Epiphone Les Paul Classic, Ebony
Epiphone Les Paul Classic Overview by GAK.
A new year, a new decade and a fantastic new Epiphone Guitars product lineup that is sure to have something for everyone. Taking inspiration from the current Gibson USA range we have the Epiphone Original Collection which is aimed at the purists with models such as the Epiphone Les Paul Standard 50s & 60s available in six great finishes including Bourbon Burst, Iced tea and Heritage Cherry Sunburst, the Epiphone Les Paul Special in TV Yellow, the Epiphone Explorer and Flying V in Ebony and the Epiphone SG Standard '61 in Vintage Cherry to name a few. To add to this we also have the Epiphone Modern Collection which brings modern appointments to a vintage classic for extra tonal options and a different playing experience. Models such as the Epiphone Les Paul Classic available in Ebony, Honeyburst or Heritage Cherry Sunburst, The Epiphone Les Paul Modern with its contoured heel for extra upper fret access and the Epiphone Les Paul Studio which has been given a revamp for 2020 and offered in some fantastic colours such as Smokehouse Burst, Ebony, Alpine White and Wine Red.
The Les Paul Classic from the new Epiphone Modern Collection presents the world’s most popular electric guitar at a price anyone can afford. Featuring the classic look of a late 50’s Les Paul Standard with open-coil “zebra” Alnico Classic PRO humbuckers with CTS electronics, coil-splitting and phase switching, and Grover Rotomatic machine heads. Available in Ebony, Honeyburst, and Heritage Cherry Sunburst.
Epiphone Les Paul Classic Specs:
- Material: Mahogany
- Profile: Slim Taper
- Scale Length: 24.75"
- Fingerboard Radius: 12"
- Fingerboard Material: Indian Laurel
- Number Of Frets: 22
- Frets: Medium Jumbo
- Nut Material: Graph Tech
- Nut Width: 1.693"
- Joint: Glued In
- Body Shape: Les Paul
- Body Material: Mahogany
- Top: Maple
- Binding: Cream
- Finish: Gloss
- Finish: Nickel
- Tuner Plating: Nickel
- Bridge: Locktone Tune-o-matic
- Tailpiece: Stopbar
- Tuning Machines: Grover 18:1
- Pickguard: Cream
- Truss Rod: Adjustable
- Pickup Covers: Nickel
- Neck Pickup: Alnico Classic Pro
- Bridge Pickup: Alnico Classic Pro
- Controls: 2- Volume, 2- Tone, 1 Toggle Switch, CTS Electronics
- Pickup Selector: 3-way Epiphone toggle
- Output Jack: 1/4"
- Strings: .10, .13, .17, .26, .36, .46
- Case: Optional
Lovely guitar for the price. Nice clean tones and roaring dirty's