Gibson Les Paul Standard 2016 HP Electric Guitar Trans Black (SN:160086023)

SKU: G60086023-P

Gibson Les Paul Standard 2016 HP Electric Guitar Trans Black (SN:160086023)

SKU: G60086023-P

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  • Description

    The Gibson USA High Performance line of instruments are for those discerning modern guitarists who demand only the best in playability, performance, and style. Each instrument in this premium line from Gibson USA is offered with an unbelievable array of top-notch, high-performance features and upgrades that will cater to even the pickiest players. The Gibson Les Paul Standard 2016 HP benefits from all of these groundbreaking HP features.

    The Gibson Les Paul Standard 2016 HP starts out with an upgraded AAAA-grade figure maple top (C grade on Ebony, Gold Top, and Blue Mist) that really enhances the visual splendor of this Les Paul. The modern weight-relieved mahogany back contributes to that classic Les Paul tone while also lightening up your load and enhancing resonance & sustain. Further accentuating the beauty of the Les Paul Standard 2016 HP, the guitar is available in an extensive palette of gorgeous nitro lacquer finishes including Heritage Cherry Sunburst, Fire Burst, Honey Burst, Trans Amber, Desert Burst, Trans Black, Tea Burst, Light Burst, Blue Mist, Gold Top, and Ebony.

    Bringing the Les Paul to entirely new levels of playability and comfort, the Les Paul Standard 2016 HP features a fast, comfortable asymmetrical Slim Taper mahogany neck that features a slightly wider Soloist width than the Les Paul Standard 2016 T along with an ergonomic fast-access heel that allows for unprecedented access all the way to the very last fret. The compound-radius dark rosewood fingerboard facilitates effortless playability whether you're playing chords down by the nut or soloing up in the lead range. Another High Performance upgrade, the sturdy zero-fret nut gives you the ability to tailor your action to preference with the adjustable nut angle and string height. Instead of acrylic, the Les Paul Standard 2016 HP boasts Trapezoid fretboard inlays in genuine mother-of-pearl.

    A pair of Burst Bucker Pro pickups deliver all that timeless PAF growl and bite that you desire, but there's a lot more going on under the hood of this High Performance axe that sets this apart as one of the most versatile Les Pauls created in its 64 year history. Giving you countless sonic options right at your fingertips, the pickups are routed through independent volume and tone controls that feature push/pull knobs, and adding even more tonal variety, the electronics include an onboard Dip switch that offers over 150 rewiring options. The electronics also feature an upgraded sturdier, noiseless toggle switch and a gold-plated multi-contact jack for optimum connection.

    The hardware on the Les Paul Standard 2016 HP has also been upgraded on this model. It comes loaded with Gibson's next-generation G FORCE tuning system that offers quieter operation, better looks, and provides a smooth feel when tuning manually. The Les Paul Standard 2016 HP also comes equipped with a traditional Tune-O-Matic bridge/stop bar tailpiece combo, but the bridge now is upgraded with strong, corrosion-resistant titanium saddles for superior tone and performance. A luxurious, durable High Performance aluminum hardshell case is included for unparalleled protection.

    Get your Gibson Les Paul Standard 2016 HP Electric Guitar from Sam Ash Direct today. With over nine decades of experience in the music retail business, Sam Ash is dedicated to helping every player and collector find the distinctive instrument that they've been longing for. And remember, your purchase is protected by the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy.
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  • Specification

    Number Of Frets 22
    Scale Length 24.75"
    Nut Width 1.745"
    Neck Shape Asymmetrical SlimTaper
    Fingerboard Radius Compound
    Body Style Les Paul
    Neck Type Mortise & Tenon with Fast-Access Heel
    Neck Wood Mahogany
    Fingerboard Rosewood
    Body Wood Mahogany
    Top AAAA Figured Maple
    Pickup Configuration H-H
    Bridge Pickup BurstBucker Pro
    Neck Pickup BurstBucker Pro
    Bridge Type Tune-O-Matic with Titanium Saddles/Stop Bar Tailpiece
    Tuning Machines G-FORCE
    Orientation Right-Handed
    Case/Bag Included Yes
    Case Type Hardshell Case
    Weight 9 lbs, 1.2 oz.
    Series High Performance Series
    Model Les Paul Standard 2016 HP
  • Attachments

    Les Paul Standard 2016 HP Wiring Options

    Gibson GFORCE Owners Manual 2016

    Gibson GFORCE Quick Start Guide

    Warranty Info:

    The manufacturer's warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship for the lifetime of the product. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.