Αgree, that's how my Custom sounds too.
Gibson rarely put ebony in Standards so brands who copy Gibson do it rarely too. Maybe with RW getting into CITES, brands will start doing it more often, Eastman does it with their SB59 model. On the other hand I feel that ebony will get into the CITES...
I like 'em all but gold accentuates Black Beauty's class. Black is the ideal color for the Custom, IMO. In order of preference:
Gold with open coils, especially with gold slugs & screws
Chrome, covers or open
Thanks, it's the only V I have seen with a Flame Mango, it's a beautiful guitar and a bargain considering the price.
Momose is in another level, up with the best US brands. If you haven't played one you'll be surprised. They have a limited production, especially with Flying V's, you are very...
I've always read positive comment about GS guitars, I learned about them in the early 90's when I was reading Guitarist magazine. Here's a recent demo from them
Personally, unless it's an exact replica, I don't expect guitars to sound like the "real thing". Instead I enjoy guitars that have...
I bought my Bacchus Flying V from Koiz (ebay & reverb seller) and my Momose LPC from Ikebe. The Flying V travelled in a generic gig bag that resembles the one of my '92 Gibson SG Special without the Gibson logo. The Momose came in a very nice gig bag with the brands name on. Both guitars were...
I can understand about the LTD's in the first post but I consider guitars with the same body dimensions & headstock shape Les Pauls. They are not Gibsons but they sure are Les Pauls even if they can't write that for legal reasons.
Thanks for the explanation. I have another question about shipping. I put the weight & dimensions for calculation and I saw several options with different companies. If I win an auction the site will let me decide or they will choose one?