2018 Gibson Rumors, Lets Hear Em.

Discussion in 'Gibson Les Pauls' started by Les Paul Newb, Aug 15, 2017.

  1. ChrissDR

    ChrissDR Senior Member

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    Wast that a joke?!?!?! Please don't tell false information.:facepalm: Five and HALF string, not FIVE!!
     
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  2. pillbug

    pillbug Senior Member

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    Doesn't Henry realize we don't want 95 different versions of Les Pauls? Seriously !!!
     
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  3. cybermgk

    cybermgk Singin' the body lectric Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    Glad I got my 2017 Classic T Goldtop then.
     
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    fry Senior Member

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    IMG_1071.jpg The one thing that I don't think Gibson has ever done, the one thing that every Les Paul player has been longing for in their heart. A "monkey grip" handle!!
     
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    barchiola Senior Member

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    i wonder the same thing, why there are so many variations
     
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  6. RustyNuts

    RustyNuts Premium Member

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    I might have to grab one while I can.
     
  7. Hope

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    Nope.
     
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  8. pillbug

    pillbug Senior Member

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    Nope ... you'll have to wait until 2019 for that.
     
  9. bluesondoor

    bluesondoor Senior Member

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    He is talking about the modern double cutaway. I'd bet the 2018 line won't be a drastic overhaul.
     
  10. redcoats1976

    redcoats1976 Senior Member

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    im banking on a hello kitty custom with robotune and 11 hole weight relief.
     
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  11. WishIStillHadThatOne

    WishIStillHadThatOne Senior Member

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    I talked to someone from guitar center about 18's today and some of the things he said were
    -lots of colors
    -gforce, not so much but still an option
    -carved top sg's
    -so, not much really
     
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  12. pillbug

    pillbug Senior Member

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    ... which will become the sought-after version when the following year's model has 14-hole weight releief.
     
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  13. mudface

    mudface Senior Member

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    My inside source tells me that every 2018 Gibson will come with a 100 dollar Taco Bell gift card.
     
  14. RustyNuts

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    Sold!
     
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  15. ChrissDR

    ChrissDR Senior Member

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    Best gift ever! Henry for president!
     
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  16. mudface

    mudface Senior Member

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    Not only that, but every Custom Shop LP Guitar will come with a "Bell" medallion switch plate cover to commemorate the unholy alliance.

    Maybe i said too much................
     
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  17. wantaplayguitar

    wantaplayguitar Junior Member

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    Funny
    Exactly what I wanted
    So I built my first guitar
    Bone nut
    Easy access strat look
    Gibson bottom carved top
    Cocobolo fretboard
    Abalone inlays
    Monty pickups
    Messed up the stoptail but hey, it's my first build
    Even got the exact color I wanted since I did it myself
    Sounds almost exactly like my 5k re issue
    And long tenon 5 piece neck
     

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  18. MSB

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    can we just get a few models with '50s necks?
     
  19. Les Paul Newb

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    That's pretty cool! Great first build!

    Yeah I see the chibson spacing on the bridge/stop bar. That can be fixed. Your next build you'll be way better. Go for a straight string pull through the nut as well.
     
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    After the success of the Blueberry & Bourbon Standards, I wonder if Gibson will keep those colors as part of the '18 range?
     

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