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Les Paul '50s Tribute 2016 HP
'50s style back to the future
$1,249
The Les Paul '50s Tribute 2016 HP includes a new and exclusive fast-access heel to allow unparalleled access to the high notes; combined with our slim taper neck profile and new soloist neck width, the result is one of the fastest playing Les Paul ever made.
Body
Top
Back
Top
Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 2
Grade: AA-HD,SV, C-GS, SE
Binding: None
 
Back
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: Multi
Density: Low
Binding: None
Weight
Weight Relief: Modern
Average Weight (body only): 5.09lbs
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
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Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
 
Body Contour
Carve: Classic
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: Les Paul
Profile: Rounded
Thickness at Fret 1: 0.818"
Thickness at Fret 12: 0.963"
Other Materials:
Average Weight: 1.2 lbs
 
Peg Head
Type: SP1-B
Inlay: Blank
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen: Gold Gibson & Les Paul Model
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Sculpted Neck Joint
 
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 5.0 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance: 0 deg 0 min 15 sec
Type: Mortise and Tenon
Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
Gauges Used: Pitch Height Gauge, Alignment Gauge
Nut
Style: Zero Fret Nut
Material: Titanium
Width: 1.745"
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: Dark
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12 "
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 1.745" @ nut, 2.310" @ end of board
Scale: Equal Tempered Scale
Binding: None
Side Dots (Color): Black
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Trapezoid
Material: Mother of Pearl
Dimensions: Large: 16.51 mm x 29.718 mm / 0.66" x 1.17 "
Small: 6.096 mm x 39.624 mm / 0.24 " x 1.56 "
Average Weight: 117.93 g / 4.16 oz
Finishes
Satin Gold Top w/ Dark Back
Color Code: GS
Surface Texture: Satin
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Satin Gold Top
Top Coat: Satin
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
Satin Honeyburst w/ Dark Back
Color Code: HD
Surface Texture: Satin
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Satin Honeyburst
Top Coat: Satin
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
Satin Ebony
Color Code: SE
Surface Texture: Satin
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Satin Ebony
Top Coat: Satin
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
Satin Vintage Sunburst
Color Code: SV
Surface Texture: Satin
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Satin Vintage Sunburst
Top Coat: Satin
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
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Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: 490R 498T
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 5250 / 5250 6900 / 6900
Material of Wire (gauge): Copper (42) Copper (43)
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 mm / 2.61" x 0.68" 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 mm / 2.61" x 0.68"
Coil Material: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Machine Wound Machine Wound
Pole Piece Material: Nickel plated steel Nickel plated steel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: 47.3075 cm / 18.625" 59.52998 cm / 23.437 inches
Slug Material: Nickel plated steel Nickel plated steel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): 4.7498 mm x 1.24206 cm / 0.187 x 0.489" 4.7498 mm x 1.24206 cm / 0.187 x 0.489"
Magnet Material: Alnico #2 (smooth) Alnico #5
Magnet Position from Nut: 48.26 cm / 19 " 58.7375cm / 23.125 "
Magnet Dimensions:
Polarities:
Cover: None None
Qfactor: 5.62 4.07
ResistanceDC: 7803 Ohms 13980 Ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2715.71 Hz 2012.49 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements:
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
 
  Lead Tone Rhythm Tone
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
 
Capacitors: Lead Value Rhythm Value
  .022uF .022uF
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: G FORCE™
Material: Zamak
Weight: 31.1845 gm / 1.1oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 40:01:00
Gear Type: Syncronized spur gear system
What is allowable turn: +/- 4 degrees
Plating specs: Chrome
Part numbers: 430-14301B / 430-14301T
 
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: Chrome
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: Chrome
Part number: 430-10135
Weight: 82.21 gm / 2.9 oz.
 
Output Jack
Style: HP 1/4" mono gold plated positive contact
 
Jack Plate
Style: Les Paul Square
Material: Cream
Part Number: 430-19299
Weight: 6.0 gm / 0.21 oz.
 
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19160 / 430-19160E
Weight: 4.0 gm / 0.14 oz.
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: Removable Les Paul Cream
Part Number: 430-12093
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: Blank Black/White Bell
Part Number: 430-19382
 
Knobs
Style: Supreme grip speed knobs
Part Number: 430-31001
 
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: No
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: Stainleess steel infused polycarbonate for Electrostatic Discharge protection
Part Number: 380-12209
 
Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
Style: Stainleess steel infused polycarbonate for Electrostatic Discharge protection
Part Number: 380-12211
 
Switch Washer
Style: Cream, Hot Stamped Gold
Part Number: 430-19293
 
Trim Rings
Style: Cream humbucker Low/High
Part Number: 440-13884 / 440-13851
Accessories
Case
Style: HP Gig Bag
Color: Black
 
Strap Locks: None
Tools: Truss rod wrench
2.5mm adjustment wrench, Polishing cloth
 
Manual: Yes
COA/Other: