HNGD - Les Paul LQ

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  1. twilliams

    twilliams Senior Member

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    2005 well loved/played LQ

    I gutted this one and put all new electronics in, good pots, vintage braid wiring and Dimarzio 36 Aniv PAF's.

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  2. snaredrum

    snaredrum V.I.P. Member

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    happy NGD! :applause:

    i have one of these, and it's wonderful. How's the neck on yours? mine (i call him Lochaber) has a nice, thick handful. Love it.
     
  3. twilliams

    twilliams Senior Member

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    I like the neck, its thicker than my slim taper Tributes but its not baseball bat thick. This is a Gibson with an Epi logo at the top.:dude:
     
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    Hack Senior Member

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    Damn.

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    That is really one very beautiful LP. I couldn't understand why ll IrOnCiTy ll was getting so little attention on this when he listed it. These JDM MIJ's just don't come available very often in the U.S. That was a great score for you and with the upgrades, I'll bet a forever keeper too. Welcome to the MIJ club and HNGD. :thumbs::thumbs:
     
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    Beautiful, congrats! Great pics, looks even nicer than before.
     
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    Yes its a keeper for sure!

    I put about 6 hours of work into it, leveled and dressed the frets. Fixed a chip on the back of the neck and all of the electronics work. And honestly right at this moment like it better than that new Elitist GT I got.
     
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    Barcham Elitist Club Member

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    Another beauty! It's hard to beat a nice Plain Top and that one is very nice!

    HNGD! Again! :D
     
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    For those of you that own LQ's. Are we sure that these are finished in Lacquer? The reason I ask is when I was fixing the chip on the neck I did various test's to determine what I could use to fix it. I took acetone as well as lacquer thinner on a q-tip and rub it on various places and it did not affect the finish. Normally on like a Nitro finish it will react to this test. I also think other lacquer's would have reacted as well.
     
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    HNGD! Great finish, and nice find. I'm still keeping my eyes open for a MiJ Epi here...
     
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    This Geetar in the Picture is certainly making a statement (may be due to beautifull photography you`ve done) and that HONEY BURST (if i am right) is appealing,

    HGD .... your geetar is sexy love the curves :p
     
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    Oh my....
     
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    Daaaaaaaaaaaaamn. That's a sexy instrument right there. HNGD. You've got quite the quiver...
     
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    Skit Witch Doctor Premium Member

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    That is a nice looking plain top. :thumb:
     
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    Malikon Possibly a Bot V.I.P. Member

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    Nice guitar.

    I have an erection. :shock:
     
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    from the first few pictures, i thought it was a Gibson. Congrats man. shes a beauty
     
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    Nice one!
     
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    Beautiful, just freakin' beautiful! :wow:
     
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    Beautiful! That first photo is killer..... Well done and HNGD!
     
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