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    Changing it up a bit: 50’s Standard Tobacco Burst

    Everyone has their own taste and what they like - I happen to like the gold speed knobs and tortoise covers on the back and matching front guard. I also prefer white felt washers between the body and the strap holds.
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    Refinished Sides & Back of My Les Paul Tribute

    I secretly like my Tribute more than my Standard but my Standard has no idea . . :)
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    Refinished Sides & Back of My Les Paul Tribute

    Reply to KelvinS1965: "I haven't used Tru-oil though and I'm not even sure whether it's available in the UK (or perhaps it has another name?)" Cool - Tru-oil is a wipe on product used and manufactured for gun stocks primarily. It applies in thin coats then levels off pretty well. It dries...
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    Refinished Sides & Back of My Les Paul Tribute

    I was sure happy with my final result. I already had a natural finish - it just had a few marks in a few places that I wanted to take care of. Like I said in another post above I would never try this on my $2500 Standard but for the improvements made on my Tribute is was sure worth it. Just...
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    NGD Standard '50s Tobacco Burst

    I have the same Les Paul model - yours is really beautiful - top is really nice
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    Refinished Sides & Back of My Les Paul Tribute

    Hey guys - Looks like many have tried the same as myself :) I have experience finishing rifle stocks so I figured I could do the same work on my 2011 Tribute. However I would never do this on a $2000 Standard. The Tribute is a much less sophisticated process due to the non-grain fill and the...
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    Refinished Sides & Back of My Les Paul Tribute

    Hello guys - A while ago I purchased a 2011 Les Paul Tribute. It was in very good condition but there were a few marks on the sides and back. I thought I would take care of the small marks and imperfections by sanding the sides and back only and then refinishing. I ended up sanding the body...
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    P90s thoughts

    I really love the P90s myself. I have a Tribute also. The plain top I actually like. Gibson makes a Classic Player Plus with P90s. I like that they have natural backs and of course P90s. Here is a link...
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    In praise of The New Originals!

    2019 Standard 50s -
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    Need help on this Les paul custom

    It it a satin back and neck? Seems like perhaps part of the special edition custom? The back doesn't look grain filled either? Or maybe just the lighting . .
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    Is the Tribute the Best Value Les Paul?

    I purchased my Tribute a while ago and absolutely love it. It is a 2011 model with P90s & a natural back. The guitar is chambered also. It is an absolute tone monster. I love my Standard with equal value but wow did Gibson offer a great guitar when they made the 2011 Tribute models. The Tribute...
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    Weight....

    I prefer a 10 lb Les Paul in my Standard. But conversely my 2011 chambered P90 equipped Les Paul Tribute is an absolute tone monster. The Tribute is about 7.5 lbs. However I love both with equal value. That even confuses me :)
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    Is there something not right about this one?

    The serial number is stamped so low . . maybe this varies but I haven't seen any that low on any Les Paul I have owned in the last 30 years . . again I'm no expert - I'm sure its fine
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    Who loves playing their Les Paul mellow and clean?

    I'm likely one of a very rare few. I have only played with a distorted/overdrive sound maybe twice in almost 30 years. The two times I did were brief too :)
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    List prices for Gibson Les Pauls when they were new?

    I remember my new wine red Les Paul studio was $735 with nice hard case in 1992. I kept that guitar for many years until the recession of 2009 forced me to sell. Was hard as she was my first. This was the condition of the guitar just before I sold it - mint.


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