1997 Gibson Les Paul Classic Premium Plus

SkaneatelesLake

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Just scored a 1997 Gibson Les Paul Classic Premium Plus off of Craigslist today. It is gorgeous and sounds incredible. I don't know a ton about them but couldn't pass it up. Any info from the experts would be much appreciated. Pickups seem pretty hot. The top appears to be an AAA and neck a '60's. I am not even sure of the color, maybe a dark Honeyburst?
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Bobby Mahogany

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Nice score!
Those were very good sounding guitars!

The pups are a little hot for my personal taste but a lot of people like them.
Ceramic 496R and 500T.
Try to adjust your amp with the guitar volume at 7 or 8 and see how it sounds.
You can always go for more Vintage type pups.

:thumb:

P.S.: Tough to tell from the picture but these came with a "Classic" engraved truss rod cover.
Many changed it to a blank truss rod cover (I would...) for a more "Vintage" look.
 

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Beauty top. Classics are cool and ceramics are under appreciated. Rock it hard, congrats! :cheers:
 

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Lovely Up here in Canada there is a brand of soda crackers called PREMIUM PLUS gotta adjust my thinking from crackers to fiddles-gorgeous guitar!
 


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