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Strange guitar traditional LP 2015

pariko

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I want to buy traditional guitar from 2015 but the guy who is selling it has zebra pickups on it.....so they are not original?
It has 100 on the headstock and regular nut for some reason.....did they change the metal nut and tuners and pickups?
I am confused....because there is no traditional LP with zebra from 2015 that I can found on internet
 

Gibbons59

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Maybe a Trad Pro? I don't believe any of them had the 100 on the headstock though.
 

metropolis

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Could it be a classic? That's the only model in the 2015 line-up I see with zebras.
 

pariko

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i talked with seller, the nutter changed pickups to slash zebras, he removed robotuners and also the NUT??? he did not like the metal nut for some reason? And he put in regular nut.....
so how much less would this guitar be worth?
 

wmachine

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He ditched on of the best parts: the '59 Tribute pups. And he could have kept the adjustable nut and replaced the brass with tusk.
 

metropolis

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i talked with seller, the nutter changed pickups to slash zebras, he removed robotuners and also the NUT??? he did not like the metal nut for some reason? And he put in regular nut.....
so how much less would this guitar be worth?

Quite frankly he's made the guitar better (except the pickups)! I doubt it would affect the value much at all. 2015's go for small money anyway and if you REALLY want the robot tuners it'll be easy to restore them. You could sell those Slash pickups for more than it would cost to buy a set of Gibson originals too.

I'm a 2015 owner and the guitar is significantly better with a more traditional nut and removing the robotuners. I got it new with the brass nut which were known to wear out quickly so got the titanium warranty replacement which then looked terrible given there's brass still on the sides of the neck. I switched for a drop-in tusq replacement which looks and feels much better but retains the one good feature which was height adjustability.

One warning - have you played the guitar? The wider neck is a really strange feature and honestly not something I love in hindsight.
 
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