Has anyone else noticed the lack of quality control with Les Paul models? I know some of you will be pretty peeved at me for mentioning this, but I am only stating what I see. For instance my first LP STD had to be sent back due to poor finish, and I am not talking niggly things. The nut edges had far too much glue on them and it flaked off taking some of the neck finish with it and leaving a hairline crack. The frets had not been dressed properly after Plek treatment, I could go on but you get the idea. Almost every LP I pick up in the store I visit has something just not right with it. In stark contrast pick up a MIM Fender and I have yet to find one with any issues. So has anyone else noticed this? I think it is a shame and the people I chat to in the UK have the same opinion. Some are now turning their backs on Gibson whilst others put it down to a 'hand made product' Both of these responses I find too extreme, I would not turn my back on the guitars but I would not just blindly accept this is due to 'hand production' I am fully aware that a man might not match a machine for speed or absolute precision, but a human has the Mk 1 eyeball to spot flaws machines can't. Thoughts????