Gibson

Description

The Gibson Trad Pro V electric guitar shares the same DNA as a Les Paul—mahogany body and neck, carved maple top—but it's also a completely evolved instrument. You'll feel it first: The body is weight-relieved, making it super comfortable to sling on the shoulder. The neck has an asymmetrical shape that fits like a glove. Thanks to the compound radius rosewood fretboard, you'll find it easier to solo in higher registers. And that's where you'll hear the difference, too.

Gibson loads the Pro V with dual Tradbucker pickups. The neck position humbucker is underwound for a warm, organic sound; the bridge is overwound, increasing the output. Both use Alnico V magnets. Tweak your tones with advanced electronics. A push/pull performs a coil split or coil tap—it's your choice via a dip switch in the control cavity. In coil-split mode, the treble tone push/pull toggles between the inner and outer coils. The rhythm tone push/pull activates a phase switch, perfect if your tone pool is filled with deep British blues.

The Trad Pro V a tremendous value for players of all stripes. It comes with a hardshell case.
Features
  • Weight-relieved mahogany body with maple top
  • Mahogany neck with asymmetrical profile, rosewood fingerboard with compound radius
  • Dual Tradbucker pickups with coil split, coil tap and phase controls
  • Nashville bridge, stopbar tailpiece and locking Grover tuners
Specifications
Body
  • Body Type: Single cutaway
  • Top wood: Figured maple
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Satin
Neck
  • Neck shape: Asymmetric
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Satin
Fingerboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: Compound
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Custom
  • Nut width/material: 1.687" (42.8 mm)
Electronics
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Proprietary humbucker
  • Bridge: Proprietary humbucker
  • Control layout: Individual volume, Individual tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Special electronics: Coil-split, Coil-tap, Phase switch
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed bridge
  • Bridge design: Individual saddle
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Tuning machines: Locking vintage-style
  • Color: Chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 6 string
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Orientation: Right-handed
  • Country of origin: United States