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2016 ES-Les Paul Studio
A great "hybrid" design at an unbeatable price
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Blending the popular ES-Les Paul's clever hybrid build and styling, the new ES-Les Paul studio marries semi-meets-solid construction in an outstandingly versatile guitar.
Body
Top
Back
Top
Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Grade: Plain
Binding: Black
 
Back
Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 3-Ply
Density: Plain
Binding: Black
Weight
Weight Relief: ES-LP Center Block
Average Weight (body only): 1.3925 kg / 3.070 lbs.
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
Etc.: Mahogany centerblock, Spruce braces, Mahogany rim liner
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: The sound waves resonate within the hollow airspace of the Maple veneered Body, around the F-holes, and throughout the solid glue joints.
 
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: Assembly 65 glue
Average Weight: 544.31 g / 1.2 lbs
 
Peg Head
Type: SP-1
Inlay: None
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, Alignment Gauge
Nut
Style: Black
Material: Corian
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: Medium
 
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: Black
Side Dots (Color): White
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Trapezoid
Material: Pearloid
Dimensions: Large: 16.51 mm x 29.718 mm / 0.66" x 1.17"
Small: 6.096 mm x 39.624 mm / 0.24" x 1.56"
Average Weight: 145.1496 g / 5.12 oz
Finishes
Wine Red
Color Code: WR
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: N/A
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Light Brown Stain, Cherry
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: None
Ginger Burst
Color Code: GB
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: N/A
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Sunset Orange, New VSB, Cherry
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
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Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: '57 Classic Super '57 Classic
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 5250/5250 5750/5750
Material of Wire (gauge): 42E 42E
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 mm / 2.61" x 0.68 " 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 mm / 2.61" x 0.68 "
Coil Material: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Machine Wound Machine Wound
Pole Piece Material: Nickel plated steel Nickel plated steel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: 47.3075 cm / 18.625" 59.52998 cm / 23.437 inches
Slug Material: Nickel plated steel Nickel plated steel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): 4.7498 mm x 1.24206 cm / 0.187" x .489" 4.7498 mm x 1.24206 cm / 0.187" x .489"
Magnet Material: Alnico II Alnico II
Magnet Position from Nut: 48.26 cm / 19 " 58.7375 cm / 23.125 "
Magnet Dimensions: 6.35 cm x 1.27 mm / 2.5" x 0.5" 6.35 cm x 1.27 mm / 2.5" x 0.5"
Polarities: Screw side is the south pole of magnet Screw side is the south pole of magnet
Cover: Nickel plated Nickel plated
Qfactor: 5.95 5.15
ResistanceDC: 7.92k ohms 8.72k ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2450 Hz 2210 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements: Matched bobbin windings for classic humbucker tone with enhanced highs. Wax potted to suppress feedback.
Control Pocket Assembly Lead Volume Rhythm Volume
Type: CTS 500K Linear CTS 500K Linear
Peak Voltage: 1080V 1080V
Range: 0-500K 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: 500K +/- 20% 500K +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 100 ohms 100 ohms
 
  Lead Tone Rhythm Tone
Type: CTS 500K Audio CTS 500K Audio
Peak Voltage: 1080V 1080V
Range: 0-500K 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: 500K +/- 20% 500K +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 100 ohms 100 ohms
 
Capacitors: Lead Value Rhythm Value
  .022mf .015mf
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Kluson Single Ring Tulip Button
Material: Body is stamped steel with plastic tulip button
Weight: 22.6796 g / 0.8 oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 15:01
Gear Type: Synchronized spur gear system
What is allowable turn: +/- 4 degrees
Plating specs: Nickel
Part numbers: 430-14006 / 430-14007
 
String Dimensions
E: 1.1684 mm / 0.046"
A: 0.9144 mm / 0.036"
D: 0.6604 mm / 0.026"
G: 0.4318 mm / 0.017"
B: 0.3302 mm / 0.013"
e: 0.2540 mm / 0.010"
 
Bridge
Style: ABR-1 style
Material: Die cast alloy
Plating Specs: 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: No
Compensated: Die Cast Zinc
Material: Nickel
Plating Specs: 430-11738 / 430-10566
Part number: 113.3981 g / 4.0 oz
Weight:
 
Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono
 
Jack Plate
Style: Les Paul Square
Material: ABS - Black
Part Number: 430-19385
Weight: 2.0 g / 0.07 oz
 
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19150
Weight: 2.268 g / 0.080 oz
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: 1-ply Black Les Paul
Part Number: 380-12694
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: Black and white bell with engraved F-Hole
Part Number: 430-19802
 
Knobs
Style: Black Top Hats
Part Number: 430-19669
 
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: Black with hot stamp gold
Part Number: 430-19295
 
Trim Rings
Style: Black
Part Number: 440-13850
Accessories
Case
Style: Hard Shell
Color: Black
 
Strap Locks: No
Tools: None
 
Manual: None
COA/Other: Gibson Memphis COA