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Gibson Les Paul Studio 2016 HP Electric Guitar


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The Les Paul Studio 2016 HP is the supercharged counterpart of the traditional Les Paul Studio, and introduces an advanced set of premium, high-performance features.

The Les Paul Studio 2016 HP features a solid maple top on a modern weight-relieved mahogany body. In an effort to reduce the potential excessive weight, portions of the mahogany body have been strategically scooped out to maximize comfort while enhancing acoustic qualities and improving resonance. The addition of a maple top gives players the familiar tonewood combination that produces that classic Les Paul sound. The fast, slim mahogany neck features a High Performance a soloist width along with a fast-access heel makes soloing a breeze in the upper registers. The granadillo fingerboard sports an ultra-playable 12" radius along with a zero-fret titanium nut that allows you to adjust the angle and string height to fine-tune your action to taste. Trapezoid inlays in genuine mother-of-pearl provide a classy, upscale look.

The Les Paul Studio HP comes loaded up a powerful 490R humbucker in the neck position and a hotter 498T humbucker in the bridge, delivering that classic PAF tone with some extra modern power. The addition of a push/pull Volume knobs and a 5-position DIP switch will expand your tonal range and maximize versatility. The electronics also feature upgraded components including an upgraded High Performance toggle switch for positive, sturdy feel with quiet operation and a gold-plated multi-contact jack for optimum connection and performance.

The hardware on the 2016 Les Paul Studio HP is given an updated treatment. Gibson has added their revolutionary Next-Generation G-FORCE tuners, offering unprecedented automated tuning capabilities. You can now access any preset tuning in just one second, which means you can realistically change tunings in the middle of a song, if needed. What's more? The tuners are now automatically engaged to operate both electronically or individually by hand. This next-generation G FORCE system now offers low-noise operation, a smooth feel when manually tuning, and better looks.

This latter day classic also boasts a stopbar tailpiece with an upgraded Tune-O-Matic bridge that features corrosion-resistant titanium saddles which are strong and lightweight with exceptionally clear tone. The 2016 Les Paul Studio HP will give you everything you're looking for: tone, playability, performance and comfort. Available in a variety of finishes and with chrome (all colors) or gold (select colors only) hardware. A high performance aluminum hardshell case is included.

Get your Gibson Les Paul Studio 2016 HP Electric Guitar today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Electric Guitar
  • Hardshell Case


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Number Of Frets 22
Scale Length 24-3/4"
Nut Width 1.745"
Neck Shape Slim
Fingerboard Radius 12"
Body Style Les Paul
Neck Type Mortise & Tenon with Fast-Access Heel
Neck Wood Mahogany
Fingerboard Granadillo
Body Wood Mahogany
Top Maple
Pickup Configuration H-H
Bridge Pickup 498T
Neck Pickup 490R
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
Series High Performance Series
Model Les Paul Studio 2016 HP

2016 Les Paul Studio DIP Switch Control Assembly Functions

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.