The Les Paul Standard is the flagship of the Gibson electric guitar collection and represents a perfect blend of traditional design and contemporary appointments. The 2015 model features a mahogany body with modern weight relief and a mahogany neck with an asymmetrical Slim Taper profile. The compound radius rosewood fretboard is buffed and dressed to perfection by Gibson's PLEK system. Other features include BurstBucker Pro 1+2 pickups with coil-splitting and phase changing, reverse polarity rear pickup, removable pickguard and an improved tune-o-matic bridge. Includes hardshell case.
All 2015 Gibson models benefit from some important upgrades: G Force on all guitars except LP Supreme, Firebird and Derek Trucks SG Zero Fret Nut - Patent applied for nut with adjustable action Wider neck and fingerboard (.050 per side) for increased playing comfort Tune-o-matic bridge featuring hex wrench adjustment on thumbscrews for easy action adjustments Professional setup - Accurate intonation, PLEK program, 27% lower fretwire Smoother sanded/buffed fingerboard with oil treatment One-piece thicker rosewood fingerboard Pearl inlays return on all product More robust cables change from 28 AWG to 26 AWG for improved signal Improved jack design for uninterrupted signal No satin or vintage gloss finishes: All SKUs will be gloss lacquer Hardshell case FEATURES Body Body shape: Single cutaway Body type: Solid body Body material: Solid wood Top wood: Maple Body wood: Mahogany Body finish: Gloss Orientation: Right handed Neck Neck shape: Asymmetrical slim taper Neck wood: Mahogany Joint: Set-in Scale length: 24.75" Truss rod: Les Paul Neck finish: Gloss Fretboard Material: Rosewood Radius: Compound Fret size: Medium jumbo Number of frets: 22 Inlays: Trapezoid Nut width: 1.695" (43.1) Pickups Configuration: HH Neck: BurstBucker Pro Middle: Not applicable Bridge: BurstBucker Pro Brand: Gibson Active or passive: Passive Series or parallel: Series Piezo: No Active EQ: No Special electronics: Push/pull tone control Controls Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2 Pickup switch: 3-way Coil tap or split: Coil tap Kill switch: No Hardware Bridge type: Fixed Bridge design: Tune-o-matic Tailpiece: Stopbar Tuning machines: G Force Color: Nickel/chrome Other Number of strings: 6-string Special features: G Force tuners Body and neck binding Case: Hardshell case Accessories: G Force tuning adapter, adjustment tools Country of origin: United States