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  1. Christosterone

    NAD: Whacky Amp for Les Pauls

    Got a new amp for Father’s Day... I wanted one that would be a bit different than usual les Paul fare... The Vox mini superbeetle is whacky fun with a les Paul...and with my lp recording, u can barely tell it’s a Lester... anyhow, consider me a fan...this is my first and will not be my last...
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    NGD: My Magnum Opus

    disclaimer: I am not a luthier or woodworker...this was a blast Ok...this all started with me listening to sloop John B about 11 months ago... The 12 string blew my was a fender electric wilson played an epiphone 12 I ordered a fender Xii neck from ebay which is kinda...
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    One of my favorites dead at 81

    Kenny Rogers died yesterday... He often had les Paul’s in his music and a 335 for his commodore backed songs... First edition used a tele and les Paul for the below recoding.... he had a massive collection of stand up basses, guitars, and conventional bass guitars... dude was nails...from...
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    Pictures of new build help

    I’ve been working on a “build” for almost 8 months...but the site no longer allows me to upload pictures... i have no memberships on any site other than mylespaul... no facebook, Twitter, etc... where/how can I upload pics [when Im done next week] to show them on mlp? thanks for the help :h5...
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    Is Gibson Reading My Mind?

    Our than not having a bigsby, this is right out of my [crazy] brain.. :wow: If only the one wasn’t in front of the 3 on the price, I’d own it...
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    Who has the Blues: Post em

    I wanted an 18 classic blue with p90s but got a GT... Hoping to see some blue classics and blueberry bursts in this thread... 2018 cobalt blue standard...stratosphere body with routed middle pup... 50s wiring -Chris
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    Who are you to MLP

    simple topic and thought it would be fun... When u think of other MLPers, what image comes out?? Nothing mean funny, not rude :) For @Christosterone , it’s probably: Or Or Or -Chris
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    NCGD - New Christmas Guitar Day

    well, I’d never seen one of these until joining MLP..... I like new and looked almost a year for a 1970-72 in perfect condition...couldn’t find one @mudface or @cherrysunburst00 told me about the 2012 reissue... Found an unopened one still with the plastic over the pick guard... The case...
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    There are no words...soooo -Chris
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    Still can’t find a perfect LP Recording

    as most on here know, I tend to buy new...exclusively.. But i really want a recording and have been trying to find one in mint condition with then mini block inlays and diamond headstock... To no avail...they’ve all been heavily played/modified or missing the above requirements... Does anyone...
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    NDG: 2018 Standard Cobalt Blue (Goldified)

    2018 Standard Cobalt Blue from Stratosphere Routed a 3rd pickup cavity 490r/490r/498 Bigsby B5 (obviously) Nashville Grover locking tuners Using push/pull to engage middle pup at present but am re-wiring it to 50s spec.. She is stunning Will take more pics later. Thanks to Bryant at Charley’s...
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    NGD: 2018 Classic Player Plus

    ok...this is a new one inspiration wise I was reading this book: And it came to me that I would like to pay tribute to a lost culture...the Comanches For 6/7 generations, a Christosterone has lived in Texas...specifically in the comancheria on the llano estacado... Which is west Texas and the...
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    NBD: New Bigsby Day

    Well, I tried to resist putting one on my Christmas 2018 classic Goldie... But, alas, I am weak when it comes to bigsbies... It would’ve been on a few weeks ago but I tried a foreign model and the third screw was off line to the vibramate by a 1/2”...not a few mm but a friggin half inch...
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    Show Off Your Copper Tops

    I’m VERY curious about copper tops.. Can those who own them or have in the past post pics and tell me about them... -Chri
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    Talk me out of this

    ok, who has this or has seen it in person? The bound, flamed back is bananas.... Ugh, what to do -Chris
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    Greatest Super Bowl Halftime Show

    what is your favorite super bowl halftime show? To me, it’s not even close -Chris
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    NGD: 2018 Goldie Classic

    wife: “Chris, how many gold guitars do you need?” Me: “All of them” Fact 1: classics are my favorite model Fact 2: my taste is just this side of Liberace Fact 3: holy crap, an affordable goldtop with p90s and binding I bought this 2018 Goldtop Classic the day they went on sale at Sweetwater...
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    An ode to Jerry Cantrell’s Customs

    I am a huge Alice In Chains fan.. I loved their lyrics and one song, in particular, always stuck with me: Down in A Hole To me, it was Alice’s “estranged” or “fade to black”...a song of total bleakness where death was a suitable alternative...we’ve all been there...and Cantrell wrote
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    Les Paul Ultima or Tree of Life Owners

    I don’t own one and doubt I ever will... But wonder about them every time one pops up... This one is gorgeous... To those who own or have played, what do y’all think...
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    Help: I’ve Got Les Paul Recording Fever

    So I’m the 70s Paul recordings were on my bucket list... Unfortunately I onLy buy new or floor model/blemished... Anyone have a 2014 Recording and/or 1970s(preferred 1974 for personal reasons) y’all can tell me about? What are your thoughts compared to the 70s models? I’m currently looking...

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