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Best Year(s) For Les Paul Traditional?

Classicplayer

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I'm in the market for a used Les Paul Traditional to pair with my 2018 Trad. Mine is a w9nderful example, but has time
sorted out the better years for Trads?

Classicplayer
 

1allspub

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2013s Trads were good I always thought. Fat 50s necks, no weight relief. Interesting color palette.

Your 2018 is also from a good year for Trads

You might also want to consider a 2019+ Standard. These are non-weight relieved and have either 50s or 60s necks. Lots of interesting colors too. Great guitars.
 

ch willie

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Jun 7, 2007
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2013s Trads were good I always thought. Fat 50s necks, no weight relief. Interesting color palette.

I can confirm. Folks with top of the line Les Pauls have told me how great mine sounds. And truthfully, it's got my favorite type of Les Paul sound. It is heavy as hell, but I don't gig anymore anyway.
 
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