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The Gibson Les Paul Modern Studio electric guitar brings contemporary appointments to a classic design. The Les Paul Modern Studio features a slim, lightweight mahogany body with a maple top that provides resonant, well-balanced tones. The guitar's bound ebony fingerboard tops off a compound-radius neck profile that enhances playability and comfort—from first-position chords to the highest frets. And with its player-friendly electronics, the Les Paul Modern Studio offers exceptional tonal versatility. This Les Paul includes a soft shell case for protection and easy transport.

Gibson Les Paul Modern Studio Electric Guitar Body

Slim, Lightweight Mahogany Body With Maple Top

The Les Paul Modern Studio has an ultramodern weight-relieved mahogany body with a maple top that provides the guitar with resonant, balanced tone. The slim body profile makes the Les Paul Modern Studio comfortable to play and easy to handle on stage or in the studio. Despite being impressively lightweight, the guitar's mahogany and maple construction produces full, singing sustain.

Gibson Les Paul Modern Studio Electric Guitar Ebony Fingerboard

Bound Ebony Fingerboard With Compound Radius

The Les Paul Modern Studio features a bound ebony fingerboard with a compound radius that feels great no matter where you're playing on the neck. Its slim-taper neck has a flatter radius towards the higher frets while maintaining a more rounded feel near the nut. And not only does the ebony fingerboard provide a sharp aesthetic—it also enhances the guitar's inherent sustain and clarity.

Gibson Les Paul Modern Studio Electric Guitar Contoured Heel

Modern Contoured Heel

Easy access to higher frets comes from the Les Paul Modern Studio's modern contoured heel. The heel is smoothly contoured for a seamless transition between the neck and body. This ergonomic carving allows effortless soloing beyond the 15th fret. The contoured heel also aids in complex chording, and facilitates intricate fretting hand techniques.

Gibson Les Paul Modern Studio Electric Guitar Electronics

Coil Tapping, Phase Switching and Pure Bypass

The Les Paul Modern Studio provides exceptional tonal versatility thanks to its flexible electronics. Each volume control is a push-pull pot that enables coil tapping for single-coil tones. The tone controls feature push-pull pots as well, allowing phase reversal and pure bypass. With this array of tonal options, the Les Paul Modern Studio can produce classic humbucker tones via its 490R and 498T pickups, as well as bright single-coil sounds and more.

Designed for the modern gigging and recording guitarist, the Gibson Les Paul Modern Studio melds contemporary appointments with the celebrated Les Paul form factor. With exceptional playability, versatile pickup switching and resonant tone, this stage- and studio-ready guitar will inspire for years to come.

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  • Mahogany body with maple top
  • Ebony fingerboard with 22 frets
  • Gibson 490R and 498T humbucking pickups
  • Tune-o-matic bridge with stop tailpiece

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  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solidbody
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Weight relief: Ultra-modern
  • Neck shape: SlimTaper
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Material: Ebony
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Medium-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Acrylic Trapezoid
  • Nut width/material: 1.695" (43 mm) Graph Tech
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: 490R Humbucker
  • Bridge: 498T Humbucker
  • Brand: Gibson
  • Control layout: Individual volume, individual tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Special Electronics: Coil-tap
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Nashville Tune-O-Matic
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
  • Color: Chrome
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Case: Gig bag
  • Country of origin: United States

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