Help choosing new les Paul

Buying new epiphone les paul


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ojedad23

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What do y’all think between these 2 choices.
 

peobryant

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'59 gets my vote. Mine is fantastic.





I think it looks great, it plays great and it sounds wonderful.
 

LOSTVENTURE

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Sit down with a Custom Pro and see what you think. Personally I feel like I'm' paying more for a signature model and not getting anything in return.
 

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I would buy the JB, swap out the tuners, and add a bigsby.
 

WILDBILL59

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IDK, if I were you and I was buying an Epi, I would get a brand new CASINO, you cant miss with them ! That said, if the Casino doesn't do it for ya...IF POSSIBLE, save your $$$$ and get A Gibson Les Paul Traditional (if you have to wait a while, you will be glad you did !), its a li'l less cash than the Standard but it is just like the old original Lester's, no weight relief, no dip-stick switches and the Burst-Buckers in them are bad-ass enough to not need changing ! Good luck !
 

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i would go with the 59' , i have one and i am very please form the whole package , personally i would skip any signature models as IMO it doesn't justify the extra investment .
in the first place i looked at the standard 50's and 60's which cab be as well an excellent choice , if you don't like the PU you can swap them , the new Epiphones are great guitars .
 

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I got the Bonamassa two weeks ago. Setup out of the box was not good at all and really unplayable. There are a few finishing flaws as well and possible high frets as well.

I was tempted to leave it back, but because I love the neck profile and the guitar looks really good, I decided to keep it and have sent it to my local guitar tech for a setup and whatever else it needs.

Bonamassa is a nice guitar, but prepare to either pay for a setup or spend some time on it yourself.
 

DavidP51

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Haven't played the JB but the '59 neck is a perfect fit for my hands. You really need to try both...
 

JWH

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The Duncan JB is a good Pickup. It was a little to "Hot" for my setup. It needed taming. I used graphite bridge saddles on a TOM bridge to tame it down. I got a very warm tone as the result. I swapped it out for a Tonerider rocksong pickup. went back to stainless steel saddles. I got a Vintage tone now that go's best with what I play. for now.
 

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The Seymour Duncan "Jazz" pickup is a great neck pickup. Untill I installed the Jazz pickup on my guitar I hardly used the neck pickup. Now i use my neck pickup the same if not more than my bridge pickup. play thru a tube amp rock country and blues.
 

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How about it OP, what have you decided on. I like the new 2020 LP Moderns, great guitars. Although, Seven got his 59 and can't put it down.
 

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I got the Bonamassa two weeks ago. Setup out of the box was not good at all and really unplayable. There are a few finishing flaws as well and possible high frets as well.

I was tempted to leave it back, but because I love the neck profile and the guitar looks really good, I decided to keep it and have sent it to my local guitar tech for a setup and whatever else it needs.

Bonamassa is a nice guitar, but prepare to either pay for a setup or spend some time on it yourself.
I had exactly this experience with the Bonamassa BB but I chose to return it because I didn't want to spend more money to fix up a new guitar. On the other hand, I had two of the 59s and both were great guitars. So, get the 59.
 

rbraad68

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the new Gibson 2020 Les Paul Classic.
the classic would deff be a great choice. the you tube reviews on it are good. i got the 2020 classic and it is prob one of my favorite epi's i own.....
 

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The one that feels and sounds like you want it to sound like.
 


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