New Member, long time Les Paul owner

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Cory Brown, Nov 29, 2017.

  1. Cory Brown

    Cory Brown Junior Member

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    Howdy.

    I got my first Les Paul in 1974 - a used 1972 Custom Black Beauty. My oldest son made off with it a couple of years ago so it's still in the family, just not at my house.

    I played through the early 80s and then life got in the way. Now that I'm semi-retired, I've taken up guitar again. Since the '72 lives in Atlanta now, I found a couple of others to replace it. I first got a 2010 Studio that someone had put a decal and metallic lacquer on. Still debating on what to do with it but the price was a steal.

    Just yesterday I picked up a 2018 Les Paul Goldtop Tribute. It has the same slim neck as my '72 did so it's more familiar/comfortable to me. But I'm wondering what year this is a tribute to. Any ideas?

    Anyway, thanks for letting me join the forum. I look forward to learning a lot and contributing what I can.
     
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  2. Dick Banks

    Dick Banks Senior Member

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    Welcome! :applause:
    Let me be the first (of many) here who will grovel, beg, whine, and otherwise cajole you without ceasing for....pictures!
    Of your guitars, that is....
     
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  3. DarrellV

    DarrellV About as sharp as a bowlin' ball! -NPM Silver Supporter Premium Member

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    What he said! :photos: or it didn't happen!

    :welcome: to the forum! The guys in the Les Paul section will get you squared away on any questions you have concerning all things Lester!:thumb:

    Be sure to stop around the Backstage for a round or two of lunacy while you're here! :dude:
     
  4. Donal

    Donal ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Premium Member

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    :welcome:

    Welcome to MLP :applause:

    Enjoy the fun and information :thumb:
     
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    S. Rock Senior Member

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    welcome to the forum, Cory.
     
  6. JohnnyN

    JohnnyN Old School Premium Member

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    Welcome to the MLP :)
     
  7. JonCanfield

    JonCanfield Platinum Supporter Premium Member

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    Welcome!
     
  8. Cory Brown

    Cory Brown Junior Member

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    Sorry for the delay. I can't figure out how to post pictures from google drive so I'm doing it a different way. .

    1972 Les Paul Custom Black Beauty - I got it used in 1974.

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    And the new toys:

    2010 Studio - customized before I got it but it was CHEAP!

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    And finally, the newest one - 2018 Gold Top Tribute.

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  9. JonCanfield

    JonCanfield Platinum Supporter Premium Member

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    Nice collection!
     
  10. RedSkwirrell

    RedSkwirrell Senior Member

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    Such a tragedy when families fall apart. ;)
    Welcome.

    :D
     
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    lunchbox Senior Member

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    Welcome sir! Nice hits you have there!
     
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    :wave: and :welcome: to the MLPF!
     

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