Gibson Les Paul Studio 2016 HP

By May 24, 20162016, New Release
Gibson Les Paul Studio HP 2016 Alpine White

The new Gibson Les Paul Studio HP (High Performance) 2016 is the supercharged counterpart of the traditional Les Paul Studio T, and introduces an advanced set of premium, high-performance features still at an affordable price for a US-made Les Paul…

The Gibson Les Paul Studio HP 2016 has the modern weight-relief Mahogany body, Granadillo fingerboard and the PAF-style 490R & 498T humbucker pickups. The premium features which differentiate it from the T (Traditional) model include: the Next-Generation Gibson G-FORCE tuning system, titanium adjustable zero-fret nut with 40:1 tuning ratio, optional removable pickguard, some gold plated hardware and new fast-access heel design.

  • Tuners: Next-Generation Gibson G FORCE™ – smoother feel when tuning manually, quieter operation, better looks
  • Switch: Solid, positive feel with quiet operation
  • Bridge: Titanium saddles – corrosion-resistant, extremely strong yet lightweight, with superbly clear tone
  • Neck width: Soloist neck width – the best neck yet for soloing
  • Inlays: Mother of pearl inlays – nothing looks as good as the real thing
  • Pickups: 490R and 498T humbuckers – experience definitive PAF-like tone in both the neck (490R) and hotter bridge (498T) positions
  • Jack: Gold plated multi contact jack – better connection that grips your cable more firmly
  • Neck heel: Fast-access heel – easier access to higher notes with new heel design
  • Nut: Titanium adjustable zero-fret nut – optimize action for your playing style with adjustable nut angle and string height
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Gibson Les Paul Studio HP 2016 Alpine White
  • Top wood: 2-piece Maple (grade C)
  • Binding: None
  • Back wood: Mahogany
  • Weight relief: Modern
  • Average weight (body only): 5.09lbs / 2.3kg
  • Body contour carve: Classic
  • Neck wood: 1-piece Mahogany
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck profile: slim profile
  • Thickness at Fret 1: 0.800″
  • Thickness at Fret 12: 0.875″
  • Average weight (neck only): 1.2 lbs
  • Peg head type: SP1-B
  • Inlays: none
  • Peg head binding: none
  • Logo: Gold “Gibson” and “Les Paul Model”
  • Neck fit joint angle: 5.0 degrees
  • Headstock angle: 17 degrees
  • Nut: Titanium Zero Fret Nut
  • Nut width: 1.745″
  • Fingerboard wood: 1-piece Granadillo
  • Fingerboard radius: 12″ / 309mm
  • Frets: 22
  • Nut/End of Board: 1.745″ @ nut, 2.310″ @ end of board
  • Scale length: equal tempered 24.75″ / 628mm
  • Fingerboard inlays: Acrylic Trapezoids
  • Number of Pickups: 2
  • Neck Pickup: 490R PAF humbucker
  • Bridge Pickup: 498T PAF humbucker
  • Pickup magnets: Alnico #2 (smooth), Alnico #5 in lead pickup
  • Tonal & resonant advancements: Better Hum cancelling w/rev polarity
  • Controls: 1 x Lead Volume (500k Push/Pull) Tap or Split, 1 x Lead Tone (500K Non-Linear), 1 x Rhythm Volume (500k Push/Pull) Tap or Split, 1 x Rhythm Tone (500K Non-Linear)
  • Tuning keys: Zamak G FORCE™
  • Tuning Ratio: 40:1
  • Plating specs: Gold
  • Bridge: Tune-o-matic with Titanium saddles
  • Bridge material: Zamac with Gold plating
  • Tailpiece style: Stop Bar
  • Compensated: No
  • Tailpiece material: Zamak with Chrome plating
  • Knobs: Supreme grip speed knobs
  • Pickguard: Removable Black or White
  • Colors: Alpine White, Alpine Gold, Ebony, Ebony Gold, Fireburst, Inverness Green, Pelham Blue, Radiant Red, Silver Pearl, Vintage Sunburst, Wine Red, Wine Red Gold
  • Country manufactured: USA
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