Gibson Custom

Description

Inspired by the variations that occurred in fading of the original dyes used to create the first Cherry Sunburst finishes that graced the original 1958 intro of the Les Paul Standard, this Gibson Custom 1958 Les Paul Standard Reissue VOS electric guitar features all true-historic-spec parts, including narrow/tall frets and the original "medium-chunky" C-shape neck profile. As close to the tonal and playability characteristics of the original guitars as is possible, these instruments echo the time and sunlight induced fading of the original aniline dyes. They are available in both gloss and VOS (Vintage Old Stock, which emulates the patina an original finish gains with age) versions, so players can choose the look they prefer.
Features
  • Nitro-finish solid mahogany body with maple top
  • 24.75" scale mahogany neck with 22-fret, 12"-radius rosewood fingerboard
  • BurstBucker humbuckers with 3-way toggle selector
  • Nickel-plated ABR-1 bridge with stopbar tailpiece, Kluson Deluxe tuners
Specifications
Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Maple
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Medium chunky
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
Fingerboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12 in.
  • Fret size: Narrow tall
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Trapezoid
  • Nut width/material: 1.687 in. (42.8 mm) Nylon
Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: CustomBucker
  • Bridge: CustomBucker
  • Brand: Gibson
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2
  • Pickup switch: 3-way  
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: ABR-1
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Tuning machines: Kluson deluxe
  • Color: Nickel
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Country of origin: United States

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