Epiphone Les Paul Special VE™ electric guitar
With new Vintage Worn finishes and powered by Open Coil Humbuckers
Epiphone introduces the new Les Paul Special VE™ (Vintage Edition) electric guitar featuring the classic Les Paul profile with a lightweight Poplar body. The Les Paul Special VE is powered by Epiphone Open Coil humbuckers and is available in beautiful new “Vintage Worn” color finishes including Cherry, Ebony, Heritage Cherry Sunburst, Vintage Sunburst, and Walnut. For decades, the Les Paul Special has been one of Epiphone’s best selling electric guitars. And the new Les Paul Special VE™ --inspired by the Les Paul, the greatest electric guitar in rock--continues the tradition of giving new both players and pros a real Les Paul at a price anyone can afford.
Les Paul Special VE™
Classic Les Paul profile
The Les Paul Special VE™ has a Poplar body with a sleek look thanks to the Vintage Worn finish and no binding on the neck or body. The Les Paul VE is cut to the same classic profile of all Les Pauls and has a comfortable and fast Mahogany bolt-on neck with a 1960's SlimTaper™ D profile. The Rosewood fingerboard has traditional Pearloid "Dot" inlays, a 24.75” scale, a 14” radius, 22 medium jumbo frets, and a standard
1 11/16” nut. Just below the headstock is the famed “bell” shaped truss rod cover found on every Les Pauls since the early 50s with “Vintage Edition” in white. The Les Paul Special VE is available in a wide range of Vintage Worn finishes including Cherry, Ebony, Heritage Cherry Sunburst, Vintage Sunburst, and Walnut.
Epiphone Open Coil Humbuckers: The Les Paul Special VE features Epiphone’s world famous open-coil humbuckers with a warm 650R in the neck position and a slightly hotter 700T in the bridge or lead position. Controls include a 3-way pickup selector switch, a Master Volume, and a Master Tone control, each with traditional “Black Speed Knobs” pots with long lasting
500K Ω potentiometers.
All-Metal Hardware: Epiphone features all-metal rock solid hardware on all of its instruments. The Les Paul Special VE comes standard with the legendary Locktone™ Tune-o-matic bridge and Stopbar tailpiece for easy set up. Tuning is fast and reliable with Epiphone Premium Covered tuners with a 14:1 ratio. The higher the ratio, the more accurate your tuning. The tuners are mounted on an Epiphone Clipped Ear headstock with Les Paul Model in gold and the Epiphone log in silver. In addition, a "2016" Edition logo is on the back of the headstock.
Finish Vintage Worn
Body Material Poplar
Neck Material Mahogany
Neck Shape Options 1960's SlimTaper™; D profile
Neck Joint Bolt-On
Truss Rod Adjustable
Truss Rod Cover "Bell" shaped; 2-layer; "Vintage Edition" in white
Scale Length 24.75"
Fingerboard Material Rosewood with Pearloid "Dot" Inlays
Neck Pickup Epiphone 650R Humbucker; Open-coil; Ceramic-8 Magnets
Bridge Pickup Epiphone 700T Humbucker; Open-coil, Ceramic-8 Magnets
Controls 3-way Pickup Selector
Knobs Black "Speed" knobs
Headstock Epiphone "Clipped Ear"; "Les Paul Model" in gold; "Epiphone" logo in silver
Fingerboard Radius 14"
Frets 22; medium-jumbo
Nut Width 1-11/16"
Machine Heads Premium Covered; 14:1 ratio
Other "2016" Edition logo on back of headstock
Brand reference number:ENSVEBVCH1