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Gibson Les Paul Standard '60s Limited-Edition | Jared Scharff First Impressions


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The Gibson Les Paul Standard '60s Limited-Edition Electric Guitar is a meticulously crafted reissue of a legendary model that shaped the sound of rock music. Gibson has recreated the iconic design down to the finest details, including a solid mahogany body with an AA figured maple top, a pair of BurstBucker pickups for searing lead tones and warm, subtle rhythm sounds, and a SlimTaper neck profile for fast, comfortable playing.

BurstBucker Pickups Provide Vintage-Accurate Tone

The BurstBucker 61R in the neck position and 61T in the bridge are made with alnico V magnets, just like the original PAF humbuckers of the late 1950s. They deliver the warm, articulate tone and controlled distortion that defined the rock guitar sound. Adjusting the volume and tone knobs gives you a range of tones from bright and cutting to thick and syrupy.

SlimTaper Neck Profile Offers Modern Playability

While the Les Paul Standard '60s recreates a vintage design, its SlimTaper neck profile provides a fast, comfortable playing experience that appeals to contemporary guitarists. The slim, rounded profile fits comfortably in the hand, enabling effortless chording, lead playing, and string bending. A rosewood fretboard with trapezoid inlays and 22 medium-jumbo frets also enhances playability.

Premium Components for Robust Tone and Reliability

In addition to its high-quality electronics and pickups, the Les Paul Standard '60s features premium components to provide a lifetime of robust tone and rock-solid reliability. A one-piece mahogany neck is glued to the body, while a tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece keep the strings securely anchored. Vintage-style Grover Rotomatic kidney tuners help the guitar hold tune through intense playing sessions.

A Piece of Rock History

The Gibson Les Paul Standard '60s brings back an iconic electric guitar model that shaped the sound of rock music. It delivers the tone, feel, and visual style that defined an era. For any guitarist looking to tap into that classic rock sound and feel, this reissue Les Paul is the real deal, available today at Guitar Center. /p>

Gibson Les Paul Standard '60s Limited-Edition Electric Guitar Tri-Burst
Gibson Les Paul Standard '60s Limited-Edition Electric Guitar Tri-Burst
Gibson Les Paul Standard '60s Limited-Edition Electric Guitar Tri-Burst

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  • Mahogany body with AA figured maple top
  • Mahogany neck with SlimTaper profile, rosewood fretboard
  • Dual Custom BurstBucker pickups, 3-way switch
  • ABR-1 tune-o-matic bridge, stopbar tailpiece, Grover Rotomatic "Kidney" tuners

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  • Body Type: Single Cutaway Solid Body
  • Top wood: Figured Maple
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck shape: SlimTaper
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Truss rod: Vintage
  • Neck finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose lacquer
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Medium-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Trapezoid
  • Nut width/material: 1.69 in. (43 mm) Compensated
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Proprietary Humbucker
  • Bridge: Proprietary Humbucker
  • Control layout: Individual volume Individual tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-Way
  • Special electronics: Hand wired Orange Drop caps
  • Bridge type: Fixed Bridge
  • Bridge design: Individual saddle
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style High-ratio
  • Color: Nickel
  • Number of strings: 6 String
  • Case: Hardshell Case
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Country of Origin: United States

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