I've seen this thread talking about truss rods and some people saying Gibson's truss rods had no curve before 1960
I haven't found any info or pictures from Googling this so can anyone shed some light? Got any pictures...
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My first Les Paul was an ebony Custom with serial number 250 000
If anyone in Australia thinks they have it or know where it is, I would be interested to know how its going. Apparently it was in Concept Music in Perth around 2001 and bought by one of the staff
Hi, I am making another Les Paul based mostly on my R9. The Mahogany is thicker than normal, around 54mm (2 1/8") so I'm considering leaving it without a Maple cap. I have always thought a LP is better with the Maple but I've been listening to as many demo's on Youtube as possible and I quite...
Hi, anyone remember these and know more about them?
I think it was around 1994 I saw some Les Pauls in a shop which had "1960" on the pick guard, thin binding around the cutaway and had a clear natural finish. And there was an explanation about the natural finish:
There was a shop...
Does anyone know what happened to the ES-139? It came out in 2013 but it doesn't show up on Gibson Products at all, not even under "Out Of Production"
I have the model before, the ES-137 and I'm wondering how much difference there is etc. etc.
Just bought a new guitar so I need to clean up the old one to sell. What's best to clean off sweat marks and grime?
I have this stuff called "Gumption" which is like mild cutting compound. Its intended use is for the kitchen - benchtops, stainless steel, cookware, vinyl floors etc
There's a lot of talk about how Chambering affects tone and sustain these days but isn't it the same as Solid vs Semi-Accoustic? And there has always been Semi-Hollow (i.e. Howard Roberts Jazz Fusion) and Semi-Solid guitars (i.e.Malcolm Young's Gretsch Firebird)
I tend to agree that a Les...