Epiphone

Description

The Epiphone Les Paul Standard ’60s electric guitar is here at Guitar Center. As part of Epiphone’s “Inspired by Gibson” collection, it stays true to the original Standard first made in Kalamazoo. With a mahogany body, AA maple top, dual ProBucker pickups and a slimmer neck profile, this Epiphone is ideal for players seeking classic tones with vintage style and a faster neck.

Epiphone Les Paul Standard ’60s Main Features

Mahogany body with AA flame maple top
Mahogany set neck with Slim Taper ’60s C-profile, Indian laurel fretboard
2 Epiphone ProBucker pickups, dual volume and tone controls, 3-way selector
LockTone Tune-o-matic bridge, stopbar tailpiece, Grover Rotomatic tuners, Graph Tech nut

Tonewoods

The Les Paul Standard ’60s Epiphone has a mahogany body with a flame maple AA top—a great combination of sustain, warmth and clarity. The Standard is gloss-finished and surrounded by cream binding.

Les Paul Standard ’60s Neck Construction

Gibson’s first Les Paul Standard, released in 1958, had a set-in mahogany neck with a glued joint for maximum string-to-body resonance. The Epiphone ’60s Standard follows this tradition, but adds an Indian laurel fretboard and a revamped headstock design.

Les Paul Standard ’60s Electronics


Epiphone’s ProBucker humbuckers were designed to match the holy grail tone of vintage PAF pickups. At lower volume settings, that means clarity with a warm edge. Driven harder, the ProBuckers give the Les Paul Standard ’60s a thick and muscular growl.

Stable Hardware with Sustain

Epiphone loaded the Standard ’60s with a LockTone ABR Tune-o-matic bridge and stop bar tailpiece—a solid combination for sustain. Grover Rotomatic tuners offer precise tuning with an 18:1 ratio.

Other high-quality specifications include pearloid trapezoid fret markers, medium jumbo frets, Graph Tech nut and nickel pickup covers.
Features
  • Mahogany body with AA flame maple cap
  • Mahogany neck with Indian laurel fretboard
  • Probucker 2 and Probucker 3 wax-potted pickups with alnico II magnets
  • Nickel LockTone ABR bridge, Locktone stopbar tailpiece, Grover Rotomatic Kidney button tuners, Graph Tech nut
Specifications
Body
  • Body Type: Single Cutaway Solid Body
  • Top wood: AA Flame Maple Cap
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss 
Neck
  • Neck shape: '60s Slim Taper C 
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Fingerboard
  • Material: Indian Laurel
  • Radius: 12"
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Trapezoid Pearloid
  • Nut width/material: 1.69 in. (43 mm)
Electronics
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Epiphone Probucker 2
  • Bridge: Epiphone Probucker 3
  • Control layout: Individual volume Individual tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-Way
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed Bridge
  • Bridge design: Individual saddle LockTone ABR
  • Tailpiece: LockTone Stopbar
  • Tuning machines: Grover Rotomatic Kidney Button 
  • Color: Nickel
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Orientation: Right handed

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