2015 Gibson Les Paul Special Double Cutaway


Well, I certainly have a warm spot for the Double Cutaway Les Paul Specials… For me they were always very much a work horse guitar.. you know, the guitar you bring to rehearsals… and this is the 3rd one I have owned… My

first being a Hammer in the 80’s, the second (which I still have) is an Epiphone single P-90 version that I used as the base of the second HELLCAT and that is a beast! Having said that it spurred me to start to look at the

original Gibson Double Cutaway. Well, as you probably already know, the very cool vintage guitars are very expensive! Then I saw the new 2015 models and was intrigued. The features are many and the price was

reasonable. I purchased this Gorgeous Vintage Burst model…. I was first struck by the light weight and the wide, thin-tapered neck.. I replaced the G-Force tuning mechanizium as I am old school and try to keep it simple. I

also replaced the Pickups with a Set of Lindy Fralin P-90s with a Hum-cancelling P-90 in the bridge position and added a Bigsby Tremolo.

2015 Gibson Les Paul Special Double Cutaway

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Zero Fret Adjustable Nut (patent applied for) Brass: Added action adjustment

Two P–90 Lindy Fralin Soapbar Pickups: Hum Cancelling P-90 in Bridge Position and Standard P-90 in Neck Position

Mahogany Body:

Wider Slim Taper mahogany neck and rosewood fingerboard: Increased playing area with same string spacing

Comprehensive wood selection and grading: Rarest and finest materials for best instruments

Thicker Rosewood Fingerboard: Increased mass for sustain

Pearl Inlays: Better appearance and value

Smoother sanded, buffed and oiled fingerboard: Improved playability and feel

Comprehensive Setup (Lower Frets, Improved Plek, Intonation): Silky smooth action and bending, improved intonation

Grover Chrome 3 x 3 Machine Heads

Bigsby Tremolo:

Vintage Style over-sized Hi Fi knobs

New & Improved Neck Joint: Improved stability

Les Paul 100th birthday signature: Honoring a genius with a facsimile of his actual signature taken from a pickguard autographed by Les.

Les Paul Hologram: Authenticity and tribute

Gorgeous Vintage Burst finish: Smooth Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Laquer

New Hardshell Case:

Made in USA

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