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Epiphone Limited Edition Les Paul Custom PRO Electric Guitar Silver Burst

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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 originally suggested black as a great color for a new Les... Click To Read More About This Product

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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 originally suggested black as a great color for a new Les Paul because it looked "classy" and went well with a tuxedo on stage. Now, you can own this Les Paul Custom in a limited edition Silverburst finish. And with its chrome appointments, fully bound body, neck and headstock and mother-of-pearl inlays, we think you'll still agree that the Limited Edition Epiphone Les Paul Custom is "dressed to kill." Now featuring ProBucker 2 and ProBucker 3 humbucking pickups, chrome hardware, multi-binding on body (top and back), neck and headstock as well as split-diamond mother-of-pearl headstock and block fretboard inlays, it's as gorgeous as it is deadly. Case sold separately.

Features Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Carved Maple
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck
  • Neck shape: SlimTaper
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: 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 volume controls
  • 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: Chrome
  • Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Pickups
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: China
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  • Expedited repair
  • Free shipping (for returns or repairs)
  • 100% coverage for commercial use
  • Extended return period
  • Extended price protection
  • No lemon guarantee
  • Free transfer of coverage to a new owner
  • Repair costs covered for up to three years from date of purchase
  • Repair authorization-toll-free by phone or via the web
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EpiphoneLimited Edition Les Paul Custom PRO Electric Guitar
 
4.6

(based on 58 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (43)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (34)
  • Good feel (34)
  • Good tone (32)
  • Good pick up (30)
  • Solid electronics (29)

Cons

  • Craftsmanship (3)
  • Fret buzz (3)

Best Uses

  • Jamming (32)
  • Practicing (32)
  • Small venues (22)
  • Recording (21)
  • Rock concerts (18)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (24), Novice (9), Professional musician (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Better Than The Real Deal

I use to own a Gibson LP Custom in silver burst when they first came out. I loved the sound but the quality in workmanship was something else. I'll be polite and leave it...Read complete review

I use to own a Gibson LP Custom in silver burst when they first came out. I loved the sound but the quality in workmanship was something else. I'll be polite and leave it at that. Needless to say I swore off Gibson and never wanted to go back. Ever since then I pretty much have been a Fender Strat man for many years. Giving credit where credit is due, there is just something about the LP sound you can't get with anything else, so I thought. I went to GC expecting to pay nearly 5 thousand dollars to buy one that was claimed to be like, or even better, than my old one. There was no comparison. The new one didn't have the feel or sound of my old one, or any other LP for that matter. About ready to leave the salesman asked me to try this Epiphone LP in silver burst. I laughed, but thought what the heck, I was already there. When he handed me the guitar it totally blew me away in appearance. When I sat down to play it, that was the exact sound I looking for, plus more. I would have bought it on the spot but it was pretty heavily demoed. With them not having a new one in the box I went home and ordered one online. This is not something I would normally do with a guitar, but they said if it's not to my satisfaction in any way, I could return it to the store or send it back. Upon its arrival, I was amazed at how well it was packed. It was triple boxed and had padding all around it. I was again blown away by its looks, it's beautiful! The neck was perfectly straight, it was in tune, the intonation was spot on and there was no fret buzz what so ever. The only adjustment I made was to change out the strings. I have yet to find a new guitar I have not had to do this to. Other than that, it was ready to play right out of the box. For those looking for a Gibson LP, check out the Epiphone too and make the comparison. After all, they are a sister company to Gibson and they are a great guitar at literally a fraction of the price. I have no regrets and feel I made the right choice.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Roll the dice with this one

This is for SKU - H79044000001000 (Silverburst)

This guitar got very positive reviews and I have a Gibson LP Studio in Silverburst so I thought I'd give the Epi a try...Read complete review

This is for SKU - H79044000001000 (Silverburst)

This guitar got very positive reviews and I have a Gibson LP Studio in Silverburst so I thought I'd give the Epi a try to see the differences.

Night and day on this one - buy the Gibson. Someone in Epiphone's quality control department is sleeping.

The finish is very good and there don't seem to be any nicks or dings like others have mentioned. However, I've got fret buzz all over the place and the neck isn't straight. I'm guessing someone adjusted the truss rod in an attempt to get rid of the buzz. FAIL. In addtion I get a little noise from the strings and I'm guessing it's because of the massivly deep slots in the nut. No reason for them to be THIS deep. To top it off the knobs sit very high up on the pots. They all sit pretty high off the guitar (you can easily see the nut and threads on the pots). But on in particluar looks like it is on the very tip of the pot. It looks like you have it pulled up for the coil splitting when you actually don't. Epic fail on quality control here.

I recently purchased an Epi LP Special for a fraction of the cost of this one, but the Special's neck feels great to play. This one does not.

The pick ups on this guitar are ok, but no where close to the Gibson.

I'll take this one to a luthier to get the issues resolved and a new nut (likely new pickups too) and I'm sure it will be great. But for this kind of money, my first upgrade shouldn't be spending a decent amount of cash to get factory problems corrected.

Roll the dice. I have purchased some really great guitars from Epiphone in the last few years, but it seems like a crapshoot as far as a "good one" or a "bad one".

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5.0

Excellent quality for the price.

By RJ

from Norfolk, Va

About Me Experienced

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition Les Paul Custom PRO Electric Guitar:

      So, I wanted a LP. I went to guitar center and played ALL of them. Sure the Gibson LP sounded a little better, just not $1500+ better. Great sound and great feel. It is a beautiful guitar I get compliments about the appearance by nearly everyone that sees it. If you want a LP without breaking the bank this is an excellent choice. Popped some 10-52s in it, put my Schecter on a stand and just play this thing non-stop.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Would buy again.

      By Pete

      from Maine

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Pick Up
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Recording
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition Les Paul Custom PRO Electric Guitar:

        Great guitar and value for a great price.

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Worth every penny - Best bang for the buck!

        By Gitter

        from North Plains, Oregon

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition Les Paul Custom PRO Electric Guitar:

            Dollar for Dollar,.. 'easily' a better value than any of the entry level $8-900 Gibson's hanging above it that I was originally looking to buy. The Gibson's all had jagged frets sticking out - felt horrible! Fret board was not properly lined up with the neck where it joined the body or even trimmed to fit. Gritty frets. Cut cost with a really 'cheap' satin finish - which only seemed to be a description not an actual finish at all. Then there's this Epiphone Limited Edition Custom Pro Silverburst, it's gorgeous and quality made! Great tone, no flaws at all and I have looked with great scrutiny. It's worth mentioning that it's one of the most well done faded edge paint jobs in this silver burst that I've seen in a while. No variation or airbrush inconsistencies at all! I've seen these before & just never gave them a second look until I saw it in person and held it close enough to really appreciate it. I've heard people say that before, but figured it was bull,... it's not. Smooth pots. Tuners feel like a better quality than listed. The wood was very well sanded. The coating was fluid and beautifully glassy. Very resonate neck to body, a nice solid feel / weight with the sustain and tone dept we all expect form a Les Paul. Like most guitars we upgrade them and customize along the way where we can. If you're looking for a guitar that sounds and looks great NOW and you won't be in a hurry to upgrade or feel disappointed until you do, then here it is. I could go on and talk about it's tone and versatility - which is has - but someone else will do that. If you think it sounds muddy or so/so. Then you should look into buying a good amp. Go look for yourself. I'm not saying it's the best in the world. I'm saying it's shockingly well made for it's price range. A quality guitar that sounds great and is 'dollar for dollar' an incredibly good value. Epi's giving Gibson a good run for their money here. Good job guys!

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Long Wait But Finally Got it

            By SSutto

            from Laurel Maryland

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing
              • Recording

              Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition Les Paul Custom PRO Electric Guitar:

              I had been looking at the guitar for almost 3 years when I first saw in at Guitar Center in MD. I was trying to decide on either the LP Black Beauty of the LP Limited Edition Custom Pro Silver Burst. I played both for several hours at G.C. and just could not resist the LP Silver Burst. I bought it a few weeks ago and have been playing it for hours each night since it was purchased. The fit and finish are beautiful and the pictures don't do it justice. The sounds and tones that can be had out of the Pro Humbucker pickups are incredible and just what I was looking for. The frets and fret boat are smooth and clean with no rough edges, the set up is almost perfect right off the shelf with only a couple of adjustments for action that I will take care of later. I also like how it stays in tune even after aggressive playing and with lots of string bending, only a minor adjustment has been required after a couple evenings of enjoyable playing. I played guitar back in my teen years thru my mid twenties then I stopped and sold all my equipment and have just started back playing again about three (3) years ago. I am in my early sixties so I grew up on Rock-Roll / R&B and Metal so this guitar totally fits the bill because it can reproduce all the sounds I enjoyed back in youth. I am glad I was finally able to picked up this guitar after wanting one for years.

              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Absolutely in love

              By MAD MAC

              from NJ

              About Me Novice

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Jamming
                • Practicing
                • Recording
                • Rock Concerts

                Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition Les Paul Custom PRO Electric Guitar:

                I bought this guitar used from my local Guitar Center. I always wanted a Gibson Les Paul Custom in a silverburst finish, but could never afford one. I saw this Epiphone on the rack and grabbed it immediately. It sounds awesome, though I might switch out the pickups for something with more low-end. All in all best guitar I've ever owned.

                (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Quality Guitar for the Price

                By Jak

                from des moines, IA

                About Me Novice

                Pros

                • Fun To Play
                • Good Pick Up
                • Good Tone

                Cons

                • Heavy

                Best Uses

                • Jamming
                • Rock Concerts
                • Small Venues

                Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition Les Paul Custom PRO Electric Guitar:

                Bought this guitar a few months ago and have had no problems with it. Quality, Chinese made guitar with excellent sound. Epiphone could charge a another $50 for this guitar and it would still be worth it. It is a beauty to both listen to and look at.

                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Long Time Wanting

                By SSutton

                from Laurel MD

                About Me Experienced

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Jamming
                  • Practicing
                  • Small Venues

                  Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition Les Paul Custom PRO Electric Guitar:

                  Had been looking at the LP Black Beauty and the Limited Edition LP custom pro silver burst for almost two years. I would pick up one or the other every time I went in to GC to pick up strings sets for my guitars. I finally selected the silver burst limited custom pro and have been playing it for hours every evening. I play mostly classic rock , blues and this guitar covers all these venues perfectly. The numerous tones and sounds that can be had just from adjusting the knobs on the guitar are incredible and that is without even touching or adjusting the amp. The fit and finish on the guitar is beautiful and the fret edges areas smooth as silk. I played and owned mostly Fender guitars Strats and Teles when I was much younger and always wanted a Les Paul but just never owned one, now at 60 I finally have begun to really enjoy playing this awesome guitar. The guitar hold tunes pretty solidly unlike some of the other reviews I have read, and the action was set up pretty good right from GC. I will next put a set of Elixir Poly-Web strings on and just enjoy this really nice guitar.

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  This is a really nice guitar!

                  By Chuck

                  from Saint Charles, MO

                  About Me Novice

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition Les Paul Custom PRO Electric Guitar:

                    Just bought this, and it's the best epiphone I'very ever had. Good solid les paul construction, with great features, and a sweet finish.

                    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Excellent Guitar.

                    By Lee Sixstrings

                    from Oakland, NJ

                    About Me Experienced

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Big venues
                      • Jamming
                      • Practicing
                      • Professional
                      • Pro Guitar
                      • Recording
                      • Rock Concerts
                      • Small Venues

                      Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition Les Paul Custom PRO Electric Guitar:

                      This is a Pro Guitar. If it said Gibson on the head it would be worth well over $1000.00. This Guitar kicks my Gibson 2013 lpj 's butt . It's not only a Beauty but it sounds and plays beautifully.The pick up's are great for any style of music. I play hard rock, Metal, Hardcore and this guitar is perfect for these styles! Epiphone have really stepped up their game. Their Custom Pro and Prophecy lines are top notch. I play this one everyday. I'll be buying the alpine white model soon.

                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Awesome Guitar to play

                      By Parkd

                      from Central NJ

                      About Me Experienced

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Jamming
                        • Practicing
                        • Small Venues

                        Comments about Epiphone Limited Edition Les Paul Custom PRO Electric Guitar:

                        Purchased this as a cheaper alternative for a Les Paul and to move away from a Strat. Don't get me wrong, I love the Strat, but wanted to try an LP. Great price for high quality instrument. I did restring it with Ernie Ball strings. I love the rich tones that this guitar produces.

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