2014 Les Paul Custom Phantom

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Gibson Custom Les Paul Custom - Phantom

A Les Paul Custom without all the trimmings.

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So essentially a Custom Shop Les Paul Studio.

Kind of diminishes the point of a Custom, doesn't it?
 

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To each his own but the thing I dig about bound headstocks is it matches the neck and body. That's missing here...kinda looks like a flashlight up there. Can't say much surprises me anymore though.
 

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...I don't see any indication of neck or body binding.


Go look at the pics on sweetwater's site. I can clearly see body binding (both front and back) when looking at side shots of the guitar. Its hard to see, but I also see binding on the neck too. Very strange they used black binding everywhere except the headstock. What I don't see are any inlays, which if thye kept the same scheme and did blacked out inlays that could be cool...
 

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Yeah it looks like black binding, if the headstock binding was black too it would look better imo. At least people can't bitch about it having the 120th anniversary inlay. :laugh2::laugh2:
 

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I thought you photoshopped it and made it as ugly as you could make it. $3294 for that? You have got to be kidding!
 

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I would take a tribute over this. The headstock looks out of place and the body and neck binding is not really visible, making it look visually unremarkable.
 

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i wouldn't pay that for a regular custom. no ebony? no money.
 

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Yeah, I think my Ebony studio has black binding as well. If ya look real close.:naughty: :hmm: :cool:
 

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Damn! I hope there are more LPs coming without inlays (and maybe lower price)! Absolutely love blank fretboards. Awesome looking guitar.
 

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Looking over everything we've seen from Gibson for 2014.... They need to fire their design team. Now. I have not seen a single design that is classy or tasteful, it's all either a random pile of shit thrown at a guitar or bizarre aesthetic choices like the 120th anniversary inlay and the yellow plastic on the studios.
 

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