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  1. dbwalker

    help identifying custom shop flame top

    I'll try to get pics on here later, budy of mine has a beautiful tea burst flame top, custom shop logo on the back of the head stock, nickle hardware, gold top hats, kluson tuners, tunomatic bridge, 6 digit serial 891086, custom art historic on the case, anyone know year and anything else about...
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    I just scored big time (PIC HEAVY and more to come)

    I just bought a collectors grade 83 korina explorer with the custom shop edition decal on the back of the head stock at an estate sale, at a stupid low price
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    potted Tim Shaw pickup questions

    hi all, about 20 years ago I potted the bridge pickup out of my 83 custom "it squealed like crazy" at the time I had already put other pickups in the guitar and never got around to putting it back in and trying it out, I dont remember if the neck pickup squealed also but it most likely did...
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    eye protection may be necessary

    My 96 custom shop, haven't had this guitar out in quite a few years, anybody appreciate a full blown large flake glitter top?
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    03 Gibson les Paul quilt top premium plus

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/283734611893
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    prefered shipping methods, experiances?

    Hi all, I'm looking in to selling a few of my guitars and am trying to figure out what is the best service to use for shipping if I use EBAY/ Reverb or if a member here buys one, what seems to be cost effective and safest? UPS/ USPS/ Fedex, what are you guys using? I notice on ebay many charge a...
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    contemplating letting my 2003 rootbeer quiltop go

    I have owned this guitar since 2010, when I first got it I found another forum member that had one of these, he was under the impression that there were 40 of these ordered by Music Machine, later I found another for sale from Music Machine where they said they had only ordered 10, I now have...
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    looks like a great deal on a white 75 LP custom

    I was looking at this but it's a bit far away for me & I went with a Supreme instead for my NGD, maybe somebody else will dig on this Craigslist find Gibson Les Paul Custom (Vintage 1975)
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    tax return = NGD soon, LP Supreme? GOT!

    I haven't been on here in quite some time, when I found out what my tax return was I decided it's time to start hunting down a new guitar since it's been a couple years, I came across a Les Paul Supreme at a pretty good price that I'm really interested in & knowing that they have been faked...
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    thinking refret my old faithfull

    my 83 solid silver custom was my main axe for many years, eventually it got set aside for other guitars that have better frets on them due to that I pretty much wore it out over the years, I have plenty of guitars to choose from so it's not a must but i miss playing that guitar. here is where...
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    guitar collection for sale

    so this guy has a huge collection of Gibson Les Paul's & Fender Strats for sale, some very nice Guitars, as I'm looking them over I notice he has his dates wrong on the late 70s & 80s Les Paul's, so I send him a polite message explaining the dating for these guitars, the message I get back is...
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    some of these just dont look right

    gibson supreme les paul - $1000 solid back but something about the head stock just doesn't look right gibson supreme les paul Gibson Les Paul Custom Ebony Guitar - $2500 what do you guys notice off about this Custom? Gibson Les Paul Custom Ebony Guitar Zoot Suit Gibson SG - $1695 now...
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    gave my white custom a make over

    an EMG 81 89 combo in red out of a Gary Holt sig & all black hardware, I got bored of the gold
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    has anyone tried the EMG 81X

    I've been using the EMG 81/85 combo in most of my guitars going back 22 years, I'm curious as to if anyone has tried their X series versions of these pups & what you thought of them compared to originals
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    change out the pups in your Les Paul's?

    I've never been a big fan of the stock pups in any of the guitars I have ever owned & have always switched them out for my preferences being EMG 81/89 combo or Duncan JB & 59, I see lots of people talking about their stock Gibson pups & wonder how many of you have tried others & went back to...
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    complete hardware change on a pair of Customs

    hey all I'm changing out all of the hardware on my black & white customs & I have a question about the tuners, I'm curious if the GROVER 102-18C's will drop right in to replace the stock Grover tuners that came on the guitars with out mods, I'm just not digging the gold right now so the white...
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    list all the guitars you have owned

    my list, I think I have forgotten a couple, I think this is the order I got them in to, the 1st I got in 1981 1. 1977 sunburst Ibanez Les Paul copy 2. 1983 U.S.A. cherryburst Fender Stratocaster 3. 1986 all black Carvin V220...
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    funny strat Fake

    I see lots of talk around here about the fakes & I can definitely understand why, I stumbled across this & found it amusing, check the link & you can see what it looked like before they opened it up, hell it was probably the most expensive Strat ever made Fiumicino, cocaina nella chitarra...
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    found a little info on my premium plus

    I was browsing the picture gallery & came across a guitar that a member here has that looks the same as mine, here is what he posted on his, LP Premium Rootbeer made for Music Machine by Gibson USA. Music Machine commissioned a limited edition of 40 guitars of this type. AAAAA...
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    markings under pups?

    my 03 standard premium plus when I got this guitar a couple weeks back I did my usual & pulled up the pups, checked the control cavity out & all, I took these pics which left me a bit curious, anyone have any insight to the markings under the pups, looks like R0 or RO under the neck pu & with...




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