Gibson Les Paul Standard 2018 ...

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Gibson Les Paul Standard 2018 Blood Orange Burst #180071978

Includes Hard Case

Manufacturer's ID: LPS18ODCH1

What we say:

Gibson's most iconic guitar is treated to a range of upgrades this year that preserve the classic beauty of the model and make it one heck of a player's guitar! Is this the best production Les Paul Standard yet?

Starting, as we normally do with the woods, this 2018 LP has ultra weight-relieved Mahogany for the body, capped with no less than AAA grade figured maple for a top that really pops! These are the kinds of tops you normally have to go to the Custom Shop for! A Mahogany neck is customary too and this one has not only an asymmetric taper for playing comfort right up the neck, it also sports a rosewood fingerboard with a compound radius to provide you with an uncompromising playing experience everywhere, on every fret. Locking tuners complete the features for the neck.

A pair of Burstbucker Pro pickups supply this guitar with a hotter than PAF output but a tonality that's vintage Gibson all the way! That's not all: each of the four control knobs double up with extra functions via a push/pull: you get a coil tap for each pickup (for skinnier, P90-ish tones), a phase reverse for all of your Peter Green moments and a 'Pure Bypass' which wires the pickups straight to the guitar's output (passing by the tone controls) for an altogether hotter signal. These are all useful additions rather than pointless gimmicks and we applaud Gibson for adding these player-friendly features.

These beautiful guitars (this one is in a new 'instant-favourite' colour named Blood Orange Burst) play and sound like Les Pauls should! And fear not: the circular plastic pickup selector ring is included inside the case! Lots of people have been concerned about that from seeing photos but its a simple matter to fit it on for that classic look! Treat yourself to one of the greatest Les Paul Standard models that Gibson have ever offered.


Body Mahogany w/ Ultra Modern Weight Relief
Top AAA Figured Maple
Neck Mahogany
Neck Profile Asymmetrical Slim Taper
Nut Width 1.695"
Fingerboard Rosewood
Scale Length 24.75"
Frets 22 - Medium - Cryogenically Treated
Nut Tektoid
Inlay Acrylic Trapezoid
Binding Cream
Bridge Aluminum Tune-O-Matic and Stop Bar
Knobs Amber Top Hats
Tuners Locking Kidneys
Plating Nickel
Pickups BB Pro Rhythm Neck, BB Pro Lead Bridge
Controls 2 Volumes, 2 Tones, 1 Toggle Switch, w/ 4 Push-Pull


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Customer reviews

Overall Rating 5 (4 reviews)

Beautiful guitar. The only problem is that it came from Gibson with strings that were cut too short so popped off when I tried to tune it. I contacted GG and was sent two new sets of strings. One set would have been fine but very grateful.

Mark B. - 20/5/2019

Amazing guitar , sounds incredible and cherry on top is that it looks beautiful

David K. - 12/4/2019

A stunning guitar. Gibson have really got their mojo back here.

Kurt R. - 16/2/2019

Beautiful guitar at the lowest price I could find

Christopher A. - 8/11/2018

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