The Legendary Les Paul Goldtop
The Gibson Custom 1954 Les Paul Goldtop VOS electric guitar is a unique beast. Do you jones after the chunky feel of early Les Paul necks? Here's your opportunity to get your fretting hand around what many guitarists consider to be the Holy Grail of chunky necks and also reap the sonic benefits of the '54's period-correct wrap tailpiece. Now, here's the unique part: this guitar sports humbuckers! That's right, a pair of hot P-90s, serving up all the fat snarl you could ever ask for. If you're a Les Paul aficionado, check out Gibson Custom's 1954 Les Paul Goldtop VOS.
Gibson Custom 1954 Les Paul Goldtop VOS at a Glance:
- Fat, satisfying '54 profile neck
- P-90 pickups deliver the original sound of the Les Paul
- The benefits of a wrap tailpiece
The Gibson Custom 1954 Les Paul Goldtop VOS's fat '54 profile neck is the Holy Grail for many Les Paul players who prefer chunky necks. If you're in this camp, those '60s SlimTaper necks aren't for you. Wrapping your fretting hand around a juicy tree trunk of a neck is the real deal. The Gibson Custom 1954 Les Paul Goldtop VOS is your kind of axe.P-90 pickups deliver the original sound of the Les Paul
Warm and creamy, shiny and full of life, the P-90s in this Gibson Custom 1954 Les Paul Goldtop VOS guitar capture the very essence of the classic pre-PAF P-90. Roll back the tone, keep the volume in check, and you've got access to the liquid jazz lines Les Paul himself liked to play, or open them up full throttle and tap into the slightly rude and gritty tone they have to offer. Simple as they are, these classic pickups give the Gibson Custom 1954 Les Paul Goldtop VOS the wide range of classic tone you crave.The benefits of a wrap tailpiece
The Gibson Custom 1954 Les Paul Goldtop VOS sports a vintage-correct wrap bridge/tailpiece. Are you among the guitarists who believe that this setup (minimizing points of contact with the string) transfers more energy to the guitar body, thus improving tone? Or perhaps you feel a wraparound enhances your string-bending range by reducing the required excursion to nail a particular pitch. Regardless of the theory behind it, if you're a fan of early Les Pauls, you'll love the Gibson Custom 1954 Les Paul Goldtop VOS's wrap tailpiece.
Gibson Custom 1954 Les Paul Goldtop VOS Features:
- The perfect axe for early Les Paul fans who love humbuckers!
- Satisfyingly chunky '54 profile neck
- Wrap bridge/tailpiece gives you enhanced sustain and bendability
- P-90 pickups serve up that classic, fat Les Paul humbucker snarl
- Pearloid Trapezoid fingerboard inlays
- Thin, vintage-correct, nitrocellulose-laquer finish enhances tone