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Jared James Nichols Demos The Les Paul Standard ‘50s P90


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The Gibson Les Paul Standard '50s P-90 Solidbody Electric Guitar is a legend reborn. This iconic ax blends vintage-inspired looks with innovative, professional-level features, transporting players back to the golden age of rock 'n' roll. At its core is a mahogany body with maple top and a rounded '50s-style mahogany neck for resonant, full-bodied tone. Coveted P-90 single-coil pickups deliver clarity and punch, powered by hand-wired electronics and orange drop capacitors. From its gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish to its vintage hardware, the Les Paul Standard '50s P-90 is a tribute to Gibson's storied history of excellence.

P-90 Pickups Provide Versatile Tone

The Les Paul Standard '50s P-90 is equipped with P-90 single-coil pickups in the neck and bridge positions. Renowned for their tonal versatility and articulate midrange, these Alnico V magnet pickups produce everything from glassy cleans to raunchy overdrive. The 3-way pickup selector allows players to access the neck pickup solo, bridge pickup solo or both pickups together.

Hand-Wired Electronics Yield Vintage Sound

Gibson's hand-wired electronics feature quality components like audio taper potentiometers and orange drop capacitors, which help shape the Les Paul Standard '50s P-90's tone. Two volume and two tone controls provide flexibility in dialing in your perfect sound.

'50s Profile Neck Offers Fast, Comfortable Playing

This Les Paul's mahogany neck has a rounded '50s profile for a fast, comfortable playing feel. Its rosewood fingerboard features 22 medium-jumbo frets and acrylic trapezoid inlays. A 12" fingerboard radius and 1.695" nut width strike a balance between vintage specifications and modern playability.

Vintage-Style Bridge and Tuning Machines

An ABR-1 Tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece anchor the strings and provide exceptional intonation and sustain. Vintage deluxe tuning machines with keystone buttons complete the look and performance.

Gibson Les Paul Standard '50s P-90 Electric Guitar Tobacco Burst
Gibson Les Paul Standard '50s P-90 Electric Guitar Tobacco Burst
Gibson Les Paul Standard '50s P-90 Electric Guitar Tobacco Burst

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  • Nitro-finished, bound maple top on solid mahogany body
  • 24.75"-scale mahogany neck, bound 22-fret rosewood fingerboard
  • Dual Gibson P-90 single-coil pickups, hand-wired controls
  • ABR-1 tune-o-matic bridge, Vintage Deluxe keystone tuners

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  • 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 shape: '50s Vintage
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Trapezoid
  • Nut width/material: 1.69" (43 mm) GraphTech
  • Configuration: SS
  • Neck: P-90
  • Bridge: P-90
  • Brand: Gibson
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: ABR-1
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Tuning machines: Deluxe vintage
  • Color: Nickel
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Hand-wired electronics
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Country of origin: United States

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