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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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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 zZounds is an authorized dealer of Gibson products.
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
-Model 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 ¼"

Finish
-Sealer Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Case
-Type Custom Shop Hardshell
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 18 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 18 x 6 in
Gibson Warranty If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-4GIBSON
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