Gibson LP Custom Eb Electric Guitar (LPC-EBGH1)

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Gibson LP Custom Eb Electric Guitar (LPC-EBGH1)

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Gibson LP Custom Eb Electric Guitar (LPC-EBGH1) - Description

The introduction of the Les Paul Model in 1952 provided the fundamental template for the design of what would event—ually become the most revered stringed instrument in the world. Yet Gibson president Ted McCarty and the guitar’s namesake, Les Paul, also sought to introduce a “deluxe” version of the soon-to-be iconic model. The final design for the new Les Paul Custom was completed in early 1954, and the guitar made its official debut at the Chicago NAMM show in July 1954. Today’s Les Paul Custom is based on the model from the mid-1950s, but with several modern appointments. The body of the guitar is crafted with a hand-carved maple top, which is then fitted to a body made from a solid piece of mahogany with strategically routed holes to lessen the weight of the guitar, resulting in a Les Paul with enhanced acoustic qualities and improved resonance. The 24 ¾-inch scale length neck is also made from one solid piece of mahogany then topped by a 22-fret Richlite® fingerboard outfitted with pearl block inlays, and given Gibson’s traditional rounded profile. The pickups are Gibson’s 490R in the neck position, which offers the tonal characteristics of the original PAFs, and the 498T in the bridge position, which swaps the 490R’s Alnico II magnet for an Alnico V, thus making it slightly hotter with emphasis on mid-ranges and highs.

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Gibson LP Custom Eb Electric Guitar (LPC-EBGH1) - Features

  • Colour: Ebony
  • Body Size: Full Size
  • Number Of Strings: 6 String
  • Right / Left Handed: Right Handed
  • Guitar Style: Les Paul Style
  • Cutaway: Single
  • Body Material: Maple Top, Mahogany Body
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Fingerboard: Richlite Fingerboard
  • Number Of Frets: 22 Frets
  • Inlay: Pearl Block Inlays
  • Scale Length: 24.75"
  • Nut Width: 1 11/16???
  • Pickup Config: 2 x Humbucker
  • Pickup Type: 490R Humbucker / 498T Humbucker
  • Hardware Colour: Gold Hardware
  • Case Included: Hard Case
  • Manufactured In: America
  • Warranty: 2 Years
  • SKU: ST119109
  • MPN: LPCEBCH1
  • Approx. Weight (kg): 3.0000
  • Specification

    Gibson LP Custom Eb Electric Guitar (LPC-EBGH1) - Specifications

  • Colour: Ebony
  • Body Size: Full Size
  • Number Of Strings: 6 String
  • Right / Left Handed: Right Handed
  • Guitar Style: Les Paul Style
  • Cutaway: Single
  • Body Material: Maple Top, Mahogany Body
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Fingerboard: Richlite Fingerboard
  • Number Of Frets: 22 Frets
  • Inlay: Pearl Block Inlays
  • Scale Length: 24.75"
  • Nut Width: 1 11/16???
  • Pickup Config: 2 x Humbucker
  • Pickup Type: 490R Humbucker / 498T Humbucker
  • Hardware Colour: Gold Hardware
  • Case Included: Hard Case
  • Manufactured In: America
  • Warranty: 2 Years
  • SKU: ST119109
  • MPN: LPCEBCH1
  • Manufacture
    Gibson

    The home of Gibson electric guitars today is "Gibson USA," built in 1974 in Nashville specifically for the production of Gibson's Les Paul guitars. Although the entire guitar industry went through a slump in the late '70s, the spirit of innovation remained strong at Gibson. In response to a growing demand for vintage stylings, Gibson tapped its rich history and reissued the dot-neck version of the ES-335 in 1981 and the flametop sunburst Les Paul in 1982. At the same time, two legendary guitarists joined Gibson- B.B. King in 1980 with the Lucille model and Chet Atkins in 1982 with his new concept of a solidbody acoustic guitar.

    Gibson world headquarters moved to Nashville in 1984 with the closing of the Kalamazoo plant. The financially troubled company was rescued in January 1986 by Henry Juszkiewicz and David Berryman, and the new owners quickly restored Gibson's reputation for quality as well as its profitability.

    Today's Gibson electric guitars represent the history as well as the future of the electric guitar. The models whose designs have become classics-the ES-175, ES-335, Flying V, Explorer, Firebird, SGs and Les Pauls-are a testament to Gibson's wide appeal, spanning more than four decades of music styles. Gibson's close relationship with musicians is manifest in endorsement models from King, Atkins and jazz greats Howard Roberts and Herb Ellis, plus new Les Pauls made to the personal specifications of rock stars Jimmy Page and Joe Perry. In 1994, Gibson's Centennial year, the new Nighthawk model won an industry award for design, setting the stage for a second hundred years of Gibson quality and innovation.

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