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Gibson 2017 Les Paul Classic Plus Electric Guitar
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This Gibson 2017 Les Paul Classic Plus Electric Guitar comes in an exclusive finish. Crafted from premium tonewoods, the Les Paul Classic Plus c...Click To Read More About This Product
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An upgraded top and an exclusive finish.
This Gibson 2017 Les Paul Classic Plus Electric Guitar comes in an exclusive finish. Crafted from premium tonewoods, the Les Paul Classic Plus carries a highly figured Grade-AA maple top, which looks absolutely stunning beneath this exclusive high-gloss, hand-sprayed nitrocellulose lacquer. Classic Les Paul Standard appointments such as acrylic trapezoid fingerboard inlays and cream body and neck binding are accompanied by a deceptively powerful pair of humbucking pickups mounted “open-coil” for a modified look that sits great with the guitar’s lack of pickguard, which also serves to show off the Les Paul Classic Plus’s gorgeous wood. And, to top it all off, players will appreciate its comfortable SlimTaper neck profile.
As with the best Les Pauls crafted since the early ’50s, the Les Paul Classic Plus starts with the legendary tonewood pairing of a solid carved Grade-AA maple top glued to a Grade-A mahogany body. Marrying maple’s clarity and definition to mahogany’s richness and depth produces a tonal complexity that no single-wood guitar has ever matched. Its resonance and sustain are only further enhanced by the deep-set quarter-sawn mahogany neck with 17-degree back-angled headstock. Optimum playability is ensured by the SlimTaper neck profile and a 12-inch fingerboard radius for choke-free string bending. The guitar’s 22-fret fingerboard is made from rosewood that offers a clear tone and extreme durability.
To pump up all this tonal goodness to the max, Gibson loads the Les Paul Classic Plus with a pair of Zebra '57 Classic and Classic Plus humbucking pickups. A pairing of Tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece ensures solid sustain and accurate intonation, while a set of Grover locking looks great and makes tune-up a breeze.
Each guitar comes protected in a hardshell case with plush lining, includes an owner’s manual and adjustment literature.
Body shape: Single cutaway
Body type: Solid body
Body material: Solid wood
Top wood: AA Figured Maple
Body wood: Mahogany
Body finish: High gloss Nitrocellulose
Orientation: Right handed
Neck shape: SlimTaper
Neck wood: Mahogany
Scale length: 24.75 in.
Truss rod: Standard
Neck finish: Gloss
Radius: 12 in.
Fret size: Medium jumbo
Number of frets: 22
Nut width: 1.69 in. (43 mm)
Neck: Zebra '57 Classic
Middle: Not applicable
Bridge: Zebra '57 Classic Plus
Active or passive pickups: Passive
Series or parallel: Not applicable
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: Hand-wired with orange drop capacitors.
Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2
Pickup switch: 3-way
Coil tap or split: No
Kill switch: No
Bridge type: Fixed
Bridge design: Tune-o-matic
Tuning machines: Grover Locking Kidneys
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Electronics, Exclusive finish
Case: Hardshell case
Accessories: Owner's manual, Truss rod wrench
Country of origin: United States
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