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Les Paul Studio 2016 HP
A workhorse. Supercharged.
$1,849
The Les Paul Studio 2016 HP is the supercharged counterpart of the traditional Les Paul Studio, and introduces an advanced set of premium, high-performance features.
Body
Top
Back
Top
Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 2
Grade: C
Binding: None
 
Back
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: Multi
Density: Medium
Binding: None
Weight
Weight Relief: Modern
Average Weight (body only): 5.09lbs
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Tightbond 50
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Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Solid sustain like the traditional swiss cheese but not as heavy.
 
Body Contour
Carve: Classic
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: Standard
Profile: slim profile
Thickness at Fret 1: 0.800"
Thickness at Fret 12: 0.875"
Other Materials: Franklin Tightbond 50
Average Weight: 1.2lbs
 
Peg Head
Type: SP1-B
Inlay: None
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen: Gold "Gibson" and "Les Paul Model"
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Sculpted access joint
 
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 5.0 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance: 0 deg 0 min 15 sec
Type: Mortise and Tenon
Adhesive: Franklin Tightbond 50
Gauges Used: Pitch Gage, 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: Granadillo
Pieces: 1
Shade: Light
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 12"
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 1.745" @ nut, 2.310" @ end of board
Scale: Equal tempered 24 3/4
Binding: None
Side Dots (Color): White
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Trapeziods
Material: Mother of Pearl
Dimensions: Trap at 3rd fret= 1.160"T x .660"W and 21st fret= 1.565"T x .245"W
Average Weight: 0.26lbs
Finishes
Ebony
Color Code: EB
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Ebony
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Wine Red
Color Code: WR
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Walnut
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Wine Red
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Vintage Sunburst
Color Code: VS
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Walnut
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Vintage Sunburst
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Wine Red Gold
Color Code: WRG
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Walnut
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Wine Red
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Ebony Gold
Color Code: EG
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Ebony
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Pelham Blue
Color Code: PB
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Pelham Blue
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Alpine White
Color Code: AW
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Alpine White
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Silver Pearl
Color Code: S2
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Silver Pearl
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Fireburst
Color Code: FI
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Fireburst
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Alpine Gold
Color Code: AG
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Alpine Gold
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Radiant Red
Color Code: RR
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Radiant Red
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard and Nut
Inverness Green
Color Code: IG
Surface Texture: 90 Sheen
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.0 - 1.5 mils
Top: Inverness Green
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer / 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard 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): 2.61 x 0.68 inches 2.61 x 0.68 inches
Coil Material: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Machine Wound Machine Wound
Pole Piece Material: Nickel Nickel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: Rthy dim: 18 5/8 inches Treb dim: 23 7/16 inches
Slug Material: Nickel Bare Steel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): 0.187 x 0.489 inches 0.187 x 0.489 inches
Magnet Material: Alnico #2 (smooth) Alnico #5
Magnet Position from Nut: Rhty dim: 19 inches Treb dim: 23 1/8 inches
Magnet Dimensions: 2.5 x 0.5 inches 2.32 x 0.5 inches
Polarities: Screw side is the south pole of magnet Reversed Polarity
Cover: Chrome Chrome
Qfactor: 5.62 4.07
ResistanceDC: 7803 Ohms 13980 Ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2715.71 Hz 2012.49 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements: Better Hum canceling w/rev polarity Better Hum canceling w/rev polarity
Control Pocket Assembly Lead Volume Rhythm Volume
Type: Push/Pull 500K Push/Pull 500K
Peak Voltage: 500V 500V
Range: 5K ohms 5K ohms
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
  .22uF .22uF
Switchable Functions
Neck Pickup: Tap or Split
Bridge Pickup: Tap or Split
Neck Volume: High Pass Filter Out or In Circuit
Bridge Volume: High Pass Filter Out or In Circuit
Transient Suppression: Out or In Circuit
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: G FORCE™
Material: Zamak
Weight: 31.1845 g / 1.1oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 40:1
Gear Type: Syncronized spur gear system
What is allowable turn: +/- 4 degrees
Plating specs: Gold
Part numbers: 430-14301B / 430-14301T
 
String Dimensions
E: 0.046"'
A: 0.036"
D: 0.026"
G: 0.016"
B: 0.011"
e: 0.009"
 
Bridge
Style: Tune-o-matic w /Titanium saddles
Material: Zamak base
Plating Specs: Gold
Part number: 430-14384
Weight: 72.5748 g / 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: 430-10173
Weight: 82.21 gm / 2.9 oz
 
Output Jack
Style: HP 1/4" mono gold plated positive contact
 
Jack Plate
Style: Les Paul
Material: ABS Black
Part Number: PRJP - 010
Weight: 0.01 lbs
 
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19161 / 430-19161E
Weight: 0.005 lbs
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: Removable Black
Part Number: 430-12509B
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: B/W "Studio" Imprint
Part Number: PRTR - 040
 
Knobs
Style: Supreme grip speed knobs
Part Number: 430-31002, 430-31001
 
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: No
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: Les Paul SS infused Polycarbonate
Part Number: 430-12209
 
Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
Style: Les Paul SS infused Polycarbonate
Part Number: 430-12211
 
Switch Washer
Style: Black w/ Gold
Part Number: PRWA-010
 
Trim Rings
Style: Black Neck/Bridge
Part Number: PRPR-010 / PRPR-020
Accessories
Case
Style: HP Hard shell
Color: Aluminum
 
Strap Locks: No
Tools: Truss rod wrench
2.5mm adjustment wrench, Polishing cloth
 
Manual: Yes
COA/Other: N/A