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Gibson releases nicely priced Modern Collection Les Paul Special Tribute

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Gibson announced the Modern Collection Les Paul Special Tribute back in January for winter NAMM, and now the electric guitar is officially available.

The new model boasts a mahogany body with a rounded maple neck and rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets.

Pickups are either dual P-90s or 490R and 490T open-coil humbuckers.

Other specs include vintage deluxe white button tuners, compensated wraparound tailpiece and chrome hardware.

The Modern Collection Les Paul Special Tribute is handmade in Nashville and available in Worn White, Vintage Cherry, Ebony and Natural Walnut for $999.

For more information, head to Gibson (opens in new tab).

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Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.