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ES Les Paul Gold top P-90 w Bigsby VOS
A great hybrid design dressed in classic gold top finish.
$3,849
The popular new Les Paul-meets-ES-335 hybrid from Gibson Memphis gets a classy new outfit thanks to a VOS Goldtop finish. Semi-meets-solid construction, quarter-sawn Adirondack spruce bracing coupled with a mahogany centerblock, two MHS P-90 pickups, historic truss rod, titanium bridge saddles and a Bigsby vibrato provide classic tone, while rolled neck binding delivers a sublimely comfortable playing feel.
Body
Top
Back
Top
Wood Species: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Grade: Plain
Binding: Cream
 
Back
Wood Species: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Density: Plain
Binding: Cream
 
Rims
Species Wood: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Grade: Plain
Weight
Weight Relief: Maple, Poplar, Maple
Average Weight (body only): Plain
 
Materials Used
Glue: ES-LP Center Block
Etc.:
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: The sound waves resonate within the hollow airspace of the Maple veneered Body, around the
 
Body Contour
Carve: ES-LP (Semi-Hollow)
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: Historic
Profile: Rounded "C"
Thickness at Fret 1: 21.59 mm / .850"
Thickness at Fret 12: 24.13 mm / .950"
Other Materials: Franklin Titebond 50
Average Weight: 544.31 gm / 1.2 lbs
 
Peg Head
Type: SP-1
Inlay: Mother of Pearl
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen: Gold "Les Paul Model"
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: The rounded neck provides an ergonomic feel and the mahogany adds a rich tonal quality
 
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 4 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance: 0 deg 0 min 15 sec
Type: Mortise and Tenon
Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
Gauges Used: Pitch Height Gauge
Nut
Style: White
Material: Bone
Width: 4.2863 cm / 1.6875"
Slots: E: 1.2268 mm / 0.0483 inches
A: 0.9601 mm / 0.0378 inches
D: 0.6934 mm / 0.0273 inches
G: 0.4534 mm / 0.01785 inches
B: 0.3467 mm / 0.01365 inches

e: 0.2667 mm / 0.0105 inches
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade: Dark
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12 "
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 4.2863 cm / 1.6875" @ nut, 5.2375 cm / 2.062" @ end of board
Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75"
Binding: Cream
Side Dots (Color): Black
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Trapezoid
Material: Pearloid
Dimensions: 16.51 mm x 29.718 mm / 0.66" x 1.17 "
Average Weight: 145.1496 gm / 5.12 oz
Finishes
Gold Top
Color Code: GT
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer - Finished in V.O.S.
Filler: 330
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Gold
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides, Body and Nut
Color Code:
Surface Texture:
Filler:
Sealer:
Top:
Top Coat:
Scraped:
Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: Soapbar P-90 Soapbar P-90 Reverse Polarity
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 8500 8500
Material of Wire (gauge): Enamel (43) Enamel (43)
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 2.9972 cm x 8.0072 cm / 1.18" x 3.18" 2.9972 cm x 8.0072 cm / 1.18" x 3.18"
Coil Material: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Scatter Wound Scatter Wound
Pole Piece Material:
Pole Piece Position from Nut:
Slug Material:
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length):
Magnet Material: Alnico III bar magnets Alnico II bar magnets
Magnet Position from Nut: 48.26 cm / 19 " 58.7375cm / 23.125 "
Magnet Dimensions: 4.76 mm x 12.7 mm / .187" x 0.50" 4.76 mm x 12.7 mm / .187" x 0.50"
Polarities: North side up South side up
Cover: V.O.S. Cream soap bar V.O.S. Cream soap bar
Qfactor: 3.01 2.97
ResistanceDC: 8536 ohms 8546 ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2503.35 Hz 2409.10 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements: Recreating the glories of vintage single coils Recreating the glories of vintage single coils
Control Pocket Assembly Lead Volume Rhythm Volume
Type: CTS 500K Linear
Peak Voltage: 1080V
Range: 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: 500K +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 100 ohms
 
  Lead Tone Rhythm Tone Varitone
Type: CTS 500K Audio
Peak Voltage: 1080V
Range: 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: 500K +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 100 ohms
 
Capacitors: Lead Value Rhythm Value
  Orange Drop .022 mF Orange Drop .015 mF
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Kluson Single Ring Tulip Button
Material: Body is stamped steel with plastic tulip button
Weight: 22.6796 gm / 0.8 oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 15:01
Gear Type: Synchronized spur gear system
What is allowable turn: +/- 4 degrees
Plating specs: V.O.S. Nickel
Part numbers: 430-14006 / 430-14007
 
String Dimensions
E: 1.1684mm / 0.046"
A: 0.9144 mm / 0.036"
D: 0.6604 mm / 0.026"
G: 0.4318mm / 0.017"
B: 0.3302mm / 0.013"
e: 0.2540mm / 0.010"
 
Bridge
Style: ABR with Titanium Saddles
Material: Die cast alloy
Plating Specs: V.O.S. Nickel
Part number:
Weight:
 
Dimensions of String Slots
E: 1.2268 mm / 0.0483 inches
A: 0.9601 mm / 0.0378 inches
D: 0.6934 mm / 0.0273 inches
G: 0.4534 mm / 0.01785 inches
B: 0.3467 mm / 0.01365 inches
e: 0.2667 mm / 0.0105 inches
 
Tailpiece
Style: Bigsby B-7
Compensated: No
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: Nickel
Part number: 430-11336
Weight: 308.4428 gm / 10.88 oz
 
Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono
 
Jack Plate
Style: Les Paul Square
Material: ABS - Cream (V.O.S.)
Part Number: 430-19299
Weight: 2.0 gm / 0.07 oz
 
Strap Buttons
Material: V.O.S. Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19150
Weight: 2.268 gm / 0.080 oz
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: Cream Les Paul (V.O.S.)
Part Number: 430-12035
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: Black and white bell with engraved F-Hole (V.O.S.)
Part Number: 430-19802
 
Knobs
Style: Gold Top Hats (V.O.S.)
Part Number: 430-19778
 
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: Yes
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: N/A
Part Number: N/A
 
Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
Style: N/A
Part Number: N/A
 
Switch Washer
Style: Cream with hot stamp gold (V.O.S.)
Part Number: 430-19293
 
Trim Rings
Style: N/A
Part Number: N/A
Accessories
Case
Style: Hard Shell
Color: Tan
 
Strap Locks: No
Tools: None
 
Manual: None
COA/Other: Gibson Memphis COA
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