Early LP Special

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  1. Gibsonguy57

    Gibsonguy57 Member

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    Thoughts on early LP Special as an affordable vintage killer P90 Les Paul? I’m itching for one but not sure....
     
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    Do it man. I’ve had a couple dozen probably, and many P90 and PAF carved top ‘50s/‘60s LP’s and a ‘50s LPS will get you all of the way there in tone, feel and vibe.
     
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    I've been very impressed with my '57. The neck position is THE sound.
     
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    ^^^ Agreed.

    <== My '56 is the shitz.
     
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    I have a 97 Double Cut Special... fantastic machine !!! go get one !!
     
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    lewis_grey Senior Member

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    I speak from limited experience but I couldn’t be happier with my ‘56 Special, definitely feels like I have a piece of that magic era for what is in reality (nowadays) not much more than Custom Shop money. 50’s P90’s are really special pickups also and more responsive to vol/tone controls than any bucker.
     
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    Left Paw Senior Member

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    Now
     
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    dwagar V.I.P. Member

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    I love my '57. Might be the best neck ever.
     
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