Gibson ES-LP Bass
Sporting the instantly recognizable & iconic Les Paul shape, the Gibson ES-LP Bass semi-hollowbody hybrid guitar features traditional Les Paul style, light weight, big full sound and an easy-playing 30.2″ short-scale!
ES-Les Paul body construction starts with the proven traditional ES-335 body build with a 3-ply maple/poplar/maple laminate. The center block of the bass is maple & assists in combating feedback. Beautifully double bound (front & back) and finished in Faded Darkburst high-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer.
The short scale mahogany neck of the Gibson ES-LP Bass adds a rich tonal quality while being so comfortable & easy to play with it’s rounded “C” profile and rolled binding Fingerboard. The fretboard is a beautiful dark chocolatey piece of Rosewood adorned with pearloid trapezoid inlays and a genuine bone nut.
For robust bass tone, the Gibson Memphis ES-Les Paul bass comes with a pair of newly designed, scatter wound custom MHS bass humbuckers. These Gibson designed humbucker bass pickups feature Alnico II magnets for the bridge & neck for a punchy, toneful sound & huge output. Both bridge & neck pickups have nickel plated covers. Volume & tone pots are CTS 500K Linear paired with orange drop capacitors for the ultimate in tone.
Hardware starts with Hipshot Ultralite tuning keys with a 20:1 ratio made of die cast alloy and nickel plated for the ultimate in tuning stability. The bridge is a Bass Tune-O-Matic with titanium saddles paired with a bass stopbar tailpiece both made of die cast alloy and nickel plated as well. Cream plastics & gold top hat knobs add elegant finishing touches to the Gibson ES-LP Bass.
The Gibson ES-LP Bass comes with a plush brown hard shell case with black interior and a Gibson Memphis Certificate of Authenticity.
Gibson ES-LP Bass Guitar Features:
- Color: Faded Darkburst
- Body Wood: 3-ply maple/poplar/maple
- Neck: Short scale bound Mahogany with rounded “C” profile
- Tuners: Hipshot Ultralite
- Fretboard: Rosewood
- Pickups: Two new design MHS bass Alnico II magnet humbuckers
- Controls: Two volume, two tone
- Bridge: Bass Tune-O-Matic with titanium saddles
- Hardware: nickel plated alloy, gold top knobs
- Case: Historic Brown w/Gibson Logo & black Plush interior