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Gibson 2014 LPM Electric Guitar Satin Vintage Burst 888365855820 (Open Box)
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OVERVIEW

An affordable classic joins the anniversary celebration with some key upgrades.

The Gibson 2014 LPM Electric Guitar celebrates Gibson's 120th Anniversary in style. It has a mahogany body with traditional weight relief and a maple top. The mahogany neck has a '50s rounded profile. The rosewood fingerboard has trapezoid inlays and sports a 120th Anniversary banner at the 12th fret. Other key features include new 61 Zebra Humbuckers, max grip speed knobs, Min-ETune system, Graph Tech nut and satin chrome tune-o-matic bridge.

Min-ETune automated œrobot tuners
Min-ETune is a small compact battery powered tuning unit that sits on the back of the guitar ” a mighty enhancement to an already great instrument. No need for screws, wiring or routing, in fact the system is hardly visible from the front of the guitar. You can still adjust the tuning pegs manually or turn on the Min-ETune to choose from 12 popular tunings or program six of your own.

FEATURES
  • Body: Mahogany /œTraditional weight relief
  • Top: Maple top / Mahogany back
  • Neck: Maple, '50s Rounded Profile
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood Trapezoid Inlays with 120th Anniversary logo
  • Hardware: Min-ETune system, Satin Chrome tune-o-matic, New Larger Strap Pins
  • Electronics: New ™61 Zebra Humbucker
  • Finish: 20 Sheen Ultra smooth satin
  • Plastics: Black max grip speed knobs
  • Case: Premium Gig Bag
  • Special 120th Anniversary Features
  • Banner inlay on all instruments at the 12th fret
  • Max grip speed knobs
  • New extra large strap button
  • Cleartone coated strings
  • Graph Tech nut

You'll have a reason to celebrate when you open its box. Order today.

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Gibson2014 LPM Electric Guitar
 
3.3

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

70%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Solid electronics (8)
  • Good pick up (7)
  • Good tone (7)
  • Fun to play (4)
  • Good feel (4)

Cons

  • Craftsmanship (4)

Best Uses

  • Jamming (6)
  • Practicing (6)
  • Recording (4)
  • Rock concerts (4)
  • Small venues (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (7), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Good Budget Les Paul....

I got in Cherry Red, nice-looking guitar, no fancy add-ons, Very Basic...the E-tune system works quite well.many tunings available. Did not like a a soft case for a Les Paul,...Read complete review

I got in Cherry Red, nice-looking guitar, no fancy add-ons, Very Basic...the E-tune system works quite well.many tunings available. Did not like a a soft case for a Les Paul, purchased a hardshell Gibson case. Action and setup were properly done.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Every Company Makes a Dud or Two

I purchased this on a stupid deal of the day. I was excited to get an American Gibson at the price offered until it arrived. My guitar had two stress cracks at the nut...Read complete review

I purchased this on a stupid deal of the day. I was excited to get an American Gibson at the price offered until it arrived. My guitar had two stress cracks at the nut originating under the fret board moving downwards towards the body. There was also a gouge in the headstock that was painted over at the factory. The bridge and tailpiece were set up to near the highest point possible putting the string height close to a 1/2 inch above the fret board. This was being sold as a burst but the finish was solid brown. The matte finished nickle bridge hardware did not go well with the body color. I did do a set up and gave it a go before packing it up and sending it back (I am not keeping a "new" guitar that has neck cracks). The pickups on this were amazing. Great job there by Gibson making a very nice modern sounding pickup. The 61 zebra give very good range clarity without the typical muddy midrange sound of some of the PAF style pickups out there. The auto tune system worked flawlessly and was kinda cool to play with. The down side was it was a bit difficult to do manual tunings with it without feeling like you were going to break it. It had an decent feel and playability to it but not a upper price feel and playability. The frets were not dressed and had sharp points all over the board. If I played this guitar blindfolded and asked about the price, I would honestly say mid starter prices. I understand the costs involved in USA manufacturing but to offer something in todays market at this price point, the end product needs to be much better. Thanks for trying Gibson.

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5.0

Fantastic, couldn't be happier with the guitar.

By SC

from Michigan

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Gibson 2014 LPM Electric Guitar:

      Fantastic guitar, set up well right out of the box. Just wish it came with a hard case.

       
      3.0

      Pay For What You Get

      By DanTheHobbit

      from Japan

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

      • Poor Quality Craftsmanship

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording

      Comments about Gibson 2014 LPM Electric Guitar:

      I picked this up as a Stupid Deal of the Day and am not totally disappointed. Make no mistake: This is a cheap Gibson. They skimped on the set-up, especially with the frets that catch my fingers in too many places. With the action set high, playing it was a bit of a chore straight out of the box. Expect to make your own adjustments if you order this.

      Smooth and articulate, the pickups sound great through my Vox. They're probably the high point to the whole shebang. Taking a little to get used to, the Min-ETune system functions well as a lazy correction to Gibson's notoriously shoddy stock tuners. Expect the typical tuning stability for the brand. At least the electronics are solid in my guitar.

      As stated, the frets are harsh. They feel like a cheap Cort or similar budget-ranged company and slow down my playing. For a Gibson, there's no excuse, though their quality control in general has been spinning into the toilet as of the last few years.

      If you're starving for the Gibson brand, go for it. If you're not that much of a sucker and want something superior for the price, go for an Epiphone LP Custom and switch out the pickups.

       
      4.0

      Sweet Axe !

      By Leroy 5

      from Newport , NH

      About Me Professional Musician

      Ask me a question

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

      • Poor Finish

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording
      • Rock Concerts
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Gibson 2014 LPM Electric Guitar:

      Great feel right out of the box ! Love the Min -E Tune set up , works great ! Its well built and heavy , like all Les Pauls . My only beef was the finish .Looked like the dude in the paint dept. was having a bad day , but can be fixed easily .

       
      4.0

      Better than expected

      By Sailor2424

      from Tulsa, OK

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing
        • Rock Concerts
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Gibson 2014 LPM Electric Guitar:

        Great entry into a Les Paul. Doesn't have the fancy trim or flamed top but the sound, feel and sustain are great.

        (0 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        The next week could have paid less

        By Lnel

        from La

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Tone

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Gibson 2014 LPM Electric Guitar:

            Playing around the house and jamming with friends

            (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Every Company Makes a Dud or Two

            By Matt G.

            from Northern Wisconsin

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Pick Up
            • Solid Electronics

            Cons

            • Poor Quality Craftsmanship

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing

            Comments about Gibson 2014 LPM Electric Guitar:

            I purchased this on a stupid deal of the day. I was excited to get an American Gibson at the price offered until it arrived. My guitar had two stress cracks at the nut originating under the fret board moving downwards towards the body. There was also a gouge in the headstock that was painted over at the factory. The bridge and tailpiece were set up to near the highest point possible putting the string height close to a 1/2 inch above the fret board. This was being sold as a burst but the finish was solid brown. The matte finished nickle bridge hardware did not go well with the body color. I did do a set up and gave it a go before packing it up and sending it back (I am not keeping a "new" guitar that has neck cracks). The pickups on this were amazing. Great job there by Gibson making a very nice modern sounding pickup. The 61 zebra give very good range clarity without the typical muddy midrange sound of some of the PAF style pickups out there. The auto tune system worked flawlessly and was kinda cool to play with. The down side was it was a bit difficult to do manual tunings with it without feeling like you were going to break it. It had an decent feel and playability to it but not a upper price feel and playability. The frets were not dressed and had sharp points all over the board. If I played this guitar blindfolded and asked about the price, I would honestly say mid starter prices. I understand the costs involved in USA manufacturing but to offer something in todays market at this price point, the end product needs to be much better. Thanks for trying Gibson.

            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Never Again

            By Jammin Man

            from Southeaster Mass.

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Poor Quality Craftsmanship
              • Terrible Finish, Tuners Non Functional

              Best Uses

              • firewood

              Comments about Gibson 2014 LPM Electric Guitar:

              This was a Deal of the Day special, which I understand is normally used to remove extra inventory of items that just didn't click. I wasn't expecting superb, but this was the worst guitar I ever attempted to play. The finish was rough, and not consistent. The frets were not well set or finished and I couldn't even attempt to play the thing because the E-tune tuners simply didn't work. The low E string could not be secured in the post and the tuner completely unwound the string. No matter haw many attempts were tried, the unit would not stay in tune. Terrible product and not being able to manually adjust tuners is idiotic. It is very clear that Gibson is living off its name only, the quality and craftsmanship are just not there.

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              overall a fair guitar but gibson is failing in quality.

              By FAB4DAVE

              from BENTON, ARKANSAS.

              About Me Experienced

              Ask me a question

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Pick Up
              • Good Tone
              • Solid Electronics

              Cons

              • Fret Buzz
              • frets have bad edges.
              • Gibson needs to get the quality control improved
              • Poor Quality Craftsmanship
              • very bad corroded strings.

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing
              • Recording
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Gibson 2014 LPM Electric Guitar:

              all of the gibson guitars on the lower cost levels are apparently just slapped together with very little concern about overall quality control especially on the frets, tuners, strings, and wood finishing which is terrible. With just a little more effort these problems could be easily corrected. The cheapest Epi plays, and certainly looks better than the cheap Gibsons' which are 3 to 4 times more than a EPI. A Gibson BRAND does not necessarily mean a quality product. That being said I plan on updating the guitar in order to make it a better product. Musicians friends has been great and they bare no fault in any way,

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great Les Paul

              By tubetone130

              from Wisconsin

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Fun To Play
              • Good Feel
              • Good Pick Up
              • Solid Electronics

              Cons

              • None
              • Really none

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing
              • Recording
              • Rock Concerts
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Gibson 2014 LPM Electric Guitar:

              Got the first one and the robotuner was crapola outta the box. Sent it back and got a new one hassle-free. Works great, the p-ups are excellent and snarl like a wildcat! Playability and stuff are excellent also. I've been playing for over 44 years, and have had various axes, from a 1971 Les Paul Deluxe to a 1995 Sunburst Strat, Fender Duo-Sonic, Danelectro, etc. and will hold this one up to all of them. Great axe for the bux! Robotuner works well, not why I bought this but not a hinderence either! I play primarily blues, southern rock, classic rock, etc. both standard and bottleneck slide in several tunings as well as DADGAD.

              (9 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Good Budget Les Paul....

              By octavio8

              from NYC

              About Me Professional Musician

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • A Nice Budget Les Paul
              • Fun To Play
              • Good Feel
              • Good Pick Up
              • Good Tone
              • Solid Electronics

              Cons

              • You get what you pay for

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Rock Concerts

              Comments about Gibson 2014 LPM Electric Guitar:

              I got in Cherry Red, nice-looking guitar, no fancy add-ons, Very Basic...the E-tune system works quite well.many tunings available. Did not like a a soft case for a Les Paul, purchased a hardshell Gibson case. Action and setup were properly done.

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