The Gibson Les Paul Classic, seen here in a gorgeous Honeyburst finish, boasts the classic vibes of a ‘60s era Les Paul but with hidden contemporary features.
Classic ‘60s Les Paul Vibes
Do you love classic ‘60s Les Paul guitars?
Then you’ll love this.
The Les Paul Classic brings back has the fantastic look and sound of a classic ‘60s era Les Paul but comes equipped with contemporary features that modern guitarists demand for top level performance.
Gibson Les Paul Classic Honeyburst Key Features:
- Classic Mahogany Body, Maple Top Combination
- BurstBucker 61 (Zebra) Pickups
- 2 Push/Pull Volume (Coil-Tap)
- 2 Push/Pull Tones (Pure Bypass/Phase)
- 9-Hole Weight Relief
- Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish
- Includes Gibson Case and Gibson Accessory Kit
Crafting A New Classic
For the body of the Les Paul Classic 2019, Gibson have gone with the tried and true traditional tone wood combination of a Mahogany body and Maple top.
9-hole weight relief ensures a more comfortable playing experience so you can play better for longer, with less fatigue.
Attached to the body is a slim taper neck providing great playability holding a traditional Rosewood bound fretboard.
The fretboard features 22 frets that have been cryogenically treated so they are more durable and stronger, with much more resistance to wear.
Extremely Versatile Electronics
The real beauty of the Les Paul Classic is that it is both contemporary and classic all at once.
Visually, you have a stock Les Paul with all the style you’d expect from a ‘60s Les Paul but take a look under the hood and there’s so much more.
Giving the Les Paul Classic its incredible voice is a set of BurstBucker 61 humbucker pickups with their Zebra tops adding to the awesome aesthetic of this already-gorgeous guitar.
A toggle switch allows you to choose between either of the pickups or a combination of the two.
Where things take a turn for the wonderfully unexpected is in the controls.
You have the usual two volume, two tone control set up but they are also push/pull controls with the Volume knobs giving you coil-tap functions and the Tone controls giving you Pure Bypass and Phase options.
High Quality Hardware
On the body of the Les Paul Classic, you’ll find an ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge offering great sustain and intonation backed up by an aluminium stopbar.
Up on the headstock is a set of six Grover Rotomatic tuning machines which provide incredible precise and secure tuning of your strings.
Classic Yet Contemporary
Despite all the versatility and modern innovations, the Les Paul Classic appears to be completely stock so you get the best of classic and contemporary.
Furthermore, the Les Paul Classic comes to you in a Gibson hard case complete with a Gibson accessory kit; the perfect way to take care of your new pride and joy.
Buy the Gibson Les Paul Classic from PMT Online today and bridge the gap of classic and contemporary with this incredible take on an iconic guitar.
Gibson Les Paul Classic Specifications:
- Material: Mahogany
- Profile: Slim Taper
- Scale Length: 24.75"
- Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
- Fingerboard Radius: 12"
- Number Of Frets: 22
- Frets: Medium Jumbo
- Nut Material: Graph Tech
- Nut Width: 1.695"
- End of Board Width: 2.26"
- Inlays: Acrylic Trapezoids
- Body Material: Mahogany
- Top: Maple
- WeightRelief: 9-Hole
- Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Finish: Nickel
- Bridge: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic
- Tailpiece: Aluminum Stopbar
- Tuning Machines: Grover Rotomatics w/ Kidney Buttons
- Pickguard: Cream
- Control Knobs: Gold Top Hats with Silver Reflector
- Switch Tip: Cream
- Switchwasher: Cream
- Jack Plate Cover: Nickel
- Neck Pickup: Burstbucker 61R (Zebra)
- Bridge Pickup: Burstbucker 61T (Zebra)
- Controls: 2 Push/Pull Volumes (Coil-Tap), 2 Push/Pull Tones (Pure Bypass/Phase) & Toggle Switch
- Strings: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
- Case: Hard Shell Case
- Accessories: Includes Gibson Accessory Kit
|Case Included||hard case|
|Pickup Config||2 x humbucker|
|Number Of Strings||6 string|
|Right / Left-Handed||right handed|
|Guitar Style||les paul style|
|Body Size||full size|
|Body Material||mahogany body|
August 30, 2018Read Article
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