Gibson 2019 Custom Shop Les Paul Special DC – Cobra Burst – $7,966
Brand new Gibson 2019 Les Paul Special DC Custom Shop Figured Maple VOS Cobra Burst.
Take all the features of Gibson’s double cuts of the ’50s and ’60s and rebuild them into a premium Custom Shop instrument. It will resemble the Gibson Custom Les Paul Special Double Cut Figured Top. Choice electronics Custombucker Alnico III PAF pickups fed into high-grade CTS pots, equip this guitar for classic blues to red-blooded rock ‘n’ roll. Tastefully aged nickel hardware adorn a beautifully figured maple-capped bound mahogany body and rosewood-clad Slim Taper mahogany neck in this one-of-a-kind double cut. It has paper-thin VOS aged nitrocellulose finish. Top Hat knobs, kidney-style Grover tuners, and an ABR-1 Tune-o-matic bridge.
Inspired by Les Paul Juniors and Specials from 1959–1960
The Les Paul Special is inspired by two double-cut Les Paul models straight out of Gibson’s Golden Age
Custombucker pickups deliver timeless PAF tone
Nothing beats the sound of its very own painstaking Custombucker PAF (“Patent Applied For” — Seth Lover’s original 1950s humbucker design) re-creations. You’ll love the tight low end, complex midrange, and sweet highs you’ll be able to coax out of these pickups. This Les Paul’s Custombucker pickups are the most historically accurate PAF copies available today. Premium 500K CTS tone and volume pots complete the circuit.
Custom Shop features and appointments. From stem to stern, this guitar is decked out in Gibson luxury. Premium features and appointments include historic hide-glued neck and fingerboard joints, high-performance Grover tuners, and a modern Les Paul-style ABR-1 Tune-o-matic bridge and stop tail.