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Body
Top Maple
Back Mahogany
Body Type Traditional Weight Relief
Binding Cream
Adhesive Franklin Titebond 50
Body
Neck
Species Mahogany
Profile Rounded 50's
Binding Cream
Truss Rod Traditional Adjustable
Joint Angle 5° (+/- 15 seconds)
Adhesive Franklin Titebond 50
Neck
Neck Fit
Joint Mortise & Tenon
Adhesive Franklin Titebond 50
Joint Angle Tolerance +/- .005"
Neck Fit
Fingerboard
Species Rosewood
Frets 22
Radius 12"
Nut/E.O.B 1.695"/2.260"
Inlays Acrylic Trapezoids
Fingerboard
Nut
Material Corian
Width 1.695
Slots Gibson PLEK System
Nut
Headstock
Logo Mother of Pearl "Gibson" Logo with Scripted "Les Paul Model"
Truss Rod Cover Black and White Antique Bell with Engraved "Traditional"

Headstock
Tuners
Model Tone Pro Kluson's with pearloid buttons
Plating Chrome
Tuning Ratio 16:1

Tuners
Bridge
Type Schaller™ Roller Bridge
Plating Chrome
Bridge
Tailpiece
Type Bigsby® B-70 tailpiece
Plating Chrome
Tailpiece
Hardware
Knobs Gold Speed Knobs
Pickguard Cream
Toggle Switch Washer Cream with Gold Imprint
Pickup Mounting Rings Cream plastic
Control Plate Cover Black plastic
Strings .010 - .046, Genuine Gibson strings
Strap Buttons Aluminum
Hardware
Pickups
Neck Position '57 Classic (Alnico II)
Bridge Position '57 Classic Plus (Alnico II)
Pickups
Electronics
Potentiometers 2 Volume Controls, 2 Tone Controls
Type 300k Linear Volume, 500k Non-linear Tone
Coil Wiring Machine Wound
Toggle Switch Three-way Switchcraft with Creme Plastic Tip
Output Jack Traditional 1/4"
Electronics
Finish
Sealer Nitrocellulose
Process 1-1.5 mils
Ebony
Case
Type Gibson Hardshell
Case Exterior Black
Case Interior Plush Lining
Case
Accessories
Additional Materials Each Les Paul Traditional Bigbsy comes with adjustment literature, and documentation for the guitar’s Limited Lifetime Warranty, along with Gibson’s 24/7/365 Customer Service.
In order to continually improve the design, quality and performance of our instruments and to make use of the best materials at all times, Gibson reserves the right to change specifications without notice. Additionally, because Gibson brand guitars are handcrafted, it is normal for wood grains, finishes and some measurements to vary from those listed on this Web site. As always, the prices listed are the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Please contact an authorized Gibson dealer in your area for the most current pricing.