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      Epiphone Limited Edition 1956 Les Paul Electric Guitar (518320)
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Epiphone re-creates a Gibson classic.

The Epiphone Limited Edition 1956 Les Paul Electric Guitar recreates an early Gibson classic with all the looks, sound, and feel that made it one of the most loved guitars ever. Armed with dual Alnico V P-90 single-coil pickups and a mahogany body and top, the guitar's LockTone Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece add more sustain and make string changing a breeze. The LTD Edition 1956 Les Paul guitar will charm you the minute you start to play. Limited lifetime warranty.

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Epiphone Limited Edition 1956 Les Paul Electric Guitar Features:

  • Mahogany body and top
    Mahogany neck (24-3/4" scale)
    Rosewood fingerboard with trapezoidal inlays
    Body and neck binding
    2 Alnico V P-90 single-coil pickups
    LockTone Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece for more sustain and easier string changing
    Chrome hardware




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  • On par what to expect for the price

    As reviewed by Doug on 11/11/2010

    Looks, feels and plays great. for the money you cant beat it. So far im happy with my purchase. Btw.. the action was a little high from the factory and the strings were not the best. I suggest paying the extra dough to get the guitar setup up properly with good strings.

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  • PLAY FIRST, Then Decide to Buy

    As reviewed by TJ on 5/2/2011

    Good guitar for the most part. I'm sure the experienced, discerning player would say the P90's don't measure up to Gibson's, but I thought the tone from this guitar is good enough. To cut to the chase, I don't have anything negative to say about the sound or playability. JUST REMEMBER, it's an Epiphone, which means that 1 out of 3 or maybe 2 of 5 will have some kind of issue(s). I've had some with faulty switches; others with unstable bridges; the 56' Gold top that I had seemed to have neck irregularities that gave a muted sound when playing strings on 5th fret. Truss rod adjustments could not solve the problem without compromising intonation, or raising the action to almost an unplayable level. That said, I think it's a very good guitar to get for the money; I would say there are none for this price that are significantly better.

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  • great guitar, caution before you buy it

    As reviewed by Peter Wellman on 8/11/2011

    This is a great guitar, however if youre a metal head and youre looking for something that screams, stay away. What this guitar is meant for is light distortion or clean. The reason for this is p-90s produce a ton of feedback with distortion turned up. I would recommend this guitar for someone looking to play jazz, punk, or classic rock.

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