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Les Paul CM 2016 T
All You Need to Make Powerful Music
Lean and ready for action–this is the essential Les Paul, with everything you want and nothing you don't need. This guitar delivers classic Gibson tone and hand-made USA craftsmanship in a guitar that re-defines cool.
Wood Species: Plain Maple
Pieces: 2
Grade: C
Binding: None
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: Multi
Density: High
Binding: None
Weight Relief: None
Average Weight (body only): 4 lbs. 14.7 oz
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
Body Contour
Carve: Slight
Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 1
Truss Rod: Les Paul
Profile: Rounded
Thickness at Fret 1: 0.818"
Thickness at Fret 12: 0.963"
Other Materials:
Average Weight: 1.4 lbs
Peg Head
Type: SP1-B
Inlay: Blank
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen: Gold "Gibson", "Les Paul Model"
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 4.25 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: 62.865cm / 24.75"
Binding: None
Side Dots (Color): White
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Dot
Material: Acrylic
Dimensions: 0.63246cm / 0.249"
Average Weight:
Satin Ebony
Color Code: SE
Surface Texture: Satin
Filler: None
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top: Satin Ebony
Top Coat: Satin
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: 61 Zebra
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 5000/5261
Material of Wire (gauge): Enamel (42)
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:
Cover: None
Qfactor: 5.51
ResistanceDC: 7752 Ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2793.01 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements:
Control Pocket Assembly Lead 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
Tuning Keys
Style: Grover Green Key
Material: Zamak
Weight: 1.0 oz
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 14:01
Gear Type: worm
What is allowable turn: +/- 4 degrees
Plating specs: Chrome
Part numbers: 430-14139, 430-14140
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: Satin Nickel Lightning Bar
Material: Nickel
Plating Specs: Satin Nickel
Part number: 430-10415SN
Weight: 3.0 oz
Style: None
Plating Specs:
Part number:
Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono
Jack Plate
Style: Les Paul Square
Material: Black Plastic
Part Number: 430-12875
Weight: 6.0g / 0.21oz.
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19160 / 430-19160E
Weight: 4.0g / 0.14oz.
Pick Guard
Style: None
Part Number:
Truss Rod Cover
Style: Black Bell "CM"
Part Number: 430-12525
Style: Black Top Hats
Part Number: 430-19669
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: No
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: Black Les Paul
Part Number: 380-12209
Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
Style: None
Part Number:
Switch Washer
Style: None
Part Number:
Trim Rings
Style: High Black Humbucker
Part Number: 440-13851
Style: Gig Bag
Color: Black
Strap Locks: None
Tools: Truss Rod Wrench
2.5mm Hex adjustment wrench, polishing cloth
Manual: Yes
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