Replica Les Pauls show em!!

RAG7890

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Yep - pretty sure it was made by Noblett (or maybe it's a replica !) - Circa 1990. Funny what you see in peoples photo's.

My dog "Rosie" always sneaks in the pictures - can you see her ?

I'm going to have to get a bigger pool table too. A 58 replica is one the way - the last one for the collection. Parts are all here so i'll start around the end of march - gives me something to do over the colder months - hopefully ready to paint by October.

What's the LP in your avatar ? New replica ?

Any details or photo's ?

Cheers.

Wayne
Very cool mate, we have the same B & H. I think we bought ours in the late '80's, along with the Dining Table. :laugh2:

I can see Rosie in the top of the 3rd pic. :)

Can't wait to see your '58 Replica Project get underway. I'll have to Email you pics of mine. The Avatar is my '54 Replica............made by the & I quote.........."the smart arse builder in the reflection" :laugh2:

I'll Email a complete set of pics & the details over for you tomorrow.







The above pics are cool but the outside back shot in particular is outstanding IMHO............I can't even see his reflection. :D

Cheers, Rudi
 

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The "the smart arse builder in the reflection" takes things to another level. I have never seen anything like it - just amazing.

Pure art - no other word for it.

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEltJsIwSvE[/ame]

Thanks Rudi !
 

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Kølabrennern;5954481 said:
After owning this guitar for four years, I was getting annoyed by the fact that I skimped on the fretboard inlays when collecting parts for the build. So, I ordered a set of DJ inlays from Crazyparts. The original inlays were Zamms, which are a tad bigger than the DJ/Retrospec/Bartlett etc. traps, so this took forever, with a lot of drop filling and scraping. It certainly isn't a perfectly executed job, and I'm not hugely impressed with the pattern in the particular set of inlays I received, with no vertical lines in the 4 largest inlays. Also, one inlay came with a chipped corner.

Anyway, I think it turned out alright, with a bit of a shrunken appearance that will look even better when they yellow a little. Tons better than the Zamms, where some had wild patterning and others none at all.







 

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I have finished my first proper build and it was suggested that I post a few photos here.

It has been a great experience and I have learnt so much. I copied the 'Preeb' build process as he seems to know what its all about. Thanks to all the advice and complements along the way. She plays and sounds great, I'm still getting used to the Les Paul (been a Strat player for years). I'm still tweaking the set up from time to time.

I gig regularly so the natural distressing process has started with a few dings here and there.

I find guitars seem to improve tone wise over the years so I am looking forward to this one getting better and better. She will always be very special.



















Her serial number is 9 0104 which is my birthday. I have wanted a 59 for years. For me this is the only semi legal way of obtaining one.
 

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Not sure if this is a right place for this but...
Just finished my handmade Lp Custom replica.
Might start a build thread also later on.
Some small dents and dings here and there + i decided to remove the Pickguard which i installed.
All in all, im pretty happy how this turned out.

 

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Kølabrennern;5955856 said:
The detective team got it! The mahogany is 1 3/8" instead of 1 3/4". It's also slightly chambered and has a two-way truss rod, but you obviously can't see that. Function over form!

Here's a picture from when it was brand spanking new; it has since faded a little.

Still one of my faves.
Your avatar sure looks different lol.
You went from being a young baby face to Frederick Niche. :hmm:
At 1st I thought you sold her!
 

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Still one of my faves.
Your avatar sure looks different lol.
You went from being a young baby face to Frederick Niche. :hmm:
At 1st I thought you sold her!
Haha yeah, age will do that to you.

Will of course never sell the guitar, it's my baby :)
 
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2 Les Paul 1959 replica's... The left one has a fat neck , reliced and aged,the right one has a bit slimmer neck ,just like the 60ies.. and is slightly aged..
The tops do not have such a nice flame but a bit more pinstripe like...

All Nitro-cellulose.
 

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hey guys.right now i am having a 59 les paul jr built.pics coming soon.
the luthier is Zane O'brian of legend guitars(no not the cheapo legend acoustics), dartmouth nova scotia.a master woodworker and incredable luthier.
while i was visiting today i saw another 59 jr on the wall.he built it for a guy, who picked out a legend tele instead.
you should call him and ask what kinds of wood were used in it..hint hint.
anyway i am so impressed i thought i'd give him a plug here on the forum. (902)462-6292.he's a great guy, lets keep him buisy!

here's a link to that very axe. and yes the price is correct!lol

Legend Custom Guitars | Gibson Les Paul Jr. (1957-60) Reproduction (crème) | Dartmouth Nova Scotia | Halifax

heres a faded mahogany les paul that i brought in for a refin and binding...
its now in texas , sold er on ebay .:slash:dang!
 

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