Published On: Mon, Jun 27th, 2011

Gibson’s Short Sharp Shock

Gibson release their new Les Paul Junior DC bass

Gibson have cleverly merged elements of the Les Paul Junior together with the 1960 EB-0 bass to create their new short scale model – the particularly fetching LP Junior DC Bass.

The easy access double-cutaway body is solid mahogany with a glued-in mahogany neck, and the rosewood fingerboard holds 22 medium-jumbo frets for swift-fingered riffing.

A pair of humbuckers pack the punch; a TB humbucker with a ceramic magnet at the neck and a TB mini humbucker with an alnico magnet at the bridge.

Lastly a sturdy deep-set three point bass bridge keeps it on a level and the preppy Pelham Blue finish completes the look.

Great little package. $1, 899

www.gibson.com

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