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Les Paul Studio Swamp Ash
Les Paul sustain with a touch of Twang!
$1,699
Twangy, airy, sweet tones, and legendary Les Paul sustain
Body
Top
Back
Top
Wood Species: Ash
Pieces: 2
Grade: A
Binding: None
 
Back
Wood Species: Ash
Pieces: Multi
Density: Medium
Binding: None
Weight
Weight Relief: 9 Hole
Average Weight (body only): 5 lbs. 0.8 oz
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
Etc.:
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
 
Body Contour
Carve: Classic
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: Les Paul
Profile: Rounded
Thickness at Fret 1: 0.818"
Thickness at Fret 12: 0.963"
Other Materials:
Average Weight: 1.2 lbs
 
Peg Head
Type: SP2
Inlay: Blank
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen: Gold "Gibson, "Les Paul Model"
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
 
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 5.0 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance: 0 deg 0 min 15 sec
Type: Mortis and Tenon
Adhesive: Franklin Tightbond 50
Gauges Used: Pitch Gage, Alignment Gauge
Nut
Style: Nut
Material: TekToid
Width: 1.695
Slots: E: 0.046"'
A: 0.036"
D: 0.026'
G: 0.016"
B: 0.011"

e: 0.009"
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade: Medium
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 12 degrees
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 1.695" @ nut, 2.260" @ end of board
Scale: 24.75
Binding: None
Side Dots (Color): White
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Dot
Material: Acrylic
Dimensions: 0.249"
Average Weight: 5.05 oz
Finishes
Natural Satin
Color Code: NS
Surface Texture: 30 Sheen Satin
Filler: None
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Natural
Top Coat: Satin Lacquer / 30 Sheen 3-4 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard sides and Nut
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Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: 490R 498T
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 5250 / 5250 6900 / 6900
Material of Wire (gauge): Copper (42) Copper (43)
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 2.61 x 0.68 inches 2.61 x 0.68 inches
Coil Material: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Machine Wound Machine Wound
Pole Piece Material: Nickel Nickel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: Rthy dim: 18 5/8 inches Treb dim: 23 7/16 inches
Slug Material: Nickel Bare Steel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): 0.187 x 0.489 inches 0.187 x 0.489 inches
Magnet Material: Alnico #2 (smooth) Alnico #5
Magnet Position from Nut: Rhty dim: 19 inches Treb dim: 23 1/8 inches
Magnet Dimensions: 2.5 x 0.5 inches 2.32 x 0.5 inches
Polarities: Screw side is the south pole of magnet Reversed Polarity
Cover: Chrome Chrome
Qfactor: 5.62 4.07
ResistanceDC: 7803 Ohms 13980 Ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2715.71 Hz 2012.49 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements: Better Hum canceling w/rev polarity Better Hum canceling w/rev polarity
Control Pocket Assembly Lead Volume Rhythm Volume
Type: 500k Non-Linear 500k Non-Linear
Peak Voltage: 500V 500V
Range: 0-500k 0-500k
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100k ohms 1/4 watt above 100k ohms
Resistance Tolerance: +/- 20% +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 200 ohms 200 ohms
 
  Lead Tone Rhythm Tone
Type: 500k Non-Linear 500k Non-Linear
Peak Voltage: 500V 500V
Range: 0-500k 0-500k
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100k ohms 1/4 watt above 100k ohms
Resistance Tolerance: +/- 20% +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 200 ohms 200 ohms
 
Capacitors: Lead Value Rhythm Value
  .022uF .022uF
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Vintage Style Keystones
Material: Proprietary
Weight: 1 oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 0.584027778
Gear Type: Worm
What is allowable turn: Proprietary
Plating specs: Chrome
Part numbers: 430-14139 /140
 
String Dimensions
E: 1.1684mm / 0.046"
A: 0.9144 mm / 0.036"
D: 0.6604 mm / 0.026"
G: 0.4064mm / 0.016"
B: 0.2794mm / 0.011"
e: 0.2286mm / 0.009"
 
Bridge
Style: Tune-o-matic
Material: Zamac
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: PBBR-30
Weight: 2.56 oz
 
Dimensions of String Slots
E: 0.046"'
A: 0.036"
D: 0.026'
G: 0.016"
B: 0.011"
e: 0.009"
 
Tailpiece
Style: Stop Bar
Compensated: No
Material: Zamak
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: PTTP - 010
Weight: 2.9 oz
 
Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono
 
Jack Plate
Style: Les Paul
Material: ABS Black
Part Number: PRJP - 010
Weight: .21 oz
 
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19160 / 430-19160E
Weight: .14 oz
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: None
Part Number:
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: B/W "Studio" Imprint
Part Number: 430-19382
 
Knobs
Style: Speed knobs Black
Part Number: 430-19267
 
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: No
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: Les Paul SS infused Polycarbonate
Part Number: 430-12209
 
Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
Style: Les Paul SS infused Polycarbonate
Part Number: 430-12211
 
Switch Washer
Style: Black w/ White
Part Number: 430-19463
 
Trim Rings
Style: Black Neck/Bridge
Part Number: PRPR-010 / PRPR-020
Accessories
Case
Style: LP Hardshell
Color: Black w/ White Interior
 
Strap Locks: No
Tools: Truss Rod Wrench
 
Manual: Gibson USA Owner's
COA/Other: None