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Gibson 2015 Les Paul CM Electric Guitar   

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From no-nonsense rockers to punk purists, this single-pickup killer hints at Junior styling with full Les Paul pedigree”including a ™61 Zebra humbuck...Click To Read More About This Product

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A raw rock monster.

From no-nonsense rockers to punk purists, this single-pickup killer hints at Junior styling with full Les Paul pedigree”including a ™61 Zebra humbucker, carved maple top, "lightning bar" bridge and outstanding playability with a single cutaway for better fretboard access when you're leaning in for those killer solos. The satin ebony finish gives it a look that embraces and complements the woodgrain of its maple top. Comes with gig bag.

Performance Features
61 Zebra humbucker: Classic black-and-white look with strategically mismatched coils for PAF tone
Standard-width neck, with sanded, buffed and oiled fingerboard: Unparalleled playability and feel
Gibson G FORCE Tuning System: Fast, accurate, and stores up to 36 custom tunings
TekToid graphite nut: Precise intonation with less friction
Satin nickel "Lightning Bar" wrapover bridge: The sustain of a wraptail, but with compensated intonation bar
Extra-thick rosewood fingerboard: Extra mass means extra sustain
Dot Inlays: Simple elegance
Next-generation Plek setup: Silky-smooth action and bending with lower frets, improved intonation
Double-contact output jack: Holds cords more securely for the stage
Robust wiring: Provides long-term reliability and improved connector contact
Ribcage contour: Enhances playing comfort
Gibson gigbag: Easy load in, easy load out

FEATURES
  • Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Maple
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Satin
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck
  • Neck shape: Rounded
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Satin
  • Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width: 1.69" (43mm)
  • Pickups
  • Configuration: H
  • Neck: 61 Zebra
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: Not applicable
  • Brand: Gibson
  • Active or passive: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: None
  • Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, tone
  • Pickup switch: Not applicable
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
  • Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Lightning bar
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Gibson G FORCE
  • Color: Nickel
  • Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Body finish
  • Case: Gig bag
  • Accessories: Truss-rod tool
  • Country of origin: United States

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Gibson2015 Les Paul CM Electric Guitar
 
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5.0

Very satisfied customer

By Badmammerjammer

from NC

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Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Easy tuning
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

  • Low-ish frets

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing
  • Recording
  • Small Venues

Comments about Gibson 2015 Les Paul CM Electric Guitar:

I've been reading about Gibson recently, and there's a lot of criticism of the company out there. Just bought a Les Paul CM 2015. If my LP CM is a measure of the company's dysfunction, and by extension their inability to deliver quality, then there is very little dysfunction at Gibson. The build quality of my CM is first rate. This is an excellent guitar for me, and I've had a few Les Pauls. For me, the CM delivers value in spades. If you want a '59 burst, this guitar probably isn't for you.

The width of the neck at the nut is a very comfortable 42mm; although, it says 43mm in the marketing specs. This neck doesn't feel wider than my LPJ. But then I like a chunkier neck, which I think positively effects sustain and resonance.

The finish is excellent; however, it doesn't feel like nitro. It looks like a stain oversprayed with a thin coat of satin poly. The finish is really well done. No funky blems. I dig the distressed appearance of the stain.

Pleking on my guitar is impressive. The neck is straight as an arrow. The action is fast and low--no fret buzzing anywhere. Out of the box, the guitar was immediately playable. Superb job on the fret ends.

Really good tones out of the '61 Zebra humbucker. It looks right and sounds great in this guitar. Articulate with a little bit of an edge.

I'm used to jumbo and med jumbo frets. These are certainly more vintage sized frets, and they are lower as well. Not sure why Gibson thought this feature was necessary. Low action?

G Force...I was thinking that I would replace it with a set of Grovers, but I'm reconsidering that now. With the push of a button, I can get into alternate tunings quickly and easily. Gets in tune. Stays in tune.

For me, an excellent value guitar. Really highly recommended. I can't think of a single thing I'd change apart from the height of the frets. Looking for a stripped down rock guitar? Try one out...

(0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Very solid.

By Youkron

from Rochester, MN

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Gibson 2015 Les Paul CM Electric Guitar:

    Really not a fan of the tuning. Really hope they get rid of that. Not a fan of the nut either. Really wish it had the standard Les Paul logo. Regardless this thing plays awesome.

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