I'm with dc007! Some ppl may say it's a snake-oil thing but I'm a hot-hide glue believer...
BTW Custom Shop starts the more expensive true historic spec in 2015, which means reissue series before that are their flagship.
If that's hard to find around your country, consider to check Digimart for Japanese goods, I found mine there. (if you do read Japanese or find a way to translate it)
BTW Les Paul Custom is a good target since its fingerboard is not rosewood in general. When I contacted the seller, the...
I'm satisfied with the vibe, besides I have a R9 with plastic knobs.
I've watched your demo video about it, really informative! But personally I like to try the 6-way switch approved by Jimmy Page.:naughty:
Actually you may mail to Gibson customer support directly, they will help to verify it.
Anyway, Yamano is the Gibson dealer in Japan and the ESP Custom Shop stamp means your R9 was bought from the store, which is also the biggest ESP official dealer in west Japan, the store also sells other...
Just received my new axe, 20th Anniversary 1957 Les Paul Black Beauty 3-Pickup
Few points attract me:
1. Custom Buckers
2. Deep-set neck tenon, hot-hide glued
3. 4.25kg (9.38lbs) weight
4. One-piece mahogany body & ebony fingerboard (I don't like to pay so much for paper)
5. Non-yellowed binding...
I’m surprised the rare axe like this would go to clearance!
Especially we don’t know if Custom Shop can have its 30th anniversary for reissued series or not...:fingersx:
Mine is on the way, I can’t wait to see it!
I just purchase a 3 pickups black beauty and survey the wiring upgrades.
There are some solutions and I'm interested in Jimmy Pages's 6 way switch.
Then I found the new product from Free-Way 3X3-07, it's pre-wired and make it much easier to install...