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Gibson les paul classic custom ebony

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The Classic Paul consists of a beautiful ebony body made from a carved maple top and mahogany back, with a custom, custom-style, single-ply top binding. The classic Gibson holly symbol adorns the headstock, which is also bordered by single-ply binding reminiscent of the celebrated Les Paul Custom.

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A fret classic fingerboard sits atop the solid mahogany neck, which is hand-sanded to form a s slim taper profile. Available only in Antique Ebony.

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Hot Points Nickel and Silver Alloy Fret Wire The fret wire on the Gibson models fuck my white ass 1 a combination nickel and silver alloy approximately 80 percent nickel and 20 percent silver specifically designed for long life and superior wear. After hand pressing it into the fingerboard, a machine press finishes the job to eliminate the gap between the bottom of the fret wire and the fingerboard.

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Nitrocellulose Finish Applying a gibson finish to any Gibson guitar—including the Les Paul Classic Custom—is one of the most labor-intensive elements of the guitar-making process. A properly applied nitro finish requires extensive man hours, several evenly applied coats, and an exorbitant amount of drying time.

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But this fact has never swayed Gibson into changing this time-tested method, employed ever since the first guitar was swathed ebony lacquer back in For starters, a nitro finish les to a much thinner coat than a polyurethane finish, which means there is less interference with the natural vibration of the instrument, allowing for a purer tone.

A nitro finish is also a softer finish, which makes it easily repairable. In addition, a nitro finish is very porous in nature, and actually gets thinner over time.