Epiphone Kirk Hammett "Greeny" 1959 Les Paul Standard, Greeny Burst, 9.03 lbs.
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The story of "Greeny" is shrouded in mystery, but few guitars are as illustrious. Greeny is one of the most iconic original Les Paul™ Standards ever made, with a unique sound as recognizable as the guitar itself. Previously owned by Peter Green, it was used throughout his time with Fleetwood Mac and later sold to Gary Moore, who used it for three decades with Thin Lizzy and as a solo artist. Now owned by Kirk Hammett, Greeny has passed through the hands of three legendary guitarists. Its distinctive sound is partly from the out-of-phase middle switch position due to the neck pickup's reversed magnetic polarity. The Epiphone Kirk Hammett "Greeny" Les Paul Standard is a collaboration between Epiphone and the Gibson Custom Shop. This exceptional guitar was inspired by Kirk's legendary original and allows players around the world the opportunity to experience some of the magic of "Greeny" for themselves. It features premium components, including Gibson USA Greenybucker pickups with the neck pickup reverse mounted and complete with a reverse polarity magnet, a Switchcraft® pickup selector and 1/4" output jack, CTS® potentiometers, Mallory ™ capacitors, and Grover® Rotomatic® tuners with spade-style buttons on a Gibson-style "open book" headstock . A vintage-style brown and pink hardshell case is also included.
DESCRIPTION: Kirk Hammett “Greeny” 1959 Les Paul Standard
FINISH: Greeny Burst
Shape: Les Paul
Top: Maple with AAA Flame Maple Veneer
Neck: One Piece Mahogany
Profile:Custom Greeny Profile
Nut width: 43mm
Fingerboard: Indian Laurel
Scale length: 628.65mm
Number of frets: 22
Inlay: Mother of Pearl Trapezoid
Bridge: Epiphone ABR
Tailpiece: Lock Tone Stop Bar
Tuners: Grover Rotomatic with Kidney Buttons
Neck pickup: Gibson USA Greenybucker with Reversed Magnetic Polarity; Reverse Mounted
Bridge pickup: Gibson USA Greenybucker
Under saddle pickup: N/A
Controls: 2Volume, 2Tone, 50sWiring, CTSPotentiomenters, Mallory Capacitors
Case & SKUs
Case: Vintage-style Hardshell with Tan Exterior,Pink Interior and Custom Artwork