What Haworth Guitars say:
The Epiphone Matt Heafy Signature Les Paul Custom-7 Limited Edition Electric Guitar is an awesome 7-string Signature Ltd Ed Les Paul model by Epiphone.
At Haworth Guitars we love this Epiphone Matt Heafy Les Paul Custom Guitar's mahogany body with maple top, ebony fingerboard with block inlays, comfortable 1960s SlimTaper D profile mahogany neck, 22 medium jumbo frets and Tune-o-Matic bridge as well as the incredibly hot-sounding Active EMG 81-7 and 707 Humbucker pickups.
What Epiphone has to say:
Matt Heafy Takes the LP Custom Into the Future Epiphone and Trivium's Matt Heafy present the Ltd. Ed. Matt Heafy Les Paul Custom-7 seven-string, a new and totally killer original take on the world famous Les Paul.
Designed in close collaboration with Matt Heafy, each Ltd. Ed. Matt Heafy Les Paul Custom reflects Heafy's distinctive approach to guitar, which has earned him and Trivium scores of dedicated fans around the world. Trivium's records have sold over a million copies worldwide. Check out a Trivium performance and you'll see why.
The rule books on how-to-play a Les Paul go right out the window when Heafy plugs in and his revolutionary use of an LP Custom seven-string is a breakthrough in contemporary metal and hard rock. Matt Heafy didn’t wait for permission to change the world. Why should you?
Check out the Ltd. Ed. Matt Heafy 7-string Les Paul Custom guitar today at your favourite Authorized Epiphone Dealer.
Top plain maple veneer
Neck Profile 1960's SlimTaper™; D profile
Neck Joint glued in at the deep-set neck joint with "Axcess" heel
Truss Rod adjustable
Truss Rod Cover 2-ply (black/white); "MKH Les Paul Custom" in white
Fingerboard inlay pearloid block inlays
Frets 22 medium jumbo
Scale Length 24.75"
Nut width 1 7/8"
Binding -Body Top - 7 ply (white/black) -Headstock - 5 ply (white/black) -Fingerboard - 1 ply (white)
Pickups -EMG-707 (neck), EMG-81-7 (bridge),(pickups are powered by a 9-volt battery accessible on the back of guitar)
Controls Black Speed Knobs -neck volume -neck tone w/KillPot -bridge volume -bridge tone Bridge Tune-o-Matic-7/Stopbar Output Jack heavy duty Epiphone 1/4" non-rotating
Machine Heads deluxe die-cast with black metal tulip buttons 14:1
Colour ebony (gloss)
Typical Weight (+/- 5%) 9.7 lbs
Strings D’Addario® 10, 13, 17, 26, 36, 46, 56