Gibson Memphis ES Les Paul Studio 2016 Guitar, Ginger Burst

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  • ’57 Classic and Super ’57 Classic Humbuckers
  • Maple Body and Mahogany Neck
  • 22 Fret Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Tune-O-Matic Bridge and Tailpiece
  • Includes Hardshell Case

Gibson Memphis ES Les Paul Studio 2016 Guitar, Ginger Burst

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The Gibson Memphis ES Les Paul Studio 2016 is a premium semi-hollowbody guitar which features a Maple body with “F” shaped sound holes to create a large and resonant tone. Paired with a Mahogany neck, 22 fret Rosewood fingerboard and innovative rolled neck binding the ES Les Paul Studio offers a speedy playability perfect for lead and rhythm players. The Memphis Les Paul Studio also includes ’57 Classic and Super ’57 Classic Humbuckers, tune-o-matic bridge, Klusion Nickel tuners and a sleek ginger burst finish.

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Maple Body & Mahogany Neck

Constructed from a hollow Maple body and set-in Mahogany neck the ES Les Paul Studio produces a bright, tight and precise tone with a balanced low and crisp high response. Additionally the "F" shaped sound holes allow unique vibration circulation within the body creating a warm and resonant tone similar to larger acoustic guitars. Finished with a unique top carve complimented by the ginger burst lacquer the ES Les Paul not only sounds great but looks extremely impressive.

Comfortable Neck Profile

The Gibson Memphis ES Les Paul Studio features Gibson’s innovative rounded C neck profile to offer a smoother playability than ever before. The rounded “C” profile is fits to the palm and offers a resonant tone whilst retaining comfort and stability. This impressive profile allows for greater sustain and overall response whilst provide the same effortless playability synonymous with Gibson guitars.

Gibson '57 Classic & Super ’57 Classic Humbucking Pickups

Loaded with Gibson '57 Classic and Super ’57 Classic humbucking pickups in the bridge and neck position the 2016 ES Les Paul Studio produces a warm and clear sound based on the traditional PAF tone. Having become synonymous with the sought after sound of vintage Gibson guitars the ’57 Classic and Super ’57 Classic pickups offer a crunchy, gain tone in the bridge position and a smooth, responsive neck tone. Constructed from alnico II magnets, matched coil windings and featuring two conductor wiring the '57 Classic humbuckers produce a vintage high gain tone with dynamic, bright tones and balanced overtones.

Gibson Memphis Series

Every Gibson Memphis guitar receives an ultra-precise Plek Pro setup, which optimizes the fingerboard and nut for perfect action and intonation. Gibson's world-class luthiers took painstaking care with every detail of the ES Les Paul, including fine touches like CTS pots, ceramic capacitors, nickel hardware, and a scrumptious nitrocellulose lacquer finish. These finishing touches add to the amazing tone and vibe of this incredible guitar, living up to the ES Series' legacy.

Specifications

Body & Bridge

  • Body: Maple
  • Top: Maple
  • Construction: Set-In
  • Body Contour: ES-LP (Semi-Hollow)
  • Finish: Ginger Burst
  • Binding: None
  • Bridge: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic
  • Tailpiece: Stop Bar

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Neck Profile: Rounded “C”
  • Neck Binding: Black
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Fretboard Radius: 12”
  • Frets: 22
  • Inlays: Pearloid Trapezoid
  • Scale Length: 24.75”
  • Nut: Corian (Black)
  • Nut Width: 1.6875”
  • Truss Rod: Modern
  • Truss Rod Cover: Black and White Bell with Engraved F-Hole

Hardware & Electronics

  • Controls: 2 x Volume, 2 x Tone, 3-Way Toggle Switch
  • Bridge Pickup: ‘ 57 Classic Humbucker
  • Neck Pickup: Super ‘ 57 Classic Humbucker
  • Tuners: Klusion Nickel
  • Strap Buttons: Aluminium
  • Pickguard: Black
  • Knobs: Black Top Hat
  • Hardware: Nickel
  • Includes: Hardshell Case