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Epiphone Les Paul Custom PRO Left Handed Electric Guitar Ebony

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The king of solid body guitars, the Les Paul Custom made its debut in 1954 after the initial success of the Les Paul Goldtop. Les Paul himself suggested black as a great color for a new Les Paul becau... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

The king of solid body guitars, the Les Paul Custom made its debut in 1954 after the initial success of the Les Paul Goldtop. Les Paul himself suggested black as a great color for a new Les Paul because it looked "classy" and went well with a tuxedo on stage. Now with its ebony or antique white finish, the Les Paul Custom has often been referred to as the "tuxedo" Les Paul. And with its gold appointments, fully bound body, neck and headstock and mother-of-pearl inlays, we think you'll agree that the Epiphone Les Paul Custom is "dressed to kill". Now featuring ProBucker 2 and ProBucker 3 humbucking pickups with coil-split, gold hardware, multi-binding on body (top and back), neck and headstock as well as split-diamond mother-of-pearl headstock and fretboard inlays, it's as gorgeous as it is deadly.

Case sold seperately.

FEATURES

Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Maple Veneer
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Left handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: SlimTaper D
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Satin
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Pearl block
  • Nut width: 1.68" (42.67mm)
Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: ProBucker 2
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: ProBucker 3
  • Brand: Epiphone
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: Push/pull phase series switch, Push-pull coil splitting 
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Coil tap or split: Coil split
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Tune-o-matic
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Tuning machines: Grover
  • Color: Gold
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Pickups
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: China
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EpiphoneLes Paul Custom PRO Left Handed Electric Guitar
 
4.6

(based on 7 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (4)
  • Good feel (4)
  • Good tone (4)
  • Solid electronics (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (3)
  • Practicing (3)
  • Recording (3)
  • School bands (3)
  • Small venues (3)

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5.0

Best guitar I've had

By FERNANDO MARTINEZ

from Chihuahua/Mexico

Comments about Epiphone Les Paul Custom PRO Left Handed Electric Guitar:

Being lefty has been an obstacle as a guitarist my whole life so I decided to switch to left-handed and do it with style. Fell in love the moment I saw this guitar and saved to buy it. Best decision as a musician ever. It sounds deep, clean and beautiful, both metal and rock come out of it in a way I didn't know I could accomplish. Every note sustains for a long time and chords are rich. Its a bit heavy but not as heavy as others I've carried, makes me feel like I'm holding a real guitar. The pickups are really nice too, the only downside is it needs to be cleaned constantly. This is a really good quality guitar, if you're into les paul sound you can't go wrong with this one. It also has really nice colors and finish! Totally love the "custom" label, everyone compliments it.

(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

amazing guitar.

By dan

from akron ohio

Comments about Epiphone Les Paul Custom PRO Left Handed Electric Guitar:

if you are looking for a affordable les paul, this is the one to get, it has great sound quality and appears to be buit well. with the coil tapping feature you can really make this sound like a totally different type of guitar. it can go from classic fat les paul sound to that glassy smooth stratocaster like sound. I like this guitar better than I like my Gibson les paul studio or my other epiphone les paul one interesting thing is the phase switching, when using both pickups you can make so they are in or out of phase with each other. I do not care for the phase switching but its there if I ever want to use it, I just dont think it sounds good out of phase. the coil tapping sure is nice though. I hate black guitars but it is such a excellent guitar I can deal with it. your probably not ever going to find a better les paul for this kind of money, heck you might not even find a better les paul if you spend a good deal more.

 
4.0

Great product, especially for the price.

By Zeniwow

from Des moines, IA

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Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Epiphone Les Paul Custom PRO Left Handed Electric Guitar:

    I use this for practice and jamming mostly. The only issue i have found with it is that the dials don't really change the sound uniformaly. It's not as bad as it either being on or off, but its not as smooth of a transition as i would have liked. But the rest of the equipment is amazing.

     
    5.0

    The Custom Pro is a BEAST!!!

    By Swiftus Funkellwerk

    from Detroit, MI

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Grover Tuners
    • Rocks Out!
    • Slim Neck
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

    • NONE!

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • School Bands
    • Small Venues
    • Stadium Gigs
    • Suit Jacket or Grunge Apparel

    Comments about Epiphone Les Paul Custom PRO Left Handed Electric Guitar:

    ***I own a right handed Custom Pro and ITS A BEAST!!!***

    *The tone and feel is the first thing and its a Ball and Glove Fit for me.

    *You can hear the night and day differences as you switch between the buckers with the toggle switch and the coil tapping and phase switch!

    *The ProBucker Pickups are REALLY underrated by the High end Cork Sniffers as I've read in reviews and in other LesPaul forums. These Buckers REALLY have a Awesome Chunky Punch when set to the rhythm and a Beautiful bright tone when set to the treble setting.

    I would put this guitar up against ANY 4 to 5 digit price Gibson OR Heritage because you get a HEAVY AMOUNT of Bang 4 Your Buck with this guitar sound and quality wise!

    THIS guitar is suitable for ALL and ANY uses and I would HIGHLY recommend it to those who are ready to ROCK OUT AND to those who wanna Price/Quality Compare!

     
    4.0

    Almost a real Gibson

    By Vince

    from Livonia MI

    About Me Professional Musician

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    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Epiphone Les Paul Custom PRO Left Handed Electric Guitar:

      Plays, feels and almost sounds as good as as a real deal Gibson. I have an Epiphone LP Standard that I fell in love with so I got this one and once again, I wasn't disappointed. Such an incredible guitar for the money. If you want a well built guitar that feels and sounds great but don't want to spend Gibson money, get this and I guarantee you'll be happy.

       
      5.0

      I just might buy another one just for the heck of it.

      By Hayes

      from undisclosed

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      Comments about Epiphone Les Paul Custom PRO Left Handed Electric Guitar:

      Being left-hand I've spent big bucks for a Srat and a Guild back in the 70's. But when I saw this, had to have it...and it is Really Beautiful too! The quality & appearance is equal if not far superior to the LH Gibson. Smooth frets, amazing pick-ups, no flays in the finish.

       
      4.0

      A Little More Money, A Little More Quality

      By JoeP

      from Pacific Northwest

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      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Epiphone Les Paul Custom PRO Left Handed Electric Guitar:

          OK, you're left-handed, you're on the GC page, and you're looking at Epi LPs -- all in the low-mid price range. At this time of writing, there's the cheapest, the plus, and this the Pro. Not surprisingly for lefty models, black rules the color palette at either extreme, though the Plus has a nice flamed burst. If you don't want black, that's your choice [or of course some other brand entirely].

          I'm not going to comment on whether it arrived in tune or if I liked the string action, because those things are really irrelevant to the instrument itself. I have other electric guitars, so I was mainly interested in what this guitar's unique qualities were & why this model was worth buying over the cheaper model. And the answer is mainly in the ProBucker pickups.

          There are other qualities too: I expect the pots & switches are a grade better, and the gold hardware suggests higher quality before you even hear it. The ProBucker pickups have a nice warmth, and the neck plays pretty well.

          While I was interested in the additional electronics, I don't know if I'll actually use them -- my stock Mexi Strat has a richer single-coil sound -- but perhaps I'll find some use for them. The fact that older versions of this guitar don't have coil-splitting or phase-switching shows you that it's not really an essential part of this guitar's value.

          Now for the looks: well, all black really does go everywhere: church, club, stage. It's kinda nice to remember that this is what Les Paul himself chose.

          The weight: I previously owned an SG [6 lbs vs 10 for this], but that didn't keep my shoulder from aching after three hours of playing. So lighter weight isn't as important as a good strap. The Epi LP's weight is part of what makes it feels solid, in every sense of the word.

          Bottom line: IMO this guitar is the point of max value for the buck. Worth saving up a little longer for.

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