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Les Paul Studio 2016 T
The Workhorse
$1,499
The Les Paul Studio 2016 T delivers classic Les Paul tone, style, and playing feel as well as the versatile voices of split coil humbucking pickups - all in a package that represents amazing value for a genuine American-made Gibson electric guitar.
Body
Top
Back
Top
Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 2
Grade: C
Binding: None
 
Back
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: Multi
Density: Medium
Binding: None
Weight
Weight Relief: Modern
Average Weight (body only): 5.09lbs
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Tightbond 50
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Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Solid sustain like the traditional swiss cheese but not as heavy.
 
Body Contour
Carve: Classic
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: Standard
Profile: slim profile
Thickness at Fret 1: 0.800"
Thickness at Fret 12: 0.875"
Other Materials: Franklin Tightbond 50
Average Weight: 1.2lbs
 
Peg Head
Type: SP1-B
Inlay: None
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen:
Headstock Angle:
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
 
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 5.0 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance: 0 deg 0 min 15 sec
Type: Mortise 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: Granadillo (Alpine White/Alpine Gold finishes)
Rosewood (all other finishes)
Pieces: 1
Shade: Light
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 12"
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: Trapeziods
Material: Acrylic
Dimensions: Trap at 3rd fret= 1.160"T x .660"W and 21st fret= 1.565"T x .245"W
Average Weight: 0.26lbs
Finishes
Alpine White
Color Code: AW
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Alpine White
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Alpine Gold
Color Code: AG
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Alpine White
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Ebony
Color Code: EB
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Ebony
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Ebony Gold
Color Code: EG
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Ebony
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Fireburst
Color Code: FI
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Fireburst
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Inverness Green
Color Code: IG
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Inverness Green
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Pelham Blue
Color Code: PB
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Pelham Blue
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Radiant Red
Color Code: RR
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Radiant Red
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Silver Pearl
Color Code: S2
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Silver Pearl
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Vintage Sunburst
Color Code: VS
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Walnut
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Vintage Sunburst
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Wine Red
Color Code: WR
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Walnut
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Wine Red
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Wine Red Gold
Color Code: WR
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Walnut
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top : Wine Red
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard 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 Push/Pull "Coil-Tap" 500k Push/Pull "Coil-Tap"
Peak Voltage: 500V 500V
Range: 5K ohms 5K ohms
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: Grover Green Keys
Material: Proprietary
Weight: .41 lbs
 
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: 0.046"'
A: 0.036"
D: 0.026'
G: 0.016"
B: 0.011"
e: 0.009"
 
Bridge
Style: Tune-o-matic
Material: Zamac
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: PBBR-30
Weight: 0.16 lbs
 
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: 0.24 lbs
 
Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono
 
Jack Plate
Style: Les Paul
Material: ABS Black
Part Number: PRJP - 010
Weight: 0.01 lbs
 
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19160 / 430-19160E
Weight: 0.005 lbs
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: Les Paul Studio Black
Part Number: PRPG - 010
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: B/W "Studio" Imprint
Part Number: PRTR - 040
 
Knobs
Style: Speed Knobs Black
Part Number: PRTR - 010
 
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/ Gold
Part Number: PRWA-010
 
Trim Rings
Style: Black Neck/Bridge
Part Number: PRPR-010 / PRPR-020
Accessories
Case
Style: Les Paul Hard Shell
Color: Brown
 
Strap Locks: No
Tools: Truss rod wrench
2.5mm adjustment wrench, Polishing cloth
 
Manual: Yes
COA/Other: N/A