This Gibson Les Paul Custom represents the pinnacle of guitar-crafting expertise. Sleek, refined, and elegant, you'll worship the pristine sound which it proudly produces. It comes with powerful, articulate, responsive 490R and 498T humbuckers, which give it a tone sent from the gods. Each lick you play will feel like a breath of fresh air, having its own charismatic voice and crispness - you simply won't find the same sound anywhere else.
Enrich your music. As the flagship model of the Gibson Custom Shop, this Les Paul Custom doesn't hold back. From the sleek, finely-crafted mahogany neck to the classy Tune-O-Matic bridge and stop bar, every inch of its design gleams with fine craftsmanship. When you can call this masterful creation your own, you'll experience a level of excitement like no other - prepare to be inspired.
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Do you dream of the perfect tone? Maybe you thought it was just a myth – the Les Paul Custom has different ideas. Loaded with premium 490T and 498R pickups, it will transport you to a different realm of sonic possibilities, filling your riffs with fiery expression. The 498T pickup is a supreme performer, adding bite and crunch to all of your licks. As a hot pickup, it has a high level of output which raises your notes to the roof. Whatever style you play, be it jazz or hard rock – it'll bring out the best in your music.
The 490R will take you to lead paradise. Offering smooth saturation and a soaring voice, you'll feel completely liberated. Each note you play will ring out thanks to the powerful sustain of this pickup, meaning you can make each lick count. Bends will stand strong, chords will sound rich and full, and notes will come alive with emotion. With these two tonal masterpieces in your hands, you'll experience a new world of creative possibilities.
Let your licks thrive. The masterfully sculpted mahogany neck on this beautiful guitar is a sight to behold. It is smooth to the touch, so your hand will instantly fall in love. Offering the most satisfying feel and ultra-fast access to each fret, you'll find improvising to be an easy task. The mahogany adds some warmth to the brightness of the maple top, balancing out this guitar's tone for perfect sonic results. If one thing is certain, it's that you won't be disappointed.
The wood of wonder. Ebony delivers the very best when it comes to tone. Its natural density brings out plenty of brightness in your notes, creating a 'snappy' response which sounds simply seductive in your ears. Its dark, smooth surface is a blank canvas upon which you will write countless riffs, and it will give your fingers all the comfort they desire. Your inner musical voice will come soaring out when you experience just how easy it is to play this finely crafted gem.
Let loose live. With a wealth of quality hardware which would do professionals proud, you can play shows in complete confidence. The Tune-O-Matic bridge is a pillar of tuning stability, keeping your strings completely locked down. This will ensure every note you play sounds completely pristine. The black pickguard offsets the pristine white finish for a beautiful contrast, whilst keeping it fresh and scratch-free. Gold plating adds exuberance to the Custom Les Paul's overall aesthetic. You'll never want to put it down.
You can’t beat them. Guitars which come from the Gibson Custom Shop are some of the most coveted in the world. They boast the finest craftsmanship and attention-to-detail that you'll ever experience – they don’t compromise on anything. If you want a guitar which offers the perfect performance, exceptional sound, and mountains of character, this will meet your every demand - every time you play. Realise your true potential.