Rick Beato's signature double-cut Gibson Les Paul has finally arrived

Rick Beato sits with his new signature Gibson Les Paul Special
(Image credit: Audra Melton)

YouTube electric guitar giant Rick Beato first announced last January that he had joined forces with Gibson to create a new signature guitar: a double-cut based on his personal Les Paul Special.

Now – after Beato heightened anticipation for the model with some assembly-line photos back in April – the model has finally been officially launched. You can see it in action below.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.