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Gibson Custom Shop 1957 Les Paul VOS Gold Top Light Back 2013 Electric Guitar (with Case)

With PAF humbucker pickups and a light mahogany back, Gibson's Custom Shop VOS replica of the rare 1957 Les Paul Gold Top is a perfect recreation. Rate and review this product
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Features: What it does for you:
Period-accurate appointments Fingerboard & body binding matches original colors
Gibson CustomBucker pickups Gibson's modern recreation of classic PAF pickups
Kluson Deluxe Green Keys tuners Vintage appeal with solid tuning stability
Aniline wood dye Superior wood grain presentation & depth of color

Product Description

The Gibson Custom 1957 Les Paul Gold Top VOS 2013 electric guitar captures, in remarkable detail, all the changes the Les Paul model saw in 1957. Gibson Custom has gone to extreme measures to research old diagrams and build methods as well as study vintage instruments to ensure this reissue is closer to the real thing as has ever been produced. The result is nothing short of breathtaking! With period correct materials, looks, feel and tone you'll agree the '57 Les Paul Goldtop VOS is the finest rendition of this reissue to date.

Features:

- An updated Gold Top finish that is much more accurate to the vintage instruments
- Vintage color fingerboard and body binding is a darker cream color to match the original 50's Gibsons
- Re-engineered truss rod, truss rod washer and anchor to their original form
- CustomBucker Pickups are Gibson Custom's most accurate recreation of the original 50's PAF pickups
- Period correct hide glue is used for the neck fit, this labor intensive glue many argue adds to the vintage tone
- Kluson Deluxe Green tuners are as near a replica of the original Kluson tuners as is available
- Aniline Dye is used and results in superior wood grain presentation and depth of color

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Body:
- Top: Carved Maple Top
- Back: Solid, Non-Weight Relieved Mahogany Back
- Binding: Single-ply Cream Binding on Top
- Adhesive: Franklin Titebond

Neck:
- Species: 1-piece Mahogany Neck with Long Neck Tenon
- Profile: Early '50s Rounded
- Truss Rod: Historic Truss Rod Assembly (No Tubing)
- Joint Angle: 4* (+/- 15 seconds)

Neck Fit:
- Joint: Mortise & Tenon
- Adhesive: Hot Hide Glue
- Joint Angle Tolerance: +/- .005"

Fingerboard:
- Species: One-piece Rosewood
- Radius: 12"
- Scale Length: 24.75"
- Binding: Single-ply Cream
- Inlays: Cellulose Trapezoid
- Nut/E.O.B: 1.687/2.062

Nut:
- Material: Nylon
- Width: 1.687
- Slots: Gibson PLEK System

Headstock:
- Inlay: Holly Headstock Veneer w/ Pearl logo
- Truss Rod Cover: Vintage Black and White
- Angle: 17 Degrees

Tuners:
- Mode1: Kluson Deluxe
- Tuning Ratio: 12:01
- Plating: Nickel

Bridge:
- Type: ABR-1 bridge
- Plating: Nickel

Tailpiece:
- Type: Lightweight Aluminum Stopbar Tailpiece
- Plating: Nickel

Hardware:
- Knobs: Gold Top Hats with Dial Pointers
- Toggle Switch Washer: Cream with Gold Silkscreen
- Pickup Mounting Rings: Cream
- Control Plate Cover: Black
- Strings: .010 - .046
- Strap Buttons: Aluminum

Pickups:
- Neck Position: Custom Bucker
- Bridge Position: Custom Bucker

Electronics:
- Potentiometers: 2 Volume Controls, 2 Tone Controls
- Capacitors: Bumblebee
- Toggle Switch: Three-Way with Amber Toggle Cap
- Output Jack: Traditional 1/4"
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-4GIBSON
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