The Epiphone Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar in Ebony holds a special place in this Copywriter's heart! It was the 1st guitar I ever played thanks to my childhood friend, Marcus. So for me, this is the guitar that started it all and I will certainly never forget it! Getting one in stock is not only a blast from the past but it's also a reminder of how far things have come, regarding build quality and craftsmanship.
With a New Gibson Les Paul Custom costing near $5000 these days, it's hard not to be impressed with the Epiphone Version. In fact, you could buy 7.36 Epiphone Les Paul Customs for the price of 1 Gibson! While this version is built in China, it feels like guitars costing considerably more. It looks great, sounds great, and plays like a genuine Les Paul! Slinky, easy to bend, violin-like singing tones, this beauty has got it all!
A pair of ProBuckerHumbuckers are installed, each with its own volume and tone controls. A 3-way pickup toggle grants access to all the quintessential Les Paul tones. These pickups from Epiphone are shockingly good!
This Custom sports an all Mahogany body, hearkening upon the Black Beauty, The 1957 Les Paul Custom. This makes the Epiphone version even cooler! Slightly darker, more pronounced mids, and a less nasally top-end are things to appreciate about the all-mahogany version.
The neck is made from mahogany and carries the much-loved SlimTaper Neck Profile. Classic Gibson feels abound thanks to a 12" fingerboard radius, medium-jumbo frets, and 24.75" scale length. Great feeling fingerboard and sold fretwork make these guitars more fun to play than ever before!