Gibson Les Paul Traditional Pro
Released February, 2010
The Pros:Maintains the look and feel of the original Les Paul Standards. Relatively easy to play and produces good tone. Included pickups deliver the classic rock n' roll sound.
The Cons:Expensive - the guitar's uniqueness contributes to its high cost. Poorly constructed strap buttons.
The Les Paul Traditional Pro is a mid-level electric guitar from Gibson. This guitar attempts to provide guitar players with the vintage look and feel of the original Les Paul Standards. The pickups are of the BurstBucker variety, which aim to replicate the sound of the original “Patent Applied For” ones previously found on the vintage Standard.
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In terms of construction, this guitar features a ‘60s inspired neck, a maple top with mahogany body and a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard. Details include antique bindings and an inset Gibson logo made of pearl. The Traditional Pro produces a soft, balanced tone. The body is made with weight relief cavities, meaning the guitar will sound louder acoustically. Finish options include Vintage Sunburst, Heritage Sunburst, Ebony and Gold Top/Dark Black.
- Mahogany body with maple top
- Rosewood pickboard (22 frets)
- ‘60s neck
- BurstBucker pickups
- Individual volume / control / tone knobs
- Three-way toggle switch
- Tune-o-matic bridge
- Stopbar tailpiece
- 3 finish choices
User Reviews (5)
maintains the look and feel of the original Les Paul Standards
relatively easy to play and produces good tone
included pickups deliver the classic rock n' roll sound
comfortable with a good padded strap
well built - has bindings around the body and neck for extra protection
capable of being used for a large variety of musical genres
expensive - the guitar's uniqueness contributes to its high cost
poorly constructed strap buttons
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