Gibson Les Paul Artist Active

Gibson Les Paul Artist Active

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Les Paul Artist Active, LP-Shaped Guitar from Gibson in the Les Paul series.

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Gibson Les Paul Artist Active tech. sheet

  • Manufacturer: Gibson
  • Model: Les Paul Artist Active
  • Series: Les Paul
  • Category: LP-Shaped Guitars
  • Added in our database on: 05/10/2006

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Gibson Les Paul Artist Active user reviews

Average Score:5.0( 5/5 based on 2 reviews )
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lologambas's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Gibson Les Paul Artist Active
Gibson Les Paul Artist of 1981 Top of the range of the LP era. One of the last MODELS Flametop a rare, APRS Mike Slubowski ( Gems manufactured between 1978 to 1979 (?) And 1981 Nashville, Tennessee.

It is difficult to have information about this guitar at Gibson atypical. In 1979, there were only 500 MODELS products.

Flametop, Tobacco Sunburst finish, this call Fireburst MODEL (base: Anticsunburst), in part suprieure Saddle two pices. C'tait the first time since almost 20 years that Gibson used the clbre "2 pices Saddle" (the dernire time as the standard 1960/Les Paul).

The body is solid mahogany. The neck is mahogany in part 5, bne, saddle of pure beauty (best round ever put on a Gibson Les Paul?).
The frets are bne, inlaid with mother of pearl buttons rectangular, Premire including the collar (as usual on the Les Paul.).

The "Bell" gilded with fine gold inlaid with a "Les Paul Artist" discreet, but not too much, just the logo complter beautifully unique "LP" in cursive letters pearl (s well r), surmounted prompt GIBSON A sloping head this madness.


The head of mcaniques (dores) intgrent a small crank Systm rtractable, DLIR to tighten the strings! The bridge: "Small" added 6 screws cut to refine the tuning


Add this active circuits (Map Moog "ACTIVE MOOG electronics") pulss by injecting 3 switches, respectively, compression, expansion and shine .. Attention to the ears!

Tone controls (2) with a notch mdian: below the mid position (choice numro 1-5) or above the middle position (also numro 1-5) respectively we "cut" or "amplifies" the Tone. Add the volume knob.


This unique configuration gives the "Les Paul Artist" ventail a great tone. The sound is indescribable. You have your Gibson Custom afterburner more! Tons of support and deep tones ballsy tones screaming Les Paul / Dimarzio.


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narwutus84's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" Extraordinary"

Gibson Les Paul Artist Active
Made in USA, tenesee.

While the description has been filled by lologambas!


Never seen a handle for an enjoyable lespaul. It is amazing to play! is mounted in acute aisaiment is himself a guitar hero without problem.

and the only inconvenience experienced lespaul but the weight! 5 good kilo see, it's massive!


Understand I play everything from old blues, Hendrix pantera, slipknot, machine head slayer, in flames ...

This guitar provides severe in all areas I was amazed!

I second flight on a 5150 mod + a 4 * 12 amrshall g12t75 and Vintage 30. It is happiness, the guitar I can boost the treble and make the clean channel has a crunch channel accdc pissed! yes yes! I did that with my jamas and esp emg 81 and 85 on this amp!

we can have a fat, precise, crystalline, funky anything is possible (thank you moog)


I've been there a short time, I honestly knew lespaul but disappointed the models in store I pulled over a metait ESP Eclipse has a default lespaul make me vibrate.

As luck would have it, a guitar rare (500 copies produced), a pearl in all areas. They are found at an affordable price for the time around 2000 to 2500 euros but for models with electronic era are becoming increasingly scarce ...

crack its portfolio so it will reward you a thousand, you're going to try the guitars in the store at 2000 euros and then you will understand what a guitar personalitée! you do not so easily tamed!

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