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  1. theycallmegio

    Anyone else named Chris? [free gift]

    Hey MLP, My MIL got me a sign to hang in my guitar room for my bday but I received two of them. the vendor told me to keep the extra, so I figured I’d pass this off to MLP. if anyone would like my extra sign please PM me where you’d like me to ship it. First PM will take it Thanks
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    Requesting assistance identifying this guitar

    Hey Norlin fam! I finally restrung my new LPC and took a look under the pickups and TRC. I have a photo of the back of the head stock too. I’m hoping to confirm this is an ‘84, what pickups I have in my guitar, and if the neck is maple. any help is greatly appreciated
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    NGD - Birth Year LPC!

    I was not in the market for a new guitar but my wife made the mistake of bringing this one to my attn last week. It has always been a dream of mine to own a birth year LP. This is an '84 LPC https://ibb.co/6FBj3ts][/url] the updated 'Paul Wall' https://ibb.co/yPTWGg8][/url]
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    Epiphone les Paul special ii

    We all know the know one. i have a bunch of spare USA parts off of my other LPs. Will any of it fit? Nashville bridge,Klusons. Obv I know I can throw pickups in there but I’m wondering what will fit or what upgrades I can make to it.
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    Swapping pickups out on my standard - looking for wiring options

    I'm swapping out some Duncans for DiMarzio, primarily for aesthetic reasons. Can anyone point me in the right direction for wiring and pots/caps understanding? I understand this is a great opportunity to upgrade pots/caps but I don't know much about this. Treble bleed, 50s wiring, no idea...
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    Very non-LP purchase - usa charvel San dimas

    This thing is a long of fun, super light and easy to play. feels like wearing sweatpants whereas playing a Les Paul is more like wearing jeans. it belonged to a good friend of mine that never bonded with it (modern metal head, looking for hotter pickups and a floyd) so I took it off his hands...
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    NGD - PRS Santana

    super nice guitar, I already like it better than my SC245!
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    NGD + membership renewal

    Hey all - I'm pretty happy to report that i'm back in the game as well. I had been playing primarily through an avid 11r and become uninspired with playing. I picked up a couple of new guitars this year but this last piece of gear really got me back into playing and into my les pauls. I...
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    someone catch me up to speed - are new standards no longer weight relieved?

    Hey all - I've been out of the game for a few years. I was looking at LPs and I noticed the traditional is no longer offered, and if I'm reading correctly the standard model is a true solid-body? can anyone confirm this? If so, when did Gibson start doing this? Sounds like a step in the right...
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    Buzzing coming from headstock (possibly tuners?)

    Hey all - I have 97 custom, fantastic guitar but it has an annoying buzz that comes from the headstock when I play/strike chords. It doesn't come through the amp, but I still want it addressed. Is this common? I was hoping perhaps tightening or reassembling the tuners would help. Not opposed...
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    Holy moly, Cubs win World Series and gibbo reissues mark knopfler's 58

    http://www.guitarworld.com/gear-news-electrics/gibson-custom-announces-mark-knopfler-1958-les-paul/30203 Have you seen this? Have you heard about this? Can't wait to get my hands on one of thes. I'm hoping CME picks one up.
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    Chicago winter gave my custom a set up

    I haven't played my guitars much this winter but the climate has certainly done a number on them. My custom however, was almost in perfect tune when I picked it up and kept tune just fine. Only difference is that it was set up and tuned to eb. It was in relative tune when I picked it up, just a...
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    Can someone confirm what year LP traditionals were solid/non weight relieved?

    I really wanted a 57ri but if I could score a cheap solid body gold top trad Id be more inclined to go that route. Can someone help a brosef out?
  14. theycallmegio

    Les Pauls as the centerpiece to my livingroom!

    I moved into a new apt w/ my gf. I wanted to have a room for my music stuff, but we ended up moving into a 2 bedroom apartment (idea was to have a guest bedroom, and a third room for my music crap). Solution? Livingroom is now the music lounge. TV is off to the left in the corner of the room lol
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    Ngd 1st prs

    Hey all, it feels kinda weird having a non Gibson ngd but this thing is pretty sweet! Just picked up this gorgeous 07 sc 245
  16. theycallmegio

    *ngd*

    It's a couple days late as I was waiting for the monitors to arrive. I picked up an 11r and a pair of rockit6 monitors. I finally stopped kidding myself about a tube amp being ok for an apt (even at 5 watts lol) Guitar is not new :)
  17. theycallmegio

    I feel like I have permission to buy a used R7

    :laugh2: a few weeks ago I got a job offer that would be a big game changer salary wise, and there is a bonus that I am pretty excited about. Last night my gf came over and I told her I bought a gold top from CME. She just asked 'how much' and I paused and said '2400', she laughed and look...
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    is there a non mobile version of jam up? or something comparable?

    I'm playing through garabge band, dirty sounds are very meh. was wondering if there is a jam up version for apple (macbook, not ios), or something affordable that will give me some decent tones.
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    Really dumb question: How do I clean up (and avoid) swirl marks/light scratches?

    I've always bought used guitars and they've always been all swirled up. Never bothered me too much until I got my LPs, I hate to see the finish all dulled up by swirl marks. How do I remove them, and how do I keep that stuff from coming back (assuming I can remove it)
  20. theycallmegio

    1969 SG in the house

    It belongs to a friend of mine. It used to belong to her father, he passed away and now it spends most it's days in a case. It came up casually in conversation that she has this guitar (I had no clue). Long story short, I took it home and cleaned it up and got it back to playing condition. She's...


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