les pauls with tremolo's, floyd roses and weird crap

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  1. bigdaddy496

    bigdaddy496 Senior Member

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    if you have pics of any of the above post em. i have a friend who swears he has a lp back home that has two humbuckers and a p90 in the middle, i asked for pics, if he aint bullcrapping then i should be able to post em soon
     
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    Neal Schon Signature LP. Only about 60 or so made, and they sold for about $12,000. Sold out overnight. I'd love to have one.

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    BCRGreg V.I.P. Member

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    There was a Les Paul with M3 electronics that had a single in the middle.
     
  4. Mercutio

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    not sure, but i think this is a Guitar Center exclusive, the Les Paul Axcess:

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    Just released in the last week or so. I'm on the fence on this one. And greg i think the guitar you were talking about was a les paul lite M3?
     
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    bigdaddy496 Senior Member

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    is there a link for this one? i would love to learn more about it. looks pretty sweeet
     
  6. bigdaddy496

    bigdaddy496 Senior Member

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    theres a video on youtube about this guitar, its incredible, the neck is very unique on this one
     
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    gibsoncustom.com
     
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    Wow i want one, how much?
     
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    Ok so there´s a Les Paul with a Floyd, my question is, "What happens to the superior sustain" of the Les Paul when equipping it with a Floyd Rose bridge???
     
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    bigdaddy496 Senior Member

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    i heard it actually is increased
     
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    I don't have a good pic yet, but I just finished restoring my '89 Studio lite LP with a floyd. It's weird. It's got a thin body, almost as thin as an SG. Other than that the body is standard LP: mahogany back and neck with the carved maple top. It has only one volume and one tone plus a coil splitter.

    It's black and it came with black hardware and EMG looking passive p'ups. It was pretty ugly. I put on all new chrome hardware, a new chorme original Floyd Rose, speed knobs and new 498T/490R p'ups w/ chrome covers. It looks pretty sweet and sounds/plays like a dream. I'm definitely suprised at how well the Floyd sustaines and how well it stays in tune. I'm having trouble putting it down.
     
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    Floyd Rose + LP = the devil!

    The tune-o-matic + stop tailpiece is one of the biggest reasons I've stuck with LPs.
     
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    True. My guitar is definitley the anti-christ. :dude:

    All these LP/Floyd haters are making my axe even cooler.
     
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    Jason Senior Member

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    I'd actually be interested in hearing what you can do with it.
     
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    theres a video on youtube of some guy going to town on one thats been installed on a epi custom. he starts playing crazy train and then goes for broke
     
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    Here's an '89 Custom Lite with a Floyd:

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    Publius pro tem Senior Member

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    The Les Paul Axcess is NOT a Guitar Center exclusive.
    (Thank God!)

    Just got off the phone with John at Gibson.

    List price is $5292, so they should be on the street for $3,600 or so....

    Webpage;
    www.gibsoncustom.com/flash/products/lespauls/axcess/AxcessIcedTea.html
     
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    My 84 with stock Gibson (Kahler licensed) vibrola
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    This guitar sustains well. Who knows if it would have been better without it.
    I removed the trem to clean it recently and it was as heavy as a brick, so it's got a LOT of mass.

    -Eddie
     

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