The new Les Paul Custom is part of Epiphone’s ‘Inspired by Gibson Collection’ and honors the 1950s classic designed by Mr. Les Paul in 1954 as the “tuxedo” version of his groundbreaking solid body masterpiece. Featuring a traditional Custom-style Mahogany body and Ebony fingerboard, gold hardware, critically acclaimed ProBucker humbuckers with CTS electronics, Grover machine heads, and Custom-style inlay.
Epiphone Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar Features
- Solid Mahogany Les Paul body
- Slim-Taper Neck, Ebony fingerboard, Custom-style inlay
- ProBucker humbucking pickups modeled after classic ‘50s Gibson PAF pickups for a vintage sound
- ProBucker-2 in the neck position, ProBucker-3 in the bridge position
- LockTone ABR Bridge
The Epiphone Les Paul Custom is equipped with a pair of ProBucker pickups for that vintage ‘50s sound, transporting you back to the days when original Gibson PAF (Patent Applied For) humbuckers ruled the day.
With a ProBucker-2 in the neck position and a ProBucker-3 in the bridge position, a wide variety of bold, grungy, and driven tones are at your disposal. This guitar can change character as well – the Epiphone Les Paul Custom can also bring the clean, shimmery, and round tones to your sonic color palette.
The engineers at Epiphone really put in tons of work researching and experimenting with these pickups, so they could hand-pick the right vintage tonal characteristics worthy of their original counterparts. The fine details have all been taken into account.
The Les Paul has dominated the guitar landscape for over 60 years and the Epiphone Les Paul Custom is the next wonderful instrument in this amazing guitar lineup! It is a gorgeous instrument that has been inspired by the best the original luxurious ’54 Les Paul Custom had to offer. It is also a beacon of consistency, looks great, plays great, and is an incredible value, checking all necessary boxes required for a trusty guitar that’s needed for the journey!