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  1. Jay76

    NGD Billie Joe Armstrong LP Junior

    It arrived today, I had been waiting since December. It's great. Love the colour / finish. The fretboard is really nice. It has a nice snappy response. Kinda reminds me of my old 1950's Gibson LG1 fretboard. Glass like. I wasn't expecting that at all. It really compliments the design on...
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    NGD- 2020 Gibson Slash Anaconda Burst Les Paul!

    Congrats! very cool... also want to know how the pups compare
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    Tuner upgrade for my 2018 BFG. Peg hole size

    Thanks for taking the time - appreciated
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    Tuner upgrade for my 2018 BFG. Peg hole size

    Hi all, Thinking of upgrading the tradition style Gibson tuners for these: https://www.wdmusic.co.uk/hardware-parts-c1/tuning-machines-c28/locking-tuners-c31/kluson-revolution-diecast-tuners-3-per-side-pearloid-keystone-button-locking-push-fit-bushing-for-8-8mm-headstocks-p13462 Anyone know...
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    Creamery Custom '87 humbuckers

    Hi all, Has anyone got/had these? https://www.creamery-pickups.co.uk/custom-handwound-pickups-from-the-creamery/custom-handwound-humbucker-replacement-pickups.html If so how are they? Thanks
  6. Jay76

    NGD 2018 BFG P90

    Yeh it's quite chunky on the 2011. Not quite a 50's but not far off.
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    Gibson Slash Guitars as Investments

    Bought my Vermillion for £1150 second hand in 2014. Its worth over 2k now so yeh.. I would say they are an investment. Bloody lovely guitars. Really special. The only other guitar I felt like that about was a top of the line PRS that was over 3.5k. That speechless feeling as you open the...
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    NGD 2018 BFG P90

    I actually got her 4 weeks ago and have only just go around to doing a post as I have been playing her so much (and upgrading bits and bobs). I decided to change the pots on both my BFG's to 550k CTS along with Orange drop caps. I did 50's wiring on the 2018 too. Love how the P90's sound with...
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    NGD: Why I Bought the $649 Gibson Les Paul BFG

    Awesome looking BFG! Quite a rare guitar I think they only made this new version of the BFG for 2018. I have a 2011 Schaller BFG and a 2018 P90 version. I replaced the pots of both with 550K and orange drop caps. Both very different but both have that stripped back vibe and resonate like...
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    Changed the base plate on my SD Slash bridge pickup - now no output, need advice

    Thanks for the info. Correct I have zero experience with the inner workings of pickups. up until now I have rewired pots and pickups but never taken one apart so to speak. If I hold that pickup wire against the plate I get a reading it seems. but it doesn't when i solder it! WTF
  11. Jay76

    Changed the base plate on my SD Slash bridge pickup - now no output, need advice

    Hi all, So I went ahead and changed the baseplate as the one I have had kicking around for a few years has long legs and I needed short legs for my BFG. Everything seemed to go ok. I used a base plate from a SD JB. I noticed the SLASH seems to have 2 ground wires. Where as the JB just had...
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    2018 P90 BFG pots value? (NGD post to come)

    Hi all, I picked up a 2018 p90 BFG yesterday for £575. I quite like it. Feels quite different to my 2011 Schaller trem BFG. I will do a NGD post soon once I have taken pics! Does anyone know what value the pots are? I want to know what the Volume pots are more than anything. I do have a...
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    Opinions on Les Paul BFG?

    Did you keep the wooden knobs? A lot of people change them but I like them. Goes with the charm. I dunno what it is about these models but they just feel so 'alive' to me. Both in tone as well as feel. My BFG's are the only electrics I have played that give me that feeling I get when I play...
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    Opinions on Les Paul BFG?

    I know this is an ooooold thread. But did you know the BFG with Trem was a limited model? Only 400 made worldwide. Also, I'm certain that the body is routed/chambered differently from the fixed bridge BFG model. It's much more heavy. I know the trem weighs a bit but the over all difference...
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    NGD: Review of the 2015 Junior

    I got my new nut from Gibson. It's Nickle unfortunately. I did some research and the Nickle nuts wear quite quickly too :/ As soon as it has a few dents I intend to go back to Gibson again for a Titanium one (which are 'supposed' to out live the guitar).
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    NGD: Review of the 2015 Junior

    I did this last week. A nickle or titanium (depending on stock) is on it's way :) My Junior came brand new with an indentation on the brass nut lol
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    Going Too Far?

    Dude you're crazy! I would sell the duplicates and buy something really special like a custom shop or such like. The only problem in doing this is that the custom may just play and sound alot better than the LPM's that you have kept.
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    NGD: Review of the 2015 Junior

    That could be a good thing tbh
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    NGD 2015 Les Paul Junior

    Haha well they sold out in 30 mins after I ordered mine (there were 13 left at the time) so at least you managed to snag one and didn't miss out. I am half Scottish and would take a Kronenberg and a spl1ff over a bottle of jack. That what living in the South does to you.

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