NGD: Edwards LP Jimmy Page Relic

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I got my first MIJ Les Paul clone today and I am very pleased with the purchase. This is a really comfortable playing guitar.

I fully acknowledge that I may still be basking in NGD delirium, but the relic job on this particular guitar really does make it feel like a guitar I’ve been playing for 30+ years. I think it’s the way the neck is finished; it’s almost like a satin finish making it very smooth and comfortable in the hand.

The most comfortable neck I’ve ever played on is the satin finish on my McCarty 594... but this may be the second. I’ve barely scratched the surface of experimenting with the tonal possibilities of the Super circuit push pulls, but it seems like there is a nice long weekend of tone hunting in my immediate future.

Thanks to Zeneffect for letting this gem go.
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Always wanted one. That top is really nice!
 

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i actually thought the back was more impressive. those dark spots are the grain and dance so nicely in the light (think super wide flame)

This is the 2nd one i've let go... and the 2nd time i've regretted it.
 
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Welcome to the club! Like zeneffect, I've had a couple of these over the years and let them both go, only to regret it. I just picked one up a few weeks ago and will be keeping it for a long while. This one weighs 8.1 pounds which is the heaviest of the 3 I've owned. It is a ton of fun and plays like a dream. Here it is hanging with another Edwards Artist relic, a Keith Richards "Dice" Junior.

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I had one and let it go. Never really bonded with it for whatever reason. And the neck was super chunky on the one I had.
 

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Nice. I regret selling mine, but the top carve/recurve was so extreme the binding rubbing against the underside of my right arm was really uncomfortable. To the point I would put on a long sleeve T just to play it. It was one helluva dish. But for that, I would still have it. Maybe mine was more extreme than most.
 

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That sounds strange; nothing has caused me any kind of physical discomfort while playing it and I really only play in short sleeves. I hate feeling anything on my wrist on my strummin’ arm while I play.
 

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I've had 4 of those. Sold them, but I'll get another so not regretting too much. Very light, impressive carve, play and sound incredible. Every one from a cookie cutter, exactly the same as the last. I do regret selling this 135. Pretty much the same guitar, but the relic finish is just nicer. Lots a grain showing through.

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I've had 4 of those. Sold them, but I'll get another so not regretting too much. Very light, impressive carve, play and sound incredible. Every one from a cookie cutter, exactly the same as the last. I do regret selling this 135. Pretty much the same guitar, but the relic finish is just nicer. Lots a grain showing through.

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I still have mine
 

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Keep an eye on the MIJ classifieds. I posted up on there that I was looking for one and got a response the same day. It was literally my first day on the MLP forums.
 

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I've had 4 of those. Sold them, but I'll get another so not regretting too much. Very light, impressive carve, play and sound incredible. Every one from a cookie cutter, exactly the same as the last. I do regret selling this 135. Pretty much the same guitar, but the relic finish is just nicer. Lots a grain showing through.

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That's a gorgeous top; you're a stronger man than I am letting that go.

The more I've played my Edwards since its arrival about 10 days ago, the more impressed I become with it. The sustain is incredible, and surprising given how much lighter it feels than even my weight relieved, US Made Les Paul. My practice time is also a little more efficient as I don't have to keep pausing to tune my G and B strings, even after songs with a good amount of bending on those strings.

Most of the guitars I own "feel" like their price point when I play them. This is one instrument however, that definitely plays above its price point in my opinion.
 

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I had one of these and it had Bare knuckle mules in it and it was one of the best sounding and playing Les Pauls I've ever had, and I traded it for an amp like an idiot.
 

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Sorry for the bump, but these are discontinued right?

I wish I bought one back in the day. I love the relicing.
 

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My nephews friend just came over with one of these and wow! It is the absolute perfect feeling guitar I've ever played.

Frets are incredible *no clue on size or materials
Extremely easy action
Super easy bends
Bone nut? Shaped absolutely beautiful and perfect

Very light weight body and super resonate. I am not a fan of relics so the top is not my cup of tea.

Not a real flame top but laminate veneer.
 

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I'm pretty sure the specific model with the Page wiring "supercircuit" and relic finish is no longer in production, but I've seen a few from their LTS (Laquer Taste Series?) on Reverb from time to time that appear to be identical in all other features.

And I agree Mr. French; this guitar punches way above its weight class. It may be the best value to cost ratio I've ever experienced in a musical instrument.
 

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I've had two JP models. My first one was from the first year run and it looked exactly like JPs guitar, but I sold it.

I still have the second one and it's fiddleback looking like the OPs. I put a Seymour Duncan JP in the neck, those were the ones only wound for the limited Gibson Custom Shop JP line. Then I added a Manlius T-Top. For the price you can score these are (under $1,500) they're one of the best guitars ever made.
 

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None of the Page models have been in production for years.
 

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