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    Left handed bridge (Nashville) angle is wrong.

    Just purchased a pre-owned '98 Les Paul Standard Lefty. Took it in for a set-up and my tech noticed that the bridge was right handed even though the guitar is factory left handed. There were no modifications whatsoever. I did send Gibson Customer Service an email and I'm awaiting their...
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    2008 Black Custom - custom shop in excellent condition

    Hi guys, I'm selling my cousin's LP Custom in black from 2008. Come with all the case candy and original case. Certification as well. $2,500 plus shipping. Was bought from Saul in Cali. Pictures coming soon Marc
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    Long time no see...

    Hey guys! It's been a long time since i've posted here but I do check in sometimes to see what's up. I've been playing a lot lately and I keep going to my Les Paul Standard 50s neck from 2005. Here it is as I bought it in 2005 from Saul in San Diego Here it is today Lots of checking...
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    Ho (Ultimate Attenuator) and Alex's Attenuator Shootout Clips

    Hey guys, I finally found the time yesterday to do the sound clips to compare the Ho Attenuator to the Alex's Attenuator with the same amp and recording set-up..nothing changed except the attenuator and its settings...the amp levels were almost full up (about 8 of 10) and remained unchanged...
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    A couple of attenuator questions...Know of the Muzzle and Faustine?

    I just got an Alessandro Muzzle cheap from another forum member and i'm away traveling so haven't tried it yet. Will try tomorrow. Anyone have experience with the Muzzle? How does it compare to the others out there? UA? Hotplate? Etc... It's a weird design in this big long metal box that...
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    My Les Paul Sunbathing in Florida

    Hey there, It's a really clear day in S. Fl and I was playing outside this morning and decided it was time for some morning portraits. I'm the only owner and it's an '05 standard premium plus top. I got it signed by Les 2 years ago and cherish it. RIP Les...
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    Just ordered a HO Attenuator (same as Ultimate) for my 18w

    Hi there, I jammed with my band on Sunday and brought my new 18w amp. I had a feeling it was too loud for the room we practice in and sure enough. It was too loud. I only had it on 2 and the band was saying it was too loud...JEEZ! I lowered it a tad and used a overdrive pedal to get some...
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    I think I got a steal at $399 at GC...what do you think?

    Hey guys, So here is the update after a long 2 hours at guitar center on Labor Day. I was nuts to go there yesterday for this deal but I had to jump on it. Here is the background on these amps... Locally in South Fl is a small builder/amp tech named John who owns the Amp Junkyard in Palm...
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    Checking on my Les Paul Standard - I Figured out how to do it

    Hey there, I decided I wanted to give it a try to have checking on my LP. I had heard about the use of a hair dryer and a can of compressed air. I didn't think it would work but sure enough it did and I can't be happier. I know some aren't into the relic look but I like my guitars to have a...
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    Tweed Champ shootout versus a Roland Cube 30 Tweed...

    Hey guys, I felt like messing around today with my recording software and mic to test out the real Tweed 5F1 versus the Tweed selection on the Roland Cube 30. I just cranked the Champ to 12 and let her rip...used an SM57. The Roland Cube was tweaked as close I could get to what I was...
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    Can you help me inspect this real Fender 50s Champ 5F1?

    Hi guys, I visited a friend who is a vintage dealer and has some amazing gear. He's more of a guitar and bass guy and doesn't know amps that well. He has a 50's Tweed Champ and I went to check it out today. First before we plugged it in he opened it up for me and we noticed it was missing...
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    Les Paul Struck by Lightning....really wild story..see the link

    Seems real to me based on the pics in the auction...
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    High Gain Shootout...(not my clips but cool!)..Metro content too

    Hi guys, I saw this amazing post on the Gear Page forum and hope it is cool to share with my brothas on the LP forum. This guy in Hollywood invited guys from all the major amp manufacturers and boutique amp makers to a high gain amp shootout (bogner even showed up). The amps were all recorded...
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    Went to buy tubes and met a guy with a '60 burst and '52 GT!

    Hey there, I bought some tubes from eBay from a guy who lives locally. We met up this afternoon to make the transaction and we started talking about guitars and gear. He tells me about his band and that he plays out and has all this great vintage gear. Old Marshall plexi, old black face...
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    NOS tubes in a Vox Night Train? Overkill?

    I recently got some more NOS Brimar's and a Telefunken (12ax7s) from Bluesforstevie. Thanks BFS and it was a pleasure doing biz with you. If you havet bought tubes from Dan (bluesforstevie)...be sure to contact him. I've been thinking of popping these new tubes in my Vox night train. I have...
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