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Gibson Les Paul Studio Deluxe II '50s Neck Flame Top Electric Guitar
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Advanced wiring gives this one an expanded palette of powerful sounds.

The arrival of the Gibson Les Paul Studio Electric Guitar in 1983 offered guitarists all the essential elements of a Les Paul Standard, including a carved top and humbucking pickups. Its simple yet elegant design quickly helped it become the most popular model in the Les Paul Series.

The Les Paul Studio Deluxe II '50s Electric Guitar raises the bar with the cutting-yet-rich tone of a 490R humbucking pickup in the neck position and a BurstBucker Pro humbucking pickup in the bridge position, which are mounted on a carved maple top with a mahogany back. Both pickups offer coil splitting for single-coil sounds and a boost circuit via push/push switching in the volume controls. “Straight Split” coil-splitting offers pure single coil tone and differs from LP Standards and Studios that have a “Super Tap” coil-tap, which still has a small amount of humbucking. The boost circuit has a user-adjustable 10dB boost for added power and frequency range for solos, single-note picking and dirty chording (depending on amp settings) and features true bypass that disengages the boost completely, ensuring pure passive Les Paul tone.

The hardware is finished in chrome including Grover tuners and Gibson's pioneering tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece. The Les Paul Studio Deluxe is dependable and affordable — and is built without any compromises. The Gibson Les Paul comes with a hardshell case.

Gibson Les Paul Studio Deluxe II '50s Neck Flame Top Electric Guitar Features:

  • A user-adjustable 10dB boost for added power and frequency range for solos, single-note picking and dirty chording (depending on amp settings)
    '50s-style neck shape
    True bypass: disengaging boost completely removes active circuit, ensuring pure passive Les Paul tone
    490R humbucking pickup in the neck position and a BurstBucker Pro humbucking pickup in the bridge position
    Easy-to-use push/push pots engage coil-splits and boost circuit
    “Straight Split” coil-splitting offers pure single coil tone
    Grover tuners, satin-finished back and sides
    Includes hardshell case




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  • Everything I've wanted in a Les Paul

    As reviewed by William Alder on 3/16/2013

    The Gibson experience starts when you open the case and smell the aroma. This guitar actually has a distinctive scent which smells to me of caramel or chocolate or vanilla. Once out of the case and plugged into an amp the wide variety of available tones becomes apparent. The powerful humbuckers that come with this guitar resonate well with the mahogany and maple construction to produce beautiful harmonics or screaming sustain. I've played a variety of guitars over the years but this is the best I've owned to date and seems now to have been a bargain for what I paid.

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  • IS THIS A STUDIO?

    As reviewed by Travis Iddings on 2/18/2013

    First off I wanna say congrats to Gibson for finally producing something in an affordable package that doesnt suck!!!!!! Thanks So I picked this guy up today from guitar center near Pittsburgh. Those guys treated me great by the way. Right out of the gate I noticed a great set up on this guitar that was from factory. Everyone knows the lower line studios dont have the greatest 1000 dollar setup. second I wanna say this guitar is jam packed with features, from the split coils to the boost, and the flame maple top. The flame is no frills, it isnt the biggest flame, its very subtle, but its absolutely killer.......its no frills like studios are, no binding. Grover tuners are tight and look great.....bridge and tail piece are top notch, something different about this bridge, looks more high tech than a standard tone pros, or different design maybe. Single coil sounds much like a beefed up tele would, and the boost is absolutely amazing, these pots arent pull feature, they are very high tech, and you push them in, and they raise up, deffinately very easy to use on the fly......Its a tone monster, and will outperform many Gibsons twice the cost from previous years.....I have the vinatge sunburst, and I cant say enough about it!!!!!! This is the guitar I have waited a long time for Gibson to unveil, and they hit it out of the park for me. I own many studio models, a deluxe, an antique, and a standard, and this guy may have moved to the front of the pack as far as dynamics and versatility go........outside of pickups and variations in color, I couldnt find much of a difference between this and the traditional pro, so you decide for yourself.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful.
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  • great guitar

    As reviewed by adam hall on 4/25/2013

    This is a very solid guitar,beautiful top AA grade, deep tones, perfect playability, no buzz, buy it!!!!

    2 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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