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    No Les Paul Signature?

    Hey everyone, Is it weird that my head stock doesn't have a Les Paul signature? I'm pretty sure I have a LP-100 because of the bolt on neck and I know its Korean from 1999, but all the other pictures I've seen say Les Paul, or LP-100. Don't know much else about it. #ThriftStoreFind Thanks for...
  2. LPStation

    [GRECO] Need help identifying

    Hey guys, I'm pretty new to Greco's and the whole made in Japan deal, but I've picked this guitar up recently and I'm not sure what model it is or year? (I bought it as a "Early to mid 70's Greco") There is no serial number on the headstock or in the cavities but I've taken some pictures of...
  3. A

    My dad wants to sell his gibson, how much should it go for?

    Hi, I'm not too into guitars, but my dad wants to sell his old 1995 Gibson and he was getting some (what seems to be) incredibly low offers. It's a 1995 Gibson Les Paul with a Floyd Rose Tremelo, it's not been kept up very well, so the paint that used to be white has yellowed, and the neck has a...
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    First build lp seeking advice!

    Hi chaps and chappettes! I've started my first build and am seeking some advice. I'm a little stumped on neck angle etc. My template was a 59 LP but my top is flat (didn't want to carve on my first attempt), body depth is 50mm total and my top is 5mm. Have I screwed myself over with a top not...
  5. Jewel the Sapphire

    Need advice-- Vintage Epiphone Custom!

    I'm going to buy this one after I get more photos in!! Heres hoping the neck and frets are in great shape as the rest.. the last time I found an open book headstock epiphone custom it sold right from under my fingertips-- this one I see a volute on the neck and a small post ABR1 style bridge...
  6. GuitarTalk

    NEED URGENT HELP IDENTIFYING BURST REISSUE

    Hey guys, Local shop ID’s this guitar as a 2014 “1960 Goldie Burst” reissue... Say they got it from a Gibson roadshow, being sold as new. The serial number is 0 4690 (which is an R0... but hats aren’t reflectors, there’s no pickguard/hole either). The colour is closer to a bourbon burst than a...
  7. Jewel the Sapphire

    Which Les Paul Custom? +more

    I need to pick up another guitar and I've narrowed it down to two les paul customs both priced at $350 and two wildcards. The first is a 1989 and ships with a gibson soft case. The second is a limited edition 1955 reissue with original case for $350 and is almost a 2 hour drive away...
  8. Jewel the Sapphire

    Which guitar should I buy? Poll!

    Hey y'all there are three Les Pauls I am looking at and I should only pick one up at a time, here are photos and a poll to cast a vote. Thank You! First off over an hour drive but the only local sale out of these... a Special SC with hardcase $250 Second I have found a transparent amber...
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    Greco EG 800 identification help?

    The only store that is anywhere nearby that sells Greco guitars, sell either the earlier 70s models or mid 80s models. The one which seems the most appealing is the EG 800 which was supposedly made in 1985, but when I look at the Mint Collection 1985 catalog I can't find any guitar with that...
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    Can any one give me info on this greco?

    it's a greco semi hallow body pre 75 (from what I can gather) has a sunburst finish, double cutaways, F cut outs on the sides, floating bridge. trying to sell.
  11. Jewel the Sapphire

    Help me identify this Les Paul Standard

    Hey new member here, I just got this guitar the other night and it only says Made in Korea on the back of the headstock help! So the serial number sticker is gone, is there any patterns to distinguish the year and where it may have been manufactured in Korea?
  12. GuitarTalk

    Gibson Historic or Chibson - Post Your Encounters!

    Educational thread on how to spot a fake Gibson historic for those in the market. Post your encounter with a suspected and-or confirmed fake. I’ll go first: So I’ve been doing more research on historic LPC’s as I might be getting one soon and I ran across this listing on reverb (ANY dealer...
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    Did my MXR EQ break?

    Hope im posting this in the right place, if not please let me know> But . i have an MXR 10 band EQ pedal and as of recently its starting hissing/buzzing uncontrollably. Even through a noise suppressor its unusable. I've noticed that it calms down a little if i completely take the 125Hz out of...
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    I have pictures and a model number but what is it? Help!!

    So i'm looking at buying a Les Paul used and I can't tell what model it is for sure. I figured this is the best resource so here it goes. It looks like a studio faded and the model number is LPJWZCH1. i'll post some pics momentarily. It has a really nice hard shell case that's yellowish outside...
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    Need Help with noise!...

    Before I turn my LP Replica into Ashes (due to ultimate rage) I need your help to make my guitar stop making this awful noise.. It's wired with the usual LP format: 2 Humbuckers (2 conductor), 2 volume and 2 tone pots, 3 way switch and output jack, using 50s wiring. The problem is that it...
  16. Destroythevoice

    Playing for 12+ years.. I still suck.

    Hey guys. So I'm trying to open up a little bit.. I admire my guitars so much..i love playing the little i know on them. I feel terrible though when I let someone else play my guitar and they can go insane ALL over my fretboard... I do NOT know my way around my fretboard.. I cant shred.. I...
  17. I Break Things

    Boss BF-3 Issue

    Hey, guys. So I have an odd issue with my BF-3. The knob to select the mode doesn't work when switched over to Gate/Pan. The knob has to be positioned between Gate/Pan and Momentary for the gate/pan mode to work. Since that means the knob isn't positioned into any of the notches, it easily gets...
  18. MoMo

    1986 Custom - buying my first Gibson, need advice.

    Hey guys, Long time reader, first time posting, as I finally have the cash to buy a real Gibson Les Paul and found a beautiful one near by. I read a lot on here about Norlin Era and guess 86 is on the back end of that, almost not Norlin anymore. What that exactly means for the guitar I am...
  19. James10101

    New Amp for Gibson Les Paul

    Hi guys, I currently own a line 6 amplifi 150 modelling amp and want an upgrade in sound for my Les Paul standard as I don’t think it does the guitar justice. There a few reasons I want to get rid of this amp: 1. The fiddling around to connect my phone on Bluetooth to change the tone 2. I only...
  20. Kidofthepast

    Gibson Les Paul Faded refinishing, help needed!

    Okay so I have this Gibson Les Paul Special Faded finish (bizzare guitar) which I have stripped with acetone, it originally looked like the picture of the black guitar I have attached to this thread (pretty awful imo). After stripping the finish I then applied some oil to it to bring out the...




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