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Recent content by Wise Guy

  1. Wise Guy

    Untouched since 1964 les paul 1959 burst find. in near mint conditioin.

    4 months and 13 pages later....still no proof of this nonsense. Classic trolling.
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    Chibson Flying V Upgrade of Parts Questions

    In my experience even GFS uses much better pot metal and various other metals than Chibson. There's different grades of pot metal and I've never had any of them affect signal transmission. Mostly effects playability and longevity. If it plays good, stays in tune, then it's fine.
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    LP Classic questions

    The tail piece being screwed all the way down is normal and you can adjust the break angle to suit your playing. I top wrap my strings anyway to where the break angle is almost straight across. Almost to where the strings pop out of the saddle slots. The bridge, how much space is left between...
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    Break angle on bursts

    Welp, I'm out. Looking at all my guitars(top wrapped). If it's any consolation, the break angle is just shy of falling out of the saddle slots. Pretty darn straight across.
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    NGD - Slash Les Paul Standard

    Beautiful guitar man congrats!!
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    "1956" Les Paul Burst eBay Identify

    Looks like they pulled it finally.
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    "1956" Les Paul Burst eBay Identify

    Weird. The listing is still available.
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    1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop ? serial 7-2595 ? Real or Fake ?

    I get that but there's a lot at play here. What is the seller charging? What are his 'claims'? What kind of reviews do they have? etc etc. I've seen a few 'reputable' sellers of fakes on Reverb.
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    1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop ? serial 7-2595 ? Real or Fake ?

    Nobody will talk about the guitar anymore? Well I don't know man, my curiosity has been piqued. I'd like to know what it is so I'm not sure what you mean by that?
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    1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop ? serial 7-2595 ? Real or Fake ?

    You may be right about it being a 60's model.
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    1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop ? serial 7-2595 ? Real or Fake ?

    I did find a few with all 4 being rounded. I'm not sure they were dedicated to one way or another at the time by the looks of these pics. But check this out. Pertains to this very thing. http://www.latesixtieslespauls.com/common.asp
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    1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop ? serial 7-2595 ? Real or Fake ?

    Here's a 1957 Custom with both flat and rounded ridges.
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    1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop ? serial 7-2595 ? Real or Fake ?

    Ok I see what you're saying now. Yeah that's quite the difference but I'd have to go through my old catalogue and see if there was any cavity variance back then. Gibson did change things up occasionally using what they had on hand vs build consistency.
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    1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop ? serial 7-2595 ? Real or Fake ?

    Most definitely agree. I was just responding to the claim that TM supposedly refinished it.. And having no proof. I wouldn't pay a premium for something like that. Then again, I don't know what the seller is even asking????
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    1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop ? serial 7-2595 ? Real or Fake ?

    That's one hell of a fake if it is. It checks all the boxes as being legit to me(for not being able to actually hold and see it). I guess it comes down to what he's asking for. And I wouldn't pay the premium if there's no proof this was dealt with by TM.
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