Featuring EMG “Metalworks”, Ebony Fingerboard, and Custom Hard Case
Epiphone presents the new Ltd. Ed. Björn Gelotte "Jotun" Les Paul Custom Outfit, the second signature model designed with Björn Gelotte of In Flames. Featuring a classic Les Paul Custom with a Bone White finish, EMG “Metalworks” Active Pickups, an Ebony fingerboard, and Grover® Roto-matic Machine Heads. Gelotte has also added a stainless steel bottle opener on the back of the guitar along with a custom designed Hard Case and a hand signed Certificate of Authenticity.
Ltd. Ed. Björn Gelotte "Jotun" Les Paul Custom Outfit At A Glance
Designed with Bjorn Gelotte of In Flames
EMG “Metalworks” Active Pickups
Ebony Fingerboard, Bone White finish
Grover® Roto-matic Machine Heads, gold hardware, and bottle opener
Custom Hard Case with Hand Signed Certificate of Authenticity
“Jotun” Les Paul Custom in Bone White
The Epiphone Björn Gelotte “Jotun” Les Paul Custom Outfit was inspired by the In Flames classic co-written with Gelotte for the band’s 1997 album, Whoracle. The “Jotun” Les Paul Custom Outfit has a classic Mahogany body in a Bone White color finish. The body top, back, and headstock have traditional Les Paul Custom style cream and black 5-layer binding while the fingerboard has single ply cream binding. The Mahogany neck has a Rounded Custom '59 Profile and a smooth Ebony fretboard with 22 Medium Jumbo frets, classic block pearloid inlays, a standard 24.75” scale, and a 12” radius. The headstock has the "Epiphone" logo in pearloid along with an In Flames "Jester" inlay in pearloid. The back of the headstock has an "Epiphone Limited Edition" logo in gold. The “bell-shaped” truss rod cover is gold plated with an engraving of Bjorn's signature. And on Gelotte’s request, the “Jotun” Les Paul has a Stainless Steel Bottle Opener on the back.
EMG™ Metalworks Pickups
The Ltd. Ed. Björn Gelotte "Jotun" Les Paul Custom Outfit is powered by an active EMG-85 USA "Metalworks" humbucker in the neck position an active EMG-81 USA "Metalworks in the lead position. EMG “Metalworks” pickups feature distinctive polished stainless steel covers and have Ceramic magnets with close aperture coils for a tone with exceptional range, sustain, and cutting high end. The 9-volt battery compartment for the EMG active pickups is easily accessible on the back of the Les Paul. Standard controls include an Epiphone all-metal 3-way Pickup Selector with white toggle cap and individual controls for each pickup’s volume and tone with gold "Top Hats" knobs with metal inserts.
The “Jotun” Les Paul in Bone White finish has striking gold hardware including Grover® Roto-matic™ machine heads with an 18:1 ratio, a rim mounted Epiphone Non-Rotating Heavy-Duty 1/4” output jack, a LockTone™ "Nashville-Style" Tune-o-matic bridge and Stopbar tailpiece, and Epiphone Strap Locks. A Custom Hard Case with "B.I.G" logo in gold is included along with a hand signed Certificate of Authenticity and a binder with certificate and photograph.
Body Material Mahogany
Neck Material Mahogany
Neck Shape Rounded, Custom '59 Profile
Neck Joint Glued-In
Scale Length 24.75"
Headstock "Epiphone" logo in Pearloid In Flames "Jester" inlay in Pearloid
Back of Headstock "Epiphone Limited Edition" logo in gold
Truss Rod Adjustable
Truss Rod Cover Gold Plated Metal; Bell Shaped; Bjorn's signature engraved
Fingerboard Material Ebony with Pearloid "Block" Inlays
Fingerboard Radius 12"
Binding Body Top = 5 layer; Cream/Black
Body Back = 5 layer; Cream/Black
Headstock = 5 layer; Cream/Black, Fingerboard - 1 ply (Cream)
Nut Ivory PVC
Nut Width 1.68"
Machine Heads Grover® Roto-matics™; 18:1 ratio
Neck Pickup EMG-85 USA "Metalworks"; Smooth Cover; Active
Bridge Pickup EMG-81 USA "Metalworks"; Smooth Cover; Active
Controls 1-Neck Volume
1- Neck Tone, 1-Bridge Tone
Pickup Selector Epiphone All-metal 3-way Pickup Selector with white toggle cap
Knobs Gold "Top Hats" with metal inserts
Bridge LockTone™ "Nashville-Style" Tune-o-matic
Back Cavity Cover Black PVC with EZ-Access 9-Volt battery compar
Output Jack Rim-mounted: Epiphone Non-Rotating Heavy-Duty
Colors Bone White
Other Stainless Steel Bottle Opener on back of guitar
Includes Custom Hard Case with "B.I.G" logo in Gold
Hand Signed Certificate of Authenticity
Binder with certificate and photograph