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Gibson Custom Les Paul SG Custom Maestro  

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    Gibson Custom

    A crucial chapter in the LP legacy.

    A meticulous re-creation of a hallowed guitar, the Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul SG Standard Electric Guitar is back with historically accurate appointments including heel shape, holly peg veneer, tapered peghead, and vintage body shape and scarfing.



    Check the drop-down menu to the right to select colors and/or other options.

    Features

    • Beveled thin mahogany body
    • Mahogany neck
    • Neck binding
    • Gold hardware
    • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge with short Maestro tailpiece
    • 3 '57 Classics pickups
    • Controls: 2 volume, 2 tone, 3-way switch
    • Bound ebony fingerboard with pearloid trapezoid inlays

    Get your hands on this convincing replica now!

     
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    Gibson CustomLes Paul SG Custom Maestro
     
    4.7

    (based on 19 reviews)

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    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    WOW.

    Solid gold sound. I love this guitar!Tony Iommi from Black Sabbath and Glen Buxton from the Alice Cooper group were very tasteful in their choice. I run Mine through a Maestro Fuzztone,...Read complete review

    Solid gold sound. I love this guitar!Tony Iommi from Black Sabbath and Glen Buxton from the Alice Cooper group were very tasteful in their choice. I run Mine through a Maestro Fuzztone, Echoplex and into a Fender Bandmaster Reverb, It sounds like... Well, it is just simply not describable. It's too great.So, ask Yourself if You're worthy of this guitar, and if so, join the rock legends that made the Gibson Les Paul SG custom their weapon of choice. Buy one!Another note: I also own a Fender Highway One Tele, The Tele is more suitable for surf rock, and most blues tunes, so they have two completely different sounds. Do some research as to what tone You want, because the SG doesn't cover the whole spectrum. I reccomend the Telecaster for Your single-coil needs, but, if You're just after the Rock tone, By all means, this is the perfect guitar.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    2nd Horrible experience

    I waited 2 months for this 'custom shop' guitar, spent a lot of hard earned money for it, you know how it came to me? with a bunch of chips 1 through...Read complete review

    I waited 2 months for this 'custom shop' guitar, spent a lot of hard earned money for it, you know how it came to me? with a bunch of chips 1 through the finish. The maestro was twisted around so that it put pressure on and thus cracked one of the tome knobs. The guitar would look beatiful if it came how it was supposed to, which should have been perfect for this price. Musiciansfriend blamed the custom shop because they said they deliver it factry sealed, and Gibson told me it wouldn't have left the shop in that condition. I would normally blame this on bad shipping, but I ordered an SG Standard from Musicians friend 2 months before this and it came SEVERELY scratched up, I returned it and had to wait until they had it in stock to replace it, not to mention the countless hours on the phone with customer service and carrying the boxes to fedex. I didn't get this SG Les Paul replaced this time, and they didn't even offer me a discount on any other products I requested even though I've done so much $$$$ business with them over time. I returned it for a refund and told them I'd never do business with them again. I went down to Rudy's Guitar shop in Manhattan and looked at the guitar (which was flawless) and bought it the old fashioned way. Where's the quality control and where's the customer service???

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Best Guitar ever

    By Zach Thomas

    from Milton GA

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Gets out of tune easy

    Best Uses

    • Any And Everything
    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • Rocking Out Hard
    • School Bands
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Gibson Custom Les Paul SG Custom Maestro:

    This is by far the best guitar I have ever played and owned. I have played guitars that are triple the price and they don't compare. I thought I was going to have to set it up when I got it, but right out of the box it was perfect. It's balanced and comfortable to play standing up. The Gibson pick ups have an amazing sound and they really make this guitar perfect for every genre you can think of. I haven't played any of my other electrics since I got this one. The only bad thing that's not even worth mentioning is it gets out of tune easy but that's only if you try to dive bomb with the maestro which isn't made for that, its made for more of a gentle vibrato effect which is awesome for solos. If you don't like that than get the version with the stop bar and don't worry about it. All in all, it's a flawless guitar that I will play for the rest of my life.

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    (2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    i would buy it if it didnt cost a freaken fortune!

    By PerlmanLegend992

    from Brooklyn, NY

    Comments about Gibson Custom Les Paul SG Custom Maestro:

    i always loved SGs eversince ive played guitar. and this baby is absolutely my dream axe and always will be. i tried this once and the sound absolutely stunned me. Amazing guitar but a little too expensive.

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    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    WOW.

    By Telecastre

    from Illinois, Springfield region

    Comments about Gibson Custom Les Paul SG Custom Maestro:

    Solid gold sound. I love this guitar!Tony Iommi from Black Sabbath and Glen Buxton from the Alice Cooper group were very tasteful in their choice. I run Mine through a Maestro Fuzztone, Echoplex and into a Fender Bandmaster Reverb, It sounds like... Well, it is just simply not describable. It's too great.So, ask Yourself if You're worthy of this guitar, and if so, join the rock legends that made the Gibson Les Paul SG custom their weapon of choice. Buy one!Another note: I also own a Fender Highway One Tele, The Tele is more suitable for surf rock, and most blues tunes, so they have two completely different sounds. Do some research as to what tone You want, because the SG doesn't cover the whole spectrum. I reccomend the Telecaster for Your single-coil needs, but, if You're just after the Rock tone, By all means, this is the perfect guitar.

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    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Review

    By musicforlife-LXUbf

    from California

    Comments about Gibson Custom Les Paul SG Custom Maestro:

    The Maestro just needs Graphitall (GHS)guitar lube. It's known as "the professional secret". Apply the grease anywhere the strings touch metal so they don't bind. You'll be amazed how well the Maestro takes to it. I was happy and relieved. This is the ultimate guitar thanx to the lube

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    (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

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    By gibsongetter

    from west virginia

    Comments about Gibson Custom Les Paul SG Custom Maestro:

    if you dont recignize this guitar then you probibly dont like early black sabbath in both iron man and paranoid vidios he uses this axe if sounds as good as his buy it NOW!!!!!!!!

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Good Lord!

    By Stephen Ramsden

    from Atlanta, GA

    Comments about Gibson Custom Les Paul SG Custom Maestro:

    This is the finest Gibson I have ever touched or played Hands Down (and while your at it, throw your wallet down too and say goodbye). Worth every Penny

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Review

    By linky902

    from Central Cal

    Comments about Gibson Custom Les Paul SG Custom Maestro:

    I handled one at a shop. Not quite the same as my SG Custom Deluxe. Pickup mountings in mine are individual. Neck was appreciable different - just fine but not as finely detailed as mine. (Breathe on mine and its grounded). Sounded fine to me . I long ago ditched my Maestro - never stayed in tune but now hardtail solid.

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    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Adrien

    By Phaxanation

    from California

    Comments about Gibson Custom Les Paul SG Custom Maestro:

    This is a beautiful guitar. I've played it only once at my local music store and it was one of the most amazing guitars to have ever been in my hands. I mostly play blues or rock, and if you're into that type of stuff, Dan of the Black Keys also uses this very guitar.Anywho, I would reccommend it to anyone. It's a great guitar. Of course it's expensive, but it's not just because of the Gibson name slapped on. This is one hell of a quality guitar.

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    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Sweeeeeeeeet!!!

    By Anonymous

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Gibson Custom Les Paul SG Custom Maestro:

    For a long time i've been an SG fan and once i heard Hendrix used one, i just HAD to have it.The versitility of the 3 pickups and maestro? Sweet. I WOULD get it but i can't affored it. Advice for people who can affored it: BUY, BUY, BUY!!!!!

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    (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Sg review

    By Anonymous

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Gibson Custom Les Paul SG Custom Maestro:

    I think this guitar is GREAT! I have never played it, but I have hered Tony Iommi use it in Iron Man, and I believe that Angus Young used it, too. Who wouldn't love this guitar.

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