Gibson Les Paul Custom EB GH

Electric Guitar

  • Body: Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla)
  • Arched top: Maple
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ebony (Diospyros classiforia)
  • Neck profile: Custom 'C'
  • Long neck tenon
  • Inlays: Mother-of-pearl block
  • 22 Frets
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • 5-Ply binding
  • Headstock inlay: Spit diamond
  • Pickups: Gibson 490R (neck) and 498T (bridge) humbuckers
  • Tune-O-Matic bridge and stop tail
  • Hardware; Gold-plated
  • Colour: Black
  • Includes a case
  • Made in the USA
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Colour Black
Body Mahogany
Top Maple
Neck Mahogany
Fretboard Richlite
Frets 22
Scale 628 mm
Pickups HH
Tremolo None
Incl. Case Yes
Incl. Bag No

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A superior Les Paul!

Praeg, 08.04.2018
I bought this guitar mainly for recording purposes and for using it in music videos. First of all it's a beautiful instrument but you don't pay almost 4 grand for a piece of furniture. It excels in the sounds you get out of this masterpiece!

I know that many are sceptic about the richlite fretboards and people argue that this is not acceptable on Gibsons when you get ebony fretboards on Epiphone guitars for roughly 900¤.

At first I was also sceptic about richlite and thought it sounded a bit more harsh than the ebony fretboard but now after 3 months of playing it has begun to soften up a bit and get a more "ebony-esque" character. Compared to a 57 Black Beauty this Les Paul Custom has a more sharper sound thanks to the maple cap but in other aspects it's quite similar to the 57.

The only things I were not too happy with was some small scratches on the top of the guitar and a small ding in the binding on the headstock. But I am more concerned with the sound than the esthetics so I chose to keep the guitar because it delivers very clear chords and nice tight low end. The pickups are a bit "microphonic" as old Gibson pickups were back in the days and they are a bit too hot for high-gain sounds where they sometimes tend to pick up unwanted sounds. Having that said they work perfectly for rock, blues and jazz. If you plan on playing metal with this one I'd recommend changing the pickups.

This is an instrument meant for professional use and it's a guitar you buy once in your lifetime. If you are looking for a superior Les Paul this is it. I own one Gibson Les Paul Traditional from 2009 and it is also a great instrument but there are remarkable differencies in how much more precise a Les Paul Custom is compared to standard USA Les Pauls. If a normal Les Paul is a knife then the Custom is a scalpel.

It is worth the extra cash you put on from a normal Les Paul model in how it plays and how it sounds but the price is a bit steep for a hobby musician.
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The mother of all guitars

Ola Nordmann, 21.03.2019
I have always wanted a Les Paul, and when I learned that Gibson were bringing ebony fingerboards back on its Customs, my wallet became empty pretty quick. Thomann delivered as expected, fast and easy.

The sound of this guitar is absolutely brutal. It sustains for days and has that thick, chunky sound you associate with a Les Paul.

Other reviews have pointed out Gibsons lack of quality control which made me sceptical before buying (especially when buying online). However, the guitar I received was flawless. The finish, binding, everything was top notch. I really believe Gibson has up their game lately.

There is a drawback. Compared to my other guitars, the Les Paul is definitely the one that is the hardest to keep in tune due to the way the D and G string angles over the nut. However, that's the case for all Gibsons with this type of headstock and you can't really blame this particular guitar.

Overall, I'm very satisfied with the purchase. A dream come true really.
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