The Gibson USA 2016 Les Paul Junior Single Coil Limited Run Electric Guitar in Satin Vintage Sunburst is a stripped-back affair that delivers versatile tones in a highly playable package; mining their vast banks of knowledge to craft an exceptional model that is both highly playable for both amateurs and professionals alike.
Cool single-cutaway body
The uncomplicated single-cut body design gives the Les Paul Junior a comfortable feel, whilst the cutaway makes it much easier to reach the upper regions of the fingerboard. As it has been since the beginning, Gibson has employed mahogany as the tonewood of choice, which establishes a rich midrange timbre that is delightfully smooth. Thanks to the powerful, yet articulate nature of mahogany, you are guaranteed an irrepressibly sweet output. The laid-back satin vintage sunburst finish creates a cool visual aesthetic, whilst the satin 50 sheen prevents unwanted stickiness from affecting playability during performances.
Robust single-piece mahogany neck
Fitted to the body is a solid mahogany neck, which lays the foundation for a resilient support that is a joy to glide along. Thanks to the slim taper neck profile, you'll never tire of running your hands along this beauty. Married to the neck is a responsive rosewood fingerboard, which is home to 22-frets that are adorned with acrylic dot position inlays. The Tektoid nut at the top of the neck upholds string spacing and tension perfectly, which pairs with the 12-degree fingerboard radius brilliantly to guarantee smooth string bends and lightning fast licks, with all the sustain you could desire.
The Gibson USA 2016 Les Paul Junior Single Coil adheres to its title, and is home to a pair of P-90 pickups that are each fitted in the neck and bridge positions. A P-90ST+ single-coil pickup with Alnico V magnet has been placed in the bridge position, which delivers a crunchy bite when given a bit of a push, whilst retaining an articulate character across each note. In the neck position, you'll find a P-90SR, which is slightly underwound to provide a more restrained - yet no less captivating - output than that of the bridge pickup. Paired together they offer the perfect middle ground, whilst each one can be used to their individual strengths to suit your playing demands and musical styles. Whether you're recording in the studio or performing to an adoring audience on the stage, the Les Paul Junior Single Coil is well equipped to tackle a wide range of musical styles.
The nickel-plated zamak tune-o-matic bridge and tailpiece work together to create a seamless connection between the strings and body to uphold intonation and sustain perfectly. The headstock is home to vintage-style tuning machines with white buttons, which dutifully maintain tuning integrity throughout the most enthusiastic of performances. You can happily rock out, safe in the knowledge that the hardware setup can keep up with anything you throw at it.
If you're looking for an electric guitar that is at home in studio as much as it is on the stage, then the Gibson USA 2016 Les Paul Junior Single Coil Limited Run Electric Guitar in Satin Vintage Sunburst is the one for you. Each model is supplied with a black gig bag, so no matter where your music takes you, you can take your pride and joy along too.
Manufacturer Gibson Model 2016 Les Paul Junior Single Coil Limited Run Electric Guitar Body Material Mahogany Neck Material Mahogany Neck Profile SlimTaper Fingerboard Material Rosewood No. of Frets 22 Pickup Configuration SS Bridge Hard Tail Position Inlays Dot Active/Passive Passive Bridge/Tailpiece Nickel-plated Zamak Tune-o-matic/Stopbar Pickups
- Neck: P-90SR Single-Coil
- Bridge: P-90ST+ Single-Coil
- Master Volume
- Master Tone
- Three-way Pickup Selector Switch
Finish Satin Vintage Sunburst Included Accessories
- Gig Bag
- Gibson USA's Owner's Manual
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