New or old Les Paul Standard Faded….

Mr French

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Are they available in stores?

Also I read the new faded series are satin nitro finish. Not sure what they did a few years ago or do I recall what they used back in early 2005-2008.

Another thing to point out is the 60s LP is equipped with open-coil 60s Burstbuckers. No clue what those are.
 

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The open coil 60s burstbuckers are just uncovered 61 T/R burstbuckers that the use in the regular 60s LP and SG61.
 

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There’s a thread on here about 2011 satin faded lps. I think it’s a money saving device that has the look of having been played for years. Like when the shine is off the finish.
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They're great. I remember when Larry Corsa modded them into some outstanding Peter Green models with his Manalishi pickups... Good old times !
 

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I have two of the 2005 originals. There is no grain filler on the back of the guitar.
 

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Both are awesome imho…perhaps the best money for product in the lineup…

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I have 3 of the Mid 2000 models and the back does not feel rough and it does not grip to the hand.
 

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I think the older ones had a 1pc body, I can see in the pics for the new ones they are 2pc. That may not matter to some people, but some it does.
 

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I was intrigued by the old ones, thus I’m intrigued by the new ones too. Buuuut... I won’t be getting either. I’m good on LPs (2 LPCs, 1 R9, 1 Trad... I’ve hit my LP sweetspot and really can’t see myself getting another unless something tragic should happen to one of my 4).

I am glad to see Gibson putting these out again... I hope they look better in person than they do online so far though (ie, the online pics I’ve seen are coming across kinda bland looking).
 

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I was intrigued by the old ones, thus I’m intrigued by the new ones too. Buuuut... I won’t be getting either. I’m good on LPs (2 LPCs, 1 R9, 1 Trad... I’ve hit my LP sweetspot and really can’t see myself getting another unless something tragic should happen to one of my 4).

I am glad to see Gibson putting these out again... I hope they look better in person than they do online so far though (ie, the online pics I’ve seen are coming across kinda bland looking).
I have the exact same lineup : 2 LPC's, R9 & Trad :h5:
 

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According to what I read, the new Standard Faded 50's is weight relieved, whereas the 60s is not. Hmmmm....
 


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