Epiphone Prophecy Les Paul Custom GX Plus - Heritage Cherry Sunburst

Solidbody Electric Guitar with Mahogany Body, Mahogany Neck, Quilt Maple Top, Rosewood Fingerboard, and 2 Gibson Humbucking Pickups - Heritage Cherry Sunburst
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Epiphone Prophecy Les Paul Custom GX Plus - Heritage Cherry Sunburst
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A Prophecy Collection Les Paul!

Need more aggression and power out of your guitar? The Epiphone Prophecy Les Paul Custom Plus GX is the electric guitar you have been looking for. A duo of Gibson pickups give you killer rock tone and response. The slim-profiled SpeedTaper neck gives you a smooth satin finish for incredible playability. You'll love the mountain of sustain you get from the LockTone Tune-o-matic bridge. A classic Les Paul look with the most modern Epiphone technology - that's the Epiphone Les Paul Custom Plus GX.

Epiphone Prophecy Les Paul Custom Plus GX at a Glance:
  • A shredder's dream Les Paul
  • Classic Les Paul body style
  • Two hot humbucking pickups
A shredder's dream Les Paul

Shredders demand precision from their instruments. The Epiphone Prophecy Les Paul Custom Plus GX is the perfect tool to fulfill your rock 'n' roll dreams! The ever-popular combination of Gibson 490R and 498T pickups has been a staple in rock guitars for decades. The ultra-fast SpeedTaper neck lets you weave and create luscious textures, killer chords, and massive solos. Sustain notes all night long with the solid LockTone Tune-o-matic bridge. This isn't your average Les Paul. If you are looking for a hot-rodded rock machine, then get yourself the Epiphone Prophecy Les Paul Custom Plus GX!

Classic Les Paul body style

The Les Paul body style is a legendary one. Since its introduction, musicians of all genres and styles have fallen in love with its single-cutaway, curvaceous body and killer tone. This Epiphone Prophecy Les Paul boasts a highly figured quilted maple top for a Les Paul look that's sure to turn heads.

Two hot humbucking pickups

Look, when you're talking about a Les Paul, you're talking about that big, fat, smoky humbucker sound. You've got that nice chunky neck in your left hand and you're grabbing big fat power chords and soloing all up and down the fingerboard. Epiphone put two huge-sounding humbucking pickups on this baby with hot Alnico magnets - a Gibson 490R in the neck position and a Gibson 498T in the bridge position. And push/pull pots split each pickup into single-coil mode for classic spanky tones. Take it from the Sweetwater crew - the Epiphone Prophecy Les Paul Custom Plus GX is an extremely versatile guitar that's ready for any gig!

Epiphone Prophecy Les Paul Custom Plus GX Features:
  • A custom Les Paul with many hot-rodded features
  • SpeedTaper neck with slim D-profile and satin finish
  • Gibson pickups for amazing rock tones
  • Push/pull pots lets you dial up single-coil tones
  • Gorgeous quilted maple top
  • Includes hardshell case
Get an innovate guitar designed to shred with the Epiphone Prophecy Les Paul Custom Plus GX!

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Tech Specs

Body Type Solidbody
Body Shape Les Paul
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Number of Strings 6
Body Material Mahogany
Top Material Quilt Maple
Body Finish Gloss
Color Heritage Cherry Sunburst
Neck Material Mahogany, Set
Neck Shape SpeedTaper D-profile
Fingerboard Material Rosewood, 14" Radius
Fingerboard Inlay Mother of Pearl and Abalone Block and Triangle
Number of Frets 24, Jumbo
Scale Length 24.75"
Nut Width 1.68"
Nut Material Graphite
Bridge/Tailpiece LockTone Tune-o-Matic/LockTone Stopbar
Tuners Sealed
Number of Pickups 2
Neck Pickup Gibson 490R Humbucker
Bridge Pickup Gibson 498T Humbucker
Controls 2 x Volume, 2 x Tone, 3-way Selector, Push/Pull pots for coil splitting
Strings (.010-.046)
Case Included Hardshell
Manufacturer Part Number ENCHHSGH1

Customer Reviews

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Great buy !!!

I'm not a great player but love this guitar. Sound great made very well, and the shape of the neck make it easy to play. Great buy for the money.
Music background: Just play for fun

Nice guitar for the price

For what it is, this guitar is excellent. I needed something to replace a couple guitars that were stolen from me last year. One was a Fender Strat, the other an older Gibson Les Paul Custom (weep). This was my price point, so replacing my Gibson will have to wait. This model has some nice appointments not usually found on guitars in this price range. It seems to play really well through different genres, and the neck is fast. The satin finish on an already thin neck is wonderful for me. I can pretty much shred on this thing.Jared Kalish and Chris Sanders were there every step of the way to ensure quality control and customer satisfaction. Thanks a bunch. The guitar came ready to play right out of the box. Nice to have it inspected before shipping. Take it from me, most places fail miserably in the pre shipping inspection area.Either way, I cannot imagine anyone being disappointed with this guitar for the price. Also, there is a plek'd version of this guitar available for an extra $150. Hope this helps.Cheers
Music background: Recreational/Occasional gigs

Sweet Axe

Amazing!This guitar is solid as a rock and beautifully crafted. Setup was great straight out the box. The finish is flawless. I mean this guitar is really pretty! The gold hardware really makes the cherry sunburst pop and I love the color accented knobs. Coil tapping pups add a cool tonal dimension. I own two Gibson LP's and this guitar is a welcome addition to the arsenal. Amazing guitar. Amazing Gearfest deal.Big thanks to Greg Baum and the entire Sweetwater staff. I had a blast! This is an incredible group of folks.Chuck Surack for President!Rock on.
Music background: I'm no Yngwie.

nice guitar!

Very nice guitar. well made with an eye to the detail.Book matched maple front triple line body trim, very nice and great finish. Fret markers are classy as is the head stock.s look. It sounds great with many different tones to be had. The neck is very thin, like a tele and wil take some time t get used to it. it is fast and easy but different than my other guitars. great price for the quality

Amnazing Guitar, WORLD CLASS service

This guitar looks and plays amazing. I was torn between the EX model (EMG's) and the Gibson USA pickups, but I like the finish on the GX so I went with this model. . Well the pickups dont disappoint! and this way you get the coil splitting of the push/pull pots. Im happy with the quality of all components, and the case is very nice as well. as for service, the setup is great and thhe guitar was polished up nicely! . I had a small issue on the guitar, which is acceptable by Epiphone standards, and Sweetwater was QUICK to get me a replacement and ship the old one back at no cost (Thanks Dave M for personalty inspecting the others in stock to ensure I wasn't getting another with the same issue! ) . Im in Ohio, so I got the guitar the next day after setting up the replacement (thanks Marty F.!!!) . AND I did all of this with email, I never once picked up the phone, and they all responded within hours , sometimes minutes. The service is unmatched. there is no company on this planet, with this selection of gear, at these prices, that you can get an email back so quickly and get what you asked for!
Music background: Hobbyist
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