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Gibson Announces Limited Run Les Paul Florentine with Bigsby, Tobias Growler Bass

Gibson announces the latest in their 2009 Limited run series

Nashville, TN (May 14, 2009) -- A few weeks ago, Gibson teased a new Les Paul with a florentine cutaway and Bigsby. Now, they've officially announced the model as the Les Paul Florentine with Bigsby, the latest in the company's Limited Run series.

Body Style: Les Paul Carved Top
Body Species: AA Maple Top - Mahogany Back
Plating Finish: Chrome
Tailpiece: Bigsby Tremelo
Bridge: Schaller Roller
Tuners: Grover Kluson Style Green Keys
Neck Pickup: Burstbucker Pro
Bridge Pickup: Burstbucker Pro
Controls: 2 Volume - 2 Tone - 3-Way Toggle
Control Knobs: Amber Top Hats
Control Pocket Cover: Black Molded
Special Features: Quick-Connect Control Pocket Assembly
Species: Mahogany
Profile: Asymmetrical
Nut: White Graphite
Nut Width: Standard Gibson: 1.695" +/- .050"
Headstock Inlay: Gibson Logo
Silkscreen: Les Paul Model
Truss Rod: Gibson Adjustable Truss Rod
Truss Rod Cover: Bell-shaped cover stamped, "Standard"
Fingerboard Species: Rosewood
Inlays: Figured Acrylic Trapezoid
Fingerboard Binding: Antique Cream
Frets: 22
Scale Length: 24 - 3/4"

Also released in the Limited Run series is the Tobias Growler bass, which builds on the tradition of excellence of Michael Tobias and the original Gibson Grabber basses.

Body Style: Tobias Bass
Body Species: Swamp Ash
Plating Finish: Black Chrome
Tailpiece: 5-String Bass
Tuners: Grover Bass
Bridge Pickup: Bartolini
Pickup Covers: Yes
Controls: 1 Volume - 1 Pick-up Blend - 1 Bass - 1 Mid - 1 Treble
Control Knobs: Black Knurled
Control Pocket Cover: Black Plastic
Species: Maple/Purple Heart Laminate
Nut: Corian
Nut Width: 1.750 +/- .050"
Headstock Inlay: Tobias "T Vine" Logo
Truss Rod: Adjustable "Quad Bass" Truss Rod
Truss Rod Cover: Tobias Black Cover
Fingerboard Species: Rosewood
Number of Frets: 24
Scale Length: 34"
Plek Setup: Yes
MSRP: $3,053

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