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GIBSON LES PAUL DELUXE HERITAGE CHERRY SUNBURST

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Latest release - New and improved - The Gibson 2015 Les Paul Deluxe Heritage Cherry Sunburst w/Hard Case. More balanced pickups plus hot–rod wiring for coil splitting and onboard Boost update this '70s icon for the 21st Century. Les Paul Deluxe 2015 - An acclaimed favorite with a modern update

New and Improved in 2015

  • Gibson G FORCE™ Tuning System: Faster, more accurate, additional tunings
  • Zero Fret Adjustable Nut (patent applied for): Added action adjustment
  • Upgraded Tune–o–matic bridge with titanium saddles: Ease of height adjustment and sustain
  • Wider neck and fingerboard: Increased playing area with same string spacing
  • Comprehensive wood selection and grading: Rarest and finest materials for best instruments
  • Thicker Rosewood Fingerboard: Increased mass for sustain
  • Pearl Inlays: Better appearance and value
  • Smoother sanded, buffed and oiled fingerboard: Improved playability and feel
  • Comprehensive Setup (Lower Frets, Improved Plek, Intonation): Silky smooth action and bending, improved intonation
  • More robust cables: Stronger signal strength
  • New Mini Humbucker Design: Improved tonal balance and coil splitting versatility
  • Les Paul 100th birthday signature: Honoring a genius with a facsimile of his actual signature taken from a pickguard autographed by Les.
  • Les Paul Hologram: Authenticity and tribute
  • New & Improved Hardshell Case: Improved protection (up to 15 foot drop), sleek, ergonomic, made in USA
    Top
    Wood Species: Maple
    Pieces: 2
    Grade: C
    Binding: Cream
     
    Back
    Wood Species: Mahogany
    Pieces: multi
    Density: Low
    Binding: None
    Weight
    Weight Relief: 9 hole
    Average Weight (body only): 2.63 kg / 5.8lbs
     
    Materials Used
    Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
     
    Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: With the 9 hole weight relief pattern it lightens the load slightly while preserving the sustain
     
    Body Contour
    Carve: Classic
     
    Neck
    Wood Species: Mahogany
    Pieces: 1
     
    Details
    Truss Rod: Les Paul
    Profile: Rounded Asymmetrical
    Thickness at Fret 1: 20.78 mm / .818"
    Thickness at Fret 12: 24.46 mm / .963"
    Other Materials: Franklin Titebond 50
    Average Weight: 544.31 gm / 1.2 lbs
     
    Peg Head
    Type: SP1–B
    Inlay: Mother of Pearl
    Peg Head Binding: None
    Silkscreen: Gold "Les Paul 100"
    Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
    Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: The rounded asymmetrical neck provides an ergonomic feel and the mahogany adds a rich tonal quality
     
    Neck Fit
    Joint Angle: 5 degrees
    Joint Angle Tolerance: 0 deg 0 min 15 sec
    Type: Mortis and Tenon
    Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
    Gauges Used: Pitch Height Gauge, Alignment Gauge
    Nut
    Style: Zero Fret Nut
    Material: Cryogenically treated Brass
    Width: 4.5993 cm / 1.795"
    Slots: E: 1.4732 mm / 0.058 inches
    A: 1.2192 mm / 0.048 inches
    D: 0.9652 mm / 0.038 inches
    G: 0.7112 mm / 0.028 inches
    B: 0.4826 mm / 0.019 inches
    e: 0.3556 mm / 0.014 inches
     
    Fingerboard
    Wood Species: Rosewood
    Pieces: 1
    Shade: Medium
     
    Fingerboard Details
    Radius: 30.48 cm / 12"
    Frets: 22
    Nut/End of Board: 4.5993 cm / 1.795" @ nut, 5.9944 cm / 2.360" @ end of board
    Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75"
    Binding: Cream
    Side Dots (Color): Black
     
    Fingerboard Inlays
    Style: Trapezoid
    Material: Mother of Pearl
    Dimensions: From 16.51 mm x 29.718 mm / 0.66" x 1.17 " to 6.096 mm x 39.624 mm / 0.24" x 1.56"
    Average Weight: 117.93 gm / 4.16 oz
     
    Finish
    Heritage Cherry Sunburst
    Color Code: HS
    Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
    Filler: Walnut
    Sealer: 1–1.5 mils
    Top: Sunburst Yellow #508–Y5V–1167 w/ HC Burst #508–D5V–1169
    Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7–8 mils
    Scraped: Fingerboard Sides, Body and Nut
     
    Pickups Rhythm   Lead
    Style: New LP Mini Humbucker   New LP Mini Humbucker
    Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 7000/7000   8400/8400
    Material of Wire (gauge): 44 ga   45 ga
    Coil Dimensions (per coil): 6.57 cm x 1.27 cm / 2.59" x 0.50 "   6.57 cm x 1.27 cm / 2.59" x 0.50"
    Coil Material: ABS   ABS
    Coil Winding Process: Machine Wound   Machine Wound
    Pole Piece Material: Steel blade   Steel Blade
    Pole Piece Position from Nut: 47.3075 cm / 18.625"   59.52998 cm / 23.437 inches
    Slug Material: Steel blade   Steel Blade
    Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): 5.74 cm x 1.27 cm x 3.175 mm / 2.26" x .50" x. 125"   5.74 cm x 1.27 cm x 3.175 mm / 2.26" x .50" x. 125"
    Magnet Material: Alnico V   Alnico V
    Magnet Position from Nut: 48.26 cm / 19"   58.7375cm / 23.125"
    Magnet Dimensions: 6.35 cm x 1.27 mm / 2.5" x 0.5"   6.35 cm x 1.27 mm / 2.5" x 0.5"
    Polarities: Screw side is the south pole of magnet   Screw side is the south pole of magnet
    Cover: Nickel plated   Nickel plated
    Qfactor: 3.72   2.99
    ResistanceDC: 17.01k ohms   26.42k ohms
    Resonant Frequency: 1719.07 Hz   1421.77 Hz
    Tonal & Resonant Advancements: The 2015 Mini Humbucker has an Alnico V magnet and extra turns on each coil for more punch and clarity when split
     
     
    Control Pocket Assembly Lead Volume Rhythm Volume
    Type: 500K Non–Linear 500K Non–Linear
    Peak Voltage: 500V 500V
    Range: 0–500K 0–500K
    Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
    Resistance Tolerance: +/– 20% +/– 20%
    Minimum Resistance: 200 ohms 200 ohms
     
      Master Tone
    Type: 500K Non–Linear
    Peak Voltage: 500V
    Range: 0–500K
    Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
    Resistance Tolerance: +/– 20%
    Minimum Resistance: 200 ohms
     
      Mini Toggle
    Type: mini toggle
    Peak Voltage 2A 250VAC, 5A 120VAC
    Range: DPDT 2 position
     
    Tuning Keys
    Style: G FORCE
    Material: Zamak
    Weight: 31.1845 gm / 1.1oz
     
    Tuning Keys Details
    Tuning Ratio: 40:1
    Gear Type: Synchronized spur gear system
    What is allowable turn: +/– 2 degrees
    Plating specs: Nickel
    Part numbers: 430–14299B / 430–14299T
     
    String Dimensions
    E: 1.1684mm / 0.046"
    A: 0.9144 mm / 0.036"
    D: 0.6604 mm / 0.026"
    G: 0.4064mm / 0.016"
    B: 0.2794mm / 0.011"
    e: 0.2286mm / 0.009"
     
    Bridge
    Style: Tune–o–matic w /Titanium saddles
    Material: Zamak base
    Plating Specs: Nickel plating on base only
    Part number: 430–14384
    Weight: 72.5748 gm / 2.56 oz
     
    Dimensions of String Slots
    E: 1.4732mm / 0.058"
    A: 1.2192mm / 0.048"
    D: 0.9652mm / 0.038"
    G: 0.7112mm / 0.028"
    B: 0.4826mm / 0.019''
    e: 0.3556mm / 0.014"
     
    Tailpiece
    Style: Stop Bar
    Compensated: No
    Material: Zamak
    Plating Specs: Nickel
    Part number: 430–10173
    Weight: 82.21 g / 2.9 oz
     
    Output Jack
    Style: 1/4" stereo jack
     
    Jack Plate
    Style: Les Paul Square
    Material: ABS– Cream
    Part Number: 430–19299
    Weight: 2.0 gm / 0.07 oz
     
    Strap Buttons
    Material: Aluminum
    Plating Specs: None
    Part numbers: 430–19160 / 430–19160E
    Weight: 4.0 gm / 0.14 oz
     
    Pick Guard
    Style: Les Paul soap bar
    Part Number: 430–12508
     
    Truss Rod Cover
    Style: black and white bell hot stamped gold "Deluxe"
    Part Number: 430–19380
     
    Knobs
    Style: Gold supreme grip speed
    Part Number: 430–31001
     
    Dial Pointers
    Yes/No: No 
     
    Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
    Style: Stainless steel infused polycarbonate for Electrostatic Discharge Protection with battery box
    Part Number: 380–12209B
     
    Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
    Style: Stainless steel infused polycarbonate for Electrostatic Discharge Protection
    Part Number: 380–12211
     
    Switch Washer
    Style: Cream with hot stamp gold
    Part Number: 430–19293
     
    Trim Rings
    Style: Soar Bar Cream
    Part Number: 430–13946
     
    Case
    Style: Hard Shell
    Color: Gold Molded
     
    Strap Locks: No
    Tools: Truss Rod Wrench, .050 + 2.5mm Allen wrenches, G FORCE Charging Adapter
     
    Manual: Gibson USA Owner's and G FORCE QUICK START
    COA/Other: None