my first Gibson! 2014 Les Paul Traditional.

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  1. TheUnderdog

    TheUnderdog Member

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    Hey there folks!

    I've been a Strat player for years and I recently got a chance to play a friend's Gibson Les Paul. His was plugged straight into an orange amp and lemme tell you that it was love at first sight/sound the moment i hit the first note.

    I rushed to the guitar store the next day and played thru a few les paul models. classic, traditional and standards, etc. A couple of the staff were giving me that skeptical "can-you-even-afford-it" look after a while. coz here in Singapore, the Gibson Les Pauls are housed in this special room with a posh couch n ****. Typically only the "rich-lookin'' or celebrities are seen in there. not some dude in ripped jeans and sneakers. whatever man. I was there for a Gibby and I'll leave with a Gibby…

    So in the end, I found THE one. A 2014 Les Paul Traditional in Heritage Cherry Sunburst. The look on the faces of those two skeptical monkeys was priceless as they watched me pay for my new guitar. Just like that scene out of Pretty Woman. Lol. The guy who helped me out was great tho. Packed my new babe up in the brown case and i was good to go.

    What can i say. She's an absolute joy to play. Why i didnt play a Gibson from the start is beyond me. The feel of the neck, the tones i got out of her when she started singing thru my Blackstar. Gorgeous.

    Thanks for reading :dude:

    Here she is...
     

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  2. Great_Axe

    Great_Axe Senior Member

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    Nice! Have fun!
     
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  3. CaptainT

    CaptainT Senior Member

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    HNGD! Enjoy your guitar!
     
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  4. JM2112

    JM2112 Senior Member

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    Congratulations!!! :applause::applause:

    Looks very cool, and welcome to the forum! :thumb:

    HNGD!!! :dude:
     
  5. TheUnderdog

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    Thank you!
     
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    Thank you! much appreciated!
     
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    thank you very much. glad to be part of this great forum!
     
  8. 93LPStudio

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    HNGD and Congrats :applause:! They don't get any better than these 2014 Traditional's. Love the HCS and you have a very nice looking and well bookmatched top on this one as well :naughty:. Welcome to MLP, it's a great place and IMO the best forum out there :wave:.
     
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  9. Bluesidae

    Bluesidae Senior Member

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    Beautiful first Les Paul... it won't be your last!
     
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    HRC Senior Member

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    Congrats!
     
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  11. Tomsmenace

    Tomsmenace Senior Member

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    Beautiful guitar and great way to enter the world of the Les Paul. The 2014 Traditionals are really nice.
     
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  12. Donal

    Donal ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Premium Member

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    Very nice, congrats :applause:

    HNGD!
     
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  13. HeartString

    HeartString Senior Member Premium Member

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    Man she's a beauty!!! There's no experience that can compare to having your first LP. They are simply amazing!! I had a Studio that was off the charts awesome!!!
     
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  14. Justin_Case

    Justin_Case Senior Member

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    Need bigger and better pics ;) Congrats!

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  15. cherrysunburst00

    cherrysunburst00 Senior Member

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    What he said!:laugh2:

     
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  16. cherrysunburst00

    cherrysunburst00 Senior Member

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    I LIKE, I LIKE :applause: Nice "flame" too. You'll play this one a lot and for a long time :naughty: You should have all sorts of fun playing "Angel Witch" with that beauty!
     
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  17. loneguitar

    loneguitar Senior Member

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    She's a beauty, congrats on your new girl.
     
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  18. stgreg

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    I have the same Guitar in Honeyburst.. it's my #1 (since December).
    You did good.. it's a beauty and you'll never be able to put her down. (BTW: Screw the clowns at the music store)... HNGD!
     
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  19. SHERIFF

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    great axe, I'm also a strat fan but when you try a good Les Paul that's it my friend, you just need one at home, congrats!! :thumb:
     
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  20. Coldacre

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    the Trads are killer guitars..... watch that Strat of yours gather dust :D
     
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