Gibson Les Paul Alex Lifeson Axcess

By October 15, 2011Artist Signature Models
Gibson Les Paul Alex Lifeson Axcess

Created through extensive work with Alex Lifeson himself, the Gibson Custom Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess similarly redefines the boundaries of the classic Les Paul: packed in a single remarkable instrument, this guitar carries all of the traditional tones that have made the Les Paul legendary, along with unprecedented levels of sonic and performance versatility.

Gibson Les Paul Alex Lifeson Axcess Royal Crimson

Gibson Les Paul Alex Lifeson Axcess Viceroy Brown

Access traditional Gibson magnetic humbucker tones, mix it up with fat and funky series/parallel options, tap the Ghost’s® realistic acoustic tones, or blend acoustic and magnetic voices—the sky’s the limit from this sonic chameleon, whose sound-shifting depths are virtually limitless.

Gibson Les Paul Alex Lifeson Axcess features:

  • Body wood: 1-piece Mahogany back
  • Top wood: figured Maple
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Neck profile: Rounded Axcess
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo
  • Radius: 12″
  • Binding: .060 Cream
  • Inlays: Pearloid Trapezoids
  • Nut: Floyd Rose® R4 locking nut
  • Nut width (E.O.B): 1.687/2.125
  • Pickup (neck position): 496R (Ceramic magnet)
  • Pickup (bridge position): 498T (Alnico V magnet)
  • 496R/498T humbucking pickups with dual output jacks
  • Push-pull volume pots for series/parallel wiring
  • Potentiometers: 2 push/pull Volume controls (Rhythm and Treble pickups), 1 push/pull Volume control (GraphTech™ Ghost® piezo pickups), 1 Master Tone control (piezo not affected)
  • Output Jack: two ¼” Switchcraft output jacks: “Regular” and “Life-O-Sound”
  • Bridge: Graphtech™ Ghost® piezo system-equipped Floyd Rose® tremolo
  • Tuners: Vintage Kluson-style tuners with pearloid keystone buttons
  • Tuning Ratio: 14:01
  • Colours: Viceroy Brown, Royal Crimson
  • Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Could this be Artist Signature Guitar of the Year for 2011? You decide…

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