The Gibson Les Paul is one of the most iconic guitars ever put into production, with such a rich history and timeless appeal, the bar has been set pretty high. The Gibson Custom Les Paul Standard is a guitar that builds on over 60 years of innovation and development and pushes ever further forward.
With the traditional non weight relief Mahogany body, this Les Paul benefits from a majestic Maple top for the ultimate tonewood partnership. Rich and super resonant it offers premium tone and timeless aesthetics. The Goldtop VOS nitro finish offers an authentic aged finish; the nitro lacquer allows the wood to breathe allowing the natural tone to sing through.
The 1 piece Mahogany neck is topped with a lush Rosewood fingerboard, with classic Gibson Cellulose Trapezoid inlays this guitar looks every bit the real deal. The neck is set using genuine hot hide glue, this vintage technique is said to increase tonal response when compared with modern synthetic glue, just adding to this guitars tone monster status. With a rounded late 50's neck shape it's comfortable and perfectly balanced.
The defining feature of the Gibson Custom Les Paul Standard is the custom wound Custom Bucker pickups. According to Gibson these are the most historically accurate PAF clone on the market, with an ultra-rich harmonic quality, it's as close as you can get to the classic Les Paul tone.
Perfect for collectors and player alike, the Gibson Custom Les Paul Standard is testament to the timeless design crafted by Les Paul all those years ago.