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Europe: 00+8004GIBSON1
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Les Paul Sunken Treasure
Risen from the depth
$3,999
A mythical Les Paul with tonewoods that were sunken for decades before rising back from the depth as exceptional instruments. Limited quantities! 150 pieces only!
Body
Top
Back
Top
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 2
Grade: A
Binding: Cream
 
Back
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1 or 2
Density:
Binding: None
Weight
Weight Relief: Modern
Average Weight (body only): 5 lbs. 14.4 oz
 
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: .818"
Thickness at Fret 12: .963"
Other Materials:
Average Weight: 1 lbs 2.0 oz
 
Peg Head
Type: SP1-B
Inlay: Gibson Logo
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen: Gold Gibson "Les Paul Model"
Headstock Angle: 17 deg.
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
 
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: Nut
Material: Tektoid
Width: 1.695"
Slots: E: .046"
A: .036"
D: .028"
G: .016"
B: .011"

e: .009"
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Reclaimed Bullet Wood
Pieces: 1
Shade: Medium
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12"
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 4.3053 cm / 1.695" @ nut, 5.7404 cm / 2.260" @ end of board
Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75"
Binding: Cream
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
Natural
Color Code: NA
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: Walnut
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Natural
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
River Green
Color Code: RG
Surface Texture: RG - River Green
Filler: Walnut
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: RG - River Green
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides, Body and Nut
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Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: 57 Classic 57 Classic
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 5250/5250 5250/5250
Material of Wire (gauge): Enamel (42) Enamel (42)
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 II Alnico II
Magnet Position from Nut: 48.26 cm / 19 " 58.7375cm / 23.125 "
Magnet Dimensions: 9.525 cm x 12.7 mm / 2.375" x 0.5" 9.525 cm x 12.7 mm / 2.375" x 0.5"
Polarities: Nickel Nickel
Cover:
Qfactor: 5.81 5.81
ResistanceDC: 7931 Ohms 7931 Ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2692.30 Hz 2692.30 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements:
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Vintage Style Keystone
Material: Zamak
Weight: 1 oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 14:1
Gear Type: worm
What is allowable turn: +/- 4 degrees
Plating specs: Chrome
Part numbers: 430-14139, 430-14140
 
String Dimensions
E: 1.1684mm / 0.046"
A: 0.9144 mm / 0.036"
D: 0.6604 mm / 0.026"
G: 0.4064 mm / 0.016"
B: 0.2794 mm / 0.011"
e: 0.2286 mm / 0.009"
 
Bridge
Style: Pinnacle TOM
Material: Zamak
Plating Specs: Nickel
Part number: 430-14384
Weight: 50 g / 1.7 oz
 
Dimensions of String Slots
E: 1.4732 mm / 0.058"
A: 1.2192 mm / 0.048"
D: 0.9652 mm / 0.038"
G: 0.7112 mm / 0.028"
B: 0.4826 mm / 0.019''
e: 0.3556 mm / 0.014"
 
Tailpiece
Style: Stop Bar
Compensated: No
Material: Zamak
Plating Specs: Nickel
Part number: 430-10173
Weight: 82.21 g / 2.9 oz.
 
Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono with dual tip contact
 
Jack Plate
Style: Les Paul Square
Material: Nickel
Part Number: 430-19460
Weight: 6.0 g / 0.21 oz.
 
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19160 / 430-19160E
Weight: 4.0 g / 0.14 oz.
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: None
Part Number: N/A
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: Blank Black/White Bell
Part Number: 430-19382
 
Knobs
Style: Amber top Hat
Part Number: 430-19631
 
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: None
Part Number: N/A
 
Trim Rings
Style: Low Cream, High Cream Humbucker
Part Number: 430-13894 / 430-13893
Accessories
Case
Style: Les Paul Hardshell
Color: Brown
 
Strap Locks: None
Tools: Truss Rod Wrench
 
Manual: 2.5mm Hex adjustment wrench, polishing cloth
COA/Other: Gibson USA Owner's