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Posted: 9/13/2004 4:44:09 PM EDT
Anybody here love Les Paul Gibsons?
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 8:30:40 PM EDT
I Love Les Pauls Too !!!
I have Two
I think no one made them scream and Cry better than Jimmy Page
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 8:40:45 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/15/2004 8:45:09 PM EDT by bvmjethead]
I love a good Les Paul.

To bad most of them made lately are junk.

I saw a $6500 Les Paul Standard Premium Plus www.gibson.com/products/gibson/lespaul/Standardpp.html the other day at my local music store and the finish was terrible looking. I could spray a better finish on that guitar while mowing a lawn, in August, after not having any rain for six months.

It had a 4 piece neck.

The frets were finished, yeah by a 3rd grader.

The "Gibson" logo on the headstock was a sticker....

Screws holding the tuning keys on were not even screwed all the way down.

Trapezoid inlays on the neck were shoddy, fit was terrible, not level.

Binding was sloppy.

Action was high as a kite.

I would not have given them $65 for it let alone $6500.
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 10:44:55 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 1:16:05 PM EDT
Josie and CMJ, whereabouts you guys at in this storm ravaged state?
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 1:34:22 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 1:37:00 PM EDT
Are those Lawrence rails?You are very talented;you ought to post those pics on the LPF.
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 1:52:16 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 2:02:12 PM EDT
that is some great work. They say it takes an artist to play one, but it damn well does take one to build one.
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