Epiphone

Description

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.

Features
  • • 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
Specifications
Body
  • Body Type: Solid Body
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
Neck
  • 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
Electronics
  • Configuration: S
  • Bridge: Single Coil Dog Ear Pro P90
  • Control layout: Master volume Master tone
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed Bridge
  • Bridge design: Wraparound Lightning Bar
  • Tuning machines: Deluxe Vintage Ivory Button
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Orientation: Right handed

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