GIBSON MIKE MCCREADY 1959 L.PAUL STANDARD VINTAGE GLOSS

Mike McCready 1959 Les Paul Standard Vintage Gloss

A Stunning Replica of a Storied Original 1959 Sunburst
Gibson Custom is proud to announce the Limited release of the Mike McCready 1959 Les Paul, a precise replica of Mike’s own, and the original he tours and records with today.A 1959 Les Paul that’s still in active use on tour and in the studio is a rare gem in its own right. One with a provenance that stretches from Seattle to Belfast and back, in the hands and woven into the tapestry of genre-defining music, is a bonafide once-in-a-lifetime guitar. The Mike McCready 1959 Les Paul is a hands-on replica of one of the most interesting original Les Pauls we’ve ever had the pleasure to collaborate on. Add to its unique backstory, a cutting, crisp and aggressive tone with a lifetime of battle on display in its well worn finish and a neck feel that simply says “let’s play” and you have a guitar that’s irresistible.

Neck Joint: Reissue Historic long neck tenon


Body

Top
Wood Species: Figured Maple
Pieces: 2
Grade:
Binding: Single Bound, Standard Historic Reissue Cream
Back
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
Density:
Binding: Top Only
Weight
Weight Relief: None
Average Weight (body only): 3.175 kg / 7.0 lbs average
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Hand selected backs for lightweight
Body Contour
Carve: Original 1959 Les Paul
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
Details
Truss Rod: Historic Reissue-No Tubing
Profile: 1959 Les Paul
Thickness at Fret 1: 2.26 cm /.900″
Thickness at Fret 12: 2.54 cm / 1.0″
Other Materials:
Average Weight: .453592 kg / 1.25 lbs
Peg Head
Type: 1959 Holly Head Veneer
Inlay: Pearl
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen: “Les Paul”
Headstock Angle: 17 Degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 4 Degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance:
Type: Reissue
Adhesive: Hot Hide Glue
Gauges Used: Pitch and Alignment Gauge
Nut
Style: 6/6
Material: Nylon
Width: 4.28 cm / 1.687″
Slots: E: .13716 cm / 0.054″
A: .10414 cm / 0.041″
D: .04826 cm / 0.019″
G: .0381 cm / 0.015″
B: .03556 cm / 0.014″

e: .03048 cm / 0.012″
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Solid Indian Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade:
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.38 cm / 12″
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 4.28498 cm / 1.687″ @ nut, 5.6896 cm / 2.24″ @ end of board
Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75″
Binding: Standard Historic Reissue Cream
Side Dots (Color): Tortoise Shell
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Trapezoid
Material: Aged Cellulose (Aged version Only)
Dimensions: 2.921 cm x 1.7018 cm / 1.150 x .670″
Average Weight: .75 lbs / .340194 kg
Finishes

ASB
Color Code: Hand Aged or VOS Nitro Cellulose Lacquer Finish
Surface Texture: Vintage Brown
Filler: Nitro Cellulose
Sealer:
Top: Nitro Cellulose
Top Coat: By Hand
Scraped:
Electronics

Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: Custom Bucker Custom Bucker
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 5500-5750 5500-5750
Material of Wire (gauge): #42 Enamel #42 Enamel
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 cm x .9525 cm / 2.61 x.68 x .375″ 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 cm x .9525 cm / 2.61 x.68 x .375″
Coil Material: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Machine Wound Machine Wound
Pole Piece Material: 416 Grade Stainless Steel 416 Grade Stainless Steel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: 48.1965 cm / 18.975″ 59.7 cm / 23.5″
Slug Material: 416 Grade Stainless Steel 416 Grade Stainless Steel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): 47.3075 cm / 18.625″ 47.3075 cm / 18.625″
Magnet Material: Alnico III Alnico III
Magnet Position from Nut: 58.36 cm / 22.975″ 58.36 cm / 22.975″
Magnet Dimensions: 6.35 cm x 1.27 cm x .3175 cm / 2.5 x .5 x .125″ 6.35 cm x 1.27 cm x .3175 cm / 2.5 x .5 x .125″
Polarities:
Cover: Aged or VOS Nickel Aged or VOS Nickel
Qfactor: 8.0k 8.5k
ResistanceDC:
Resonant Frequency:
Tonal & Resonant Advancements:
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Grover Kidney
Material: Aged Nickel Plated Steel
Weight: 3.6 oz
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 12:01
Gear Type: Closed
What is allowable turn: 4-Jan
Plating specs: Aged Nickel Plated Stamped Steel
Part numbers: 130-430-14889/90
String Dimensions
E: .11684 cm / .046W
A: .09144 cm / .036W
D: .06604 cm / .026W
G: .04318 cm / .017P
B: .03302 cm / .013P
e: .0254 cm / .010P
Bridge
Style: ABR With Thumbwheels
Material: Aged Nickel Plated
Plating Specs: Zinc Surrounded by a die casting alloy for casting flow-Nickel Plated
Part number: 130-430-10161
Weight: .0637 kg / 2.25 oz.
Dimensions of String Slots
E: 0.1778 cm / 0.070″
A: 0.13716 cm / 0.054″
D: 0.1016 cm / 0.040″
G: 0.0635 cm / 0.025″
B: 0.0508 cm / 0.02″
e: 0.0381 cm / 0.015″
Tailpiece
Style: Aged Reissue Lightweight Aluminum
Compensated: No
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: Aged Nickel
Part number: 130-430-11738
Weight: .0311845 kg / 1.1 oz
Output Jack
Style: 1/4″
Jack Plate
Style: 59 Reissue
Material: Plastic
Part Number: 130-430-19299C
Weight: .0056699 kg / .2 oz
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 130-430-19150
Weight: .0141748 kg / .5 oz
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: 59 Reissue
Part Number: 130-430-12768
Truss Rod Cover
Style: Standard Historic
Part Number: 130-430-19784
Knobs
Style: Standard Historic
Part Number: 130-430-19778V
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: Yes
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: Reissue Les Paul .09 Black Royalite
Part Number: 130-430-19808
Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
Style: 2015 Die Cast Gibson Custom Medallion
Part Number: 130-430-19016
Switch Washer
Style: Standard Historic
Part Number: 130-430-19292C
Trim Rings
Style: Standard Historic
Part Number: 130-430-13891V/130-430-13892V
Accessories
Case
Style: Aged Reissue Les Paul (aged), Reissue Les Paul (VOS)
Color: Aged and Lacquered Reissue Brown with Pink Fur Lining (aged), Reissue Brown with Pink Fur Lining (VOS)
Strap Locks: None
Tools: None
Manual: None
COA/Other: True Historic Certificate of Authenticity in Binder, Letter of Provenance (Aged), Extra Black Plastic Treble/Rhythm Switch Cover Plate