- 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
Epiphone introduces the Les Paul Special VE (Vintage Edition) electric guitar, featuring the classic Les Paul profile. The Les Paul Special VE is powered by Epiphone Open Coil humbuckers and is available in beautiful "Vintage Worn" color finishes including Cherry, Ebony, Heritage Cherry Sunburst, Vintage Sunburst, and Walnut. For decades, the Les Paul Special has been one of Epiphone's bestselling electric guitars. And the new Les Paul Special VE -- inspired by the Les Paul, the greatest electric guitar in rock -- continues the tradition of giving new both players and pros a real Les Paul at a price anyone can afford.
The Les Paul Special VE has a Poplar body with a sleek look thanks to the Vintage Worn finish and no binding on the neck or body. The Les Paul VE is cut to the same classic profile of all Les Pauls and has a comfortable and fast Mahogany bolt-on neck with a 1960's SlimTaper D profile. The poplar composite fingerboard has traditional Pearloid "Dot" inlays, a 24.75" scale, a 14" radius, 22 medium jumbo frets, and a standard 1 11/16" nut. Just below the headstock is the famed "bell" shaped truss rod cover found on every Les Pauls since the early 50s with "Vintage Edition" in white.
Finish: Vintage Worn
Body Material: Poplar
Neck Material: Mahogany
Neck Shape Options: 1960's SlimTaper; D profile
Neck Joint: Bolt-On
Truss Rod: Adjustable
Truss Rod Cover: "Bell" shaped; 2-layer; "Vintage Edition" in white
Scale Length: 24.75"
Fingerboard Material: Poplar Composite with Pearloid "Dot" Inlays
Neck Pickup: Epiphone 650R Humbucker; Open-coil; Ceramic-8 Magnets
Bridge Pickup: Epiphone 700T Humbucker; Open-coil, Ceramic-8 Magnets
Controls: 3-way Pickup Selector, Master Volume, Master Tone
Knobs: Black "Speed" knobs
Headstock: Epiphone "Clipped Ear"; "Les Paul Model" in gold; "Epiphone" logo in silver
Fingerboard Radius: 14"
Frets: 22; medium-jumbo
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Machine Heads: Premium Covered; 14:1 ratio