Rick's Recent Activity

  1. Rick posted a new thread.

    Question for those with modern LP (4 push/pull pots and PCB)?

    The rhythm tone knob puts the pickups out of phase when in the middle position. This knob has no affect whatsoever when the switch is in...

    Forum: Gibson Les Pauls

    Aug 16, 2018 at 1:53 AM
  2. Rick liked ThroBak's post in the thread How to Replace Pickups and a Wiring Harness in a Les Paul.

    I thought I would post this video for anyone needing advice on installing pickups and a wiring harness in a Les Paul. I hope you find it...

    Aug 16, 2018 at 1:46 AM
  3. Rick replied to the thread 2018 traditional...2015 stats?.

    I mean, it literally says HP in the description: "At Sweetwater, we also really dig the Les Paul Traditional HP's premium,...

    Aug 14, 2018 at 5:19 PM
  4. Rick replied to the thread 2018 traditional...2015 stats?.

    Since 2016 there have been Traditional and HP models of most guitars. That ad describes an HP model.

    Aug 14, 2018 at 4:54 PM
  5. Rick replied to the thread 2018 traditional...2015 stats?.

    No, it describes a 2018 Traditional HP. Minor mistake. Did you even read it?

    Aug 14, 2018 at 4:19 PM
  6. Rick replied to the thread Discouraging Words From My Luthier - Should I Be Worried? [MAJOR UPDATE].

    You mean all that glue isn't normal? :hmm:

    Aug 14, 2018 at 2:42 PM
  7. Rick liked Freddy G's post in the thread Discouraging Words From My Luthier - Should I Be Worried? [MAJOR UPDATE].

    Jumpin' Jehoshaphat! What a major PITA for the new guy!

    Aug 14, 2018 at 2:41 PM
  8. Rick liked paulmarr's post in the thread Discouraging Words From My Luthier - Should I Be Worried? [MAJOR UPDATE].

    Looks like he drown it in CA ... sounds like you have the right fella onto it now! :)

    Aug 14, 2018 at 2:15 PM
  9. Rick liked WhiteEpiLP's post in the thread Discouraging Words From My Luthier - Should I Be Worried? [MAJOR UPDATE].

    That's a lot of glue.

    Aug 14, 2018 at 2:15 PM
  10. Rick replied to the thread Discouraging Words From My Luthier - Should I Be Worried? [MAJOR UPDATE].

    I received an update from Greg at Aperio Guitar who is doing the repair work on this. "Hey Rick, I started work on your guitar...

    Aug 13, 2018 at 5:33 PM
  11. Rick replied to the thread Where does Gibson get their rosewood from?.

    The darker rosewood is used on more expensive models. That's a Classic. Beside that, I had a 2008 Trad and a 2000 SG with paler...

    Aug 12, 2018 at 12:37 AM
  12. Rick replied to the thread Where does Gibson get their rosewood from?.

    Honestly I think it's just confirmation bias. I'm looking through photos on Sweetwater of 2018 Gibsons right now and it looks perfectly...

    Aug 11, 2018 at 7:47 PM
  13. Rick replied to the thread Where does Gibson get their rosewood from?.

    2016

    Aug 11, 2018 at 6:44 PM
  14. Rick replied to the thread Discouraging Words From My Luthier - Should I Be Worried? [MAJOR UPDATE].

    "Ricky, Me too. Im not perfect. Im not a bad person or a hack either. I hope this makes things right for you. Thanks, [redacted]"

    Aug 11, 2018 at 3:57 AM
  15. Rick replied to the thread Where does Gibson get their rosewood from?.

    Look at this shitty Gibson rosewood. Unbelievable!! [IMG]

    Aug 11, 2018 at 3:38 AM