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Gibson Custom '57 Les Paul Custom 3-Pickup Electric Guitar

 
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Please make a selection from the drop down menu and browse through the Gibson Custom '57 Les Paul Custom 3-Pickup Electric Guitars that are currently in stock and have been individually photographed/listed by their unique serial number/weight.

With its premium, elegant vibes and sleek, upscale aesthetic, there's no question why they dubbed the Les Paul Custom as the "Black Beauty". With this 2018 Historic '57 Les Paul Custom, Gibson Custom is honored to offer a stunning, spot-on replica of the 3-pickup version of the top-of-the-line Les Paul Custom from 1957. With vintage-spec construction and appointments and painstakingly replicated hardware and plastics, this '57 Les Paul Custom goes above and beyond what you'd normally expect from a reissue. With a trio of Custombucker pickups, this Les Paul Custom offers the perfect blend of vintage tone and unparalleled sonic versatility. Guitarists and vintage Gibson lovers will truly appreciate the time and effort that Gibson Custom has put into making this '57 Les Paul Custom as authentic as possible.

Vintage-Spec Construction and Appointments
A sleek nitro lacquer VOS ebony finish and multi-ply bindings grace a solid mahogany body and authentically-carved medium chunky mahogany neck to ensure that this reissue offers the genuine Gibson look, sound, and feel that made the originals so famous. The long tenon neck joint and hide glue construction remain faithful to vintage Gibson design while other period-correct appointments such as an ebony fingerboard with historic medium-jumbo frets, a nylon nut, and a '50s Tubeless truss rod assembly bring you even closer to the originals. Of course, what would a Les Paul Custom be without pearl block fretboard inlays, a pearl headstock inlay, and gold hardware?

Painstakingly Replicated Hardware and Plastics
With Gibson Custom's exclusive True Historic plastics and parts that have been chemically and structurally re-engineered using actual vintage examples, this '57 Les Paul Custom really exudes vintage vibes even down to the smallest detail. From the multi-ply black pickguard and black top hat knobs down to the gracefully aged Kluson Waffleback tuners, ABR-1 bridge, and lightweight aluminum stopbar tailpiece, this '57 Les Paul Custom is a true piece of vintage-inspired art.

A Trio of Custombucker Pickups
Triple the vintage tone, this '57 Les Paul Custom comes loaded up with three Custombucker pickups to provide a healthy serving of incredible PAF-inspired tones. With that signature vintage growl and bite, you can dial in an even wider range of tones thanks to the additional middle pickup.

Features:

  • Solid All-Mahogany Body in Ebony VOS Finish
  • 24.75"-Scale Medium-Chunky C-Shaped Mahogany Neck
  • Ebony Fretboard with Historic Medium-Jumbo Frets and Pearl Block Inlays
  • 3 Custombucker Pickups and Hand-Wired Electronics with CTS 500K Pots and Bumblebee Caps
  • True Historic Plastics and Gold Hardware
  • Die-Cast Switch Plate Medallion
  • Includes Replica '50s Hardshell Case, Certificate of Authenticity, and Extra Black Plastic Switch Plate Cover

Get your Gibson Custom '57 Les Paul Custom 3-Pickup 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.

Things You Will Get:

  • Electric Guitar
  • Hardshell Case
  • Certificate of Authenticity

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Number Of Frets 22
Scale Length 24.75"
Nut Width 1.687"
Neck Shape Medium Chunky C (.9" @ Nut - 1.0" @ 12th Fret)
Fingerboard Radius 12"
Body Style Les Paul
Neck Type Long Neck Tenon
Neck Wood Mahogany
Fingerboard Ebony
Body Wood Mahogany
Pickup Configuration H-H-H
Bridge Pickup Custom Bucker
Neck Pickup Custom Bucker
Middle Pickup Custom Bucker
Bridge Type ABR-1 with Lightweight Aluminum Stopbar Tailpiece
Tuning Machines Kluson Waffleback
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included Yes
Case Type Hardshell Case
Series 2018 Historic Collection
Model '57 Les Paul Custom 3-Pickup
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.

About Gibson:
As one of the most legendary names in music, Gibson guitars have made their way into the hands of countless players ranging from beginners all the way through to some of the world's most iconic players like Slash, Jimmy Page, and Ace Frehley... just to name a few. Sam Ash is proud to be an authorized Gibson dealer, where we carry everything from the more traditional models like the Gibson Les Paul and SG to the more obscure guitars like the Gibson Explorer, Firebird, and Flying V. Trying to find the Gibson guitar of your dreams? Whether you're a budding guitarist, a seasoned pro, or somewhere in between, the knowledgeable musicians on the Sam Ash team are here to help you find your perfect instrument. Give us a call at 1-877-701-5592 and speak to an expert today!