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The Epiphone Les Paul Special-I limited-edition electric guitar delivers massive tone and slick style. This limited-edition version of Epiphone's best-selling model is now available with a choice of distressed "worn" finishes, including Pelham Blue, Black, Cherry and Gray. Whether you're a beginner looking to emulate your rock idols or a seasoned pro needing a reliable backup, the Special-I serves up real Les Paul sound and feel at a price that can't be beat.

Powerful Pickups Provide Legendary LP Sound

The Special-I is armed with a pair of open-coil Epiphone humbucking pickups—a 700T in the bridge and 650R in the neck—that provide the unmistakable tone of a Les Paul. Roll back the tone for a warm, bluesy sound or crank it up for hard rock grit. A three-way toggle switch lets you select the neck pickup alone, the bridge pickup alone or a combination of both.

Comfortable Neck and Lightweight Body

The Special-I's bolt-on neck is made of mahogany and features a slim '60s-inspired profile with a 21-fret rosewood fingerboard, making it comfortable for players with smaller hands or those just learning. The double-cutaway basswood body, a wood known for its balanced and articulate tone, is contoured for playing comfort and reduces weight, ideal for long practice or performance sessions.

Roadworthy and Stage-Ready

Everything about the Special-I is built to withstand the rigors of practice, rehearsal and performance. Its nickel-plated hardware includes Epiphone's rock-solid, non-rotating heavy-duty output jack and a tune-o-matic bridge with stopbar tailpiece for stable intonation and sustain. Covered 14:1 die-cast tuners help keep this guitar in tune through whatever you throw at it.

An Unbeatable Value

With premium pickups, comfortable neck and rock-solid hardware, the Epiphone Les Paul Special-I Limited-Edition Electric Guitar punches well above its weight class. This is a stellar, gig-worthy Les Paul that delivers real deal tone and playability at an unbeatable price.

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  • Basswood body
  • Bolt-on 1960s SlimTaper mahogany neck, 21-fret fingerboard
  • Intonated, one-piece wraparound bridge-stopbar, covered, 14:1 die-cast tuners
  • Epiphone 700T bridge and Epiphone 650R neck humbuckers, 3-way switch

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  • Body wood: Basswood
  • Body finish: Polyurethane
  • Neck shape: 1960s Slim Taper
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 24-3/4"
  • Radius: 12"
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Nut width: 1-11/16"
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Epiphone 650R
  • Bridge: 700T
  • Control layout: Master Volume, Master Tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Special electronics: 500K potentiometers
  • Bridge design: One-piece wraparound
  • Tuning machines: Covered, 14:1 die-cast tuners
  • Color: Nickel
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Case: Sold Separately
  • Orientation: Right-Handed

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