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Les Paul Joe Bonamassa "Tomato Soup Burst" Signature Limited Edition
Designed and signed by Joe Bonamassa himself
$5,999
Joe Bonamassa, the living legend of blues rock, partnered with Gibson USA to create this magnificent Les Paul - designed to Joe's exact specifications and hand-signed by the Master himself - as an homage to the early '60s.
Body
Top
Back
Top
Wood Species: MAPLE
Pieces: 2
Grade: AAA
Binding: CREAM
 
Back
Wood Species: MAHOGANY
Pieces: 1 or 2
Density: LOW
Binding: NONE
Weight
Weight Relief: 9 HOLE
Average Weight (body only): 6 lbs 6.3 oz
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
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Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
 
Body Contour
Carve: ENHANCED
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: MAHOGANY
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: STANDARD 18.125"
Profile: SLIM TAPER
Thickness at Fret 1: .800"
Thickness at Fret 12: .875"
Other Materials:
Average Weight: 1.2 lbs
 
Peg Head
Type: SP1-A
Inlay: MOP GIBSON
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: Mortise and Tenon
Adhesive: Franklin Tightbond 50
Gauges Used: Pitch Gage, Alignment Gauge
Nut
Style: Nut
Material: Nylon
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: DARK
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 12"
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 1.695" @ nut, 2.260" @ end of board
Scale: 24.75
Binding: CREAM
Side Dots (Color): BLACK
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: TRAPEZOIDS
Material: ACRYLIC
Dimensions: Large: .660"w x 1.160"t
Small: .245"w x 1.565"t
Average Weight: 0.26 lbs
Finishes
TOMATO SOUP BURST
Color Code: TM
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Walnut
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: TOMATO SOUP BURST
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: FINGERBOARD, SIDES AND NUT
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Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: SEYMOUR DUNCAN 52-Nc SEYMOUR DUNCAN 53-Nc
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: Proprietary Proprietary
Material of Wire (gauge): Proprietary Proprietary
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 2.61 x 0.68 inches 2.61 x 0.68 inches
Coil Material: Proprietary Proprietary
Coil Winding Process: Proprietary Proprietary
Pole Piece Material: Proprietary Proprietary
Pole Piece Position from Nut: Rthy dim: 18 5/8 inches Treb dim: 23 7/16 inches
Slug Material: Proprietary Proprietary
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): Proprietary Proprietary
Magnet Material: Proprietary Proprietary
Magnet Position from Nut: Rhty dim: 19 inches Treb dim: 23 1/8 inches
Magnet Dimensions: Proprietary Proprietary
Polarities:
Cover: Nickel Nickel
Qfactor: Proprietary Proprietary
ResistanceDC: Proprietary Proprietary
Resonant Frequency: Proprietary Proprietary
Tonal & Resonant Advancements: Joe Bonamassa Signature Pickups
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
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: Press in bushing Vintage Style Keystone Tuners
Material: Zamak
Weight: 1 oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 14:01
Gear Type: worm
What is allowable turn: +/-4 degrees
Plating specs: Nickel
Part numbers: 430-14832 / 833
 
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: Non-wire ABR
Material: Zamak
Plating Specs: Nickel
Part number: 430-10255
Weight: 1.95 oz
 
Dimensions of String Slots
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"
 
Tailpiece
Style: B7 Bigsby with vibramate mounting kit
Compensated: n/a
Material: Proprietary
Plating Specs: Nickel
Part number: 430-11078
Weight:
 
Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono
 
Jack Plate
Style: Les Paul
Material: Nickel
Part Number: 430-19460
Weight: 6.0 g / 0.21 oz.
 
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19160 / 430-19160E
Weight: 4.0 g / 0.14 oz.
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: Les Paul w/signature
Part Number: 430-12093N-JB
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: B/W bell w/signature
Part Number: 430-19906
 
Knobs
Style: Gold top hats w/inserts and Amber top hats
Part Number: 430-19211/212 & 430-19631
 
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: No
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: Stainleess steel infused polycarbonate for Electrostatic Discharge protection
Part Number: 380-12209
 
Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
Style: Stainleess steel infused polycarbonate for Electrostatic Discharge protection
Part Number: 380-12211
 
Switch Washer
Style: Cream, Hot Stamped Gold
Part Number: 430-19293
 
Trim Rings
Style: Medium Cream & Extra High Cream
Part Number: 430-13892 & 430-13891
Accessories
Case
Style: Hard Shell
Color: Black w/Signature
 
Strap Locks: No
Tools: Truss Rod Wrench
 
Manual: Gibson USA Owner's
COA/Other: None
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