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    Hello, I saw the Fool SGs you painted on the forum. Do you still paint them? Thanks, Brad

    Hello, I saw the Fool SGs you painted on the forum. Do you still paint them? Thanks, Brad
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    Need tuners for 59 Junior

    Hello all, Awhile back, I bought an old 1959 Les Paul Junior. Years before I got it, someone replaced the Klusons with Grovers. I've shopped around for awhile for a set of original Klusons for it, but until I find a good set for a decent price, I'd like to pick up a set of aged reproductions...
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    Singlecut vs. Doublecut Juniors?

    Hello all, I'm a proud owner of a 1959 Les Paul Junior. I do sincerely love the guitar, but can't help wondering how the earlier Singlecut version differs. I would assume the singles weigh a little more. Does that make them sound better or sustain longer? Do they have the same small frets...
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    Did Les Paul Play the Junior?

    Hello all, I was just wondering if anyone knows if Les played or liked the Junior and Special models? I've been googling, but haven't turned up anything yet. Thanks, Brad
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    NGD: 1956 Les Paul Custom

    Hello Gents, I finally have some good news to announce... My 1956 Les Paul Custom Resurrection is finished!!! As I said, when I got the guitar, it was in really poor condition. First off, she was basically unplayable due to totally worn-out "Fretless Wonder" frets. I had a set of jumbo...
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    PAF Sticker Placement

    Hello all, I'm looking at some PAFs, and found a couple for sale, but I've never seen the stickers placed off to the side like this. Do they look legit to you? Thanks, Brad
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    Anyone used a narrow spaced PAF on a Les Paul?

    Hello all, I'm looking for a nice PAF for the neck position of my 1956 Les Paul Custom. (She was routed for humbuckers long before I got her.) I know the "jazz" PAFs have a narrower string spacing, and I've read they'll still sound awesome in a Lester. I was just wondering if they'd look...
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    Thinking of trading my Prehistoric Flametop for a Two Rock Classic Reverb

    Hello all, I have a couple really nice Prehistoric Flametop reissues for sale at the moment. Someone has proposed trading his Two Rock Classic Reverb for one of them. I really don't know that much about them. I've watched a couple Youtube videos, but there are only a few, and I'm not...
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    Thinking of trading my Prehistoric Flametop for a Two Rock Classic Reverb

    Hello all, I have a couple really nice Prehistoric Flametop reissues for sale at the moment. Someone has proposed trading his Two Rock Classic Reverb for one of them. I really don't know that much about them. I've watched a couple Youtube videos, but there are only a few, and I'm not...
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    Current value of Prehistoric Les Pauls?

    Hello all, I was searching for the current price range of "Prehistoric" Flametop Reissue Les Pauls, but couldn't find anything since early 2012. Back then, I read the values range from $3500 to $4500. Does that still seem to be in the ballpark? Thanks, Brad
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    Correct knobs for 1959 Junior

    Hello all, I got a 1959 Junior a couple of months ago. I LOVE the guitar, but I've noticed that the knobs don't match. It's a little hard to see in the photo, but the numbers on the volume knob are a little bigger than the tone knob. Also, there's a very slight "dish" to the top of the volume...
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    NGD: 1956 Les Paul Custom

    Hello all, I just got a 1956 Les Paul Custom. It's a bit of a mongrel, but she's very cool. Somebody routed the guitar for humbuckers at some point, but that's no big deal for me. When I want P-90 tone, I have a 1959 Les Paul Junior that fills that bill nicely. This will be a work in progress...
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    Is this fixable, or a deal breaker?

    Hello all, I love Black Beauties, and while searching online, I found an old 50s Les Paul Custom that could be cool, but it definitely needs some attention. There is one thing I noticed that worries me though. There appears to be a crack between the volume and tone knob. I'm guessing it...
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    Current value of rewound PAFs?

    Hello all, I've tried searching, but haven't found a whole lot of info. With the current economy, what is the current market value of a rewound Gibson PAF? Does it matter if it was one or both coils? I'm guessing the value is increased a bit based on the color of the coils, as well as who did...
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    How to tell if PAFs are real?

    Hello all, I have what has probably been asked ad nausem, but after a quick search, I'm still wondering. How does one tell if a Gibson PAF is the real deal? I found this webpage: http://home.provide.net/~cfh/paf.html But let's say the pickup still has the cover on it. Now how do you tell...
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