Gibson 2008 Les Paul Standard Premium Plus Electric Guitar, Ebony Finish w/ Hardshell Case
The Les Paul Takes Another Step Forward!
The Les Paul Standard 08 takes Gibson's legendary line of LP axes and gives them a "2008" upgrade to encompass many of today's most exciting features. Most noticeably to the player, its neck has a new asymmetrical shape so your hand feels even more comfortable and at home on your instrument. The Les Paul Standard 08 also boasts an impressive array of locking components: Tune-O-Matic bridge, tailpiece and Grover tuners. Of course, that's just the start of it. Find out more about the Gibson Les Paul Standard 08!
Gibson Les Paul Standard 08 at a Glance:
- Stunning Maple Top
- Even More Comfortable Neck Shape
- BurstBuckers for That Classic LP Sound
- The Latest in Potentiometer Design
- State-of-the-art Plek treatment
- Gorgeous Down to the Details
Stunning Maple Top
As far as looks are concerned, the Les Paul Standard 08 is a stunner onstage. Its gorgeous maple top is available with a variety of different finishes so you can find the Gibson beauty that perfectly matches your style.
Even More Comfortable Neck Shape
Gibson has offered a variety of different neck shapes on its Les Paul Standards, but with the Les Paul Standard 08 they reach an entirely new level. Its new asymmetrical neck shape was designed expressly for a hand to just "fit" around it, allowing for an even more comfortable, more natural playing experience.
BurstBuckers for That Classic LP Sound
It wouldn't be a Les Paul without that big, fat, smoky humbucker sound! While the Les Paul Standard sees improvements in its appearance, its feel, and its details, the Les Paul Standard 08 retains that epic BurstBucker tone. This baby's equipped with two huge-sounding BurstBucker Pro pickups, complete with hot Alnico V magnets wound to Vintage specs.
The Latest in Potentiometer Design
The Les Paul Standard 08 features all-new Pots, custom-made by Bourns. These gold-plated potentiometers were designed from the ground up for precision and highly reliable performance.
State-of-the-art Plek treatment
All Les Paul Standard 08 guitars receive state-of-the-art treatment using Gibson's new Plek machines. The system mechanically dresses each guitar under true playing conditions, identifying what the guitar needs to achieve flawless fretwork. Every Les Paul Standard 08 boasts perfect intonation, buzz-free performance, and a personalized setup.
Gorgeous Down to the Details
Gibson paid attention to all the details when outfitting the new Les Paul Standard 08. You'll secure your sound - and your axe! - with its locking Tune-O-Matic bridge, locking tailpiece, and locking Grover Tuners. Plus, the Les Paul Standard 08 comes with its own black case that features a stylish snakeskin design.
Gibson Les Paul Standard 08 Features:
- Finish: Ebony
- Top: Maple
- Body: Chambered Mahogany
- Neck: New Asymmetrical Shape
- Pickups: BurstBucker Pro with Alnico V Magnets, Wound to Vintage Specs
- Controls: All new Bourns Gold-plated Potentiometers
- Bridge: Tone Pros Locking Nashvlle Tune-O-Matic
- Tailpiece: Tone Pros Locking
- Tuners: Locking Grover
- Setup: Plek Machine
- Black Snakeskin case included