retunes your guitar on demand in seconds, or calls up any one of 12 factory or 6 user presets at a simple strum of the strings. A chrome Tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece lock the strings down for optimum sustain, while enlarged strap buttons keep your guitar secure throughout the set. Black Max Grip speed knobs provide optimum on-the-fly control manipulation.

Case and Coverage

The Les Paul Futura 2014 comes protected in a black hardshell case, includes a truss-rod wrench and owner's manual, and is covered by a Limited Lifetime Warranty and Gibson's 24/7/365 Customer Service.

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Body
- Top: Maple
- Back: Mahogany
- Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50

Neck
- Species: Maple
- Profile: '60s SlimTaper
- Truss Rod: Standard
- Joint Angle: 5* (+/- 15 seconds)
- Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50

Neck Fit
- Joint: Mortise & Tenon
- Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
- Joint Angle Tolerance: +/- .005"

Fingerboard
- Species: Rosewood
- Frets: Cryogenically Tempered, 22
- Radius: 12"
- Nut/E.O.B: 1.695/2.260
- Inlays: Figured Acrylic Trapezoid with 120th Banner

Nut
- Material: Black TekToid
- Width: 1.695
- Slots: Gibson PLEK SystemNut

Headstock
- Silkscreen: Gold "Gibson" & "Les Paul Model"
- Truss Rod Cover: Black Bell Hot Stamp White "ETune"

Tuners
- Model: Min-Etune With Vintage Keys

Bridge
- Type: Tune-o-Matic
- Material: Chrome

Tailpiece
- Type: Stop Bar
- Plating: Chrome

Hardware
- Knobs: Black Supreme Grip Speed Knob
- Control Plate: Black
- Trim Rings: Black
- Strings: .009 - .046, Genuine Gibson strings
- Strap Buttons: Aluminum

Pickups
- Neck Position: P-90H Sidewinder (Alnico V x 2)
- Bridge Position: BB3 (Alnico #2)Pickups

Electronics
- Potentiometers: 2 Coil Split Push/Pull Volume Controls, 1 Push/Pull - Rhythm - Tone Control (15db boost), 1 Master Tone Control
- Type: 500K Non-Linear
- Toggle Switch: Three-way Switchcraft with Black Plastic Tip
- Output Jacks: 1/4" monoElectronics

Finish
- Sealer: Nitrocellulose
- Process: 1-1.5 mils

Case
- Type: Hardshell
- Exterior: Black with Gibson Logo
- Interior: Plush
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Brilliant Red
Shipping Weight: 25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 17 x 7 in
Bullion Gold
Shipping Weight: 21 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 17 x 7 in
Champagne
Shipping Weight: 24 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 17 x 7 in
Inverness Green
Shipping Weight: 22 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 18 x 7 in
Pacific Blue
Shipping Weight: 25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 17 x 7 in
Plum Insane
Shipping Weight: 15 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 17 x 7 in
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Customer Reviews
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Overall: I just got my Iverness Green Futura today. I unpacked it and checked the fit and finish, everything was perfect. The guitar plays great out of the box, but I will still take it to my local shop to fine tune the setup. This guitar sounds and plays great. After a few negative reviews I read I was worried but as soon as I strummed the first chord I was pleased. The E tune feature is very cool and worked perfectly!
Style of Music: I play a little of everything from classic rock and country to modern pop.
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Overall: Just got my LP Futura in today! It's absolutely stunning, in perfect condition, and plays like a dream. And I didn't even have to pay for it all at once because of Pay as you Play! I could not be happier! Oh, and the ETune is so brilliant! I haven't fully figured out how to save my own tunings yet (I usually play in drop C#), but other than that it is extremely convenient.
Style of Music: Mostly heavy stuff, metal, some acoustic folk rock
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