Saturday, May 14, 2011

A New Bigsby-Equipped Traditional Les Paul from Gibson

New Les Paul Traditional model features a Bigsby B-70 tailpiece
Here's what Gibson has to say ...

Designed to showcase the best features displayed by Les Paul during the six decades of its existence, Les Paul Traditional is an heir to mount on the guitar that Eric Clapton featured in the mid 60s, and quickly became the weapon of choice for many top players, including Mike Bloomfield, Jimmy Page, Paul Kossoff, Jeff Beck. To catch a preferred option by everyone from Neil Young, Keith Richards, Joe Perry to Carl Perkins and original Son Volt guitarist Dave Boquist, Gibson USA now offers the Les Paul Traditional with Bigsby.

Equipped with an original Bigsby ® B-70's tip, this instrument gives you all the fat, singing tone that the world's leading guitar solo cut is known, the more the versatility of a tremolo unit for a vintage style Work expressive lead and rhythm player quivering. As such, it is a package with a very broad appeal, suitable for a wide variety of styles of play

Bigsby Les Paul Traditional is formulated in all the classic ingredients that have helped make this model a legend, and features a killer show thanks to a magnificent high-gloss nitrocellulose black ebony. Carved maple top to promote clarity and sustain, while mahogany adds depth and richness. Like all the Les Paul guitar, the traditional use of modern relief printing to increase resonance and reduce weight. Solid one-piece quarter sawn mahogany neck is glued to the traditional mortis and Tenon Joint, and is derived from a profile of 'traditional', which measures 0.838 "is the first fret and .983" is 12 days. The rosewood fingerboard Grado, 22 belt medium-jumbo, with 12 "radius of each choke-free bending, scoop neck will culminate with the preferred 17 degree reverse pitch to improve the Pressure Die Plek string cutting Corian.

To start this complete tonal goodness in the stratosphere, the Les Paul with Bigsby has two humbucker pickups Gibson USA is more popular, a classic 57 in the neck position of the dulcet tones, warm voice and a bit warmer Classic 57 brave addition to the bridge crisis and rising tones of lead. These units are made with real acclaimed Alnico V magnets and wound with 42 AWG, as the late legendary PAF 50 and 60 years and offer a mix of depth and clarity that few can match microphones today.

One of the most exciting additions to the guitar appear in the tip, which helps give it its name. A genuine Bigsby ® B-70 of the nozzle was installed by Gibson USA subtle, smooth action vibrato that only the original unit can offer. The Bigsby ® is a collaboration with a bridge Schaller Roller ™ - a device based on its own Gibson Tune-o-matic, but with individual roller saddles - for better performance at high capacity when vibrato is used. The material is crowned by a set of quality tuners TonePros Kluson style ™.

Each Les Paul Traditional Bigsby ® is protected by-case lined with plush black finish, and even the owner's manual and the literature of regulation, as well as Gibson's limited lifetime warranty and 24/7/365 customer service.

  • Mahogany body with carved maple top
  • The rounded profile of the neck "Traditional"
  • 57 Classic neck pickup and just over 57 hot bridge pickup classic More
  • Genuine Bigsby ® B-70 ™ apparatus with Schaller roller bridge
  • Tone Pro Kluson tuners with pearl buttons

Pricing and availability:
  • $ 3,198 msrp


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