Gibson Gibson Les Paul Traditional (2018)

£1695.00
ThumbnailThumbnailThumbnailThumbnail
LPT F.jpgLPT H.jpgLPT BACK.jpglpt b.jpg
  • Any Questions?

    Please fill out the form below to ask us any questions.

Gibson Gibson Les Paul Traditional (2018)

£1695.00

Body & Neck

The body is dense mahogany and non-weight relieved, with a gorgeous AA figured maple top that'll have you transfixed from the offset. The maple top also adds a little sparkle to an already characterful sound without compromising the typical resonance you'd expect from traditional mahogany Les Pauls.
The neck features the traditional Gibson rounded profile with a luxurious rosewood fretboard. The use of mahogany in both the neck and the body is what gives these guitars their famed neverending sustain - every note sings like you wouldn't believe!

 Pickups & Electronics

The Burstbucker is based on the ground-breaking PAF formula, and aims to recreate the tone that put Gibson on the proverbial map. Here you've got a BB1 in the neck that perfectly compliments the rich combination of woods. In the bridge you have a slightly hotter BB2, designed to give you heaps of extra bite without adding any noise. The hand-wired electronics feature orange drop capacitors, famous amongst luthiers for being a crucial ingredient in truly vintage tones.

Hardware

You may have also noticed the beautiful but understated nickel-plated hardware and kluson-style tuners that Gibson have opted for. The ABR bridge and stop-bar are made of aluminium, a surprisingly resonant material - combine these elements and you have a polished, authentically traditional look with stunning tonal qualities to match.

Here's what Gibson say about the 2018 Les Paul Traditional

The Les Paul guitar that established the legend, with the power, look, and feel of the world’s most desirable dual-humbucker electric guitar. The Les Paul Traditional retains the archetypal feel of the vintage Les Paul guitars in its rounded neck profile, solid rosewood fingerboard and non-weight relieved body.
Traditional looks are complemented by the legendary tonewood combination of a mahogany body and AA figured maple top, vintage style tuners and ABR bridge and nickel-plated hardware. Classic PAF tones are enhanced by handwired electronics including Orange Drop capacitors.

 Specifications

• Series Gibson Model Year 2018

Body

• Body Style: Les Paul Traditional
• Body: Mahogany
• Top: AA Figured Maple
• Finish: Honey Burst
• Weight relief: None
• Binding: Cream

Neck

• Neck: Mahogany
• Neck profile: Rounded
• Nut width: 1.695”
• Fingerboard: Rosewood
• Scale length: 24.75”
• Number of frets: 22 - Medium - Cryogenically Treated
• Nut: Tektoid
• Inlay: Acrylic Trapezoid
• Binding: Cream
• Binding Style: Rolled over Frets

Hardware

• Bridge: ABR
• Tailpiece: Aluminum Stop Bar
• Knobs: Gold Top Hats with Pointers
• Tuners: Locking Kidneys
• Plating: Nickel
• Case: Hardshell

Electronics

• Neck pickup: BB1
• Bridge pickup: BB2
• Controls: 2 volumes, 2 tones, 1 toggle switch, hand-wired with orange drop capacitors

• FINANCE: 0% Finance is available in store and online. Please contact us via live chat, email or phone for more info on finance at Wunjo, or click this link: 0% Finance Info

• Standard Delivery is 1 to 2 working days for all orders placed before 3pm (where 'In Stock. Next Day Delivery...' message is displayed). Delivery is free on all orders over £200 (UK only).

• Where delivery message reads 'Available from Supplier..." this means the item is not in stock with us but can be ordered and delivered to you within the stated time frame.

• We offer a premium delivery service guaranteed before 12pm the next working day. We can sometimes offer a Saturday delivery service.

• You have the option to 'Click and Collect' from our Denmark Street shops. Please select at checkout when prompted. We do not charge for storage up to 45 days after purchase. (**GIFT VOUCHERS, please always select this option when purchasing gift vouchers, we'll send you the voucher as a PDF by email).

• We use DPD, DHL and UPS for shipping the vast majority of our larger items (guitars, keyboards, etc), and the Royal Mail for smaller items (accessories, effects pedals, smaller instruments and synths).

• For customers with inner London postcodes, we can sometimes offer a same-day delivery service with BRISQQ. Please email for further information.

International Shipping: We ship worldwide. We use UPS for shipping all items to the EU and the rest of the world. Please contact us by email for a precise quote.

• CITES: Some items containing Rosewood and Bubinga will require a CITES permit if being shipped outside of the UK. This adds an additional cost of £59 to the shipping charge. Please email for further information if you think an item you are considering contains wood that requires a certificate.

Seen a better price? On the hunt for the deal of the day? Make us an offer on this item by simply filling in the form below.

* Required fields

Compare icon View your comparisons (22/4 selected) Clear list
Arrow