2018 Gibson Les Paul Left Handed

£725.00

2018 Gibson Les Paul Left Handed

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Available to view/play/demo near Preston, PR3, For further details, including more pictures (genuine enquiries only) please contact me. I may consider part ex. but only for high end guitars / basses. Call/text Paul on 07919 280017 or FB message.
£25 deposit, paid via PayPal will secure any Guitar till pay day Can be sent via insured couriers (at cost approx. £20) to any UK mainland address

Description

 2018 Gibson Les Paul Tribute,  Left Handed, These are quite rare. Finished in satin gold, this is a nice example of this iconic guitar. The satin finish lends itself to natural aging/wear as highlighted in the photographs. Obviously there are marks but nothing particularly ugly. The frets Are in excellent condition. It has been upgraded with Grover Locking Tuners. It’s had a recent set up and fitted with brand-new D’Addario 9’s. It comes complete with all the case candy, tools, Unopened polishing cloth and even the original receipt. The case has a few Battle scars as shown in the photographs,but perfectly functional. 

Best of all it plays wonderfully

It can be shipped to any UK mainland address for £20

Product Description

The terms Gold-top and Les Paul seem to have gone hand-in-hand since the dawn of time – this latest version embodies that timeless elegant combination.

Body & Neck

Gibson have opted for a non weight-relieved mahogany body, in keeping with the notoriously substantial Les Pauls of old. The plain maple top gives a little added top-end clarity without compromising the typical resonance you’d expect from traditional weighty mahogany bodies. Topping it all of (literally) is that Satin Gold Top finish – this is your own little piece of guitar history!

For the Tribute’s neck, you’ve got a slim-taper pofile with a velvety-smooth rosewood fretboard so you can glide up and down with blissful ease. The use of mahogany in both the neck and the body is what gives these guitars their famed neverending sustain – every note sings like you wouldn’t believe!

Pickups & Electronics

The PAF formula helped put Gibson on the map back in the day, giving players a full-bodied sound they’d never have imagined. The Tribute is loaded with pickups that owe the essence of their sound to the PAF’s ground-breaking design.

In the neck position, you’ve got a 490R Modern Classic that gives you a typically fat sound but with a hotter top-end friendly response. In the bridge you have a 498T; the T stands for treble, so as you may have guessed, the aim here is to compliment both the brightness of the maple and the richness of the mahogany, but with loads of extra crispy overtones!

Hardware

You may have also noticed the gleaming nickel-plated hardware and kluson-style tuners that Gibson have opted for. The Tune-O-Matic bridge and stop-bar are made of aluminium, a surprisingly resonant material – combine these elements with the classic cream scratchplate, and you have a polished, authentically traditional look with stunning tonal qualities to match.

Here’s what Gibson say about the 2018 Les Paul Tribute

The Les Paul Tribute captures the historic character of the legendary Les Paul guitar.

Historic Gibson tonewoods, carved top, cream pickguard, vintage-style tuners, trapezoid inlays, and boosted PAF-inspired pickups give this impressive guitar classic looks and sound with an elegant, vintage touch. No weight relief for those players who like to feel the authenticity of history in their hands.

Specifications

  • Series: Gibson Model Year 2018

Body

  • Body Style: Les Paul Tribute
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Top: Plain Maple
  • Finish Satin Gold Top
  • Weight relief: None
  • Binding: None

Neck

  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Neck profile: Slim Taper
  • Nut width: 1.695”
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Scale length: 24.75”
  • Number of frets: 22 – Medium – Cryogenically Treated
  • Nut: Tektoid
  • Inlay: Acrylic Trapezoids
  • Binding: None

Hardware

  • Bridge: Aluminum Tune-O-Matic
  • Tailpiece: Aluminum Stop Bar
  • Knobs: Gold Tophats with Silver Inserts and Pointers
  • Tuners: Vintage Style Keystones
  • Plating: Nickel
  • Case: Softshell

Electronics

  • Neck pickup: 490R
  • Bridge pickup: 498T
  • Controls: 2 volumes, 2 tones, 1 toggle switch

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