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Gibson Les Paul 70s Tribute Electric Guitar with Gigbag

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Product Description

The 2013 Les Paul 70s Tribute offers is an authentic Gibson with traditional features to provide the feel and tone of iconic 70s Les Pauls. Loaded with a pair of Dirty Fingers Humbuckers, the Gibson Les Paul 70s Tribute Electric guitar has a mahogany body with traditional weight relief, a maple top and mahogany 70s profile neck with Volute.

Gibson Les Paul 70s Tribute Electric Guitar Features

  • Mahogany Body with Traditional weight relief
  • 70’s Profile Mahogany Neck with Volute
  • Dirty Fingers Humbucker Pickups, uncovered
  • Includes Premium Gig Bag
Built in the image of the world-beating Les Pauls of the 1970s, the Les Paul ’70s Tribute starts with the classic tonewood combination of a mahogany body with solid carved maple top. When paired, these woods offer a tonal depth and complexity unmatched by any single-wood construction, with warmth and richness from the mahogany, and superb clarity and snap from the maple, all of which translates to surprising breadth and articulation within the guitar’s scorching amped-up sound.

Tonewoods
The mahogany back is strategically weight relieved to both lighten your load and improve resonance. A solid mahogany neck is glued into the body in Gibson’s time-tested tradition, and carved to a characteristic medium ’70s profile that measures .810” at the 1st fret and .930” at the 12th, with period-correct volute to strengthen the back-angled headstock. It is topped with a genuine rosewood fingerboard that carries 22 medium-jumbo frets and traditional trapezoid inlays.

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In keeping with the stripped-down ethos of this powerful performer, both body and ’board remain unbound, and there’s no pickguard to obscure the finish. A PLEK-cut nut made from black Corian subtly complements the black witch-hat knobs with silver inserts and black pickup rings, while enhancing resonance and sustain. The headstock is silkscreened with a gold Gibson logo and Les Paul Model.

Pickups
The Les Paul ’70s Tribute takes its firepower from a pair of Gibson’s mighty Dirty Fingers humbucking pickups, a legendary component of ’70s firepower, and among the two hottest pickups that Gibson has ever designed. These scorching humbuckers include powerful ceramic magnets and over-wound coils for a sizzling, sustainful sound that nevertheless remains clear and articulate. The traditional wiring complement of an independent volume and tone control per pickup plus a three-way toggle selector switch allows a broad range of sonic variations.

Hardware
To anchor it all down, Gibson USA loads in a Tune-o-Matic bridge and Stopbar tailpiece, with a set of genuine Grover kidney button tuners, a hardware set that partners up for solid sustain and precision tuning.

Put it all together, and the Les Paul ’70s Tribute presents the perfect celebration of the Les Paul’s advancement into the age of heavy rock, wrapping it all into a great guitar that brings the look, feel, and sound of a high-output humbucker-loaded Les Paul to the hands of players of today.

Each guitar includes a black Gibson gigbag, owner’s manual, and truss-rod wrench, and comes covered by Gibson USA’s Limited Lifetime Warranty and 24/7/365 Customer Service.



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Product Specifications
Gibson Les Paul 70s Tribute Electric Guitar Specifications
  • Body: Mahogany with Traditional weight relief
  • Top: Maple
  • Neck: Mahogany, 70’s Profile with Volute
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood, Trapezoid Inlays
  • Pickups: Two Dirty Fingers Humbuckers
  • Hardware: Chrome Tune-o-Matic
  • Tuners: Grover Kidney Tuners
  • Controls: Black, Witch Hat knobs with Tone/Volume Inserts
  • Special: ‘2013 Model’ on back of headstock, ‘70’s Tribute’ Truss Rod Cover
  • Case: Includes Premium Gig Bag
Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  800-444-2766 Warranty:  Limited Lifetime
Ron from Wiggins, MS, USA
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No better 1000$ guitar!
Quality
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Excellent quality and very flexible for the multi genre musicians.
Feel
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Gibson weight. Neck and strings set great out of box, until the humidity got to it now I'm working on getting the little bit of fret buzz completely out.
Tone
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Fantastic tone. Tons of tones bright warm hot mellow this guitar can do it. Thanks to the dirty fingers.
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Beautiful finish!!
Value
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Like I said can't buy a better 1000$ guitar. I shopped a lot of brands before I bought this knowing that at the <1000$ mark it could go either way.
Playability
How was the action out of the box?
Perfect! Until it adjusted to its new home. But getting it right with some adjustments.
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