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Gibson 2014 Les Paul Futura Plain Top Electric Guitar
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The Futura joins the anniversary celebration with some significant upgrades.

The Gibson 2014 Les Paul Futura Plain Top Electric Guitar celebrates Gibson's 120th Anniversary in style. It has a mahogany body with modern weight relief and a plain maple top. The maple neck has a '60s slim taper. The rosewood fingerboard has trapezoid inlays and sports a 120th Anniversary banner at the 12th fret. Other key features include a P-90H Sidewinder Humbucker and BurstBucker 3 pickups with Push/Push coil tap and 15dB boost. Also comes with max grip speed knobs, the Min-ETune system, Graph Tech nut and chrome locking tune-o-matic bridge.

Min-ETune automated “robot” tuners
Min-ETune is a small compact battery powered tuning unit that sits on the back of the guitar — a mighty enhancement to an already great instrument. No need for screws, wiring or routing, in fact the system is hardly visible from the front of the guitar. You can still adjust the tuning pegs manually or turn on the Min-ETune to choose from 12 popular tunings or program six of your own.

Includes black hardshell case.

Gibson 2014 Les Paul Futura Plain Top Electric Guitar Features:

  • Body: Mahogany /“Modern” weight relief
    Top: Plain Maple / AA on Red and Blue
    Neck: Maple ‘60s Slim taper
    Fingerboard: Rosewood Trapezoid Inlays with 120th anniversary banner
    Hardware: Min E-Tune system, chrome tune-o-matic bridge
    Electronics: P-90H Sidewinder Humbucker, BurstBucker 3 , Push/Push coil tap and 15dB boost
    Plastics: Black Graph Tech nut, max grip speed knobs
    Case: Black Hardshell case with Gibson Logo

    Special 120th Anniversary Features
    Banner inlay on all instruments at the 12th fret
    Max grip speed knobs
    New extra large strap button
    Cleartone coated strings
    Graph Tech nut
    Cryogenic treated fretwire for longer life and corrosion resistance

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  • Everything I Expected and More

    As reviewed by Kenneth Johnson on 1/5/2014

    Let me start by saying that I have been playing a custom shop double cut Les Paul for years and was looking for something more versatile, something with more options in tone. Don't get me wrong, I love my other LP, but with the many different styles of music I play it was time to find something with more options. I thought long about buying a fender strat and even borrowed one to play for awhile but just did not feel comfortable playing it as I am so used to the LP and just could not get the same gritty over the top sound from it when I wanted it. That's where the Futura really shines, I can get that warm, smooth tone out of the P-90, (not quite that signature fender tone) and still have the over the top, in your face tone with the Burstbucker. And then to be able to split the coils and boost the output just adds more tone versatility. And because it is a Les Paul it feels right at home when I play. The finish on this guitar is amazing, absolutely beautiful. I purchased the Pacific Blue and the picture on the website does not do this guitar justice. The e-tune robot tuner is pretty cool, does what it says it will do and it has such a low profile you don't even notice it from the front of the guitar. I have only had the guitar for one day, but have already put about 6 hours on it and it plays like a dream. Would like to also give a shout out to Brit and the staff at Guitar Center, Boise. Thanks for putting up with me through the whole Ibanez fiasco, don't believe the hype! You guys are MOST excellent and much appreciated, Ken

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  • Great playing guitar but

    As reviewed by Ryan Powell on 4/23/2014

    I like the sidewinder p90 pickup configuration in the neck, color (Red), and min etune feature. I would like to rate this guitar higher, but the paint is already chipping, and I've already had to contact Gibson for a replacement min etune machine head on the high e string. Support was quick to act, but I find these build issues within the first month to be quite disappointing for the amount of money paid for the guitar. I expected a lot more for the money.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
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  • color?

    As reviewed by Alan Barski on 3/7/2014

    I am super pleased with this guitar, it plays like a dream. the Min-Etune is so cool and fun to experiment with different tunings. the only negative comment i have is that the pacific blue color is not represented corectly, the actual color is a lot lighter and brighter more like a turquoise so when i first opened the case i was a little disappointed.

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