My Les Paul Forum

Les Paul Guitar Forum. Gibson and Epiphone

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I don't know if this has been posted, before. I just finished watching this, on youtube, enjoy.
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"Why do you have so many guitars? You can't play them all at once." Too which I replied: "Does an artist use all their brushes or paints at once?"
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Gibson has released a new line of Custom Boogie Van Les Pauls. The models feature a three-tone paint job reminiscent of racing stripes, coming in five different aptly named nitrocellulose finishes: A Squad, Street Race, Bell Bottom, Super Hero, and Stardust.
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The recent 2017 Historic NGD posts made me think about what a weird year 2017 was for Gibson Historics: They’re all officially called Custom Shop Les Paul Standard, No Year designations in the COA, but R_ in the control cavity...
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Company faces big debt deadlines; CFO exits after less than a year. “Some type of restructuring will be necessary,” Cassidy said. “The core business is a very stable business, and a sustainable one. But you have a balance sheet problem and an operational problem."
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I know there are other, older threads, but a friend and I went into a long discussion about it last night and I think we hit some good points and came up with a reasonable answer.
I've heard different stories about that smell... Ooh ooh, that smeeeeeelllll!
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I went on Reverb looking to buy an amp for my son. Saw one I thought that my son would like. I asked a few questions--has the amp ever been repaired, are you the original owner, etc. The seller sent a reply- are you a buyer or a questioner?
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My house burned down last year. Managed to pull this out and a few others but I didn't have the heart to really get into it till now. So I decided to grab the least burned of my Les Paul's and see if I could restore it to player.
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As you probably know, I’ve done quite a bit of guitar building and painting, but I’ve never aged a guitar. And although I like a nice relic job, it’s something I don’t expect to do much of myself.
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Post a few of your favorite vintage guitar photos from your collection in a NEW thread. All vintage photos of your special and most cherished guitars are welcome. I can't wait to see what everyone posts honestly!