Unburst Les Paul Std color looks off to me

MP4-22

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Looks great, what are you waiting for...


**EDIT** That first photo wasn't there when i posted.... the top on that one isn't very flamey, i'd wait for different one or get a honey burst classic.
 
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If you like plaintops /like how it feels and plays...
I'd pass or get a Classic.
Same finish and same plaintop for cheaper
 

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yeah, some colours really don't reproduce well on screen. The kindred burst is one can look a bit banana toffee on screen, in the flesh though, looks great. So i would have a look in person if possible, looks like a bit of flame is showing, which also may be better in person.
 

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They had a classic not long ago but similar pale colors. Wasn't nearly as golden as the classic lp honeyburst stock photo.
 

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They had a classic not long ago but similar pale colors. Wasn't nearly as golden as the classic lp honeyburst stock photo.
Gibson's colors tend to vary... also sweetwater photos look a lot brighter then reality.
 

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I can initially see that I don't like the long, uninterrupted grains running from end-to-end. They completely run over the mild flame it has on the bottom.
 

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@MP4-22 thanks for the compare. I figured that might make for some of the difference. In the case of yours, it just looks lighter but same color tones. I see what you mean though.
 

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Yeah that's a disappointing top for a Standard. My Unburst had a really nice flame on it.
 

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That's a beautiful plain top HB Classic. Very similar pattern to mine.
 

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@Peter M I know, I wonder if the color in the photo is just off. It's also a lot pinker than the stock photo.
 

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Hmmm... I'm viewing the picture on my cell phone and I don't see any pink at all. That looks like textbook honeyburst to me.
 

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I would have to call that unburst at Sweetwater “Peach Tea.” It’s ugly as hell, if that’s the real color. Hard to know.
 

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Peach Tea is the perfect description. Having purchased maple cabinets a few years back, they did noticeably yellow in a year or two. Perhaps these would look different in a couple years of the same aging.
 


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