Gibson Custom Les Paul Axcess Custom - Stopbar, Ebony

Solidbody Electric Guitar with Maple Top, Weight-relieved Mahogany Body, Mahogany Neck, Richlite Fingerboard, Dual Humbucking Pickups, and Hard Case - Ebony
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$4,799.00
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Gibson Custom Les Paul Axcess Custom - Stopbar, Ebony
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Tone, Playability - and Looks

This Gibson Custom Les Paul Axcess Custom solidbody electric guitar takes the Les Paul to a new level of playing ease and sonic dexterity. Dimed, the instrument's dual humbuckers send a volcanic surge of molten tone erupting from your amp. Dial back the gain; it cleans right up. Hit the coil split and you've got chimey spank and sparkle. Sporting the elegant styling of late '50s-era 'Paul Customs, this axe also provides you with a modern heel-less neck joint and a weight-relieved body with a comfortable tummy contour while its rounded neck profile, rolled fingerboard edges, and flawless fretwork serve up buttery playability. Sweetwater guitarists agree: once you play it, you won't be able to resist the addictive allure of the Gibson Custom Les Paul Axcess Custom.

Gibson Custom Les Paul Axcess Custom at a Glance:
  • Weight-relieved, contoured body provides modern comfort
  • Special neck joint for a heel-less feel
  • Dual humbuckers deliver a universe of tone
Weight-relieved, contoured body provides modern comfort

This Gibson Custom Les Paul Axcess Custom solidbody electric guitar was designed to be played, and played, and played. Gibson Custom Shop luthiers spec'd this axe with a belly scarf. This way, your guitar hugs much closer to your body without that uncomfortable digging sensation. No more bruised ribs after marathon gigs! What's more, the instrument's body is slightly thinner, comprising weight-relieved mahogany with a carved maple top, so the instrument feels refreshingly light whether you're playing standing or seated.

Special neck joint for a heel-less feel

The Axcess in the Gibson Custom Les Paul Axcess Custom comes from its slight structural alteration - you get even easier access to those upper frets, thanks to the way the neck heel and portions of the back and neck joint have been contoured. As you run your hand up the neck, you'll get that heel-less feel right up to the 22nd fret. Playing lead? No worries. Rip out a legato minor hexatonic run starting on the 15th fret and you'll see - and feel - what we mean. The Les Paul Axcess Custom is seriously playable.

Dual humbuckers deliver a universe of tone

It just wouldn't be a Les Paul without humbuckers, and this Les Paul Axcess Custom solidbody electric guitar features premium tone, thanks to Gibson's 496R and 498T pickups. Naturally, these hot humbuckers really shine when pumping out the legendary fat, snarling tone that is the Les Paul's stock in trade. The pups are delightfully responsive, though - just roll back the volume, and they clean up beautifully. And for even greater tonal diversity, you can elicit chimey cleans via the push-pull coil split on the bridge pickup tone knob.

Gibson Custom Les Paul Axcess Custom Features:
  • Weight-relieved, contoured body provides modern comfort
  • Special neck joint for a heel-less feel
  • Dual humbucking pickups deliver a massive range of tone
  • Coil split serves up spanky, chimey cleans
  • Custom Shop hardshell case and certificate of authenticity included
The Gibson Custom Les Paul Axcess Custom: as good as it gets!

What Does "Special Order" Mean?

A special-order product is one that we don't normally keep in stock. We order it from the manufacturer as soon as you order from us. We have great relationships with all the manufacturers we carry, so we can get your special order to you as fast as or faster than anyone else. Remember that special orders are non-returnable and non-cancelable, so make sure the item is right for you. A Sweetwater Sales Engineer can help you decide — call (800) 222-4700 for assistance!

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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 Carved Maple
Color Ebony
Neck Material Mahogany
Neck Shape Rounded
Fingerboard Material Richlite
Fingerboard Inlay Pearl Blocks
Number of Frets 22
Scale Length 24.75"
Nut Width 1.687"
Bridge/Tailpiece Stopbar
Tuners Metal Tulip
Number of Pickups 2
Neck Pickup 490
Bridge Pickup 498
Controls 2 x volume, 2 x tone, 3-way pickup selector
Strings Brite Wires (.010-.046)
Case Included Hardshell
Manufacturer Part Number LPXCEBGH1

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