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Les Paul Traditional 2017 HP
$2,699
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Top Features
Body
Top
Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 2
Grade: AAA
Binding: Cream
 
Back
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 2
Density: Low
Binding: Cream
Weight
Weight Relief: None
Average Weight (body only): 6 lbs.
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
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Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Sculpted Fast Access Heel
 
Body Contour
Carve: Classic
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: Les Paul
Profile: Standard
Thickness at Fret 1: .818"
Thickness at Fret 12: .963"
Other Materials:
Average Weight: 1 lbs 6.4 oz
 
Peg Head
Type: SP1-B
Inlay: Mother of Pearl
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen: Gold "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 Titebond 50
Gauges Used: Pitch Height Gauge
 
Nut
Style: Zero Fret Nut
Material: Titanium
Width: 1.745"
Slots: E: 0.058"
A: 0.048"
D: 0.038"
G: 0.028"
B: 0.019"

e: 0.014"
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade: Dark
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 12"
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 1.745" @ nut, 2.310" @ end of board
Scale: 24.75"
Binding: Cream
Side Dots (Color): Black
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Trapezoid
Material: Mother of Pearl
Dimensions: Large - 0.66" x 1.17" Small - 0.24" x 1.56"
Average Weight: 4.16 oz
Finishes
Antique Burst
Color Code: A6
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.5-2 mils
Top: Antique Burst
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen, 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides, Body and Nut
Heritage Cherry Sunburst
Color Code: HS
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: Walnut
Sealer: 1.5-2 mils
Top: Heritage Cherry Sunburst
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen, 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides, Body and Nut
Honey Burst
Color Code: HB
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.5-2 mils
Top: Honey Burst
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen, 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides, Body and Nut
Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: BurstBucker 2 BurstBucker 3
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 5300 / 5500 5500 / 5750
Material of Wire (gauge): Enamel (42) Enamel (42)
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 2.61 x 0.68" 2.61 x 0.68"
Coil Material: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Machine Wound Machine Wound
Pole Piece Material: Nickel Nickel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: 18.625" 23.437"
Slug Material: Nickel Nickel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): 0.187 x 0.489" 0.187 x 0.489"
Magnet Material: Alnico II Alnico II
Magnet Position from Nut: 19" 23.125"
Magnet Dimensions: 2.5 x 0.5" 2.5 x 0.5"
Polarities: Screw side is the south pole of magnet Screw side is the south pole of magnet
Cover: Chrome Chrome
Qfactor: 6.73 5.32
ResistanceDC: 8210 Ohms 8533 Ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2625.54 Hz 2519.77 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements:
Control Pocket Assembly Lead Volume Rhythm Volume
Type: 500K Push/Pull Non-Linear 500K Push/Pull 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 Push/Pull Non-Linear 500K Push/Pull 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
Switchable Functions
Neck Pickup: Tap or Split
Bridge Pickup: Tap or Split
Neck Volume: High Pass Filter Out in In Circuit
Bridge Volume: High Pass Filter Out in In Circuit
Transient Suppression: Out or In Circuit
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: G-FORCE
Material: Zamak
Weight: 1.1 oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 40:01:00
Gear Type: Syncronized Spur Gear System
What is allowable turn: +/- 4 degrees
Plating specs: Chrome
Part numbers: 430-14301B / 301T
 
String Dimensions
E: 0.046"
A: 0.036"
D: 0.026"
G: 0.016"
B: 0.011"
e: 0.009"
 
Bridge
Style: TOM w/ Titanium Saddles and Locking Thumbwheels
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: 430-14454 / 430-94940
Weight: .96 oz
 
Dimensions of String Slots
E: 0.058"
A: 0.048"
D: 0.038"
G: 0.028"
B: 0.019''
e: 0.014"
 
Tailpiece
Style: Stop Bar w/ Locking Studs
Compensated: No
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: 430-14451 / 430-14451
Weight: 1.12 oz
 
Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono gold plated positive contact
 
Jack Plate
Style: Les Paul Square
Material: ABS Cream
Part Number: 430-19299
Weight: 0.21 oz
 
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19160 / 60E
Weight: 0.14 oz.
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: Removable Cream LP
Part Number: 430-20022
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: Chrome Bell, Stamped "Traditional / High Performance"
Part Number: 430-94930
 
Knobs
Style: Chrome Push/Pull Top Hats
Part Number: 430-14457
 
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: No
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: SS infused polycarbonate for ESD protection
Part Number: 380-12209
 
Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
Style: SS infused polycarbonate for ESD protection
Part Number: 380-12211
 
Switch Washer
Style: None
Part Number: n/a
 
Trim Rings
Style: Cream Humbucker w/ Chrome Trim Ring
Part Number: 430-13894 / 430-13893
Accessories
Case
Style: HP Hard Shell
Color: Aluminum
 
Strap Locks: None
Tools: Gibson USA Multi-Tool, Gibson USA Premium Strap, Gibson USA Polishing Cloth
 
Manual: Gibson USA's owners
COA/Other: None
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