2018 Gibson Brazilian Les Paul Standard Thread

John Dewey

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Cool, I hear a lot of talk about guitars that weigh a lot less so tbh I wasn't sure about that. Thanks for weighing in on that.
 

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Thanks you guys. Curt said I can expect that the colour will be a lighter shade of yellow. I like the way it looks in the pictures but a bit more like lemon would be cool. I wish they had shown the board in the pictures. Here's one more.
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Wow, I'm really glad you got that straightened out. I'm surprised by this. I'm praying I don't see anything like this on mine.:eek2:

Thanks for the great pictures!
 

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Not sure how long Gibson's stash will last. I'll be the first to admit it's not vintage correct even still, but here is a 2018 Gibson Brazilian LP Standard, a Wildwood Spec VOS version with a dark back, a decent pickup ring/fingerboard gap, and a color called Golden Pop. 8.4 lbs, 0.85-0.97 neck with slim shoulders. Best sounding reissue I've had yet. Please show and tell.






Lacquered Case:
Very very nice. Does anyone have an opinion about how these 2018 Brazilians compare to the run of Brazilian Historics that Gibson did in 2003?
 

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Not sure how long Gibson's stash will last. I'll be the first to admit it's not vintage correct even still, but here is a 2018 Gibson Brazilian LP Standard, a Wildwood Spec VOS version with a dark back, a decent pickup ring/fingerboard gap, and a color called Golden Pop. 8.4 lbs, 0.85-0.97 neck with slim shoulders. Best sounding reissue I've had yet. Please show and tell.






Lacquered Case:
That looks absolutely beautiful! Congrats!
 
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Absolutely Gorgeous.
But lets also be reminded that Gibson has completely forgotten what an accurate "Vintage Reissue" is in their quest to pump out as many guitars as possible.
 

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The bent bridge posts could be from shipping damage.

I thought the practice of 'hammering' the notches in the bridge saddles had been abandoned. :hmm:
 

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The bent bridge posts could be from shipping damage.

I thought the practice of 'hammering' the notches in the bridge saddles had been abandoned. :hmm:
Nope, no way that happened from shipping...............the posts have crimp marks from pliers.

Not the first time I have seen this.

C did a great repair job though & it led to an improvement using Mark's Creamtone parts.

:cheers2:
 
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Both the lemon and the cherry are just awesome. Although I am not a huge lemon fan, that top has it all - grain, grain spots, and a great burst! Wowza! The cherry on top is the Braz board; I wish I could make the numbers work for that! I AM very happy for you - happy wonderful NGD! All 3 of the posted ones!
 

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Can’t help wondering with the 03 braz grains varied a lot, why are all the braz on 17/18 so black and hardly any grains.
The 17/18's vary some also but I think Gibson is more concerned with the quality with this run than they were in the '03 run of Brazilians.
 

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The 17/18's vary some also but I think Gibson is more concerned with the quality with this run than they were in the '03 run of Brazilians.
.........say what? Sorry I don’t agree re the Quality comment if you’re referring to the BRW used jlb. :)

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