The Epiphone Les Paul Junior is part of the company’s “Inspired by Gibson” collection and is available now at Guitar Center. The Junior was first released in 1954 as a student-level guitar, but over the decades it has made its way into countless classic songs and into the hands of legendary guitar greats. Featuring a mahogany body with a single dog ear P-90 Pro pickup, the Epiphone Les Paul Junior captures the essence of the original. It is ideal for players who want Gibson look and tones but at a more affordable price.

Epiphone Les Paul Junior Main Features

  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck with vintage ’50s profile, 22-fret Indian laurel fretboard with 12" radius
  • Dog Ear Pro P90 single-coil pickup with volume and tone controls
  • Lightning bar wraparound bridge, Graph Tech nut

Mahogany Body Construction

Like the original 1954 Junior, the Epiphone Les Paul Junior has a slab mahogany body. This tonewood has a well-defined mid-range and a low-key high end, making it the perfect platform for a P-90.

Vintage Profile Neck

Epiphone paired the Les Paul Jr. with a mahogany neck. Fans of older instruments will appreciate its vintage ’50s profile. The Indian laurel fretboard has a 12" radius to eliminate “fretting out” while bending strings. The ’60’s Kalamazoo headstock makes this Epiphone look more like a Gibson than ever before.

Simple but Effective Electronics

With a dog ear Pro P90, the Les Paul Junior will fit into any genre of music. It is a sensitive single coil—played with a light touch, the Pro P90 is full and clean; with a harder pick attack, the sound begins to growl and distort in the best way possible. The volume and tone controls give the Les Paul Junior a surprising sonic versatility.

Rock Solid Hardware

A combination Lightning Bar wraparound bridge/tailpiece maximizes the string-to-body transfer of energy for greater sustain. Epiphone Deluxe Vintage tuners are nickel plated like the Lightning Bar, and have old-school ivory buttons.

Additional features include a mother-of-pearl logo on the headstock, dot inlays and black Top Hat knobs. For players looking for classic Gibson features at a more affordable price—without compromises—the Epiphone Les Paul Junior is a solid choice.

  • • Mahogany body
  • • Mahogany neck with Vintage ’50s profile, Indian laurel fretboard
  • • Dog Ear Pro P90 single coil
  • • Lightning Bar wraparound bridge, Graph Tech nut, Deluxe Vintage Ivory Button tuners
  • Body Type: Solid Body
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Neck shape: Vintage ’50s
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Fingerboard
  • Material: Indian Laurel
  • Radius: 12"
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width/material: 1.69 in. (43 mm) GraphTech
  • Configuration: S
  • Bridge: Single Coil Dog Ear Pro P90
  • Control layout: Master volume Master tone
  • Bridge type: Fixed Bridge
  • Bridge design: Wraparound Lightning Bar
  • Tuning machines: Deluxe Vintage Ivory Button
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Orientation: Right handed

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