Epiphone Tribute Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar Trans Black 1960s Neck

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Epiphone Tribute Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar Trans Black 1960s NeckToday’s featured guitar is the Epiphone Tribute Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar Trans Black 1960s Neck. Below is the complete description of the guitar.

The Epiphone Tribute Les Paul Standard Tribute honors Epiphone’s history and association with Les Paul that dates back to the days when Les—working at the Epiphone factory on 14th St. in New York—created the world’s first solidbody electric guitar. Over the years, Les continued to work closely with Epiphone by reviewing new product ideas and offering suggestions. The Epiphone “Tribute” Les Paul Standard honors that relationship by combining “as good as it gets” performance and features with venerable Epiphone quality and value.

Solid woods, set-neck construction
At the heart of the Les Paul Tribute is construction that features a solid mahogany back with a solid, carved hard maple cap to create the ultimate combination of warmth and bite. Everyone knows that set-neck guitars provide the best rock tone and sustain and the Tributes Les Paul takes that to the next level featuring the original “deep set” neck joint. The solid mahogany neck with hand-fitted, glued-in joint extends well into the neck pickup cavity creating maximum neck-to-body contact and acting almost like one continuous piece of wood. Combined with the mahogany/maple body, the result is a tribute to Les’ timeless guitar design with the sound that you can only get from a Les Paul.

Your choice of neck profiles
Depending upon your taste, you have the choice of either a traditional “1960s” SlimTaper™ neck profile or an Asymmetrical neck profile. The “1960’s” SlimTaper is a comfortable “D” shaped neck that was used and made famous on many 1960s era, Kalamazoo-made guitars from Gibson and Epiphone. The newer Asymmetrical neck has multiple radiuses and combines a more rounded “D” shape on the bass side of the neck with a flatter “C” shape on the treble side. This leads to a very comfortable neck that more ergonomically contours to fit the hand of most players. Both profiles are available on the Tribute and the choice is yours!

Vintage humbucker sound
Quality construction, premium woods and neck profile choices are only part of the equation. Capturing all the power and nuances of the “Tribute” is a pair of authentic Gibson USA ’57 Classic humbucking pickups. With its “Patent Applied For” decal on the base plate, the ’57 Classic and ’57 Classic Plus are faithful replicas of the famous Gibson humbuckers that helped define the music of the late 1950s. The ’57 Classic gives you a tone that is warm and subtle with full, even response that doesn’t hold back when you need that storied Gibson humbucker crunch! The ’57 Classic Plus is the perfect bridge pickup and mimics humbuckers of that era that received a few extra turns of wire. This treatment gives the pickup slightly higher output without sacrificing its rich, vintage tone. In combination, this pair of humbuckers overdrives tube preamps to a smooth level of saturation without becoming overpowering. Both ’57s feature Gi

You can pick up the Epiphone Tribute Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar Trans Black 1960s Neck at Musician’s Friend for $799.00.

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