Timeless. Just one of the many words that spring to mind when it comes to the Les Paul. And the Gibson Les Paul Special Tribute Humbucker demonstrates exactly why. Featuring a plethora of vintage appointments, authentic Gibson construction, and eye-catching, elegant style - this Special Tribute epitomises what makes the Les Paul so special; natural beauty. Across every aspect of its design. Loaded with a set of 490 R and T humbuckers, players can kick out the classic, warm lead tones of Slash and Jimmy Page. Along with the textured rhythms that give your sound that thick, rich character.
As for the feel, it's everything you'd expect out of a Gibson. A sleek rosewood fretboard lets your fingers dance across its surface, making those rock 'n' roll riffs utterly effortless. Combined with the rounded mahogany neck profile, it's safe to say that players have total control of their performance every time they play. As with every Les Paul - it's breathtaking. A stunning chrome wraparound bridge provides exceptional tuning stability, along with a stylish aesthetic that harks back to its roots. Because this is a guitar that represents everything vintage. And it shows through its entirety.
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Don't let anyone tell you any different: the Les Paul is a legend. And you can wax lyrical about any number of different features and characteristics that supposedly make it better than the rest. But more than anything, it's the sound. With this Les Paul Tribute, it's no different. Gibson have fitted it with 490 R & T humbuckers - designed to make your playing sound bigger and better than ever.
For a start, they're powerful. They perform supremely well at high output, meaning you can be sure every note slices through the mix. Precisely, too. Because the 490s eliminate hum and noise interference, ensuring maximum clarity in your music. Alnico II magnets bring classic sound quality and sustain. And changing your tone is easy. Pickup switching and individual tonal controls help you to shape your sound to suit your playing. So every lead line will sing, every chord will boom, and every performance will leave your audience breathless.
Attention-to-detail has been paid to every single aspect of the Tribute's neck to ensure it delivers the most complete playing experience possible. And it all starts with a wonderful rounded profile. Designed to fit perfectly to the contours of your hand, it provides exquisite comfort at every point up and down the guitar's scale. So you can banish hand cramp to the past. And the rosewood fingerboard is slick, delivering a tremendously smooth playing action - ideal for speedy soloing.
It's not just in the playability where this expertly-crafted neck excels, though. It's also capable of delivering exquisite tone. Made from premium mahogany, it offers a rich, balanced sound that will help your mids resonate. Paired with the beautiful warmth of the rosewood fretboard, you've got a far-reaching tonal palette that can handle any genre or style.
Play brilliantly - and look good while you're at it. Because the Gibson Les Paul Special Tribute has a remarkable vintage aesthetic that just cannot be beat. An iconic natural walnut finish is both eye-catching and elegant - certain to stand out on any stage. Black control knobs bring a classy touch. Dotted inlays. Vintage tuners. Traditional pickguard. Every inch of this model exudes beauty. It doesn't matter who you are - you'll look awesome holding one of these.