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Gibson Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar with Case

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MSRP: $5,998.00
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Product Description

The Gibson Les Paul Custom introduced in 1954, has always represented the highest level of elegance and beauty in the Les Paul family.
The Les Paul Custom of the 1950s Featured multilayered Binding and gold plated hardware and was the top model in the original Les Paul line of guitars. The NEW Custom will recieve all the meticulous handwork you're used to from the Custom Shop Gibsons, but with a few minor specification changes that aide the playability and tone of this Rock Legend.

Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul Custom Features

  • Carved Maple Top with Weight Relieved Body
  • 1-Piece Mahogany Neck
  • 22 Fret, richlite Fingerboard
  • 490 and 498 Alnico Humbuckers
  • Nashville TOM Bridge with Stopbar Tailpiece
  • Includes Custom Shop Case and Certificate of Authenticity

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Gibson is recognized as one of the most respected guitar builders in the world. AMS is proud to have a decades-long history with them and honored that Gibson has chosen us to bring their world-class instruments to you. Look for more new product announcements, special events and promotions in the coming months.

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Product Specifications

Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul Custom Specifications

Body and Hardware

  • Top: Carved Maple
  • Binding: Multi-ply White/Black Binding on top and back
  • Hardware: Gold hardware
  • Bridge: Nashville TOM
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Other: Weight relieved back
Neck and Headstock
  • Neck: 1-piece mahogany neck
  • Fingerboard: 22 fret richlite fingerboard
  • Inlays: Pearl block inlays
  • Binding: Single-ply white binding
  • Neck Profile: Rounded
  • Scale Length: 24-3/4 inches
  • Nut width: 1-11/16 inches
  • Tuners: Metal tulip tuners
Electronics and Strings
  • Pickups: 490 and 498 Alnico Humbucking Pickups
  • Controls: 2 volume, 2 tone, 3 way switch
  • Strings: Brite Wires .010-.046
  • Case: Custom Shop case
  • Other: Certificate of Authenticity

Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  800-444-2766 Warranty:  Limited Lifetime
Mishka from East Tennessee USA
Overall Rating
The Absolute Best
What is your overall opinion of this product?
It is hands down the ultimate guitar in a world filled with remakes and redone's...there is a reason why this guitar has remained the mark of quality even from a company of many fine simply doesn't get any better. I own over 30 wonderful guitars...the Les Paul Custom is the pinnacle of my electrics.
What is your opinion of the quality of this product? How does it work for different genres of music?
My two Customs are build and sound! You can play anything with this instrument!
Heavy, fast, chunky? How was the neck? Are the controls easy to get to while playing?
Totally comfortable! I traded a 57 RI on on of my Customs...I like the feel of the Custom much better...not that there was anything wrong with the 57...for me, I just like the Custom better in all ways.
How is the tone? Bright and snappy? Dark and smooth? Were the pickups hot, mellow, thick or thin?
It can be anything you want it to be...I like it for blues as the 490 and 498 pups sound smooth and glass like...different amps and pedals can shape anything but you need a great baseline tone to begin with...this has that in spades!
How did the stain or paint job look?
I bought the Black Beauty...with the gold hardware it looks positively regal! No issues at all!
Did you get what you were expecting for the price? How does it compare to similar products in the same price range?
No comparison; the quality of the overall guitar and the fact that it says Gibson Les Paul Custom sums it up!
How was the action out of the box?
Nothing plays like a Les Paul Custom...Nothing!
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