A forward-thinking Classic!
While its looks and legendary design are truly classic, the 2017 Gibson HP Les Paul Classic is one of the most forward-looking guitars Gibson has ever produced. It’s clear they were focused on creating an something big, bold, and new! With a Grade-A flamed maple top, chromed hardware with titanium bridge saddles, G-FORCE™ tuners, the powerful PAF-style pickups - virtually EVERYTHING on this High-Performance guitar has been upgraded! That's even before getting into the whopping 150 sonic combinations available from the new Gibson wiring system. Add the exclusive Fast-Access heel and supremely playable Soloist's neck width, and you have a decidedly futuristic Classic right in front of your eyes—without sacrificing one ounce of that evocative Les Paul styling.
The 2017 HP Les Paul Classic is delivered in a Gibson High Performance super premium stamped aluminum case, along with a Gibson premium leather strap, a Gibson multi-tool and a polishing cloth.
Body and Neck
A grade flamed maple top on a mahogany body with 9 hole weight relief. Mahogany neck with soloist neck width, slim-taper profile, and rosewood fingerboard with 22 polished frets and genuine Mother of Pearl trapezoid inlays
Pickups and Electronics
57 Classic and Super 57 Classic humbuckers. 2 volumes, 2 tones, 1 aviation grade toggle switch. Gold plated multi-contact jack. 4 push-pull (individual tap/split, phase, and coil selection) and 5 position DIP switch (Neck and Bridge Pickup Tap or Split, Neck and Bridge Vol Treble Bleed control, and Transient Suppression)
Chrome aluminum TOM with titanium saddles and locking steel studs. Chrome aluminum Stop Bar with locking steel studs. Chrome knurled top hats knobs. G FORCE auto-tuning system.