Designed by Slash himself, the AFD Les Paul Special-II has more appointments than mostEpiphone Slash "AFD" Les Paul Special-II Outfit at a Glance:The Epiphone Les Paul Special-II - a real Les Paul at an amazing priceSlash - why he is awesomeThe Epiphone Les Paul Special-II - a real Les Paul at an amazing priceThis streamlined Epiphone Special, a little smaller and weighing less than many of the Les Pauls you'll encounter, delivers a fat and nasty tone thanks to its two open coil humbucker pickups. The Special-II features a okoume body and neck, a pau ferro fretboard with a 1.68" nut width, chrome hardware, and volume/tone controls. This is the go-to guitar for those who want to learn on a Les Paul-style guitar but don't want to break the bank.Slash - why he is awesomeKnown primarily for his work with the hard rock band Guns N' Roses during the late 1980s, Slash has garnered a well-earned reputation as one of rock's preeminent guitarists. Named the runner-up on Time magazine's list of "The 10 Best Electric Guitar Players" in 2009, and ranking 65 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" in 2011, Slash continues to receive accolades from critics and music fans alike. Aside from his enormous success with Guns N' Roses, Slash has also achieved acclaim with his side project, Slash's Snakepit, and as a member of the supergroup Velvet Revolver. In 2012, Slash received one of rock music's highest honors when he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.Epiphone Slash "AFD" Les Paul Special-II Outfit Features:AAA flame maple top, okoume body, and ivory binding for stunning appearanceCeramic Plus Zebra-coil humbuckers deliver Slash's signature toneTune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece produce excellent tone and sustainDie-cast tuners have a 14:1 ratio for quick and spot-on tuning other entry-level electric guitars. Topped with AAA flame maple, this guitar also features a dark cherry okoume body and neck, ivory binding, and a silk print of Slash's Snakepit logo on the headstock.
The first time you plug into a high-gain amp, the AFD Les Paul Special-II's Ceramic Plus Zebra-coil humbuckers will treat you to the thick, overdriven, screaming metallic tone that Slash made famous. Complete with a premium gig bag, signature guitar picks, and eMedia online lessons, the Epiphone Slash AFD Les Paul Special-II Outfit is a great bundle for beginners or anybody who is searching for a quality, affordable electric guitar.
- Number of Strings:6
- Body Type:Solidbody
- Body Shape:Slash Les Paul Special-II
- Body Material:Okoume
- Top Material:Flamed Maple Veneer
- Body Finish:Gloss
- Color:Appetite Amber
- Neck Material:Okoume
- Neck Shape:SlimTaper D
- Neck Joint:Bolt-on
- Fingerboard Material:Pau Ferro
- Fingerboard Inlay:Acrylic Dots
- Number of Frets:22, Medium Jumbo
- Scale Length:24.724"
- Nut Width:1.68"
- Bridge/Tailpiece:LockTone Tune-O-Matic Bridge with Stopbar Tailpiece
- Tuners:Epiphone Die-cast, 14:1 ratio
- Neck Pickup:Epiphone Ceramic Plus Zebra Humbucker
- Bridge Pickup:Epiphone Ceramic Plus Zebra Humbucker
- Controls:1 x master volume, 1 x master tone
- Switching:3-way toggle pickup switch