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GIBSON LES PAUL JUNIOR Jr One Off Natural! Dog-Ear p90 USA American 90309

Regular price $1,200
This is a very special 2009 Gibson Les Paul Junior in natural finish. Previous owner must have stripped the paint. They did a very nice job of it because it almost looks like it came from the factory like this, but to my knowledge Gibson never made a LP Jr with this kind of natural finish. Really sweet how you can see all that beautiful woodgrain.

This is the classic Junior with wraparound bridge and dog-ear p90 pickup. The bridge tailpiece has been upgraded to an adjustable type which lets you to accurately set the intonation for each string. Overall it's super clean beyond one tiny edge mark. Frets are in good condition with mild wear. It appears to have an ebony fretboard as well. Weight is a comfortable 7 pounds, 8 ounces. No case. I do a full cleaning and setup on all guitars. (Details on my setups and packing at bottom of listing.) Thanks for looking!

The P90 tone is a well-known industry standard. Coming in somewhere between the thick sound of a humbucker and the thinner single-coil sound. Gives you plenty of grit but also lots of definition to the sound of every string. Single P90 on a mahogany body and neck is a classic combination that produces tons of sustain and warm tone.

What You Get
-- Full setup, cleaning, and new strings.
-- FREE USA shipping.
-- 30-day return policy.
-- Ship within 1 business day--pro packing.

Guitar Setup
All setups are done by our in-house luthier. Setup includes new strings (9s or 10s depending on what the nut is cut for), overall polish, cleaning any gunk off fingerboard, oiling neck, and polishing frets when necessary. We spray out any pots that are noisy, turn the truss rod (if necessary) and set string height at low-to-medium action depending on string buzz present. Since setup is highly subjective you may need to get it set to your particular needs by your personal luthier. Basses get the same treatment minus the string change. Thanks!

I use quality boxes, thick bubble wrap, and peanuts to pack guitars. I have a very high rate of successful guitar and bass shipping (meaning few damaged instruments). I have been doing this 10 years and know how to pack well--with or without a hard case. I wrote a detailed story with photos on how I pack a guitar, which you can find on my StillKickinMusic site blog. If you Google "THERE IN ONE PIECE...How to Pack a Guitar" you will find it. Thanks.

Manufacturer Info

Gibson Les Paul Junior Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:

Mahogany body; gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish

Mahogany neck, vintage ’50s profile, gloss nitro finish

Ebony fingerboard, 12" radius, acrylic dot inlays

24.75" scale length; 22 medium jumbo frets

P-90 single-coil bridge pickup, volume and tone controls

1.695" Graph Tech nut (proprietary Gibson formula)

Wraparound bridge; Vintage Deluxe tuners

Single-action truss rod


P-90 pickups: dare to sound different

Guitarists know that the P-90 offers a unique tonal palette that is distinct from — and complements — humbuckers and traditional single-coils. Gibson’s first successful single-coil pickup, the P-90 can be heard on countless classic recordings. With its biting treble and high output, the P-90 cleans up nicely when you roll back your guitar’s volume pot. It’s an amazingly versatile pickup with its own brand of grit — a bit brighter, leaner, and less refined than a humbucker and almost as hot. Hit your amp hard, and the P-90 really wails. Plugged into a proper high-gain tube amp, you can elicit grind, sizzle, and bark that would be impossible with humbuckers — or with other single-coils, for that matter. To hear P-90s brilliantly deployed in historical context, check out Santana’s fiery Woodstock performance or the Who’s masterful Live at Leeds album.

Vintage ’50s neck and Plek’d frets for optimized playability

Comfort and playability were two of Gibson’s primary concerns when they were designing the Les Paul Junior. You’ll be delighted by how this guitar’s vintage ’50s neck profile comfortably fills your hand in just the right way. For your playing pleasure, the rosewood fingerboard is buffed to silky smoothness and the frets are dressed to perfection using a Plek Pro machine for optimized playability. Typically reserved for top-dollar custom guitars, this process levels the frets with pinpoint precision, providing you with the most playable fretboard you’re likely to own.

Nitro finish for the look and feel of a classic

Gibson gave the Les Paul Junior a gorgeous nitrocellulose lacquer finish. Nitro finishes — standard back in the day — are significantly thinner than today’s polyurethane finishes, allowing the guitar to “breathe.” Nitro finishes not only look amazing, but they also enhance the instrument’s tonal qualities. The Les Paul Junior has the look and feel of a lovingly cared-for classic — one that will only improve with age.