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Get A Guitar Made For The Stage - The Epiphone Prophecy Les Paul Custom Plus GX in Midnight Ebony
The Epiphone Prophecy Les Paul Custom Plus GX Outfit is a modern Les Paul for players seeking break tradition and set new standards in speed, sound, and technique. Featuring a Quilt Maple Top in new Black Cherry and Midnight Ebony color finishes plus powerful Gibson USA 490R/498T humbuckers with push/pull coil-splitting, elegant pearloid and abalone block & triangle inlay, and GroverTM machine heads.
Modern Les Paul
The Prophecy Les Paul Custom Plus GX Outfit has a Mahogany body with a beautiful Quilt Maple veneer top in Black Cherry and Midnight Ebony finishes. The fast Mahogany neck has a SpeedTaper™ D-profile with a satin finish and an Ebony fingerboard with a 24.75" scale, 24 jumbo frets, a 14" radius, a standard 1.68" graphite nut, and elegant pearloid and abalone block & triangle inlays on the 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 12, and 15th frets, alternating with pearloid block inlays on frets 17, 19, 21, and 24. The classic Epiphone Clipped Dovewing headstock has 5-ply white and black binding with a mother of pearl “stickpin” design on the headstock face and Prophecy Les Paul Custom Plus GX on the bell-shaped truss rod cover.
Gibson USA Humbuckers
The Prophecy Les Paul Custom Plus GX is powered by world famous Gibson USA humbuckers with a 490R in the neck position and a Gibson USA 498T in the bridge position. The 490R has an Alnico II bar magnet and the 498T has a slightly ‘hotter’ Alnico-V bar magnet for enhanced highs and mids. These pickups have the traditional characteristics of the original "Patent Applied For" tone of Gibson Les Pauls from the late 50s but with a modern edge and unique tone. Each pickup also features coil tapping via a push/pull control at each pickup’s volume knob. The Prophecy GX now has individual Volume and Tone controls for each pickup.
Epiphone Hardware Built to Last
The Prophecy Les Paul Custom Plus GX Outfit comes with Epiphone’s rock solid gold hardware including a LockToneTM Tune-o-matic bridge and Stopbar tailpiece, gold metal barrel controls with mother of pearl inlaid tops, a gold Epiphone designed non-rotating heavy-duty output jack, Grover® 14:1 machine heads for superb tuning accuracy. and gold Epiphone Straplocks.
- Top Material: Quilt Maple
- Neck Material: Mahogany
- Neck Shape: SpeedTaper™ D-Profile; Satin Finish
- Neck Joint: Glued-In, Set Neck
- Scale Length: 24.75"
- Frets: 24; Jumbo
- Fingerboard Material: Ebony
- Fingerboard Radius: 14"
- Binding: Body - 5-ply (White/Black), Neck - 1-ply (White), Headstock - 5-ply (White/Black)
- Nut Width: 1.68"
- Nut Material: Graphite
- Hardware: Gold
- Inlay: "Mother of Pearl" Stickpin on Headstock face, "Mother of Pearl and Abalone" Block & Triangle on 1, 3,5 7, 9, 12 & 15 frets, "Mother of Pearl" Blocks on 17, 19, 21 & 24 frets
- Machine Heads: Grover™
- Neck Pickup: Gibson USA 490R Humbucker
- Bridge Pickup: Gibson USA 498T Humbucker
- Controls: 1-Neck Volume with push/pull coil-tapping, 1-Neck Tone, 1-Bridge Volume with push/pull coil-tapping, 1-Bridge Tone
- Pickup Selector: 3-way Toggle Switch, Epiphone All-Metal
- Knobs: Metal Barrel with MOP inlaid tops
- Bridge: LockTone™ Tune-o-matic
- Tailpiece: Stopbar
- Output Jack: Epiphone Exclusive Non-rotating, Heavy Duty Output Jack
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details