NGD Gibson Les Paul Special Plus

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  1. fry

    fry Senior Member

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    13883CB1-F627-457E-A023-11F183637848.jpeg 8879A21B-4A02-4E6A-8621-8FFC3605B897.jpeg Picked this up off reverb.com over the weekend. They had a Halloween promotion that got me a little more than $100 off what was already a pretty good price on a showroom model, so I jumped. The actual seller was Chicago music exchange, and I’ve heard nothing but great things about them. The guitar is awesome, I am very pleased.
     

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    Assault Bacon Gold Supporter

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    Nice! Grats on the new special. That looks really nice.

    Chicago Music Exchange is Reverb.com - FYI
     

  3. fry

    fry Senior Member

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    Ah.. never put that together before. And I'm always surprised that so many people don't know that Guitar Center owns Musician's friend (and Music 123, and The Woodwind & The Brasswind). AMS, ZZounds, and Same Day Music.com are all one company too, I believe.
     
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  4. redcoats1976

    redcoats1976 Senior Member

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    very cool,always had a liking for those.
     

  5. jstarr823

    jstarr823 Senior Member

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    Almost bought this same one from CME... it was just over $500 with the promo. I picked up a Charvel San Dimas Pro Mod instead. Probably didn't need another LP.
     
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    Christosterone Premium Member

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    Zebras are so cool...
    They look like they wan to fight!!!

    Black selector tip is A+

    Great looking Lester

    -Chris
     

  7. bigtimelp

    bigtimelp Junior Member

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    Nice score! Curious, what’s the weight on that one?
     

  8. Nippon

    Nippon You looking at me? Premium Member

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    Thats nice.
     

  9. RangerJay

    RangerJay Glam Bastard Premium Member

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    Like it. Bare bones is good.
     

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    endial Senior Member

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    It's admittedly difficult for me to "accept" a Special with humbuckers, but that thing looks like it would take no prisoners, do it well, and do it handsomely.

    Nice.
     

  11. Duane_the_tub

    Duane_the_tub Senior Member

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    Kind of a Bob Marley vibe, I like it. Congrats.
     
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  12. fry

    fry Senior Member

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    Good question, I’ll check it out when I get home. It’s pretty light.
     

  13. Donal

    Donal ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Premium Member

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    Nice :thumb:

    Congrats and HNGD :applause:
     

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    Pesh Senior Member

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    Niiiiiiiice.
     

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    JonCanfield Platinum Supporter Premium Member

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    Very nice! HNGD!!
     

  16. cherrysunburst00

    cherrysunburst00 Senior Member

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    Sorry i missed your initial post. CONGRATS! Something cool about a dottef LP every now and then,
     
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  17. fry

    fry Senior Member

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    Finally checked the weight, 7.5 lbs.
     

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    elephantrider Senior Member

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    helluva nice simpleton. i love bare guitars, and that's a prime example.
     

  19. ShoalsRanger

    ShoalsRanger Senior Member

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    Awesome!! I love my special. Bound fretboard, humbuckers, and love the buttons.

    Ive been hunting for a pickguard like yours to put on my '15 Special but cant find one for sale.
     

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