2014 Model Year The 120th Anniversary
Learn about the exciting new features
In Focus: Today's 2014 Feature
Oct 02, 2014
  • 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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  • Supreme Grip Speed Knobs
    Supreme Grip Speed Knobs
    Consistent Control:
    Supreme Grip's notched outer ring keeps you from slipping, allowing you to maintain control, even under the toughest onstage conditions. You can turn the knob with the tip of one finger—perfect for pinky volume swells.
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  • Stunning Finishes
    Stunning Finishes
    Looks as Good as the Sound:
    The stunning new finishes have been created specifically for the 2014 Model Year. A new wet-sanding process for nitrocellulose finishes gives a level of gloss and strength that was previously unobtainable. Shiny finishes stay shiny longer, and are more resistant to minor scratches.
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