Trade Help - Which one should I choose???

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  1. hbthelegend

    hbthelegend Junior Member

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    Hello everyone!

    I have a nice Telecaster custom shop which I want to trade. I have two offers that I like and I don't know which one to choose :

    - First one is a 6-digits Art Historic Gibson LP Custom 1957 VOS 1997 black beauty. Mint condition for the age.

    - The other one is a nice Gibson ES-335 Trini Lopez limited run 2014 Wine red (1 of 250). I already have a ES-335 63', but I like the Trini and it's a limited edition.

    I know that i'm on a les paul forum :), but which one would you choose? (value, feel, sound, play) etc..

    PS: I already tried a LP custom but not the Trini

    Thanks!
     
  2. robbym

    robbym Junior Member

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    For me it would be the Custom
     
  3. SFK

    SFK V.I.P. Member

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    Both sound like great guitars. I'd probably take the Trini because I like ES guitars. (have a couple).

    This must be a very nice Tele. I'd be interested to see it. :)
     
  4. hbthelegend

    hbthelegend Junior Member

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    here it is!
    2017-07-02 19.41.58.jpg
     
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  5. Duane_the_tub

    Duane_the_tub Senior Member

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    Custom. But by all means, try them both if you can.
     
  6. Erodr133

    Erodr133 Senior Member

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    Custom.
     
  7. TheZ

    TheZ Senior Member

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    I think I'd keep the Telecaster if I had to choose between the 3.
     
  8. Thumpalumpacus

    Thumpalumpacus Senior Member

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    Depends on the style of music you're looking to play on it.
     
  9. bungle

    bungle Senior Member

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    Custom for the win. Easy choose for me. Gotta go with what you like best though.
     
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  10. hbthelegend

    hbthelegend Junior Member

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    I already have another Custom Shop Tele, which I like more. And i'm a Gibson guy! Thanks for all your comments. I will try both for sure before!
     
  11. Wailing

    Wailing Senior Member

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    Take the Junior :rofl:
     
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  12. kiko

    kiko Senior Member

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    Custom! But that's just me :)
     
  13. MSB

    MSB Senior Member

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    I'd go Trini personally, but i don't think you could go wrong either way
     
  14. musicmaniac

    musicmaniac Senior Member

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    Custom for me. Good luck!
     
  15. Have FUN

    Have FUN Senior Member

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    Pictures of the LP Custom and the 335 ?

    ..... :lol:
     
  16. hbthelegend

    hbthelegend Junior Member

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    I really like the LP Custom. The only thing is there is no COA that comes with it...the #S/N is 791109
     
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    SlyStrat Senior Member

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    Custom. COA is no big deal but some people have a fit if its missing.
    First World Problem...........
     
  19. SASouth

    SASouth Senior Member

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    Gibson didn’t do COAs in 1997
     
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  20. SFK

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    True. That’s a nice custom. I’m changing my vote.
     

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