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A mahogany body with dual humbuckers and coil-tapping at an affordable price.

The LPJ offers all the ingredients that made the most desirable Les Paul Standards legendary—classic tonewoods, innovative hardware, two genuine humbucking pickups, and of course Gibson’s acclaimed build quality and playability—all wrapped up in a stripped-down, no-nonsense package that makes this guitar a flat-out performer. The LPJ Pro ups the ante with coil-tapping and 490R-NECK and 490T-Bridge pickups.

LPJ Pro has a mahogany body. A neck made from hard-wearing maple is glued into the body, and carved to Gibson's popular rounded '50s profile that measures .818” at the 1st fret and .963” at the 12th. It is topped with a genuine rosewood fingerboard that carries 22 medium-jumbo frets and traditional trapezoid inlays. There’s no pickguard or fingerboard binding to clutter the straight-on, stripped-down look of the LPJ, while quality touches continue with a PLEK-cut nut made from black Corian to subtly echo the black speed knobs and black pickup rings and covers. The traditional back-angled headstock is silkscreened with a gold Gibson logo that stands out clear and proud.

A pair of Gibson’s 490R-NECK and 490T-Bridge pickups with coil-tapping fire up the LPJ Pro through your amp of choice. An independent volume and tone control with push/pull coil-tapping per pickup, plus a three-way toggle selector switch allows a broad range of sonic variations, while Gibson USA’s legendary tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece ensure solid sustain and outstanding intonation. A set of vintage-style tuners provides an impressive 16:1 gear ratio for precise and efficient tuning. Put it all together, and the LPJ Pro is the fastest road to a genuine Les Paul, sparing none of the tone, while putting the legend in your hands with far less load on your wallet.

Each guitar includes a black Gibson gig bag, owner’s manual, and truss rod wrench.

Gibson LPJ Pro Electric Guitar Features:

  • Mahogany body (maple top on Desertburst finish)
    Maple neck with rounded '50s profile
    Rosewood fingerboard with trapezoid inlays
    490R and 490T humbucking pickups with coil-tapping
    Vintage-style tuners with 16:1 gear ratio
    Includes gig bag




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  • Sweetness!!!!!!

    As reviewed by ryan realey on 10/7/2013

    I got the Desert burst with the maple top for a little brighter tone since I play modern country. Was going to get the LPJ until I saw the pro model in the store. The extra money is way well worth it. I was impressed with the LPJ but with the PRO I have been blown away. True Gibson quality and the dual 490 pickups sound much better to me than the 490/498. The coil taps are sweet as well giving you that versatility from that classic rockin tone to chickin picken. I have my LPJ pro going through a wampler ego and a wampler paisley drive and this guitar is simply blissful. Every bit as good as the higher price les pauls if you dont need all the bling such as the bindings and gloss finish. I love the satin finish better myself!!!! Very happy guy here!!!!

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  • Amazing Gibson for the Price. I can't Believe it!!

    As reviewed by Robert Heightchew on 1/6/2014

    I have played many of Gibson guitars through the years. Let me tell you this is a quality guitar. It might be cheap as in price. But I put the this guitar through the test against my 1967 Gibson Les Paul Standard, my 2005 Gibson Les Paul Traditional. And Let me tell you this Hangs right in there with them. I couldn't believe it. I am very please with this guitar. I believe if Gibson knows how these LPJ's are performing they will bump the price up by at least another $700 dollars. It's way better than the Studios and It's probably just like a standard but without the fancy paintjob. The tuners are great. Hasn't went out of tune since I tuned it and stretched the strings. I did a lot of bends to check them. And they are awesome! I'm not replacing them out with Grover tuners like a lot of people do. The case it comes with is really good quality. It's plush and thick. It's a sturdy case for being a soft gig bag. It's plush but also kind of like a memory foam. It really protects the guitar. Now Being a Gibson, I am still going to get a hard shell case. Because It's a Gibson, I do that for all of my more expensive guitars. But It's a superb guitar. These pictures doesn't not do this justice either. When you get it in, your eyes will light up. And Thanks to the guy's at Guitar Center. I wasn't sure but I got to test multiple Gibson's out and this one did it for me. They was generous enough to let me take them into a studio room so I can hear them without everybody talking and stuff. It was me and the guitar. The weight it really good too. It has the Traditional Weight Relief. The Sustain on this guitar is really, really good. It has a low fast action. I had to set mine up when I got it. The action was a little high. But after that it's a awesome guitar. I would jump on this guitar as fast as you can. Before they realize how good it is and bump the price up on them.

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  • GREAT DEAL

    As reviewed by Norm Deangelis on 10/23/2013

    I picked up a Desert Burst with maple top. The set-up was excellent. Nice fret work. I like this guitar; maybe it's the maple neck that makes it a little brighter than the Studio, which is welcome. You could definitely gig with this guitar. The coil taps are as usual not very effective. Lower output AND tone. But that seems to be universal. BTW, the nut on my guitar is synthetic bone, just like the big boys. Great value.

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