- Jun 17, 2020
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Love me some BBs with the cream binding. The best kind.
Sorry for going AWOL everyone. Kind of a douchy move to post a video and dip out.Oh my, that's lovely. Well done.
And welcome aboard.
Ty and I concur. As long as I can play or one of my kids can I'll have 'em.Definitely a nice one!....never too late to pick up guitar again...
Les Pauls are arguably lower maintenance and less expensive "per mile" of enjoymentNo, but a few Porsches AND a guitar just may, especially when that "guitar" is a Les Paul Custom. Super, super sweet.
Good for you brother. She looks great!I was in a similar situation, no hiatus but I did get to a certain age and think "I've wanted a Custom since I was 14 years old, you know what, I'm going to buy one".
Ended up with a 1990
Hell of a guitar man, enjoy.
Yeah, he was a tick reluctant to pull this one out but he had a bunch of other modern Gibsons and Fenders he was more than happy to move. He was a swell guy to make it available to me.Dang. That's a beauty!
Feeling for the seller, but I think he may have gotten the vibe it would be well taken care of.
As soon as I can I'll snag some proper shots.Please do. Beautiful guitar. Love the way the binding has yellowed.
Another beaut. About three years ago, I was talking to my wife about how I'd always wanted a Les Paul custom. She pointed out that I never buy myself anything and told me to just go for it. Since I just happened to be going out for a few drinks the next night in ochanomizu(Tokyo's guitar town), she suggested I head over there early and take a look around the store.
I ended up playing a bunch and walked away with one. Went for a white custom, because as much as I wanted a black beauty, I'd always wanted a white custom more.
Fast forward to the present day and my wife probably regrets all the encouragement she gave me.
And I still want another few customs. A triple pickup 57 reissue with a bigsby and a '68 reissue custom would round out my collection nicely.
Ty. Even if no one else appreciated 'em I'd love it.Welcome to the forum!
You have what I consider THE premier Les Paul. Congrats!!
Exactly. You can't beat a custom. When I was a kid, I used to watch the paradise city video all the time because izzy played white and black customs in that video. I knew I had to own both someday. You can keep fancy flame tops. They do nothing for me. Give me a custom (or a goldtop) any day.
...not really though! A well kept and patiently purchased vintage LPC is an excellent place to park some cash. Instead of staring at money you have something to enjoy caring for, staring at, playing and if you ever need the cash you have an exit strategy for a ROI. If purchased right, even if you don't make a dollar you shouldn't lose anything.You people are a horrible influence on me ...
Ty and ty.Welcome! That’s a nice guitar for your first LP!!!
Are you saying you sold it? Sorry to hear that. Fortunately, there are a bunch that you could replace it with!Congrats! Beautiful guitar.
My first Les Paul was also a black custom that I bought very early in 1987 (probably an 86). I've never owned one since though (barring a MIJ knockoff, and an Epiphone).
I agree. The life story of musical gear, cars and the like enhance how you feel about them.Nice! That’s a keeper. Always best when you can score great deals locally with nice people.
welcome to the greatest cult on earth
Ty and I will.KOTB, to the MLPF and to the LP Club!
She's absolutely lovely!!!! Congrats, HNGD and play her in good health!
If you're so inclined, post some pictures of her here too:
Post Your Black (Beauty) Les Paul Customs
I don't recall exactly offhand but I'll see if I can track that down. If I can I'll pm you.Congrats & Welcome to MLP! That is gorgeous and a super sweet find. What was the price that you paid for it?
Thanks and she looks great, man.Congrats on that beauty! I used to have an '89 BB, and recently found an '87, so I know the joy of these beauttiful guitars. Here's my '87, who says welcome to the club:
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Yes sir. I agree.Love me some BBs with the cream binding. The best kind.
Ty and I'm equally happy for you, brother.Congratulations, that is a beautiful instrument! I love that yellow binding.
Les Paul Customs are amazing and that's a nice backstory.
Since we're sharing our BBs moments, it was my first ever dream guitar as a kid, the genesis.
And literally yesterday I got to make a sweet deal with a local seller as well, super nice guy.
I know this is the younger sister (1998), but give her a chance:
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