2014 Model Year The 120th Anniversary
Learn about the exciting new features
In Focus: Today's 2014 Feature
Jul 30, 2014
  • Cyrogenically Treated Fret Wire
    Cyrogenically Treated Fret Wire
    Eliminates Corrosion:
    A 72-hour dry deep-freezing process modifies the fret wire's molecular structure to minimize corrosion and maximize longevity.
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  • 15dB Turbo Boost
    15dB Turbo Boost
    Feel the Heat:
    The 15dB Turbo boost switches the guitar into overdrive—great for boosting lead tones or making amps scream. Even better, the amount of boost is trimpot-adjustable. Once you find a "sweet spot" for a particular amp, you can have it available at the flick of a switch.
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  • Extra Large Strap Buttons
    Extra Large Strap Buttons
    Guitar Insurance:
    Don't worry about your guitar falling off in the middle of a solo! All 2014 guitar models have extra-large strap buttons.
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  • P-90ST and P-90SR Pickups
    P-90ST and P-90SR Pickups
    Versatility with a Vintage Vibe:
    The P-90ST and P-90SR pickups featured in the Les Paul Melody Maker deliver a broad range of tones for jazz, blues, and rock, with a bright, percussive attack at the treble pickup and a clean, articulate voice for rhythm. That vintage vibe comes courtesy of Alnico V rod magnets, made famous by the classic Gibson ES-125 models of the late ‘40s. Enjoy the legendary P-90 sound on Gibson’s most affordable Les Paul ever.
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  • Undercut Fret Over Binding
    Undercut Fret Over Binding
    Fly Over the Frets:
    A wider fret that goes over the binding, all the way to the edge of the neck, gives more playing surface. This allows smoother transitions from one fret to another when sliding along the neck, and better bending.
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