Gibson 2016 Les Paul '50s Tribute T Electric Guitar (with Gig Bag)

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Belt out classic Les Paul tones without any frills. Equipped with 490R and 498T humbuckers, the '50s Tribute also features a maple cap on a mahogany body.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
490R and 498T humbucking pickups Sweet, vintage tone with crystal-clear character
Mahogany body Rich, warm, focused sound; added sustain
Maple top Long sustain with crisp, bright tone
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel

The Gibson Les Paul Studio '50s Tribute 2016 T has a traditional Les Paul mahogany body with a grain texured, satin finish maple top, as well as a mahogany neck with a '50s profile and a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard. The 490R neck humbucker and 498T bridge humbucker harness the resonant power of the time-tested selection of tonewoods, while Green Keys-style tuners and the faithful Tune-O-Matic bridge keep your tuning stability and intonation on-point during even the longest gigs.

Learn more about the Les Paul '50s Tribute T in this overview demo:


- Vintage-look "green key" tuners enhance the traditional '50s aesthetic
- The familiar, time-proven playing feel that made the Les Paul famous
- Density for solid sustain, self-lubrication for accurate return-to-pitch - even with heavy string bending
- The look and feel from the great 1950-era originals
- Carry your Les Paul in style, safety, and comfort
- Traditional tonewoods nail the legendary Les Paul sound, with weight relief for enhanced comfort and resonance
- Created in the image of the hallowed PAF, a 490R (neck) and hotter 498T (bridge) showcase the power of Alnico magnets
- Traditional looks, seminal tone, serious sustain
- Expert setup makes this handcrafted, American-made guitar ready for immediate action
- You don't just hold the rounded '50s neck cradle it

- Tuners: Traditional green-key tuners
- Neck width: Historic 1 11/16" neck width
- Nut: Graph Tech(TM) nut
- Neck heel: Classic Les Paul neck heel
- Carrying case: Padded gigbag
- Body: Maple and mahogany with modern weight relief
- Pickups: 490R and 498T humbuckers
- Fingerboard: Thicker one-piece rosewood fingerboard
- Setup: Comprehensive hand-finished setup
- Neck profile: Rounded '50s neck profile

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: (800) 444-2766

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 10 out of 10 stars. (11 ratings)
Submitted February 10, 2016 by Patrick B in Seattle, WA
"Just buy it...!!"
Overall: 10 out of 10 stars
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If you have always wanted the real deal Gibson Goldtop yet could not bring yourself to pay the big bucks then this is the way to go. I love this guitar and it loves me. In my 50 years of rockin' I have played enough Goldtops to know that this Goldtop is top gold...!!
Musical Background:
50 years. Guitar, keys. Yes and yes.
Musical Style:
rock, country, blues
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