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New GIBSON Les Paul Guitars - NAMM 2020

Posted on January 21, 2020 by Conor Miley There have been 0 comments

These are some of our top picks from Gibsons newly released guitars.

Gibson Les Paul Standard 50s Electric Guitar, Tobacco Burst

This guitar pays tribute to Gibson's Golden Era of innovation and brings authenticity back to life. The Les Paul Standard 50's has a solid mahogany body with a maple top, a rounded 50's-style mahogany neck with a rosewood fingerboard and trapezoid inlays. It's equipped with an ABR-1, the classic-style Tune-O-Matic bridge, aluminium stop bar tailpiece, vintage deluxe tuners with keystone buttons, and aged gold tophat knobs. The calibrated Burstbucker 1 (neck) and Burstbucker 2 (bridge) pickups are loaded with AlNiCo II magnets, audio taper potentiometers and orange drop capacitors.

Gibson Les Paul Special Electric Guitar, TV Yellow

It pays tribute to Gibson's Golden Era of innovation and brings authenticity back to life. Originally introduced in 1955, the Les Paul Special has been embraced by musicians for over 60 years. It is based on the Les Paul Junior with a slab mahogany body, fat 50s-style mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard, wraparound bridge, an additional rhythm P-90 pickup, binding on the neck and additional controls for the rhythm pickup and the 3-way toggle switch.

Gibson Les Paul Studio Electric Guitar, Smokehouse Burst

The rosewood fingerboard and slim taper mahogany neck provide effortless playability and comfort. The 490R and 498T pickups provide tight, high-output humbucking performance and the two push-pull pots offer additional coil-tapping options. Now available in four fun finishes: Smokehouse Burst, Tangerine Burst, Wine Red and Ebony.

Gibson Slash Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar, November Burst

It represents influential Gibson guitars Slash has used during his career, inspiring multiple generations of players around the world. The Slash Collection of Gibson guitars can be seen live on stage with Slash today. Each Slash Collection Gibson Les Paul Standard features a AAA flamed maple top, a solid mahogany body and Slash's personal touches including a C-shape neck profile, signature Gibson 'SlashBucker' pickups, colour co-ordinated hardware appointments, hand-wired electronics with orange drop capacitors and a vintage style brown hardshell case. Exclusive to the Slash Collection are Slash's 'Scully' signature drawing on the back of the headstock, Slash's signature on the truss rod cover, a blank truss rod cover in the case, Slash's new Ernie Ball strings, and four Slash Jim Dunlop Tortex® picks. The Slash Collection Gibson Les Paul Standard is available in November Burst, Appetite Amber, Vermillion Burst and Anaconda Burst.

 


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