Gibson Slash Signature Rosso Corsa Les Paul

Gibson introduces the Slash Signature Rosso Corsa Les Paul, a name that translates to "Racing Red", which describes the guitar's finish.

Gibson Slash Signature Rosso Corsa

This guitar features Slash approved specs and embellishments, along with two Seymour Duncan Slash Signature humbuckers.

The main feature of this guitar is its Rosso Corsa finish, a deep transparent-red nitrocellulose lacquer finish that highlights the guitar's Grade-AAA flamed maple top. This top is supported by the guitar's mahogany body, which follows traditional LP shape and features weight relief. To better showcase the guitar's hand-sprayed finish, the Rosso Corsa Les Paul does not have a pickguard.

The neck is carved from solid, quarter-sawn mahogany, glued into the body and featuring Slash's preferred neck profile - '60s SlimTaper. The fretboard is made of Grade-A rosewood and features trapezoid inlays and 22 medium-jumbo frets. Both the fretboard and body are bound in vintage cream, upping the visuals some more. The headstock comes with the famous skull and hat graphic to complete the guitar's signature look.

To get the sound that he wants, Slash and Gibson equipped this signature guitar with two Seymour Duncan Slash Signature Humbuckers. These pickups are based on 50's era PAF humbuckers featuring the same Alnico II magnet design but with a few extra turns of wire. Gibson describes the sound as "throatier" on the neck and "plenty of crunch and wail" on the bridge. Wiring is straightforward, with independent volume and tone knobs and a three-way selector switch. "Orange drop" tone capacitors are used on the tone pots.

Completing the guitar's classic Les Paul appointments are vintage style tuners, TonePro's Tune-o-matic bridge and lightweight stopbar tailpiece, and built-in strap locks.

The Rosso Corsa Les Paul is currently retailing online for $2,999. You can visit Gibson for more information.

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Rosso Corsa Capacitor Ratings

I was wondering if anyone knows the farad and V rating of the Orange Drops in the Rosso Corsa. I am very curious.

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