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    Buying a more modern faster playing Gibson?

    Les Paul was a pretty fast player on his day on a baseball bat neck. I suggest the SG as well. What do I know I’m equally as slow on a fat or skinny neck.
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    Converting a new tribute to sound like a new standard 50's?

    You could get a pair of burst buckers with the quick connects on Reverb. You could also pull the PCB and hand wire new pots/caps and use traditionally wired Burst Buckers. The Tribute won’t sound like a $2500 Les Paul but with a pickup swap it will be 90% close. If you can live with that then...
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    What Epiphone pickups are these? Braided wire?

    I bought a set of Epiphone ProBuckers off a chinese seller on eBay a year ago for $49. They were the real deal. While it’s possible to fake a set of Epiphone ProBuckers, the time and effort to make the ones in question leads you to believe they are the real deal. It’s possible. But who would...
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    Pick Up Height

    Watch Uncle Joes video. I start with the pickup heights fairly low then adjust up from there until it sounds like Awesome.
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    Going to check out a Les Paul today

    I’m jealous of you folks being able ot walk into a GC and walk out with a guitar. I should have learned to play right handed guitars instead of lefties.
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    Need help with identifying whether or not this is a good buy (2020 Goldtop P90)

    Walk. Plenty to be had for $1200-1500. A Tribute can be had for $500
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    Burstbuckers vs 57 classics

    BB2/1 in a 50’s Les Paul, BB61’s in a 60’s Les Paul. 57 classics in an SG
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    2020 Gibson LP Traditional PRO V Mahogany Top

    Wish they made that vintage mahogany top one in left handed..
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    Translucent Cherry Classic has arrived... Any owners?

    My Classic has the Gibson 61s which really sounded nice in the LP. I didn’t have the same great tone with those pickups in an SG. To me the 61s have that vintage PAF tone with a bit more bite, but that bite is tamed by the larger LP body compared to the SG. I didn’t care about the push pulls but...
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    Dawsons Music Update.

    Sorry mate that’s crap. Maybe small claims court? Might be worth the court fee to get your money back.
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    Dawsons Music Update.

    Shit happens. Covid blew up a lot of businesses. They definitely owe you the 200 tho regardless of the new owners or not.
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    Translucent Cherry Classic has arrived... Any owners?

    I had one (2020) - swapped the bridge pickup for a T-Top clone - sold the guitar for financial reasons - wishing I didn’t do that. Great guitar you’ll love it.
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    New Threads

    Have you considered black top hat knobs with gold inserts? That might just work with that top. Also consider burstbucker 2/3 combo or a TTop bridge and burstbucker 1 neck.
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    My 60's Standard Has Returned

    I keep whatever nut is installed unless I can’t make it work for me. Then it’s Bone. Bone is an excellent choice. You’re right it’s absolutely an improvement
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    Burstbucker Pro is awful!

    Magnet swap. Put in alnico II magnets. Bam! Now you have Burstbucker 3.

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