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Gibson Custom 1957 Les Paul Custom 2-Pickup VOS Electric Guitar  

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    The hottest thing happening in 1957.

    The Les Paul Custom VOS re-creates the Les Paul Custom as it was at a pivotal moment in its history—the year when the PAF humbuckers became standard issue. These remarkable new pickups gave the Les Paul a thicker sound that was at the time especially unique.

    Like all VOS (Vintage Original Spec) Series instruments, the 1957 Les Paul Custom VOS is handcrafted for comfort and playability in the Gibson Custom Shop. The construction, neck profile, hardware, and electronics are period accurate, and a special nitrocellulose finish treatment gives it the patina of a gently aged vintage guitar. Includes Gibson Custom Shop case and a certificate of authenticity.

    Features

    • Carved mahogany top
    • Solid, non-weight relieved mahogany back
    • Multi-ply white/black binding on top and back
    • Ebony finish
    • Gold hardware
    • ABR-1 bridge and stopbar tailpiece
    • 1-piece mahogany neck with long tenon
    • 22-fret rosewood finger board
    • Pearl block inlays
    • Single-ply white binding
    • Early '50s rounded neck profile
    • 24-3/4" scale
    • 1-11/16 nut width
    • Holly headstock veneer
    • Vintage tulip tuners
    • BurstBucker pickups s
    • CTS pots and bumble bee capacitors
    • 2 volume, 2 tone, 3-way selector

    A historic instrument lovingly handcrafted to the original specs. Make it yours today.

     
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    Gibson Custom1957 Les Paul Custom 2-Pickup VOS Electric Guitar
     
    4.6

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    5.0

    '57 RI Les Paul Custom

    By JohnnyCrash

    from California

    Comments about Gibson Custom 1957 Les Paul Custom 2-Pickup VOS Electric Guitar:

    I got my '57 reissue a few years ago and it is one of my favorite guitars. The neck is nice and meaty, the pickups warm but still clear and bright, and the worksmanship is great. In 20 years my guitar will still hold it's value, but I will never sell it anyway.

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    5.0

    A Guitar for a God

    By Craig V

    from New York, NY

    Comments about Gibson Custom 1957 Les Paul Custom 2-Pickup VOS Electric Guitar:

    Wow. Let me tell you. My dad had the original 57

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    5.0

    I just got mine for Christmas

    By Guitarman49

    from San Bernardino Mountains

    Comments about Gibson Custom 1957 Les Paul Custom 2-Pickup VOS Electric Guitar:

    I've always wanted a Les Paul.My wife found one and bought it for me for Christmas.I fell in love with it almost immediatly.I had no idea that it was a 57 reissue.What a beautiful playing guitar.I went out and bought a Fender Hot Rod Deville 4/10.I love the clean tone it makes.My Gibson sounds better than any guitar I've ever had.

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    3.0

    VOS 57 paul Custom 2 Pickups

    By Mikestrat

    from Milwaukee

    Comments about Gibson Custom 1957 Les Paul Custom 2-Pickup VOS Electric Guitar:

    I did not expect the finish, but it sounds loud and best through a Marshall. It needs power to make it worth the money. Next to the best strats made, I have two ash American's with S1, it reaches an overdrive sound with less power, but for recording use an amp and mic. Then you hear the power in the great pickups with genuine overdrive.

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    5.0

    the best guitar ever

    Comments about Gibson Custom 1957 Les Paul Custom 2-Pickup VOS Electric Guitar:

    This is definitely the best guitar I have played. In fact, I'm sure this will be the best guitar ANYONE have ever played!!Everything on this guitar is AMAZING!!!The action is perfect (if not, you could always adjust it), the tone is very warm, the sound is AMAZING!It may be pretty costly, but it is worth every penny that you pay for!

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