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    1958 Les Paul Special at Goodwill

    I know, right? If guitars could talk...
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    1958 Les Paul Special at Goodwill

    In my haste to post it, I neglected to look to see if it was still for sale.
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    1958 Les Paul Special at Goodwill

    Looks like its led a hard life. Very cool, nonetheless. https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/101875392
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    NGD 2017 Traditional

    Very unique and very beautiful! Congratulations and happy NGD!
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    NGD Les Paul Deluxe (Tell me what I have?)

    It’s gorgeous! Beautiful fretboard. That‘s all I know. Congratulations and happy NGD!
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    Strap Lock Recommendations

    Another vote for Schallers. The rubber washers do not work for me. Must be something in the way the guitar hangs on me. I’m 5 11, 170 lbs. The rubber washers pop off every time.
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    How do you straplock your Les Paul?

    I had the same problem with the rubber washers. I used the Fender and Bonamassa versions, and they popped off. All my leather straps slipped off my LP without the washers, so I bought a set of Schallers in 2012, and it’s been secure since. When I got my 2019 Traditional, I asked my salesperson...
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    NGD (a few days ago) Gibson Les Paul 60’s Standard - Iced tea

    I see why you bought it. Congratulations on a real looker.
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    My LP Traditional strap slipped off 2 times while playing today...

    I‘ve never needed strap locks on any guitars besides Les Pauls, but the rubber washers don’t work for me. A good friend of mine uses the washers and never has an issue. Go figure. I’ve been using Schallers on my LPs for about 10 years, and they’ve been fabulous.
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    NGD Wildwood Select 50s & First Post!

    Welcome to the forum. That’s a beauty! Congratulations and happy NGD!
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    Incoming 2013 Traditional with Many Upgrades!

    Gorgeous guitar! Congratulations and happy NGD!
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    Neck Pickup Epiphany

    Bridge pretty high and neck pretty low. I’m not afraid to have one side of the pickups higher than the other either. Once it’s sounding really nice, I tweak poles according to which strings I want to hear more or less on chords.
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    NGD: 2019 Les Paul Special Original Collection

    Damn, sure is pretty! Congratulations!
  14. anorton

    Missed my NGD slot . . but here's some photos anyway. 2012 Mahogany Top.

    Now THAT is a beautiful thing! Congratulations and play in good health.


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