Part of Gibson USAs 120th Anniversary celebration, the Les Paul Custom Classic Light pays tribute to the timeless elegance of the Custom, while naili...Click To Read More About This Product
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Part of Gibson USAs 120th Anniversary celebration, the Les Paul Custom Classic Light pays tribute to the timeless elegance of the Custom, while nailing classic Les Paul tone”all in a light, comfortable guitar thats superbly easy to play. A thinner mahogany body with traditional 9-hole weight relief secures an ergonomic experience in the hand, while a solid carved maple top assures that legendary maple/mahogany sound. Add a pair of Gibsons most popular humbucking pickups, coil splitting for single-coil tones, and that sweet Custom trim, and its a guitar that covers all bases.
The Les Paul Custom Classic Light begins with a Grade-A mahogany body with a Grade-A maple top finished in high-gloss nitrocellulose in Vintage Sunburst. Seven-ply binding, a multi-ply pickguard, and gold hardware and pickup covers make it a Custom through and through, as do traditional pearloid block inlays on a bound Grade-A rosewood fingerboard. The mahogany neck is carved to a fast, comfortable profile that measures .818 at the first fret and .963 at the 12th, while a œ120th Anniversary banner inlay at the 12th fret marks this guitar as something special. A 490R humbucker in the neck made with an Alnico II magnet and a hotter 498T in the bridge made with Alnico V take you from smooth to mean and everywhere in between, while modified wiring offers individual volume controls, a master tone, and mini-toggle switch for coil splitting. A Tune-o-matic bridge with stopbar tailpiece lock it all down for solid sustain, while a set of Grover keystone tuners on the decorative Custom headstock offer smooth, precise tune-ups. Pack it in an Historic Brown Gibson USA hardshell case and youre ready for the gig.
Body shape: Single cutaway
Body type: Solid body
Body material: Solid wood
Top wood: Maple Grade A
Body wood: Mahogany Grade A
Body finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
Orientation: Right handed
Neck shape: .818 / .963
Neck wood: Mahogany
Scale length: 24.75"
Truss rod: Standard
Neck finish: Gloss
Fret size: Medium jumbo
Number of frets: 22
Inlays: Acrylic block
Nut width: 1.69" (43mm)
Neck: 490R Alnico #2
Middle: Not applicable
Bridge: 498T Alnico #5
Active or passive: Passive
Series or parallel: Not applicable
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: Mini toggle for coil-splitting
Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, master tone
Pickup switch: 3-way
Coil tap or split: No
Kill switch: No
Bridge type: Fixed
Bridge design: Tune-o-matic
Tuning machines: Grover locking
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Thinner, lighter weight body
Case: Hardshell case
Accessories: Warranty card, adjustment tools
Country of origin: United States
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