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Alex Lifeson 40th Anniversary of Rush Les Paul Axcess
Unprecedented Versatility Meets Incomparable Looks–All to Lifeson's Specs
Starting At $6,699
Luscious 7A (signed) and 5A (unsigned) quilted tops lend otherworldly beauty to a tone machine graced with traditional humbuckers, piezo acoustic sounds, Floyd Rose™ acrobatics, hot-rod wiring and more.
Body
Top
Back
Top
Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 2
Grade: 7A (Signed) and 5A (Unsigned)
Binding: Cream
 
Back
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
Density: Medium
Binding: None
Weight
Weight Relief: None
Average Weight (body only): 3.175 kg / 7.0 lbs
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
 
Body Contour
Carve: LP Axcess
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: Les Paul
Profile: LP Axcess
Thickness at Fret 1: 2.0574 cm / .810 "
Thickness at Fret 12: 2.4384 cm / .960 "
Other Materials:
Average Weight: 0.5669905 kg / 1.25 pounds
 
Peg Head
Type: Les Paul Standard
Inlay: Pearl
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen: None
Headstock Angle: 17 Degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
 
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 4 Degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance:
Type: Tenon and Mortise
Adhesive: Franklin Titebond
Gauges Used: Pitch and Alignment Gauge
Nut
Style: Floyd R4
Material: Chrome
Width: 4.28 cm / 1.687"
Slots: E: .13716 cm / 0.054"
A: .10414 cm / 0.041"
D: .04826 cm / 0.019"
G: .0381 cm / 0.015"
B: .03556 cm / 0.014"

e: .03048 cm / 0.012"
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Indian Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade:
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.38 cm / 12"
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 4.318 cm / 1.70 " @ nut, 5.6896 cm / 2.24" @ end of board
Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75"
Binding: Cream
Side Dots (Color): Black
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Trapezoid
Material: Pearloid
Dimensions: Large: 2.921 cm x 1.7018 cm / 1.150" x .670", Small: 3.937 cm x .6096 cm / 1.550 x .240"
Average Weight: .340194 kg / .75 lbs
Finishes
7A Quilt Top with Limited Edition "R40" Ruby Finish
Color Code: QSRR
Surface Texture: Gloss
Filler: None
Sealer: Nitrocellulose
Top: Ruby Red Nitrocellulose
Top Coat: Nitrocellulose
Scraped: By Hand
5A Quilt Top with Limited Edition "R40" Ruby Finish
Color Code: QRR
Surface Texture: Gloss
Filler: None
Sealer: Nitrocellulose
Top: Ruby Red Nitrocellulose
Top Coat: Nitrocellulose
Scraped: By Hand
Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: 496R 498T
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 5700 6900
Material of Wire (gauge): 42 42
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 cm x .9525 cm / 2.61 x.68 x .375" 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 cm x .9525 cm / 2.61 x.68 x .375"
Coil Material: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Machine Wound Machine Wound
Pole Piece Material: 416 Grade Stainless Steel 416 Grade Stainless Steel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: 18.625" 59.7 cm / 23.5"
Slug Material: 416 Grade Stainless Steel 416 Grade Stainless Steel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): .4826 cm x 1.24206 cm / .190 x .480" .4826 cm x 1.24206 cm / .190 x .480"
Magnet Material: Alnico II Alnico II
Magnet Position from Nut: 18.975" 58.36 cm / 22.975"
Magnet Dimensions: 6.35 cm x 1.27 cm x .3175 cm / 2.5 x .5 x .125" 6.35 cm x 1.27 cm x .3175 cm / 2.5 x .5 x .125"
Polarities:
Cover:
Qfactor:
ResistanceDC: 8.0k 8.5k
Resonant Frequency:
Tonal & Resonant Advancements:
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Kluson Green Keys, Single Band
Material: Nickel Plated Steel
Weight: 3.6 oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 12:01
Gear Type: Closed
What is allowable turn: 1/4
Plating specs: Nickel Plated Stamped Steel
Part numbers: 130-430-14139/140
 
String Dimensions
E: .11684 cm / .046W
A: .09144 cm / .036W
D: .06604 cm / .026W
G: .04318 cm / .017P
B: .03302 cm / .013P
e: .0254 cm / .010P
 
Bridge
Style: Grapthec
Material: Proprietary
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: 130-430-11013
Weight: .0637 kg / 2.25 oz.
 
Dimensions of String Slots
E: 0.05 cm / 0.070"
A: 0.05 cm / 0.054"
D: 0.05 cm / 0.040"
G: 0.05 cm / 0.025"
B: 0.05 cm / 0.02"
e: 0.05 cm / 0.015"
 
Tailpiece
Style: N/A
Compensated:
Material:
Plating Specs:
Part number:
Weight:
 
Output Jack
Style: Life-O-Sound Dual Output Jack
 
Jack Plate
Style: Life-O-Sound Dual Output Jack
Material: Nickel Plated Brass Engraved
Part Number: 130-430-19470
Weight:
 
Strap Buttons
Material: Chrome
Plating Specs: Schaller Strap Locks
Part numbers: 130-430-19150
Weight:
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: None
Part Number:
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: LP Axcess
Part Number: 130-430-19382
 
Knobs
Style: Gold Top Hats
Part Number: 130-430-19778
 
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: No
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: Black Molded Les Paul for Floyd Tremolo
Part Number:
 
Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
Style: Starman R40 Die Caste Metal
Part Number: None
 
Switch Washer
Style: Cream
Part Number: 130-430-19292
 
Trim Rings
Style: Low Cream and Medium Cream
Part Number: 130-430-13892/93
Accessories
Case
Style: Gibson Custom Shop w/ Silkscreen
Color: Black
 
Strap Locks: Schaller Strap Locks
Tools: No
 
Manual: No
COA/Other: Certificate of Authenticity Hand-Signed by Alex Lifeson (both signed guitars and unsigned guitars)
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