Gibson Les Paul Special Humbucker

By 4 February 20122011, New Release

Gibson USA introduces the Les Paul Special Humbucker – a pre-modded, hotrodded dual-humbucker guitar equipped to carry you everywhere a Les Paul Standard wants to go. Powered by two of Gibson’s most popular humbucking pickups, loaded with classic hardware, and finished in your choice of stunning high-gloss Pelham Blue or Ebony Black—both in hand-sprayed nitrocellulose lacquer—the Les Paul Special Humbucker is outstanding value, and astoundingly versatile.

Gibson Les Paul Special Humbucker

Gibson Les Paul Special Humbucker

For all the meat and muscle you’ll ever want to muster, the Les Paul Special Humbucker carries two of Gibson USA’s most popular humbucking pickups, an open-coil 490R in the neck position, and a hotter, open-coil 498T in the bridge position.

Gibson Les Paul Special Humbucker specs:
  • Solid Mahogany body with hi-gloss nitrocellulose finish
  • Mahogany neck with ’60s SlimTaper™ neck profile
  • Dark Obeche fingerboard with dot inlays
  • Powerful 490R Humbucker in the neck and hotter 498T Humbucker in the bridge
  • Vintage-style white-button tuners with 14:1 tuning ratio
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