Epiphone Les Paul Special VE Heritage Cherry
An Affordable Les Paul with a Broken-in Look
The Epiphone Les Paul Special VE gives you a broken-in look and feel at an amazing price. The Les Paul Special VE delivers a fat and nasty tone, thanks to its two open-coil humbucker pickups. It features a poplar body that is acoustically resonant, and the mahogany neck and rosewood fretboard add warmth and sustain. The Epiphone Les Paul Special VE also boasts a cool vintage worn finish that feels just right. This is the go-to guitar for those who want to learn on a Les Paul-style guitar but don’t want to break the bank.
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Epiphone Les Paul Special VE Electric Guitar at a Glance:
- Iconic Les Paul heritage
- Quality tonewoods
- Epiphone’s vintage worn finish
Iconic Les Paul heritage
Since its release in the early 1950s, the Les Paul has been one of the most popular solidbody electric guitars in the world. It’s used in genres ranging from country to metal and can be found in the hands of players as diverse as Zakk Wylde, Neil Young, and the man whose name adorns the headstock. These dual-humbucker beauties are capable of sounds that are rich, warm, and clear, while they can get aggressive, cutting, and mean with little effort. Just about every guitarist at Sweetwater has a Les Paul in their collection – and for good reason.
The Epiphone Les Paul Special VE sings with all the fatness and clarity of its more expensive cousins. That’s due in large part to the body’s poplar construction. Poplar is a well-known tonewood for its mix of a balanced tonality and great sustain. And the Les Paul Special VE maintains the legendary LP mahogany neck and rosewood fretboard to attain the model’s rich harmonic content.
Epiphone’s vintage worn finish
Worn finishes, such as the Les Paul Special VE’s vintage worn finish, are incredibly popular for the way they lend an air of vintage vibe to an instrument while giving the sought-after feel of a guitar that’s been played for years. The vintage worn finish isn’t as glossy as some finishes and mimics the way older instruments age. Its feel also helps the guitar seem smoother and faster when playing hot gigs that can cause you to sweat. And best of all, the vintage worn finish will only look better with age.
Epiphone Les Paul Special VE Electric Guitar Features:
- Affordable Les Paul with a broken-in look
- Poplar body sounds fantastic
- 2 open-coil humbuckers sound warm and full
- Single volume and tone controls
- 3-way selector for pickup switching
The Les Paul Special VE looks good, sounds great, and feels even better.
- Body Type:Solidbody
- Body Shape:Les Paul
- Number of Strings:6
- Body Material:Poplar
- Color:Vintage Worn Cherry Sunburst
- Neck Material:Mahogany
- Neck Shape:60’s slim taper D profile
- Fingerboard Material:Rosewood
- Fingerboard Inlay:Pearloid dots
- Number of Frets:22, Medium Jumbo
- Scale Length:24.75″
- Nut Width:1.6875″
- Bridge/Tailpiece:Tune-o-matic fixed bridge
- Tuners:Premium covered, 14:1 ratio
- Neck Pickup:650R Humbucker
- Bridge Pickup:700T Humbucker
- Controls:1 x volume, 1 x tone, 3-way toggle pickup switch
- Manufacturer Part Number:ENSVHSVCH1