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Gibson Custom Standard Historic 1958 Les Paul Reissue Electric Guitar

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In 1958, Gibson made one more change to the classic Les Paul Standard. By discontinuing the traditional gold finish and introducing the new sunburst ...Click To Read More About This Product

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The finest recreation possible of a vintage instrument.

In 1958, Gibson made one more change to the classic Les Paul Standard. By discontinuing the traditional gold finish and introducing the new sunburst effect, Gibson created what was to become the most collected guitar today – the “Sunburst” Standard. Through the 1950’s this guitar also received several enhancements including the humbucking pickup, tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece. Today that model has evolved a step further into the ContouR8. A Standard Historic 1958 Les Paul Standard, with a “contoured” heel / neck joint. It features historical appointments like the aniline dye, hide glue neck joint, and long neck tenon.

With the addition of the contoured heel you get easier access to the upper frets. Because of the way the neck heel and the portions of the body and neckjoint have been contoured you no longer experience the feeling of the heel making it easier to play lead and provide upper fret access.

The ContouR8 gives you all the legendary historical appointments of the Les Paul while also providing an unimpeded reach up the entire neck. The result is a perfect marriage between tradition and innovation. As a visual statement and a performing instrument, the ContouR8 has no rivals. Includes hardshell case.

FEATURES
Body
Body shape: Single cutaway
Body type: Solid body
Body material: Solid wood
Top wood: Figured Maple
Body wood: Non-weight relieved Mahogany
Body finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
Orientation: Right handed
Neck
Neck shape: '50s profile LP
Neck wood: Mahogany
Joint: Set-in
Scale length: 24.75"
Truss rod: Vintage, no tubing
Neck finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
Fretboard
Material: Solid Indian Rosewood
Radius: 12"
Fret size: Medium
Number of frets: 22
Inlays: Trapezoid
Nut width: 1.687" (42.8mm)
Pickups
Configuration: HH
Neck: CustomBucker
Middle: Not applicable
Bridge: CustomBucker
Brand: Gibson Custom
Active or passive pickups: Passive
Series or parallel: Not applicable
Piezo: No
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: None
Controls
Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2
Pickup switch: 3-way
Coil tap or split: No
Kill switch: No
Hardware
Bridge type: Fixed
Bridge design: ABR
Tailpiece: Stopbar
Tuning machines: Reissue green key
Color: Nickel
Other
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Contour heel
Case: Hardshell case
Accessories: Certificate of authenticity
Country of origin: United States

Let this '58 be your muse. Order today.

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