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Les Paul CM 2015
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From no-nonsense rockers to punk purists, this single-pickup killer hints at Junior styling with full Les Paul pedigree—including a ’61 Zebra humbucker, carved maple top, “lightning bar” bridge, and outstanding playability.
Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 2
Grade: C
Binding: None
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: Multi-matched
Density: High
Binding: None
Weight Relief: None
Average Weight (body only): 2.222kg / 4.9lb
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
Body Contour
Carve: Slight Carve
Wood Selection Scale
Top Grade:
Body Grade:
Body Contour
Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 1
Truss Rod: Les Paul
Profile: Rounded
Thickness at Fret 1: 20.78 mm / .818"
Thickness at Fret 12: 24.46 mm / .963"
Other Materials: Franklin Titebond 50
Average Weight: 635.03 gm / 1.4 lbs
Peg Head
Type: SP1-B
Inlay: Silk Screen
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen: Gold "Les Paul Model"
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 5 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
Style: Nut
Material: Tektoid
Width: 1.695"
Slots: E: 0.046
A: 0.036
D: 0.028
G: 0.016
B: 0.011

e: 0.009
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade: Light
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12 "
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 4.3053cm / 1.695" @ nut, 5.7404cm / 2.260" @ end of board
Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75"
Binding: None
Side Dots (Color): White
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Dot
Material: Acrylic
Dimensions: 0.63246cm / 0.249"
Average Weight: 110.56g / 3.90 oz
Neck Profile
Satin Ebony
Color Code: SE
Surface Texture: 20 Sheen Satin
Filler: None
Top: Satin Ebony Stain
Top Coat: 20 Sheen Satin
Scraped: Fingerboard nut
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: 61 Zebra
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 5261/5000
Material of Wire (gauge): 42E
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 mm / 2.61" x 0.68"
Coil Material: ABS black and cream
Coil Winding Process: Machine Wound
Pole Piece Material: Nickel plated steel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: 59.52998 cm / 23.437 inches
Slug Material: Nickel plated steel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): 4.7498 mm x 1.24206 cm / 0.187 x 0.489"
Magnet Material: Alnico V
Magnet Position from Nut: 58.7375cm / 23.125 "
Magnet Dimensions: 6.35 cm x 1.27 mm / 2.5" x 0.5"
Polarities: Screw side is the south pole of magnet
Cover: Nickel plated
Qfactor: 5.39
ResistanceDC: 7.74k ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2806 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements: Classic humbucker with slightly "unmatched" bobbin windings for vintage 60's era humbucker tone with enhanced highs.
Control Pocket Assembly Lead Volume Rhythm Volume
Type: 500K Non-Linear
Peak Voltage: 500V
Range: 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 200 ohms
  Lead Tone
Type: 500K Non-Linear
Peak Voltage: 500V
Range: 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 200 ohms
Capacitors: Lead Value Rhythm Value
Tuning Keys
Style: G FORCE
Material: Zamak
Weight: 31.1845 gm / 1.1oz
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 40:01:00
Gear Type: Syncronized spur gear system
What is allowable turn: +/- 4 degrees
Plating specs: Nickel
Part numbers: 430-14301B / 430-14301T
String Dimensions
E: 1.1684mm / 0.046"
A: 0.9144 mm / 0.036"
D: 0.6604 mm / 0.026"
G: 0.4064mm / 0.016"
B: 0.2794mm / 0.011"
e: 0.2286mm / 0.009"
Style: Lightning Bar
Compensated: Yes
Material: Zamak
Plating Specs: Satin Nickel
Part number: 430-10415SN
Weight: 85.04 g / 3.0 oz
Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono with dual tip contact
Jack Plate
Style: Rectangle Les Paul
Material: ABS Black
Part Number: 430-12875
Weight: 6.0 gm / 0.07 oz
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19160 / 430-19160E
Weight: 4.0 gm / 0.14 oz
Pick Guard
Style: None
Part Number:
Truss Rod Cover
Style: black bell hot stamped white "CM"
Part Number: 430-12525
Style: Black top hats
Part Number: 430-19669
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: No
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: Stainless steel polycarbonate for electrostatic discharge protection
Part Number: 380-12209
Trim Rings
Style: Humbucker in black
Part Number: 440-13851
Style: Gig-bag
Color: Black w/Gibson logo
Strap Locks: None
Tools: Truss rod adjustment wrench
Manual: Gibson USA Owner's Manual
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