2014 Les Pauls Lookig Good

Discussion in 'Historics & Reissues' started by Frogfur, May 9, 2013.

  1. Frogfur

    Frogfur Senior Member

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    Personally I can't wait for the 2014 Les Pauls to come out. Word is they
    will be the best yet! inside information says they'll make the 13s a thing of the past.
    sure glad I didn't waste my money on
    a crappy 13 !!!

    Peace
     
  2. LauriPaul

    LauriPaul Senior Member

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    Not sure if troll or what
     
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  3. BigDipper15

    BigDipper15 Henry Hater Premium Member

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    seriously??
     
  4. guitarbob123

    guitarbob123 Senior Member

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    I love how Americans don't understand sarcasm haha
     
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    mfolet Senior Member

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    Hahahahahahaha.
     
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  6. jamman

    jamman Premium Member

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    No Troll , someone posted that they can't do all the improvments in 1 year (that would shut everything down:laugh2: NOT) so every year they will be better . :hmm:

    I'm going to wait for a few years and get the whole correctly made guitar . Why waste your money on 1/2 a correctly done guitar , when Gibson will , Someday do it right .

    :lol:
     
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  7. Fiftywattmafia

    Fiftywattmafia Senior Member

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    This is dumb.
     
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  8. Sciencefriction

    Sciencefriction Senior Member

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    Well, I'll play ball.

    Here's what I think, and it's certainly not for everyone. The 2013 Les Pauls are the best Historics in terms of specs on paper. Gibson made the big changes for us. The unsheathed truss road, accurate tuners, hide glue neck joint, superb PAF like pickups, better inlays, aniline dye, longer studs, and "supposedly a thinner, harder finished with a better nitro/plasticizer ratio. I'm not 100% sure about that last one, it's not a confirmed fact I don't think. Anyway, in my case, my LP has a nice hard, thin finish imo.

    Gibson can certainly improve, there is always room for improvement, but they left us with all of the "easy" stuff to do. I say stuff to do if you're a vintage styled dude or just want a different look or sound. Things like plastic, thumbwheels, and the wiring harness. Those are not hard changes to make, and really, it's all about down to what each person likes. I don't see everyone here buying the same hardware and electronics when they "modify" their guitar.

    So, I think 2013s are the best yet because Gibson has gotten the Historics a lot closer to vintage specs than in previous years, they look and feel great, and most changes that can be made going forward are the small changes that we can all do at home. Sure, they could spray a different mixture nitro finish, but that being an improvement is subjective. (which all of this is really).
     
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  9. strat1701

    strat1701 Banned for non-conforming Premium Member

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    I heard in 2014 they are going to do Collector's Choice v2.0 which will be based off of current out of production Collector's Choice guitars...'The Collector's, Collector's Choice' series.
     
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  10. Big John

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  11. pmonk

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    n00b!!!!!

    Saving money for 2015!

    Everyone in the know knows the 100 year anniversary of Les Paul's birth will bee a big, big event!
     
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  12. ACELUEK

    ACELUEK ACE FREHLEY'S BASTARD SON Premium Member

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    He does not have the money and that is his excuse.
     
  13. Jabberwocky

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    Well then, my 2013 R9s are for sale...and I haven't even got them yet.

    I am waiting for 2015; as has been noted, it is Les Paul's 100th birthday. There will be 100 Les Paul The Original Log Aged and Signed by Les Paul. It will be named The Les Paul Les Paul.
     
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    I heard from a VERY reliable source, that Gibson will stop making the Les Paul due to lack of interest and low sales and start to produce something called the SG (short for solid guitar) about midway through 2015!
     
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  16. Jabberwocky

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    If history is any indication, I am going to start buying up all these 2013 R9s and keep them under the bed. They are gonna be worth trillions one day. Missed the boat in 1959. I am sure as hell am not gonna miss it again.

    I read it here that the 2013s are the new 1959s.
     
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  17. Frogfur

    Frogfur Senior Member

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    wrong...the59s were the new 59s.

    Peace
     
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  18. Cyclave

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    1. This is a troll thread
    2. Every new thing is 'better than the last' according to people who want you to buy it
    3. 1959 Les Pauls are the most overrated guitars on the planet.

    Racist.
     
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  19. sikoniko

    sikoniko Senior Member

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    Can you please qualify this statement?
     

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