Gibson Les Paul Standard Guitar Review :: Electric Guitars Reviews

Burnin’ BurstBucker Alnico V pickups, a sleek neck, and classic headstock.

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The Les Paul Standard is recognized the world over as an icon for rock and roll, it is the all-time favorite Gibson guitar and its first solidbody electric guitar, the Les Paul Model made a lasting impression when it debuted in 1952, and it continues to shape the sounds of popular music today.
The feel and sound of the original ’60s LP comes from the Gibson Les Paul Standard ’60s Neck Electric Guitar. This musical instruments design has a smaller peghead, push-in-bushing, green tuning keys, and nickel hardware. BurstBucker Pro Type 1 and Type 2 pickups deliver a tighter, balanced, biting tone with more midrange. Mahogany body and neck with maple top and rosewood fretboard.

Features + Technical Specs
Body & Hardware Carved figure maple top
Solid, non-weight relieved mahogany back
Single-ply cream binding on top
Thin toggleswitch washer & jackplate
Nickel hardware
ABR-1 bridge, Stopbar tailpiece
Gold Top Hat Knobs
Neck & Headstock 1-piece mahogany neck with long neck tenon
22 fret Rosewood fingerboard, Width at 12th fret 2.062″
Peghead Pitch: 17°
Thickness at 1st Fret: 0.818
Thickness at 12th Fret: 0.963
Neck Joint Location: 16
ACrylic trapezoid inlays (accurate shape and color)
Single-ply cream binding
1960 Slim taper neck profile
24 3/4″ scale length; 1 11/16″ nut width
Holly headstock veneer
Green Keys tuners
Electronics & Strings Burstbucker 1 (R) and 2 (T) pickups with Alnico V magnets
CTS pots and bumble bee capacitors
2 volume, 2 tone, 3-way selector switch
Brite Wires .010-.046 Strings
Finishes Heritage Cherry Sunburst, Goldtop, Light Burst, Desert Burst, Wine Red, Ebony, Trans Amber, Honey Burst, Gecko, Root Beer, Latte Crème, Cayenne, Iced Tea
Case Case Interior: Dark Grey Plush with Black Shroud
Case Exterior: Black Reptile Pattern Hardshell
Case Silkscreen: Silver ‘Gibson USA’ logo
Other “Mr. 335” engraved truss rod cover

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