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Open-Box Gibson 2016 Les Paul Studio T Electric Guitar

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The 2016 Les Paul Studio T with Gold Hardware is ideal for the serious guitarist who wants a great performer, but needs to stay within budget. This y...Click To Read More About This Product

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(Open Box) Popular stripped-down LP in traditional style with gold hardware.

The 2016 Les Paul Studio T with Gold Hardware is ideal for the serious guitarist who wants a great performer, but needs to stay within budget. This year's model is available with a carved maple top over a weight-relieved mahogany body in a wide selection of cool colors, all in a thin, high-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish. The exclusive finishing process is labor intensive and isn't just about looks, but helps define this model's exceptional tone.

The neck features Gibson's traditional nut width that players love and a thicker, one-piece rosewood fingerboard that offers better feel and sustain. All Les Paul models this year come with a self-lubricating Graph Tech nut that helps in tuning and lets strings return to pitch following heavy string bending. Electronics feature Gibson' popular 490R and 498T humbuckers with alnico magnets for rich, singing tones in all positions.

Traditional manual tuners add a vintage vibe while providing smooth and efficient performance. Set up at the factory by experts, the 2016 Les Paul Studio T is ready for immediate action and comes in a traditional brown hardshell case.

Key features
Smooth, efficient performance and a vintage vibe
Original neck dimensions from the Les Paul that launched a thousand hits
Density for solid sustain, self-lubrication for accurate return-to-pitch - even with heavy string bending
The look and feel you know and love
The original Les Paul case style, now with enhanced protection
Combines legendary resonance and sustain with greater playing comfort
Alnico magnets give rich, singing tones in both the neck (490R) and hotter bridge (498T) positions
Traditional appearance and seminal sustain in a solid, one-piece design
Expert setup makes this handcrafted, American-made guitar ready for immediate action
Exclusive labor-intensive finishing process isn't just about look and feel, but superior tone

FEATURES
  • Tuners: Traditional manual tuners
  • Neck width: Traditional neck width of 1-11/16" at the nut
  • Nut: Graph Tech nut
  • Neck heel: Classic Les Paul neck heel
  • Case: Traditional brown hard shell case
  • Body: Carved maple top over mahogany with modern weight relief
  • Pickups: Gibson's popular 490R and 498T humbuckers
  • Fingerboard: Thicker rosewood fingerboard
  • Setup: Comprehensive, hand-finished expert setup
  • Finish: Thin high-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • Hardware: Gold

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Gibson2016 Les Paul Studio T Electric Guitar
 
4.6

(based on 8 reviews)

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83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (6)
  • Good feel (5)
  • Good pick up (5)
  • Good tone (5)
  • Solid electronics (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (6)
  • Practicing (5)
  • Recording (4)
  • Rock concerts (4)
  • Small venues (4)
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(3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Very pleased with this Les Paul. Playability, finish, great.

By Still Learnin

from Aiken, SC

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Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Fret Buzz

Best Uses

  • Anywhere a guitar is needed.
  • Jamming
  • Practicing

Comments about Gibson 2016 Les Paul Studio T Electric Guitar:

Nice addition to my Strat and Tele.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

it will remind you of an american muscle car...mean!

By friskybusiness

from kaneohe, HI

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Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Gibson 2016 Les Paul Studio T Electric Guitar:

    after receiving my "open box" les paul in the mail, i noticed the packaging was very well done. however, the guitar was in desperate need of a set up. also the frets were old looking almost stained. so after a truss rod adjustment, fret polishing, and fretboard oil, this guitar plays like the legendary les pauls that i've been lucky to play but reluctantly hand back to their respected owners. the brilliant red finish and chrome hardware looks mean!

    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Its a Gibson Les Paul what more do I need to say.

    By Raven8474

    from Tallahassee FL

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    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Gibson 2016 Les Paul Studio T Electric Guitar:

      I finally decided to go ahead and buy one. Now I'm wishing I had done it years ago. Plays well, sounds great, and looks awesome. If you don't have the cash to buy one save your money, do not settle for something less is all I can say.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Love the smell of vanilla in the morning!

      By Vic Nolo

      from Houston, Texas

      Comments about Gibson 2016 Les Paul Studio T Electric Guitar:

      Just took delivery of my 2016 Studio T in Pelham blue. This guitar is amazingly gorgeous, the creamy colors with the blue and gold knobs just make this guitar pop. It definitely reminds me something you would have seen in the 50's. It was pretty much setup perfectly right out of the case, only thing I had to do was some minor tuning of the strings. The neck profile is great and a pleasure to play on. My only complaint for this guitar would be the weight. I had a 2016 Faded Studio T and there is definitely a huge weight difference, my Faded Studio T weighed approximately 6.5lbs using the modern weight relief. The weight difference bothered me to the point that I put my new 2016 Studio T on a digital scale and sure enough it weighed 8lbs and a few ounces. Weighing in .20 ounces less than my 2003 Epiphone Les Paul Standard Plus. Feeling disappointed with this fact but again that is my only complaint.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Buy it....great guitar!!

      By GC

      from Edgewater, FL

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      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Gibson 2016 Les Paul Studio T Electric Guitar:

        I was very happy to get a Les Paul Studio again as I had to sell my old one about 8 years ago. I bought the Inverness Green model and it is absolutely beautiful and well worth the money. I have other guitars including an Epiphone Les Paul Black Beauty and a Gibson SG but there is no substitute for the tone and feel that one gets from a real Gibson Les Paul.

        (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        no i collect

        By david

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Gibson 2016 Les Paul Studio T Electric Guitar:

        loud great sound

         
        5.0

        An Outstanding Guitar

        By Art from the Responders

        from New york

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        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Gibson 2016 Les Paul Studio T Electric Guitar:

          I love this guitar. It will definitely be used in concert and recording events!

          (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Nice guitar, just not for me.

          By The Teacher

          from Boise, Idaho

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          Pros

          • Fun To Play

          Cons

          • Poor Pick Up

          Best Uses

          • Jamming

          Comments about Gibson 2016 Les Paul Studio T Electric Guitar:

          The Studio class guitar doesn't offer much in the way of eye candy.
          I've always been pulled to some flash in my guitars. For what it is advertised for
          It works but not for me.

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