Gibson Les Paul Studio T 2016

By May 22, 20162016, New Release
Gibson Les Paul Studio T 2016 Vintage Sunburst

The new Gibson Les Paul Studio T (Traditional) 2016 version has the classic Les Paul power and looks at a more affordable price. Features the modern weight-relief Mahogany body, a pair of versatile PAF 490R and 498T pickups, huge variety of color options and traditional manual tuners (no robot tuning system here)…

The Les Paul Studio 2016 T delivers classic Les Paul tone, style, and playing feel as well as the versatile voices of split coil humbucking pickups – all in a package that represents amazing value for a genuine American-made Gibson electric guitar.

  • Tuners: Traditional manual tuners – smooth, efficient performance and a vintage vibe
  • Neck width: Traditional neck width of 1 11/16″ at the nut – original neck dimensions from the Les Paul that launched a thousand hits
  • Nut: TekToid nut – for solid sustain, self-lubrication for accurate return-to-pitch – even with heavy string bending
  • Neck heel: Classic Les Paul neck heel – the look and feel you know and love
  • Body: Carved maple top over mahogany with modern weight relief – combines legendary resonance and sustain with greater playing comfort
  • Pickups: Gibson’s popular 490R and 498T humbuckers – the Alnico magnets give rich, singing tones in both the neck (490R) and hotter bridge (498T) positions
  • Fingerboard: Thicker rosewood fingerboard – Traditional appearance and seminal sustain in a solid, one-piece design
  • Setup: Comprehensive, hand-finished expert setup makes this handcrafted, American-made guitar ready for immediate action
  • Finish: Thin high-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish – Exclusive labor-intensive finishing process isn’t just about look and feel, but superior tone
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Gibson Les Paul Studio T 2016 Silver Pearl
Gibson Les Paul Studio T 2016 Ebony Gold
Gibson Les Paul Studio T 2016 Vintage Sunburst
  • 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): 1.2lbs
  • 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
  • Nut: TekToid
  • Nut width: 1.695″
  • Fingerboard wood: Granadillo (Alpine White/Alpine Gold finishes), Rosewood (all other finishes)
  • Fingerboard radius: 12″ / 309mm
  • Frets: 22
  • Nut/End of Board: 1.695″ @ nut, 2.260″ @ end of board
  • Scale length: 24.75″ / 628mm
  • Side dots (color): White
  • Fingerboard inlays: Acrylic Trapeziods
  • Number of Pickups: 2
  • Neck Pickup: 490R PAF humbucker
  • Bridge Pickup: 498T PAF humbucker
  • Pickup magnets: Alnico #2 (smooth)
  • Tonal & resonant advancements: Better Hum cancelling w/rev polarity
  • Controls: 1 x Lead Volume (500k Push/Pull “Coil-Tap”), 1 x Lead Tone (500K Non-Linear), 1 x Rhythm Volume (500k Push/Pull “Coil-Tap”), 1 x Rhythm Tone (500K Non-Linear) 3-way pickup selector, 6-way VariTone
  • Tuning keys: Grover Green Keys
  • Tuning Ratio: 0.584027778
  • Plating specs: Chrome
  • Bridge: Tune-o-matic
  • Bridge material: Zamac with Chrome plating
  • Tailpiece style: Stop Bar
  • Compensated: No
  • Tailpiece material: Zamak with Chrome plating
  • Knobs: Speed Knobs Black
  • Pickguard: Les Paul Studio Black
  • 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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