Epiphone Les Paul Standard Plustop Pro - Honey Burst

Solidbody Electric Guitar with Mahogany Body, Flame Maple Veneer Top, Mahogany Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, and 2 Humbucking Pickups - Honey Burst
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A Gorgeous Les Paul Standard for a Song

The Epiphone Les Paul Standard Plustop Pro packs a punch. Sporting ProBucker pickups with coil tapping and a stunning AAA flame maple veneer top, this impressive solidbody electric guitar gives you legendary LP tone and playability - as well as jaw-dropping good looks - at an amazing price. With the Les Paul Standard Plustop Pro, you can play nuanced rhythm parts with a chiming single-coil setting on the neck pickup, then launch into an aggressive humbucking lead. We're talking serious tonal versatility. No matter your musical genre, you'll love the Epiphone Les Paul Standard Plustop Pro.

Epiphone Les Paul Standard Plustop Pro Solidbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:
  • A universe of tone from tapped ProBuckers
  • The Les Paul backstory
  • With a Les Paul, you're in good company
A universe of tone from tapped ProBuckers

The ProBuckers on the Les Paul Standard Plustop Pro feature Alnico II magnets - the same as sought-after vintage PAF humbuckers - for rich, warm tone with crystalline highs and a tight bottom. With a ProBucker-2 in the neck position and a (slightly overwound) ProBucker-3 in the bridge position, crank your gain, and you can do some serious damage. We're talking legendary Les Paul - fat, snarling tone served up with days of sustain. Excited? There's more. You also get coil tapping controlled by push-pull volume pots, giving you an infinite variety of sounds from single-coil spank to full humbucker shred. This Paul is a tone machine.

The Les Paul backstory

The Les Paul backstory actually started with an instrument dubbed The Log. In the early 1940s, on a quest for an electric guitar that would sustain for days, Les Paul - the legendary guitarist and inventor - fashioned what may well have been the first solidbody guitar from a length of common 4" x 4" lumber. For appearances (and possibly playing comfort), Les sawed an Epiphone hollowbody in half and attached the two wings to either side of The Log. Les continued to develop the idea through a series of prototypes, ultimately resulting in the classic solidbody guitar we know and love.

With a Les Paul, you're in good company

From rock to fusion and beyond, the Les Paul's surly snarl has virtually defined attitude-laden overdrive guitar sound. Legendary guitarists such as Jimmy Page, Al Di Meola, Alex Lifeson, Slash, and countless others have forged their signature sounds with a sunburst Les Paul. Epiphone now gives you the opportunity to experience that one-of-a-kind tone and look at an amazingly affordable price with the Les Paul Standard Plustop Pro. What's more, the Plustop Pro comes with Epiphone's limited lifetime warranty and is backed by Gibson's 24/7/365 customer service - so you know you're making a solid investment.

Epiphone Les Paul Standard Plustop Pro Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:
  • Mahogany body with AAA flame maple veneer
  • Single-ply cream body and neck binding
  • Set mahogany neck with 1960's SlimTaper D profile
  • 12" radius rosewood fingerboard with trapezoid inlays and 22 medium-jumbo frets
  • 2 ProBucker humbucking pickups
  • LockTone Tune-o-matic bridge; stopbar tailpiece
  • Chrome hardware; 14:1 ratio Grover die-cast tuners
  • Clipped-ear headstock with gold Les Paul model silkscreen
  • 2-ply truss rod cover with Les Paul Standard Pro inscription
  • Single-ply elevated cream pickguard
  • Amber bell knobs; push-pull coil tapping on volume controls
  • 3-way selector switch
  • Limited lifetime warranty backed by Gibson's 24/7/365 customer service
The Epiphone Les Paul Standard Plus Pro: a gorgeous Paul at an amazing price!

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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 Flame Maple veneer
Body Finish Gloss
Color Honey Burst
Neck Material Mahogany, Set
Neck Shape 1960s SlimTaper D profile
Fingerboard Material Rosewood, 12" Radius
Fingerboard Inlay Trapezoid
Number of Frets 22, Medium Jumbo
Scale Length 24.75"
Nut Width 1.68"
Nut Material Plastic
Bridge/Tailpiece Tune-o-Matic/Stopbar
Tuners Sealed
Number of Pickups 2
Neck Pickup ProBucker
Bridge Pickup ProBucker
Controls 2 x Volume (with coil taps), 2 x Tone, 3-way Selector
Strings (.010-.046)
Manufacturer Part Number ENLPHBNH1

Customer Reviews

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Nothing like a Les Paul

This guitar sounds as good as my Gibson that I paid twice the money for. I was greatly surprised when I took this out of the box and held this beautiful guitar in my hands. (Flawless). This is a keeper and a go to guitar at any time. Buy this guitar. Thanks Luke!!!!!
Music background: Guitar Buff/Music

sweetwater rocks

Fit and finish on my new les paul rivals any les paul I have ever played Looks just like a 59 Sweetwater has the best customer service in the business bar none received my order in 3 days free
Music background: hobbyist

Great Value

Beautiful guitar. Sounds and looks great. Great value for money. Sweetwater service and delivery was fantastic.
Music background: Hobbyist...


Let me say this. I've been a guitar player for over 50 years. By player I mean steady gigs in back lines plus fronting my own bands. I still have my own blues band. I've owned many of the prized vintage American guitars during those years, including several 50's Les Pauls. { they were just used guitars back in the 60's. } as well as Fenders, Gretsch, etc.. I bought this Epi Paul for use as a humbucker driven recording guitar since I haven't been impressed by over priced Gibsons for many years. I wash shocked at the quality of this guitar, far cry from when these first came out. In my hands, with my Tortex orange pick, thru my Fender 2x12 Deville, wit my softer picking style, the sound of the guitar is very much a 335 vibe. It nails Peter Green to Billy G. Guitars of the same model can vary greatly one to another, but this one is a great one. 8.5 lbs. as well. Did I get a freak, built on the right day, as the guitar Gods smiled ? I don't know but I'm sure happy with it.
Music background: Backlines, fronting various bands, studio work, for many years.

Great guitar, great company to buy it from

What a great guitar great sound and at a great price. I bought the honey burst color and couldn't be more pleased. The finish is beautiful. Thanks for a great experience.
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