Les Paul Identification Help

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  1. JoeBguitar

    JoeBguitar Senior Member

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    I purchased on Reverb what I though to be a 2016 Standard, however, it's pretty heavy. It feels like traditional weight relief, not modern weight relief. It has a slim neck, four push/pull knobs, tone pros locking hardware, locking grovers, full gloss finish. All the indicators of a Standard but I'm not sure how.

    I like it regardless, but is this a Standard? If so, did they make traditional weight Standards in 2016?

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  2. JoeBguitar

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    Forgot to mention it does have BB Pros as well. Another indication of a Standard.

    It also has the pickguard installed, something I didn't think Standards came with anymore. As well as knob pointers.

    Could this be a Classic with Standard hardware? If so I still got a good deal :) Just wondering.
     
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    I had a trad pro with push/pull knobs and locking tuners.

    What’s the top look like?
     
  4. JoeBguitar

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    I think a Trad Pro from 2016 would have had a satin back and sides and a perimeter burst:

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    I've owned a Trad before and that's how it felt weight-wise when I took it out of the case. It's not light like my 2014 Standard. It doesn't bother me, just wanted to make sure it was actually a Standard. I'm at work right now so I can't weigh it.
     
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    Does your 2014 standard have the long neck tenon?..........Cuz my 2013 standard does.......
     
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    Yup, I think you are right. That’s a nice top. It has that vintage looking flame. Congrats!
     
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    My 2014 does indeed have a long tenon. This 2016 doesn't.
     
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    Was this feature dropped for 2016?..........if so, i did not know that.
     
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    My 2013 Standard showing the long tenon.
     
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    I think that the model name is written under the bridge pup. What does it say there, and what bridge is on it?
     
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    It's a Tone Pros locking bridge (Nashville style). I'm leaving work in about 45 minutes, I'll pull the bridge pickup when I get home.
     
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  13. JoeBguitar

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    THANK YOU!!

    This is exactly the information I needed. For some reason I thought the model was under the neck pickup on the other Les Pauls I've had..

    Anyway, I read LP?STDP... So, Les Paul Standard Plus?
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    Also, turns out only the neck pickup is a Burstbucker Pro. The bridge has been swapped with a Seymour Duncan Whole Lotta Humbucker. Perhaps I got an even better deal than I thought? I was going to put Duncans in it anyway.

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    Post a pic of the model name, but you are probably pretty close. Let other people take a crack at the model name. Did you ever weigh it?
     
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    There's a pic in the post right above you?
     
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    Right, sorry, i see the IMG symbols but no pics. It did not occur to me that you had actually posted pictures, I just ignored the IMG.
     
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    Pics doesn't show.
     
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    OK, that's weird. I can see the pics on mobile but not on my PC. Here you go:

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