Man I absolutely LOVE them using this smaller, original spec binding and how much smaller the nibs are. The nib actually blends into the fret end now rather than acting almost as an entire fret end cover. Plus the thinner binding just looks way more classy in my opinion. Ive never really liked...
Nibs! Definitely nibs. BUT.. I MUCH prefer the tiny ones, like on the LPs with the thinner original binding, where the nib is really tiny, yet still there. Actually, I've never been a fan of the thicker binding at all. I'm actually glad they seem to have gone back to using the thinner stuff in...
I agree with others who have said wait and let it grow on you. Currently my Les Paul traditional has a shiny polished top, and I wish it looked more like yours, Matte and dull. Lol
I personally love the look of old Bursts that were glossy when new but dull with age and look matte now. That...
This is has always been conflicting for me personally. More on that in a second.
As for how often I change mine out... once the unwound strings lose that slick smooth feeling, or begin to feel kind of sharpish when fingering chords, like abrasive, I either replace them, or think about...
Heh, I wish mine came with only those “issues”.
You can certainly send it back, and you can certainly receive a lesser specimen thereafter. In other words, they all seem to have some common issues. Although some of those issues are more easy to forgive than others, so an exchange can actually...
Nice post. Read every word and enjoyed your story. For those that haven’t made the “journey”, especially those incapable financially of such lengths, I feel it provides hope that one can find a very nice LP without having to first get lost in all of the minutiae. Sadly, those depths exist in any...
Still love my 2016 Trad more with each passing day! It just keeps getting better and better!! And so thankful I found this forum which has been a wealth of information!
Here is my beloved "Trad Plaintop". :thumb:
1. What year did you first start playing guitar?
2. What year did you get your first Les Paul?
3. How many Les Pauls have you owned?
4. Does that include Specials & Juniors?
5. Does it also include Epiphones?
HAHA!!! Not to jinx it getting where its going at all, but who knows, by the time this is all over you might have BOTH major shipping companies in your pocket! :D
Lets hope not though... ya know, for the sake of your sanity!