Gibson Les Paul Standard '50s Electric Guitar (with Case)

Feature: What it does:
Maple top Long sustain with crisp, bright tone
Mahogany back and neck Warm, focused and present midrange
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel
Burstbucker 1 and 2 pickups Thick, round tone with rich and creamy overtones
- Neck Material: Mahogany
- Profile: Vintage 50s
- Scale Length: 24.75"
- Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
- Fingerboard Radius: 12"
- Number of Frets: 22
- Frets: Medium Jumbo
- Nut Material: Graph Tech
- Nut Width: 1.695"
- End of Board Width: 2.26"
- Inlays: Acrylic Trapezoids
- Body Material: Mahogany
- Top: Maple
- Weight Relief: None
- Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Hardware Finish: Nickel
- Bridge: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic
- Tailpiece: Aluminum Stop Bar
- Pickguard: Cream
- Control Knobs: Amber Top Hats with Pointers
- Switch Tip: Amber
- Switchwasher: Cream
- Jack Plate Cover: Cream
- Neck Pickup: Burstbucker 1
- Bridge Pickup: Burstbucker 2
- Controls: 2 Volumes, 2 Tones & Toggle Switch (Hand-wired with Orange Drop Capacitors)
- Strings: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
- Case: Hard Shell Case
- Accessories: Includes Gibson Accessory Kit
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Heritage Cherry Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 24 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 17 x 7 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): LPS500HSNH1
Tobacco Burst
Shipping Weight: 24 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 17 x 7 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): LPS500TONH1
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-4GIBSON
(8 ratings)
Submitted August 29, 2019 by Clayton Jarvis in Dixon, CA
"No buyer's remorse here!"
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I purchased the "blemished" version for a discount (pickup selector operates backwards, but this is no big deal to me) and WOW what a guitar!I have been playing guitar for almost 20 years and this one hands down is my favorite I've ever owned or played. The sound is just vintage classic with the PAF style BurstBucker 1 and 2. I can't rave about the sound of this guitar enough. As a side note, this guitar is also the first I've ever owned where the middle pickup position is my favorite to play in. Try dialing back the neck pickup volume to 8.5 while in the middle position... perfect for those southern rock licks!!I can't stop looking at this guitar (the heritage cherry is my absolute favorite finish but I know it would be stunning no matter the finish!). I find myself distracted just looking at it all the time... my wife is jealous!This guitar has no weight relief and it just feels solid. The neck is chunky but it fits my hand perfectly. I've heard that it isn't quite as chunky as the original 58 or 59 LP but I think the neck size is perfect for my hands, which are pretty average or slightly above average in size.Did I mention that this guitar is the best sounding instrument I've ever played? It sounds exactly how you think a Les Paul SHOULD sound. No frills, NO ROBOT TUNERS, just sustain for days and mellow low end with a fuzzy finish in the neck and singing highs in the bridge - seriously, check out the middle position on this guitar too!!For 2500 dollars, I can say that read more you won't be disappointed. I wasn't.My guitar arrived set up very nicely and was very playable right out of the box.Let me repeat - 1.VINTAGE LP TONE FOR DAYS 2. STUNNING LOOKS AND PLAYABILITY 3. If you've got the means, GET ONE NOW!

Musical Background:
20 years as a guitarist - home studio work, church involvement etc.

Musical Style:
Christian/Gospel, Southern Rock, Blues, Modern Indie Rock
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