I had to grab this one as soon as it popped up and wow. What can I say. Get 'em while you can.
I've always loved the look of the LQ series because they are closely specced to the Gibson historics. Correct body and headstock shape, split diamond and long neck tenon.
This LP custom is supposed to...
So is pau ferro creeping into historics too?
Prototype 2019 Goldtop model just in in Japan.
Generic, no particular year historic with 'LPSTD' serial
Specs say 'Boribian' (Bolivian, lol) rosewood which I'm pretty sure is pau ferro.
Went guitar shopping in Japan, it truly is the mecca of Gibson historics. The density of guitars is mind boggling! I tried out a bunch of 2018s only to find that the small frets weren't really my thing. Luckily 2017-ish specced 2018 models are there if you look around.
Here's what I ended up...
For those of you who haven't seen them,
digimart tested a bunch of R9s to see if weight affects tone.
The first test compares R9s of varying weights, plus a semi-hollowbody Les Paul.
Same amp, same licks.
Test 2 features two R9s of identical weights.
Test 3 compares two R9s of identical...