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    Thinking about an SG.

    i have a lot of guitars! but my sg/les paul is ....just the best.6lbs 5 oz.with the slim wide neck...low power paf's....just great....however,,,these are not strong guitars! i'm very careful with it!...but i love it!!!!....i love the neck!!! i keep trying other sg's....new and old...but this...
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    What to expect from a light Les Paul?

    i have a jazz bass that is 8lbs on the the dot.....that is heavy to me .!!!! all of my guitars are light...and they all sound great!!!
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    Where are the beaters?

    i'm playing mine.....right now!!!!!!!
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    old lookin' Murphy Lab Les Paul and...

    oh !!!! this is so great!!!! thank you!!! it really picks me up in these troubled times we are going through!!!! cheers!!!!!
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    old lookin' Murphy Lab Les Paul and...

    i've been around here for a long time now!.....maybe too long!...i loved seeing pics of you playing a 60s v left handed!!!! back in the day! any chance for you to get rid of all these silly sunburst les pauls and going back to theV??????? :):)
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    1958 Flying V just listed on Reverb

    Sunset and Gardner.....was the crossroads for a lot of guitar shops,,,,,back then....Howie had a cool little shop on the next street....Sierra Bonita....when guitar center was across the street. ......Valdez...Bill Lawrence too.
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    1958 Flying V just listed on Reverb

    it was called ''voltage guitar'' :giggle:........i used to in there once a week back in the day!!!i met Brian Setzer...at voltage looking at old gretsch guitars!!!!what else!!! super nice guy....Lloyd too.
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    What to expect from a light Les Paul?

    wow! an 8 lb ....single cut would be so great!!!!!...wow!
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    Henry Vestine's (of Canned Heat fame) conversion

    1958 two pickup les paul custom!:)
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    1958 Flying V just listed on Reverb

    :) yeah.... $500 grand !!!!!!!!!!!!
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    What to expect from a light Les Paul?

    i started buying old gibsons back in the 60s.....before they were "vintage guitars"....back then i didn't give a shit about the weight!! now i'm an old guy..... i have a 61 les paul/sg with two P.A.Fs...and it comes in at 6lbs 5oz.....!!!!but i worry about it! you even look at these old SGs..the...
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    Henry Vestine's (of Canned Heat fame) conversion

    Henry''the sunflower'' vestine was a real easy going guy. i got to play the black custom that he is often pictured with.it was a 50s custom ...2 pickup,,,,model...because of the era they played in,,,there's speculation that it was a 1968 custom,,,first reissue. it was not. and it was owned by...
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    Henry Vestine's (of Canned Heat fame) conversion

    great thread!! i saw canned heat at cal state long beach...in the gym...open for the Doors...two shows that night.... i was 15 years old! i went to both.december 1 ,,,1967. both bands were were in great form in those days.that was it,,,, i was a fan from then on. i saw them everytime they...
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    1958 Flying V just listed on Reverb

    i agree!!!!!!i'm sure it has real p.a.fs on it....but if you see the the pickup routing and and controls...the story will change......
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    1958 Flying V just listed on Reverb

    hmmmmmmmm????????? more questions,,,,,than answers on this one!!!!
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    1958 Flying V just listed on Reverb

    if it is real. why is it only $425,000.00?.........hmmmmmm?
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    BB King's Live at the Regal ES-335

    this is great!!! thank you!......where is that guitar today??? when i saw B.B. in the sixties....he had a red es-355 stereo........the classic...BB KING GUITAR!!!!.......long before He went to the walnut models.....always sounded great!!!! whatever he was playing!!!!.......THE KING OF THE BLUES!!!
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    1970 SG Special - buy or run away?

    that looks great to me!!!! my kind of guitar.....the fretboard is very light? has it been scraped?? maybe time for some oil....the breaks don't bother me at all....the tune-o-matic is not original,,,,but the intonation looks cool....if the price is good it could be a great purchase!...the...
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    Worn maple neck.

    that is a beautiful looking strat!!!! the thing...everyone is looking for!!!!! have fun and stay safe in the crazy world....today!!!!!
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    Worn maple neck.

    i'm an old guy and i've owned hundreds of vintage guitars.....half gibson and half fender!!!!!just do the frets and leave the maple board alone!!!!! i've played many that screwed with the fretboard and it's not a good idea!!!!!!!! refret it....play it .....and enjoy it!!!!! cheers!!!!
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