NGD (Part II): From Brett Claus (2011 Gibson Les Paul Classic Custom)

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So part II of my NGD was completed with the help of our own Brett from Eddie's Guitars. I've purchased from him in the past, and this time the experience was just as pleasant, if not better. I was GASsing bad for one of the new Classic Customs in Antique Natural and I was going to pick one up on a Black Friday deal. I contacted Brett and he told me whatever BF deal I was getting he could beat it. And he was right. :thumb: His customer service is second to none and I felt confident knowing that even though I was buying it sight unseen it was going to pass through his hands and he would give it a personal once-over before sending it along to me. EDIT: Now with better photos!!

This guitar is *awesome*.:slash: From the weight (hefty but not concrete) to the neck (nice SlimTaper 60s), to the action (super low, the way I like it) to the '57/'57+ PUPs (my fav) and last but not least the finish. Although I've only noodled on it for a couple of hours, it sounds phenomenal and is one of the best sustainers of my stable. Other than installing Schaller strap locks (already done), this guitar needs zero adjustment out of the box. :applause:

And yes, that *is* a baked maple fretboard. :D:D

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Happy NGD! That is one sweet looking LP. The maple fretboard looks lovely.
 

VictorB

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Very cool Thunder, love that top!
 

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Lovely natural finish - sweet guitar!
 

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Oh man, that is just stunning. Really can't wait for my Midtown Antique Natural to arrive now...
 

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Looks great, and I've only ever heard the best of things about Brett.
 

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that one looks fantastic! Happy NGD!!! Is the top really that yellow or is that just the way the pics came out?

The more I see of these new Classic Customs the more I like the look. Congrats!
 

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I haven't envied someone else's new guitar day in a long time. That is an amazing guitar!! Congrats and HNGD!!!
 

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I think these guitars look killer. Congrats.
 

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