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Gibson 2017 Les Paul Custom Studio Electric Guitar

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Les Paul Custom Studio is a vintage-modern Les Paul made in the USA. The new S Series Les Paul Custom Studio showcases American craftsmanship that is...Click To Read More About This Product

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A beautiful, American-made carved-top Les Paul at an incredible value.

Les Paul Custom Studio is a vintage-modern Les Paul made in the USA. The new S Series Les Paul Custom Studio showcases American craftsmanship that is second to none featuring superior quality, tone and playability, and the iconic carved-top Les Paul design. The Les Paul Custom Studio features a nitrocellulose finish, with Gibson's new nitro stain on both body and neck for an absolutely gorgeous vintage look. It has a set neck, naturally, made of one piece of solid maple, with a slim-taper profile, topped with a genuine one-piece rosewood fingerboard. The body is crafted from swamp ash with 9-hole weight relief for superb playing comfort and enhanced resonance, and the guitar is loaded with completely new, modern, made-in-USA, Double Slugs Alnico 5 Rhythm DS-A5 and Lead DS-A5+ humbuckers to deliver the absolute best value out there and amazing quality, tone and playability.

FEATURES
Body
  • Body shape: Les Paul
  • Body type: Solid Body
  • Body material: Swamp Ash
  • Top wood: Swamp Ash
  • Body wood: Swamp Ash
  • Body finish: Worn Ebony
  • Orientation: Right Hand
Neck
  • Neck shape: Slim Taper
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Set Neck
  • Scale length: 24.75
  • Truss rod: Single Action
  • Neck finish: Worn Ebony
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: Slim Taper
  • Fret size: Medium
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width: 1.695"
Pickups
  • Configuration: Dual Humbuckers
  • Neck: Made in USA double slugs DS-A5 Rhythm
  • Middle: N/A
  • Bridge: Made in USA double slugs DS-A5+ Lead
  • Brand:
  • Active or passive: Passive
  • Series or parallel:
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: None
Controls
  • Control layout: 1 tone, 1 volume
  • Pickup switch: 3-way switch
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: ABR Style bridge
  • Bridge design:
  • Tailpiece: Stop Bar
  • Tuning machines: Mini-buttons
  • Color: Chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Special features:
  • Case: Gigbag
  • Accessories: Owners Manual, Truss Rod Wrench
  • Country of origin: USA

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Gibson2017 Les Paul Custom Studio Electric Guitar
 
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3.0

Respectable, but Not Magical

By Z

from Chicago

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cutaway Palm-Relief at 22nd Fret is GENIUS!!!
  • Double Slug pickups are dynamic & sensitive!!

Cons

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      Comments about Gibson 2017 Les Paul Custom Studio Electric Guitar:

      Overall, this was a great guitar, but it just didn't win me over. When I pulled it out of its gig-bag, the first thing that struck me was that the headstock seemed disproportionally small. My friend emphasized how this was an 'improvement' that keeps the strings on a straighter path to the tuning pegs, but for me it felt like a 'value-engineered' shortcut to save wood. Maybe if Gibson lengthened the headstock to compensate for narrowing the size, it would feel better proportioned? I LOVE the cutaway 'Palm-Relief' scooped from the back of the body (where the neck joins.) It's pure GENIUS!! Every Les Paul should get this treatment! It gives way better access to those high notes!! I also liked the new Double Slug pickups! Great sensitivity! Really dynamic sound! The body weight felt heavier than I expected. This seemed almost as heavy as a standard Les Paul, and I was really hoping it would be lighter based on its specs.

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      5.0

      Love this guitar

      By RM

      from Austin, TX

      Comments about Gibson 2017 Les Paul Custom Studio Electric Guitar:

      Super light, great tone, incredibly beautiful. Super smooth neck, very playable. Haven't pick up anything else since I purchased it.

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      • No

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