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Years ago I had it rewired for a single master volume (abandoned the other pot) now I can't seem to get a comfortable taper.
It used to drop off too quickly around 8 so i had a 680 pf cap & 150k resistor put on it - now it doesn't do much until around 3 then it quickly drops off.
My '07 LPDC Pro has light scratches where the pick hits
the finish (no pickguard).
I have to look close to see them so they don't distract from the appearance.
Is there anything I could / should do to protect the finish;
will it worsen over time?
I notice many LP's without a...
My 1971 LP Deluxe has Embossed Mini-Humbuckers and I'm thinking of doing the following mods (actually having someone do them, me & solder don't get along):
1. Install P-90 Soapbars-the Minis look to be the same size as soapbars so I don't think any body routing is required.
(I've heard some...
My '71 Deluxe has Minis with the embossed Gibson covers. Sounds pretty good in the studio but seems to lack balls playing live.
Any suggestions or experience with installing P-90's ?
I have a PRS with P-90's and love the sound.
This Deluxe does not have the goof-hider pickup rings.
Hope this is the right forum for this question -
I just started listening to Eliot Lewis 6 on 1 CD and the tone just blows me
away - this is the classic Les Paul tone I always hear in my head, thick sweet and dripping with honey.
On his website he's pictured with a LesPaul style axe whose name...
On my '71 LPDeluxe the stop tailpiece sits approx 1/4" clear of the body. Shouldn't the studs be screwed down so the tailpiece contacts the wood ?
I assume that it would increase the break angle (a good thing ?) and transfer more vibe to the wood (a good thing?).
Any thoughts on this ??
My '71 Deluxe has mini HB's with the embossed "Gibson" covers.
Looks great and sounds pretty good but............lately I've been playing a PRS with
P-90's and love the sound.
Any opinions on the up side / down side of dropping them in my Deluxe ?
Any recommendations on which to buy ?
This may sound dumb and picky but..........
I've seen countless photos of guitars with p-90s where the beige color of the plastic contrasts with lighter beige or white of pickguards.
To my eye it looks just wrong - paying big bucks for a guitar, one should have the adjacent plastic colors match...
Maybe this is silly, but does anyone ever try to color the wood visible thru
F-holes ?? In some photos, the wood shows up in such glaring contrast to the nice top finish.
Would it effect the tone if one were to spray paint matte black thru the F-holes ?
Is this considered Tone Blasphemy ??
I tried a Taylor Standard electric with the "mini humbuckers" and it sounded very similar to my 71' LP Deluxe with one glaring exception.............
With an amp set moderately dirty, with the Taylor, when I turned the guitar volume down it cleaned up beautifully without losing the Highs - it...
A recent thread had this link
Some background; I've been playing over 40 years and have read these "tips" and others many times but this time - finally - something clicked and I really started to...
The classic Dicky Betts tone from One Way Out, Blue Sky & Jessica - so thick & sweet with just the right amount of edge.
What amp is he using ?
Heavy gauge strings on his Les Paul ?
I can't get enough of THAT TONE
I played a 339 for a few minutes. I loved the sound & the looks but the frets seemed very high. Can't find a fret height listed by Gibson. Anybody know what the standard fret height is and if other sizes available ??
I'd hate to order one knowing a fret job was in order.