Gibson Custom Shop Peter Frampton "Phenix" Inspired Les Paul Custom Ebony VOS

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Ebony Fingerboard, Includes Hardshell Case. Made in the USA.
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Gibson Custom Shop Peter Frampton "Phenix" Inspired Les Paul Custom Ebony VOS

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Serial #CS100954
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Description & Specs

The "Phenix" Les Paul Custom is the iconic guitar that is heard on, and that graced the cover of 1976's classic "Frampton Comes Alive!" LP. Thought to have been lost in 1980 in a tragic cargo plane crash, it miraculously survived, and over thirty years later, it was returned to Peter, and thus earned its Phenix nickname. Now the Gibson Custom Shop is proud to offer a VOS rendition of this guitar as an Artist model. It has all of the classic Les Paul Custom cosmetic appointments, along with a weigh-trelieved ultra-lightweight mahogany body, gold hardware, Grover tuners, Schaller Strap Locks, and three open-coil Custombucker humbuckers. The VOS finish gives it the look of a vintage original, minus the dings and scars that the original Phenix now bears. It also features custom wiring. The 3-way toggle switch controls the neck and bridge pickups, just as on a two-pickup Les Paul Custom, and they share a volume and tone control. The second set of volume and tone controls are connected to the middle pickup; it can be used with either (or both) of the other two pickups. It can even be used by itself when the other pickups are turned down, making this Phenix-inspired model not only an iconic looking and great sounding guitar, but a highly flexible one as well.

Serial #: CS100954
Weight: 9lbs 3.5oz

Body Shape: Les Paul
Material: Ultra Lightweight Mahogany
Weight Relief: 9-Hole
Binding: Multi-ply

Neck: Mahogany
Profile: Peter Frampton Phenix Prole
Nut width: 1.687" / 42.86mm
Fingerboard: Ebony
Scale length: 24.75" / 628.65mm
Number of frets: 22
Nut: Bone
Inlay: Custom Block; Frampton Signature Sandblasted into 12th Fret Inlay

Bridge: Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar with Long Stud/Anchor
Knobs: Gold Speed Knobs
Tuners: Grover Kidney
Plating: Gold VOS

Neck pickup: Custombucker
Middle pickup: Custombucker
Bridge pickup: Custombucker
Controls: Master Volume and Tone shared by Neck and Bridge Pickups, Second Volume and Tone for Middle Pickup (independent of P/U selector toggle switch), CTS Potentiometers, Paper in Oil Capacitors

Case: Gibson Hardshell Case

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