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    1980 Les Paul Heritage Elite

    Beautiful guitar Wernerg. That guitar case is in amazing shape for being so old. The case for my '80 "Jimmy Wallace" looks like it traveled the world several times over. In my defense I did gig my guitar for several years before retiring it,but the case did it's job. Here's my battered...
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    2012 Epiphone Riviera Ltd. Ed. P93 Black Pearl Royale!!!!

    I own a lot of Gibson guitars,but only own 2 Epi's including this one. I never had a chance to audition one of these when they came out,but I found this one used in great condition for a very good price. I couldn't pass this beauty up, so it's now in my collection. I've read the reviews...
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    Guitar Trader Reissue Les Paul Ad In Guitar Player

    That's a beauty Mike. LOVE the top. I got an early '80 "Jimmy Wallace" '58RI Quilted LP Standard Prototype back in '84. Bought it from a local club owner who I knew who featured Texas touring rock bands in the '80's He'd bought this guitar off a Texas guitarist from Dallas, who regularly...
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    Gibson Les Paul Classic 1960

    Yes sir. You can't go wrong with the 90's & 00's Classics I LOVE my '00 Trans Amber Classic Premium Plus
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    2005 Tobacco Sunburst Standard

    Thanks for the reply Al. I know you know A LOT about the Gibson factory process, so I figured if anyone would know, it would be you.
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    2005 Tobacco Sunburst Standard

    Out of curiosity Big Al, what was the purpose of the dark shaded heel on the back of the TB LP? It looked odd to me when i first saw it.
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    2005 Tobacco Sunburst Standard

    Here's my '08 TB I owned a few year ago.
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    What exactly did I buy here? Classic? Plus? Premium Plus?

    I'm pretty sure your guitar is an '03 and not a '93. The inlays in your guitar are the snot green, and in '93 they had the ivory inlays. Also I don't think your guitar is a premium plus, but a Classic plus instead. I guess you'll get 100% confirmation when you get the pics of the inside of...
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    Real or Fake Epiphone L.p Black beauty 3 ?

    I doesn't look like a fake to me, but I just don't know enough about Epiphone guitars to really be sure. I just never been interested in owning the lower end Epi's. I only own 1 Epiphone guitar , and it's an '03 Epiphone "Elite" LP Custom I picked up in a pawnshops a few years ago for $277.
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    2000 Gibson Amber Classic Premium Plus LP Standard!!!!

    My guitar tech had a beautiful LP that he had shown me a couple of months ago, that he wanted to sell It was a beautiful LP and told him I wanted it and I'd sell some gear to take it off his hands. Well with all this C19 stuff going on, NOBODY is buying anything off CL or FB Marketplace...
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    My $100 USA Fender Tele Pawnshop Score!!!!!

    I was doing my normal rounds, when I noticed this on a guitar stand in front of the racks. I saw the $100 price, but I thought for sure it was an MIM. Couldn't believe they were asking $100 for it. Took it to the counter and wanted to haggle because of the scratches and dents around the...
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    End of the Year Tom Anderson Pawnshop Score!!!!

    Walked into my regular pawnshop stops. This Tom A was on the wall. They were trying to move some guitars before the end of the year. I told them if they'd make a killer cash deal, I'd run down the street to the bank for the money. They gave me a really low price,but I countered with $300...
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    UGPS - '08 Gibson Ebony SG-3 LTD.ED SCORE!!!

    I did my pawnshop rounds today in a town I hadn't been in about 2 months. They have 4 stores in this town and it only takes about 25 min. to hit all 4. Today I hit pay dirt on my 1st stop. Went in looked around and asked if they had anything coming out, and they said they had a Gibson behind...
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    NG'sD- Fender Strat Plus X 3

    Ever since I found my '90 Fender Strat Plus in a pawnshop a few weeks ago, I decided I want to hunt down some more Plus's if I could find them for a good price. Well last weekend I stopped by a second hand guitar shop where I frequent, and they just happened to just get in a few of these older...
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    NGD - Any Vintage Ibanez Love?

    I've always liked the late 70's and early 80's Ibanez Artist series guitars and heard good things about them, but never had a chance to audition a vintage one in person. I finally was able to score an 1980 Artist AR50 earlier this week for a killer price. These things are HEAVY,but they have...