SKB 56 Molded Case for Gibson and Epiphone Les Paul Guitars

The SKB 56 is an excellent choice for protecting your Gibson Les Paul. Whatever type of LP you have, the SKB 56 is a great investment for protecting yours.

The entire line of SKB guitar cases is world-famous for unsurpassed protection and solid value. Virtually every major guitar manufacturer worldwide has selected SKB as their original equipment case supplier.

Perfect for Gibson or Epiphone Les Paul guitars

Full length neck support

Trigger latches with TSA lock

Steel feet with rubber gaskets prevent impact damage

SKB rigid EPS foam interiors prevent the instrument from moving inside the case

20 year standard in universal fit electric cases

Fitted interior with full neck support and deluxe plush protection on all sides

Heavy-duty construction with aluminum valance and back plates

About SKB
SKB has been in business for over 20 years and has a total of 550 employees. Currently operating from nearly 300,000 square feet, they have facilities in Orange, California as well as on the border of Mexico. SKB's distribution base is broad, serving over 6,000 music stores in the United States and has presence in nearly 100 countries.

Vertical integration is truly the picture inside SKB. This is a company that generates its own tooling, does as many fabrication functions as possible from the beginning to end, and even generates its own advertising and promotion, in addition to maintaining a website from within. SKB has 3 product areas in which they concentrate: musical instruments and pro audio, sports, and industrial cases.

Dimensions (H x W x L): 3-1/2 x 13 x 39-1/2 in.

Exterior Dimensions:
Overall Length: 40-1/4"
Body Length: 18"
Lower Bout: 13-1/4"
Upper Bout: 10-1/4"

Weight: 6.5 lbs.
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 7 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 16 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 1SKB-56
Shipping Weight: 7 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 16 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 1SKB-56

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 714-685-5225

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (23 ratings)
Submitted August 6, 2008 by a customer from
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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I have 17 electric guitars , many with their original cases and I have to say when it comes to protecting guitars worth a few thousand dollars SKB Has what you need and I feel very confident in their craft .
Very quiet when opening and closing .
I very much like the 5 trigger latches , the arched lid , the extruded aluminum closure and the very plush interior combined with the hard shell case makes this on a winner .
Ease of Use
especially the latches .
I'm proud to say this one was made in the USA and the quality is state of the art in instrument protection .
This case would sell like hot cakes at $99.00 but I gave the extra 20 knowing SKBs reputation .
Manufacturer Support
I give the the bebefit of the doubt , as I have many SKS cases , many of which are protecting my pro sound equiptment and they all are holding up very well and I have never had to call SKB regarding any problems over the last 8 years .
The Wow Factor
I have two of these case which I bought separately over time to protect a PRS singlecut and an 1977 Ibanez Artist AR-300 . After seeing the first one and knowing the Ibanez would fit in one , well it was a no brainer . I wanted another .
Musical Background:
Active Band Member and Live Sound company
Musical Style:
Classic Rock
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