Gibson Les Paul Standard Guitar Image

Gibson Les Paul Standard Double Cut Plus Guitar Review

a true tone factory and a speed demon

The Gibson Les Paul Standard Double Cut Plus Electric Guitar is a true tone factory and a speed demon, designed to deliver fantastic LP tone with scorching electronics. The double-cutaway body design provides a modern and sleek look, while the 490R alnico magnet humbucker at the neck and 498T humbucker at the bridge offer a wide range of tonal options, from chunky and powerful to clear and articulate. This makes the guitar suitable for various musical genres, from rock to country to blues, and more.

The rosewood fingerboard on this guitar offers a full 22-fret reach and a silky, tight feel that’s both fast and accessible, allowing for easy playability and versatility in playing styles. The carved figured maple top is not only visually appealing but also adds to the guitar’s overall tonal character, providing rich and resonant tones. The mahogany back and neck offer durability and sustain, while the tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece ensure reliable tuning stability and intonation.

The Les Paul Standard Double Cut Plus Electric Guitar is designed to meet the needs of modern guitarists who demand speed, versatility, and excellent tone. With its sleek design, powerful pickups, and high-quality craftsmanship, this guitar is a true standout in Gibson’s Les Paul lineup, perfect for players who seek a versatile and high-performance instrument for their musical endeavors.

Features + Technical Specs

  • Body & Hardware
    • Carved Figured AAA maple top
    • Chambered mahogany back
    • Single-ply binding on top
    • Gold hardware
    • Tune-o-matic bridge, Stopbar tailpiece
    • Amber top hat Knobs
  • Neck & Headstock
    • 1-piece mahogany neck
    • 22 fret Rosewood fingerboard, Width at 12th fret 2.062″
    • Peghead Pitch: 17°
    • Thickness at 1st Fret: 0.800″
    • Thickness at 12th Fret: 0.900″
    • Heel Length: 0.625″
    • Neck Joint Location: 22
    • Pearloid Trapezoid inlays
    • Single-ply binding
    • ’60s style slim taper neck profile
    • 24 3/4″ scale length; 1 11/16″ nut width
    • Grover Kidney tuners
  • Electronics & Strings
    • Pickups: 490R Alnico magnet humbucker on neck and 498T Alnico magnet humbucker on bridge
    • 1 volume, 2 tone, 3-way selector switch
    • Brite Wires .010-.046 Strings
  • Finishes
    • Trans Amber, Trans Black, Trans Red, Rootbeer, Midnight Burst, Desert Burst, Honey Burst
  • Case
    • Case Interior: Dark Grey Plush with Black Shroud
    • Case Exterior: Black Reptile Pattern Hardshell
    • Case Silkscreen: Silver ‘Gibson USA’ logo

Click below on page 2 for more photos

Disclosure: we may be compensated for our reviews. Click here for details.