Epiphone Les Paul Artisan

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  1. GuitarOCD

    GuitarOCD Member

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    I made some changes. Black toggle switch.
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    5 ply pickguard.
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    Custom made truss rod cover.
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  2. Tazz3

    Tazz3 Senior Member

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    That's cool,
     
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  3. Sustainamaniac

    Sustainamaniac Senior Member

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    The TRC definitely fits with the whole vibe of the guitar. She looks great! :thumb:
     
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  4. kevinpaul

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    Very nice. They pulled out all the stops on that one.
     
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  5. drpietrzak

    drpietrzak Senior Member

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    Nice!
     
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  6. kensh999

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    jelly of your perfect TRC, but I did ditch the ugly white switchcap on my Lee Malia right away. Congrats, I am sure that is a fantastic music beast on your hands there.
     
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  7. musicmaniac

    musicmaniac Senior Member

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    Nice! Do you have a pic before the switch?
     
  8. GuitarOCD

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    Before pics
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    fugazi20 Senior Member

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    That's sweet! I like it. Congrats!
     
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  10. 93LPStudio

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    Simply stunning :naughty:! I think either TRC is ok but I do like the Artisan one better. Personally I think the white toggle switch looks better than the black, but that me and black looks fine as well. These :thumb: are very nice Lester's!
     
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    Thats a real beauty man! Love it ,
     
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    Curmudgeon Senior Member

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    Wow, the more I see of this model the more I like it! That headstock inlay is so old-school I could picture it on a '40s archtop.
     
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    That is a class guitar. Just beautiful!
     
  14. Money f'Nuthin

    Money f'Nuthin Junior Member

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    Nicely done. Sweet looking guitar.
     
  15. T00DEEPBLUE

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    The new truss rod cover makes so much more sense.

    I usually don't like pickguards on LP's, but they match the aesthetic of an Artisan perfectly.

    The only thing it needs now is the body sawing in half thickness-wise and gluing back together. :rofl:
     
  16. Malikon

    Malikon Skree-ONK! V.I.P. Member

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    yeah and the banjo-style inlays,...the whole thing is just really kitsch and cool. It's over the top but in a neat way.
     
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    They must have been pretty successful, since we're now getting two new body styles to lust after...
     
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    I really dig them all, but especially the new RD coming out.

    I think the new RD is the best looking version of any RD ever made.
     

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