2018 Gibson Brazilian Les Paul Standard Thread

Discussion in 'Historics & Reissues' started by cnote, Feb 26, 2018.

  1. cnote

    cnote Premium Member

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    Not sure how long Gibson's stash will last. I'll be the first to admit it's not vintage correct even still, but here is a 2018 Gibson Brazilian LP Standard, a Wildwood Spec VOS version with a dark back, a decent pickup ring/fingerboard gap, and a color called Golden Pop - I'm told this is short for "golden poppy," and is the color used in the Nicky CC run. 8.4 lbs, 0.85-0.97 neck with slim shoulders. Best sounding reissue I've had yet. Please show and tell.

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  2. DanD

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    Smokin'! :applause:

    HN(Braz)GD :cheers2:
     
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  3. RAG7890

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    Freaking awesome mate, as you know. ;)

    Best Les Paul I have seen bar none for the last 2 years.

    Slays all the others by a living mile. No contest :thumbs: :applause: :applause: :applause: :applause:

    HNGD, enjoy her in good health.

    Cheers, Rudi.
     
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    Duane_the_tub Senior Member

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    Wow, that's super nice. Might be the best looking of the '18 Braz examples I've seen on here.

    Congrats! :thumb:
     
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    :drool::drool:
     
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  6. MikeyV

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    Dayum. A beauty right there. Congrats.
     
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  7. JeffH66

    JeffH66 Pelham Blue Addict Premium Member

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    I have seen some amazing guitars since I've been hanging around here, but your guitar ticks every single box for me and then some. I wouldn't just give the left one to own that, I'd give the right one as well and a kidney. I can do without all of those items at this point in my life.... especially for a guitar like that.

    Congratulations.
     
  8. Crotch

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    One of the nicest ones yet
     
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    Geez, the guitars Gibby has been putting out including these are so impressive. The OP's guitar is just outstanding. Good for you my man, good for you.
     
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  11. Olli

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    The top on the first one is off the charts beautiful.

    Loving it.
     
  12. cnote

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    Thanks guys. Beautiful Cherry, BW!
     
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  13. DrSte31n

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    This is very interesting to me. The first guitar top doesn’t do anything for me (don’t get me wrong, it’s a beautiful guitar!) and I wouldn’t buy it. The second one I’d buy on the spot without thinking.

    Both terrific guitars, I’m sure. Congratulations.

    Would you mind posting a pic of the headstock? I’m curious about the color of the Gibson “logo”. Thank you!
     
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  14. cnote

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    That's why we need more guitars posted in this thread! Something for everybody!

    You can see in this pic the binding is not really white, doesn’t show as white in person as in most pics. The logo is pretty white for an apparently faded guitar, I know. But not as white as these pics show- all my pics are just uncorrected iPhone snapshots. The tuner tips also are not as white as they look here. I understand the point though. But it's all good to me!

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  15. DrSte31n

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    Thank you for posting! Yeah, the lack of that amber-ish color in the headstock logo and binding is something I don’t like about 2018. But it’s not a deal breaker by any means. And yours has a dark back that I really dig, instead of the new 2018 faded back color.

    Again, beautiful guitar. Hope you enjoy it in good health. Thanks for posting!
     
  16. JeffH66

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    I think both are beautiful and I would be over the moon to own either, but the first one makes me weak in the knees, like a little schoolgirl. My dream has always been a 59' RI with the perfect faded HCSB, but since I've been seeing all of these black streaky minerally, flecky lemon and dirty lemon finishes, I must admit to being smitten. They have changed my dream of what the perfect 59' is.
     
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    They're both beautiful. Thanks for sharing!
     
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  18. musicmaniac

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    Looks like a good year for tops!
     
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    Stellar guitars guys!!!!
     
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    wow! simply stunning!
     

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