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« on: March 13, 2019, 08:43:06 PM »
So, a friend just gave me this guitar! I'm still stunned. I know it's just a studio, but to me it's also two other things: a Gibson and a Les Paul. Two things I've never owned. Anyway, I'm super thankful for it and I'm definitely going to build him something cool as a thank-you.


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« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2019, 08:48:35 PM »
Niiiice. I have an Epiphone LP Studio and I love the thing. Looks don't matter in the end, its all about the tone  8)

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« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2019, 08:49:02 PM »
Some "just a Studio" LPs can be fantastic.  I mean, you'll miss the sound of the binding, but oh well.  :-)

Congrats.  That's a very cool gesture from a cool friend.
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« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2019, 11:32:40 PM »
Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiice!
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« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2019, 07:14:21 AM »
Dang Lee, we all need a friend like that!
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« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2019, 07:34:00 AM »
Awesome man. I'm starting to become a Gibson convert myself, although the LP is probably my least favorite guitar, haha. Riff on, bro.
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« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2019, 08:17:20 AM »
Actually I like the more stripped down look! The aesthetic is more SG-like. Really cool.

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« Reply #7 on: March 14, 2019, 09:21:59 AM »
Awesome man. I'm starting to become a Gibson convert myself, although the LP is probably my least favorite guitar, haha. Riff on, bro.

Maybe a 335 is in your future?
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« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2019, 10:16:43 AM »
For free, it's the best guitar in the world!  ;D

Congrats

I mean, you'll miss the sound of the binding, but oh well.  :-)

Don't forget the "trapezoid tone" factor.

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« Reply #9 on: March 14, 2019, 11:09:33 AM »
Best color, even if it's not a telecaster :P
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« Reply #10 on: March 14, 2019, 11:28:44 AM »
For free, it's the best guitar in the world!  ;D


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Best color, even if it's not a telecaster :P

I'm really liking it and I like that it's gloss. I'm seriously tempted to put a rally stripe on it.
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« Reply #11 on: March 14, 2019, 12:26:02 PM »
Best color, even if it's not a telecaster :P

And, it gets better! I pulled the strings off to clean it up and restring it and realized it's not solid red but trans, which let me see that this one has a maple cap! I was expecting it to be solid mahogany. I'm pretty excited about it.

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« Reply #12 on: March 14, 2019, 01:59:45 PM »
For free, it's the best guitar in the world!  ;D

Congrats

I mean, you'll miss the sound of the binding, but oh well.  :-)

Don't forget the "trapezoid tone" factor.

Traps remove too much fretboard material, which gives it a more hollow sound.
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« Reply #13 on: March 14, 2019, 05:49:23 PM »
Great score! Iím actually quite fond of the no frills LP look. Enjoy it.
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« Reply #14 on: March 14, 2019, 08:17:06 PM »
Maybe a 335 is in your future?

There is definitely a 335 in my future when someone gives me one  ;D
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