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2015 Gibson Les Paul Traditional with Custom Electronics

Estimated price for orientation: 1 175 $

Category: Electric Guitar

Brand: Gibson Soundboard Style: Archtop
Body Type: Solid Body Material: Mahogany with Maple Top
Model: Les Paul Traditional 2015 String Configuration: 6 String
Right-/ Left-Handed: Right-Handed Size: Full Size
Body Colour: Ocean Blue Country/Region of Manufacture: United States

This Les Paul is based on the 2015 Traditional model in Ocean Blue and was bought in December 2015 and it is in excellent used condition having been hardly played.  
In the Neck position is a Gibson P94 which features the same vintage, enamel-like coated wiring and Alnico V magnets that are used inside the legendary P90, delivering more sustain and output than a traditional single coil pickup. It can easily overdrive an amp with deep lows, growling mids and sizzling highs or by backing down on the volume, you can realise the rich, full tone of the smoothest jazz riffs.In the Bridge position is a Nickel Plated Seymour Duncan Whole Lotta Humbucker, as made by Seymour for Jimmy Page in the early 70's. It is based on a rough cast Alnico V magnet with a unique vintage-hot wiring pattern. The result is a sound that cuts through and adds a tremendous presence and an all round bigger sound.The electronics take advantage of the different wiring possibilities and include a freeway selector upgrade which provides 6 pre-set positions instead of the usual 3. These are:-Left Down - BridgeLeft Middle - Bridge and Neck in ParallelLeft Up - NeckRight Down - Bridge and Neck in Parallel out of PhaseRight Mid - Bridge and Neck in Series out of PhaseRight Up - Bridge and Neck in SeriesIn addition, the Bridge Tone pot has a push-pull for coil splitting the Bridge PickUp.It's like having 3 guitars all in one - with the coil split in operation it sounds like a single coil fender, with the P90 in operation it sounds jazzy/blues and with the various humbucker combinations you can emulate classic les paul humbucker sounds from the 50's through to the modern day - all from one stunning guitar.In addition to the pick up and electronic modifications, the guitar also has the following genuine Gibson customisations:-- Black pick up selector switch washer- Black pick up rings- Balck jack plate cover- Black speed dial knobs- Black "Les Paul" CUSTOM truss rod cover- Titanium Nut upgrade (not fitted but in box if required)Finally, the guitar has Nickel plated locking Schaller Strap Locks fitted to keep the guitar safe.Standard features from the 2015 Traditional model include:-
Gibson G FORCE™ Tuning System: Faster, more accurate, additional tuningsZero Fret Adjustable Nut (patent applied for): Added action adjustmentUpgraded Tune–o–matic bridge with titanium saddles: Ease of height adjustment and sustainWider neck and fingerboard: Increased playing area with same string spacingComprehensive wood selection and grading: Rarest and finest materials for best instrumentsThicker Rosewood Fingerboard: Increased mass for sustainPearl Inlays: Better appearance and valueSmoother sanded, buffed and oiled fingerboard: Improved playability and feelComprehensive Point Setup (Lower Frets, Improved Plek, Intonation): Silky smooth action and bending, improved intonationImproved contact output jack: Secure contact and uninterrupted signalMore robust cables: Stronger signal strengthLes Paul 100th birthday signature: Honoring a genius with a facsimile of his actual signature taken from a pickguard autographed by Les.Les Paul Hologram: Authenticity and tributeNew & Improved Hardshell Case: Improved protection (up to 15 foot drop), sleek, ergonomic, made in USAThere are a couple of barely noticeable rash marks on the rear below the pick up selector also one of the feet of the case has taken a bash - see photos. Apart from that it's in immaculate condition.