2013 standard , top not looking like a standard, has speed knobs…

Rusty Mcdangles

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Thoughts? I believe it’s a desert burst but the top cap doesn’t have that shine, look to it… Any chance it’s something else
 

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No. Is the back black? If it is, definitely DB.
 

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It could be a traditional with a standard truss rod cover… Does it have a really fat neck?
 

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Year and neck shape could be tell tale signs.. they did make a desert burst Traditional in 2018.. rounded 50s neck. Noticeably smaller than the 2013 traditional neck.. year, color, and neck shape could narrow it down quite a bit since color options change yearly and specific to model
 

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If it's a 2013 Traditional, and it's anything like mine, it should be pretty easy and immediate to spot.
My '13 has the fattest neck I've ever seen on a Les Paul, and the lack of weight relief makes it noticeably heftier than my weight relieved LPs.

Didn't the Standards have some toggle switches in the cavity in 2013?
Also a PCB, and maybe push pull pots?
If you can get shots of the control cavity, you may be able to narrow it down a bit.
 

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The 2013 Standard has a slim taper asymmetrical neck, locking bridge, locking tail piece,.. and Kidney button locking Grover tuners....push pull pots on all four amber top hats. PCB electronics. Modern weight relief with a long neck tenon.

A Traditional will have none of these features.

Here’s my 2013 Standard
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Rusty Mcdangles

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No. Is the back black? If it is, definitely DB.
I believe so
The 2013 Standard has a slim taper asymmetrical neck, locking bridge, locking tail piece,.. and Kidney button locking Grover tuners....push pull pots on all four amber top hats. PCB electronics. Modern weight relief with a long neck tenon.

A Traditional will have none of these features.

Here’s my 2013 Standard
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the pictures he had posted were not great, I’ve inspected it all, it’s an amazing guitar! Looks very nice indeed like yours!
 

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Traditional would have come with Klusons, which have two screws each holding them in. Those Grovers on it would only have one, so if it’s a Trad you should see the extra holes in the back of the headstock.
 

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