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    Definitive top wrap and bridge direction threads?

    I top wrap because the break angle over the bridge is less and I break less strings. I think you lose a little off the top end like tuning to e flat but the slinkiness is nice and played through a cranked Marshall who cares.
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    Conversion Weight Increase?

    I really don't want to go down the conversion rabbit hole. It is a simple question for those in the know if they care to answer it. Stay safe All !!!
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    Conversion Weight Increase?

    Would it be blasphemy to convert an already butchered goldtop? On second thought forget it. More pressing issues than guitars at the moment. :naughty:
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    Conversion Weight Increase?

    It would be good to know if one was looking for a doner guitar to start a project in the same way that changing kluson tuners to grovers adds a quarter pound to the guitar.
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    Conversion Weight Increase?

    Does anyone know what the weight increase is converting a 50's Goldtop to a stoptail humbucker guitar?
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    1952 Goldtop Value

    That is quite a score! How does it play and sound? Does it have a big neck?
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    Date my Les Paul

    I used to own a 500xxx black beauty that was a mid 69. Does it have a transitional tenon?
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    1952 Goldtop Value

    Perhaps a better question is how does Vintage Guitars come up with their valuations. Anybody know where you can currently buy a minty 52 for 16k.
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    1952 Goldtop Value

    Eric what do you think a 52 in average condition would generally sell for in the current market?
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    1952 Goldtop Value

    In the march,2020 Vintage guitar magazine it shows the current values for a long knob with binding 1952 goldtop as $12,200. in poor condition and $15,800. in good condition. I'm going by memory so I may be off a little in the values but I'm wondering why those values are so much lower than...
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    NVGD: 55 to 59 Conversion

    That's a great weight and I bet it plays nicely. How do you find the pickups?
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    NVGD: 55 to 59 Conversion

    Real nice fretboard. Do you know the neck dimensions and weight?
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    NVGD: 55 to 59 Conversion

    Nice Conversion! More photos please. :cool2:
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    What String Gauge and Type Do You Use?

    EB 10-46 Rock n ROLL
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    WTB 50's Vintage Les Paul Goldtop

    In the reverb pictures for that listing it looks like the head stalk logo is high. Did the position vary in early goldtops?


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