Gibson Les Paul Classic Plus (Manhattan Midnight 50's ) (No Longer Available)
Solidbody Electric Guitar with Mahogany Body, AA Maple Top, Mahogany Neck, Baked Maple Fingerboard, and Two Humbucker Pickups - Manhattan Midnight
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Les Paul Tone and Quailty at an Affordable PriceLooking for an affordable Gibson Les Paul? Then you'll love the Gibson Les Paul Classic Plus! You get a solid mahogany, non-chambered body that exudes tone. The AA Western maple cap gives the Les Paul that classic edge it is known for. You'll find the traditional '50s neck profile capped with a baked maple fingerboard easy and comfortable to play. Two ceramic-magnet pickups give you the warm, fat tones you expect from a Les Paul. The Gibson Les Paul Classic Plus is a tone machine, get your hands on one today.
Gibson Les Paul Classic Plus Electric Solidbody Guitar at a Glance:
Carved maple top and mahogany body
The Gibson Les Paul Classic Plus features a traditional, non-chambered mahogany body known for killer tone and sustain. In 1958, the Les Paul went from a simple gold-finished, painted top to a cherry sunburst finish over a carved maple two-piece top. The carved top was one fo the features that set the Les Paul apart from the "competition." The Les Paul Classic Plus features a gorgeous AA figured Western maple cap that will be the envy of your friends.
Baked maple fingerboard
The Gibson Les Paul Classic Plus sports a baked maple fingerboard. Baking the wood in a special oven makes the wood water resistant, hard and stable (perfect for fingerboards), with snap and attack similar to ebony - but with a more traditional appearance. As no chemicals are used, the process also earth-friendly. Always an innovator, Gibson - in the face of tightening world supplies of certain woods - again shows its leadership in materials engineering in the quest for new and improved tonewoods for its guitars.
Two fat, smoking humbuckers
When you really want to cook on a solo or deliver some thunderous power chords, you reach for a guitar that's got a pair of humbuckers, right? Forget all those thin "out-of-phase" guitar sounds that the session players overused in the 1980s and (sad to say) right through much of the '90s. That's not for you. Your sound is all about the warmth, punch and midrange complexity you can only get from a pair of Gibson humbuckers. The Les Paul Classic Plus comes with a pair of chrome covered 'buckers: a 496R in the neck position and a 500T in the bridge position for uncompromising power, whether you're playing rhythm or digging into a solo.
Gibson Les Paul Classic Plus Electric Solidbody Guitar Features:
Bring Les Paul quality to your collection at an affordable price with the Gibson Les Paul Classic Plus.
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Gibson Les Paul Classic Plus (Manhattan Midnight 50's )
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