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Gibson 2016 Les Paul Studio HP Electric Guitar - Wine Red


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  • Maple body top delicately finished with hand-sprayed nitrocellulose Hi Gloss lacquer
  • Mahogany back and sides with weight-relief for comfort
  • Single-piece mahogany neck, perfect for playing big chords
  • 22-fret granadillo fingerboard with trapezoid inlays
  • PAF 490R and 498T pickups made with Alnico magnets
  • Tune-o-Matic bridge upholds intonation dutifully whilst ensuring a solid foundation for immaculate sustain
  • Includes a high performance hard shell case to protect your Les Paul
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Delivery to UK mainland addresses* is FREE on orders over £75 and up to 30kg. (As a guide, a standard electric guitar weighs approx. 3-5kg).

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Since Gibson were first established in 1894 they have built a huge, diverse range of truly first-rate guitars. The 2016 Les Paul Studio High Performance model takes all the classic features of its historic counterpart and gives them an improved, modern twist. The Les Paul is an iconic Gibson model which has been popularised over the years by many remarkable guitarists and is loved by millions of players all over the world.

Classic combination

The 2016 Les Paul Studio model has a maple body top combined with mahogany back and sides. The body has carved contours and is given modern weight relief which gives it a significantly lighter feel making it incredibly comfortable to play whether sitting or standing. The blend of the maple and mahogany tonewoods allows the guitar to resonate vociferously, helping to generate a rich full-bodied sound.

Slim profile neck

Securely fitted to the body via a traditional Mortis and Tenon joint is a slim, single piece mahogany neck with a soloist profile. The soloist neck width has a slightly larger scope than previous models, but is probably the best neck yet for guitarists who enjoy ripping out fast, impressive solos. To make solos even easier, the neck is given a worn satin finish and has a brand new, fast-access neck heel which promotes fluid playing.

Married to the mahogany neck is a sumptuous, rounded 22-fret Granadillo fingerboard which is adorned with Mother of Pearl Trapezoid inlays to guide you up and down the frets with confidence.

At the top of the neck is an adjustable nut angle whereby you can adjust your string height to suit your style ensuring that you feel ultimately comfortable and can play on for hours.

490R and 498T

Gibson have fitted 490R and 498T humbucking pickups to the neck and bridge of the 2016 Les Paul Studio HP. These pickups give the 2016 Les Paul Studio HP a classic sound thanks to the alnico magnets that help generate an energetic, high gain overdrive. When combined, the 490R and 498T pickups certainly produce huge tonal bite and lend themselves to many styles and timbres.

Four control knobs sit to the lower end of the guitar body for: lead volume, lead tone, rhythm volume and rhythm tone, and a three-way pickup switch allows you to adjust your sound to suit your playing needs.

Powerful Hardware

The Gibson 2016 Les Paul Studio HP is furnished with a chrome plated Tune-o-Matic bridge with titanium saddles and a traditional stopbar tailpiece.

Fitted to the headstock are the next generation Gibson G-FORCE automated tuning machines which allow you to re-tune your strings with pure simplicity thanks to the built-in servo motors in each key that detect the strings’ vibrations and alter the tuning accordingly. The G-FORCE machines work quietly even when used manually, and it has an easy-to-read lit up display at the back of the headstock so that you can make those quick adjustments in the dark.

The Gibson 2016 Les Paul Studio High Performance model is an outstanding electric guitar that is inclusive of all the classic characteristics that we know in a Les Paul Studio while giving it an entirely modern twist. To help you keep your guitar in good shape, Gibson have supplied a High Performance, aluminium finish hard shell case to protect your new axe from the elements.

Model2016 Les Paul Studio High Performance
Top MaterialMaple
Back & Side MaterialMahogany
Neck MaterialMahogany
Fingerboard MaterialGranadillo
Pickups490R and 498T
Guitar SizeFull
Number of Strings6
TunersGibson G-FORCE
Neck ProfileSlim, soloist
No. of Frets22
BridgeTune-o-matic and traditional stoptail
Controls2x Volume, 2x Tone, Pickup Switch
Pickup Switching3 way
Included AccessoriesHigh Performance Hardshell Case
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